(You can read part I here).

“If God is for us then who can be against us?”

Their course finally brought them into favorable tailwinds. Though they were able to throttle back a little Chief had them still press strongly above cruising speed to bank a little extra time on the objective if needed — a simple but brilliant call on Greg’s part.

The gunships flew the same route ahead of the assault force to recon it for safety. It was peaceful for the most part until watchers through the port and starboard sides of Greg’s aircraft started reporting taking fire from the ground — the port was calling it rather often. Chief made his way back to the watcher to see just what it was he was seeing. Greg explained to the zealous watcher that he was seeing only campfires on the sides of the mountains but was conducting a decent vigil nonetheless.