Former special forces commanders Maj. Mark Nutsch and retired Master Sgt. Scott Neil speak onstage as they take part in the public program, The Horse Soldiers. Clifford Chanin, the executive vice president and deputy director for museum programs, is seated to their left holding a clipboard. Audience members in the foreground are silhouetted by the stage lights.
Photo by Monika Graff

The Horse ​Soldiers

  • May 2, 2017
  • 7 to 8:30 P.M.
  • Auditorium

America’s initial military response to the 9/11 terrorist attacks involved a handful of American Special Operations forces secretly sent into Afghanistan as part of Operation Enduring Freedom. Former special forces commanders Maj. Mark Nutsch and retired Master Sgt. Scott Neil discuss their unconventional warfare missions atop horseback in the first days after 9/11.

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  • Former special forces commander retired Master Sgt. Scott Neil speaks onstage as he takes part in the public program, The Horse Soldiers. The wall behind him is illuminated light blue.
  • Former special forces commander Maj. Mark Nutsch speaks onstage at the Museum Auditorium as he sits next to former special forces commander retired Master Sgt. Scott Neil. Clifford Chanin, the executive vice president and deputy director for museum programs, sits to their left holding a clipboard and listening on. Audience members are silhouetted in the foreground.
  • Former special forces commander retired Maj. Mark Nutsch speaks onstage as he takes part in the public program, The Horse Soldiers. The wall behind him is illuminate a light blue.
Photos by Monika Graff

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