Left side profile medium close-up shot as US Air Force Special Operations helicopter pilot, Captain Bill Denehen throws the ceremonial first pitch at Yankee Stadium on 11 may 2000. On May 2, 1999, while assigned with the 55th Special Operations Squadron, CPT Denehen and his crew courageously penetrated one of the most sophisticated air defense networks in the world to rescue an F-16C pilot (not shown) trapped deep inside of Serbia. This was the first mission in history where a special operations rescue force penetrated and successfully defeated an active integrated air defense system of a determined military. During Operation Allied Force