An AC-130 gunship and UH-60 helicopter light up the night as troops on the ground work a laser illuminator.
Actual Footage: Soldiers Rescue Prisoners from ISIS Clutches in Kirkuk, Iraq
Army footage shows hostages being released after a daring 2015 nighttime raid. Army Sgt. Maj. Thomas “Patrick” Payne has been approved to receive the Medal of Honor for his role in that rescue. (U.S. Army)