Operation Red Wings


Operation Red Wings
Operation Red Wings
Part of the War in Afghanistan (2001–present)
Date June 28, 2005
Location Kunar Province, Afghanistan
Result Taliban victory
Belligerents
 United States Afghanistan Taliban insurgents
Commanders and leaders
LCDR Erik S. Kristensen [1]
LT Michael P. Murphy 
Ahmad Shah
Strength
12 Navy SEALs
8 Night Stalkers
additional helicopter crews
2 MH-47 Chinook
2 UH-60 Black Hawk
2 AH-64D Apache helicopters
8–40 Insurgents [2]
Casualties and losses
19 killed, 1 wounded,
1 Chinook helicopter shot down[3]
Unknown