Shah was from a remote region in Nangarhar Province, which borders the south side of Kunar Province. The command from which 2/3's planners requested this, however, CJSOTF-A, or Combined Joint Special Operations Task Force – Afghanistan, refused this request, stating that in order for Red Wings to be supported with Special Operations aviation, the battalion would have to task the opening phases of the operation to Special Operations Ground Forces for the opening phases of the operation, with Marines of 2/3 acting in a supporting role. [2] The Seiffert list[14] included ten teams,[2][7][14] and the battalion settled on the fourth name on the list, "Red Wings", since the first three, New York Rangers, Chicago Blackhawks, and New Jersey Devils, each could be misconstrued as a reference to military units currently in Afghanistan at the time. 2nd Lieutenant Turner also gathered a number of photographs of Shah. [1][2], In the years following Operation Red Wings more details emerged about the circumstances surrounding Luttrell being given sanctuary by local villagers and the aftermath. The operation was conceived by the 2nd Battalion, 3rd Marines (2/3) of the U.S. Marine Corps based on an operational model developed by 2/3's sister battalion, the 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marines (3/3), which had preceded the 2nd Battalion in their combat deployment. Gulab jamun and Rasgulla. [2][7], Late in the night of June 27, 2005, two MH-47 Special Operations Aircraft of the Army Special Operations Command's 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (Airborne) (SOAR(A)) approached Sawtalo Sar. Shah, they determined, was responsible for approximately 11 incidents against coalition forces and Government of Afghanistan entities, including small arms ambushes and improvised explosive device attacks. Insurgent activity in Kunar Province during this time came from 22 identified groups,[2][7] individual groups of which ranged in allegiance from those with tenuous ties to the Taliban and al-Qaeda, to the majority that were little more than local criminals. Description: Mohammad Gulab Mangal, Governor of Helmand Province. Sawtalo Sar Mountain, Shuryek (Matin) Valley, Planning stages and intelligence gathering, Insertion of SEAL team, compromise and attack, Red Wings II: search, rescue, recovery, and presence operations, CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (, Darack – p. 142. [2], As with 3/3 before them, 2/3 sought to use Special Operations Forces assets for Red Wings, but unlike 3/3, they sought only the use of Special Operations Aviation assets, specifically, MH-47 Special Operations Aircraft of the Army Special Operations Command's 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (Airborne) (SOAR(A)), and not ground forces. [2][3][4] The SEALs made a number of attempts to contact their combat operations center with a multi-band radio and then with a satellite phone. Phase 5: Exfiltration: Depending on enemy activity, the Marines will remain in the area for up to one month, then depart the area. Gulab Mangal was born in 1958 in the town of Laja Mangal in Paktia province. The military intelligence estimate cited by Darack is based on research sourced from intelligence reports, including aerial and eye-witness studies of the battlefield after the fact, including the men sent in to rescue Luttrell, as well as reports from Afghan intelligence. Because Gulab had previously met the Marine commander based at Nangalam, he asked an older man, Shina, from another part of the village of Salar Ban, to make the trek with the note to that base instead. Mohammad Gulab is the person who saved Navy Seal Marcus Luttrell (Lone Survivor). It is likely Luttrell would have been turned over to the Taliban had he descended into the Korangal instead of Shuryek.[38]. View the profiles of people named Mohammed Gulab Khan. The attendees were given a standing ovation by the more than 25,000 there to watch the game. The two MH-47s took the lead. [45] In addition, the United States Navy Parachute Team, the Leap Frogs, brought in the American flag, the POW/MIA flag and the San Diego Padres flag. In an article by Sean Naylor, Army Times senior correspondent, Navy Special Warfare Command spokesman Lieutenant Steve Ruh stated that with respect to making command decisions in the field, "Whether they're officer or enlisted, the senior guy ultimately has the ultimate authority." Facebook gives people the power to share and makes the world more open and connected. [2] A team of four Navy SEALs, tasked for surveillance and reconnaissance of a group of structures known to be used by Shah and his men, fell into an ambush by Shah and his group just hours after inserting into the area by Fast-roping from an MH-47 helicopter. Phase 3: Outer Cordon: Marines, along with Afghan National Army soldiers, are to sweep surrounding valleys for other suspected insurgents. Join Facebook to connect with Mohammed Gulab Khan and others you may know. [1][2] A key milestone in this campaign would be the September 18, 2005, Afghan national parliamentary elections. View the profiles of people named Mohamaad Gulab. They determined that Shah and his men would be occupying the area of Chichal in late June, a time of low lunar illumination. [2][20] Operations that 3/3 conducted based on this model proved successful in disrupting ACM activity. Search. Mohammad Gulab, Facebook पर है. [6] The goal of the operation had not been achieved; Shah regrouped in Pakistan and returned with more men and armament, boosted by the notoriety he gained from the Red Wings ambush and helicopter shootdown. Gulab Khatri. Mohammad Gulab Mangal looks at the photo gallery inside the Afghan Cultural Center at Camp Leatherneck in Helmand province, Afghanistan, Aug. 7, 2012 120807-M-KH643-004.jpg, Helmand provincial governor attends AUP graduation 110407-M-SM240-339.jpg, Mark Sedwill and Mohammad Gulab Mangal.jpg, Mohammad Gulab Mangal in February 2010.jpg, Mohammad Gulab Mangal USMC-111228-M-PH073-161.jpg, Richard Mills and Gulab Mangal USMC-100629-M-5645B-004.jpg, Shura in Helmand province 120531-A-YI377-528.jpg,, Uses of Wikidata Infobox with no family name, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. [1], After the broken transmission from the SEAL team, their position and situation were unknown. Operation Red Wings, informally referred to as the Battle of Abbas Ghar (often incorrectly called "Operation Redwing" or "Operation Red Wing"),[2][3][7][11][12] was a combined / joint military operation during the War in Afghanistan in the Pech District of Afghanistan's Kunar Province, on the slopes of a mountain named Sawtalo Sar,[2][4][7] approximately 20 miles (32 km) west of Kunar's provincial capital of Asadabad, in late June through mid-July 2005. It is one of the first sculptured memorials to those who served in the War in Afghanistan. [1][2][7] In April 2008, Shah was killed during a shootout with Pakistani police in the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa. Within an hour, the SEAL Reconnaissance and Surveillance team was attacked by Shah and his men who were armed with RPK machine guns, AK-47s, RPG-7 rocket-propelled grenades, and an 82mm mortar. The battalion agreed to this, realizing, however, that this unconventional command structure defied a fundamental tenet of successful military operations – "unity of command". [1][2][7] In April 2008, Shah was killed during a shootout with Pakistani police in the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa. View the profiles of professionals named "Mohammad Gulab" on LinkedIn. In his condition, without assistance, he would probably have been killed or captured by the Taliban. [42], In the weeks following Marcus Luttrell's rescue, Gulab and his family received threats from the Taliban, and they were relocated to Asadabad.[34]. Mangal received his BA in literature from Kabul University, and afterward joined the People’s Democratic Party of Afghanistan. There are 20+ professionals named "Mohammad Gulab", who use LinkedIn to exchange information, ideas, and opportunities. Mohammad Gulab Mangal is an Afghan politician. During the following weeks of Red Wings II, ground units of 2/3 undertook a number of patrols, as did members of the Afghan National Army, Army Special Operations units, and Navy Special Operations units. The SEALs' firefight with Ahmad Shah's Taliban forces began along a high-elevation ridgeline called Sawtalo Sar. [3][11][12][16][17], 2/3 eventually abandoned this naming convention out of sensitivity to the local population, instead opting for using Dari names for animals,[2] including "Pil" (elephant)[18] and "Sorkh Khar" (red donkey). Phase 2: Action on the Objective: A SEAL direct action team is to insert by MH-47, followed shortly by Marines, to capture or kill Shah and his men. The operation would require a helicopter insertion of forces to cordon the area and search for Shah and his men, and they sought to conduct this operation at night, after positive identification of Shah by a Marine Corps Scout / Sniper team, which would walk into the area under cover of darkness some nights before. Using imagery intelligence, taken from a UAV on June 17, 2005, Westerfield identified likely structures used for housing his team, IED making, and overwatch of the area below, for IED strikes. Gulab Mangal (Pashto: ګلاب منګل‎) (born 1958), is the former Governor of Helmand, Afghanistan, and the former Governor of Laghman and Paktika. [13], When the 2nd Battalion of the 3rd Marine Regiment (2/3) took the Stars model and developed the specifics of it, 2/3's operations officer, Major Thomas Wood, instructed an assistant operations officer, 1st Lieutenant Lance Seiffert, to compose a list of hockey team names. Files are available under licenses specified on their description page. I am Md Gulab and I am educational influencer. Join Facebook to connect with Mohammad Gulab and others you may know. Join Facebook to connect with Mohammad Gulab and others you may know. During an attempt to insert SEALs who were riding in one of the MH-47 helicopters, one of Ahmad Shah's men fired an RPG-7 rocket-propelled grenade, which struck the transmission below the rear rotor assembly, causing the aircraft to immediately plummet to the ground, killing all eight 160th Army Special Operations Aviators and crew and all eight Navy SEALs who were passengers. The 2013 film is an adaptation of the autobiography of the title character, This page was last edited on 6 December 2020, at 08:14. In my 14 years of Navy experience, I've never seen or heard of anything like that. Gulab Mangal , is the former Governor of Helmand, Afghanistan, and the former Governor of Laghman and Paktika. So, Follow my official account Md Gulab Since before deploying to Afghanistan, 2/3's intelligence officer, Captain Scott Westerfield and his assistants, had been tracking a small cell led by a man named Ahmad Shah, based on intelligence sent back by 3/3's intelligence officer. [44], Ahmad Shah's group in Kunar Province was neutralized, and Shah was seriously wounded during Operation Whalers weeks later in August 2005. 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View Mohammad Gulab’s profile on LinkedIn, the world's largest professional community. Lieutenant Colonel Andrew MacMannis, 2/3's battalion commander, and his staff, wanted to maintain the operational tempo set by 3/3. Ahmad Shah and his group recovered a large amount of weapons, ammunition, and other materials, including three SOPMOD M4 Carbines fitted with M203 40mm grenade launchers, a ruggedized laptop with an intact hard drive containing maps of embassies in Kabul, night vision equipment, and a sniper spotting scope, among other items from the Navy SEAL reconnaissance and surveillance team, items which they could then use against American, Coalition, and Government of Afghanistan entities. Mangal was considered an effective governor by both diplomats and military officials in Afghanistan. With the withdrawal of American and Coalition troops at the end of Red Wings II, Shah and his group were able to return to the Kunar Province and begin attacks again. Both commanders of the 160th, Ground commander LCDR Erik S. Kristensen, of SEAL Team 10, and aviation element commander Major Stephen C. Reich, were killed in the shootdown. Because of the social laws governing his tribe (to always help a person in need), Mohammad took an injured GI to his house and hid him. Join Facebook to connect with Gulab Mohammad and others you may know. [n 1][15] This error began with the publication of the book Lone Survivor: The Eyewitness Account of Operation Redwing and the Lost Heroes of SEAL Team 10, which was written by Patrick Robinson based on interviews with Marcus Luttrell. 504 likes. Operation Red Wings, informally referred to as the Battle of Abbas Ghar (often incorrectly called "Operation Redwing" or "Operation Red Wing"), was a combined / joint military operation during the War in Afghanistan in the Pech District of Afghanistan's Kunar Province, on the slopes of a mountain named Sawtalo Sar, approximately 20 miles (32 km) west of Kunar's provincial capital of Asadabad, in late June through mid-July 2005. View the profiles of people named Mohammad Gulab. In Luttrell's own official after-action report filed with his superiors after his rescue, he estimated the size of the Taliban force to be around 20–35. 2/3's Operations Officer, Major Thomas Wood, began planning Red Wings off the Stars base, which was a five-phase operation. [6] Initial intel estimates estimated approximately 10 to 20. Nearly a decade ago, an Afghan villager named Mohammad Gulab saved the life of U.S. Navy SEAL Marcus Luttrell. Now Gulab could use a savior of his own. [2][24] The culmination of 3/3's efforts was the April 2005 forced surrender of a regional (and national) "high value" target, an ACM commander known as Najmudeen, who based his operations out of the Korangal Valley. Luttrell was subsequently moved to different places until forces could arrive to extract him. This was in accordance with the cultural tradition of Pashtunwali, whereby asylum (Nanawatai) is offered to a person to protect them from their enemies. The insert point was roughly one and one half miles from the nearest Named Area of Interest. [54] In the Summary of Action related to the same MOH, the Navy cites an "enemy force of more than 50 anti-coalition militia". U.S. Navy SEALs from SEAL Team 10 and SEAL Delivery Vehicle Team 1 expressed interest.[1][2]. [2][26][27][28][29], Further intelligence, including human intelligence and signals intelligence, indicated that Shah based his insurgent / terrorist operations out of some small structures outside of the village of Chichal, high on the slopes of Sawtalo Sar mountain in the upper Korangal Valley, approximately 20 miles (32 km) to the west of Kunar's provincial capital, Asadabad. [41] Gulab gave Shina 1,000 Afghanis (about twenty U.S. dollars). A large amount of resources were devoted to the search, rescue, and recovery operations of Red Wings II. [2][4] These Named Areas of Interest and specific buildings were determined by analyzing and processing a number of instances of a variety of intelligence, including signals intelligence, human intelligence, and imagery intelligence. [19], After the initial invasion of Afghanistan in 2001, U.S. military and coalition partner operations shifted from "kinetic" operations to those of a counterinsurgency (COIN) nature. On June 28, 2008, Luttrell and the family members of soldiers killed overseas were honored at a San Diego Padres game. Gulab Chand Kataria, the former Home Minister in the government of Rajasthan; Gulab Khandelwal (born 1924), Indian poet born in Navalgarh, Rajasthan; Gulab Singh of Jammu and Kashmir (1792–1857), the founder and first Maharaja of the princely state of Jammu and Kashmir; Gulab Singh Shaktawat (died 2006), Indian freedom fighter, social and political worker of Indian National Congress [3] Three of the four team members were killed, and the only survivor, Marcus Luttrell, was left unconscious with a number of fractures and other serious wounds. [37] This required a longer journey down the trails of the Shuryek valley to Matin, where he then hired a cab to drive the Pech road to Nangalam. As one of the aircraft performed a number of "decoy drops" to confuse any possible enemy on the ground as to the specific purpose of helicopters, the other inserted, via fastrope, a four-man Navy SEAL reconnaissance and surveillance team in a saddle between Sawtalo Sar and Gatigal Sar, a peak just to the south of Sawtalo Sar. Determining that they were civilians, not combatants, Lieutenant Murphy released them, according to rules of engagement. [38] Gulab was aware of these developments and had introduced himself to the Marine commander at Nangalam, Matt Bartels, when he was visiting Matin. [1][2] With the goal of successful elections in Kunar, military operations in the area focused primarily on the disruption of ACM activity, and these military operations utilized a number of different units and operational constructs to achieve this goal. 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People. He also served as head of the Committee that drafted Afghanistan's most recent Constitution. After an intensive search, the bodies of Dietz, Murphy, and Axelson were eventually recovered, and Marcus Luttrell was rescued, his survival due in part to the aid of a local Afghan villager in the village of Salar Ban, roughly 0.7 miles (1.1 km) down the northeast gulch of Sawtalo Sar[4] from the location of the ambush. [39] It was within this context that Gulab stumbled upon Luttrell and gave him sanctuary. The operation then became known as "Red Wings II" and lasted approximately three more weeks,[1][2] during which time the bodies of the deceased SEALs and Army Special Operations aviators were recovered and the only surviving member of the initial team, Marcus Luttrell, was rescued. It utilized special operations forces (SOF) units and assets, including members of the U.S. Navy SEALs and the U.S. Army Special Operations Command's 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (Airborne) (SOAR(A)), for the opening phase of the operation. This page was last edited on 22 May 2019, at 17:09. [53], There has been some conflict over the exact number of Taliban forces involved in the engagement. The following 40 files are in this category, out of 40 total. [2], Significant international media attention was focused on the ambush and the MH-47 shootdown. Through intimidation, Shah was able to ascertain which house sheltered the wounded man and demanded that he be turned over. Members of SEAL Team 10, U.S. Marines, and aviators of the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment were prepared to dispatch a quick reaction force, but command for launch from higher special operations headquarters was delayed for a number of hours. [1][2][3] Operation Red Wings was intended to disrupt local Taliban anti-coalition militia (ACM) activity, thus contributing to regional stability and thereby facilitating the Afghan Parliament elections scheduled for September 2005. Shah had with him two videographers during the ambush, and As-Sahab Media released a video of the ambush and the items recovered from the SEALs. )[2][7][21][22][23][24] Stars, like the other operations before it, focused on disrupting ACM activity, although due to Najmudeen's surrender, this activity had dropped and specific groups proved difficult to pinpoint. "[30][56][57], For the 1956 series of U.S. nuclear tests, see. He is an ethnic Pashtun from the Mangal tribe. [2][7], The name has been widely mis-stated as "Operation Redwing" and sometimes "Operation Red Wing". [1][2] While many of Afghanistan's provinces at this time had stable security environments, one of the most restive continued to be the Kunar Province, which lies in eastern Afghanistan, on the border with Pakistan. His overall intelligence picture of Shah took a substantial leap when 2nd Lieutenant Regan Turner, a platoon commander with 2/3's "Whiskey Company" – a Weapons Company augmented to function like an infantry line company, gathered a wealth of human intelligence about Shah during a patrol, including his full name: Ahmad Shah Dara-I-nur (Ahmad Shah of the Valley of the Enlightened ones); his birthplace, the Kuz Kunar District of Nangarhar Province; his primary alias: Ismael; his chief allegiance: Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, who was based out of the Shamshato Refugee Camp near Peshawar, Pakistan; his team's size: fifty to one hundred fighters; and his aspirations: to impede the upcoming elections and attempt to aid a resurgent Taliban in the region. Mohammed Gulab is a simple Afghan villager, but he is as brave a hero as there is. The dough is then rolled into balls and fried, after which it is soaked in a … View the profiles of people named Gulab Mohammad. [46][47][48][49][50][51] It is a large sculpture of two Navy SEALs killed in the line of duty in Afghanistan in 2005 (the event which inspired the war movie Lone Survivor (2013)[52]) and was dedicated by Secretary of the Navy Donald Winter in November 2007. It is popular in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal and Myanmar. Not long before Operation Red Wings, relations with the Americans had improved in the Shuryek Valley and the greater Pech River region because of humanitarian work that had taken place. [2][7] 2/3 would continue the use of hockey team names for large operations. [2] These groups were collectively known as anti-coalition militia (ACM),[1][2] and the common thread among all was a strong resistance to the unification of the country and subsequent increasing presence of national government entities in the Kunar, as these would pose a threat to their activities, be these activities attempting to aid a resurgent neo-Taliban, to lumber smuggling. He completed his school and intermediate education in the village. The Lone Survivor quotes below are all either spoken by Mohammad Gulab or refer to Mohammad Gulab. [6][31][32][33], Since the SEAL reconnaissance and surveillance team had been ambushed, the focus of the operation immediately shifted from disrupting ACM activity to finding, aiding and extracting the survivors. Command and control (C2) at this point was lost, and neither visual nor radio contact could be established with the SEAL team.