The eight service members killed at a desert rendezvous site during the failed mission to rescue 53 hostages from the
U.S. embassy in Iran on April 25, 1980:
*Maj. Richard L. Bakke, navigator, Long Beach, Calif.
*Maj. Harold L. Lewis Jr., pilot, Mansfield, Conn.
*Tech. Sgt. Joel C. Mayo, flight engineer, Harrisville, Mich.
*Capt. Lyn D. McIntosh, co-pilot, Valdosta, Ga.
*Charles T. McMillan, navigator, Corryton, Tenn.
*Sgt. John D. Harvey, Richmond, Va.
*Cpl. George N. Holmes Jr., Pine Bluff, Ark.
*Staff Sgt. Dewey L. Johnson, Dublin, Ga.