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'We were fully expecting casualties': Thai soccer team rescuers describe harrowing mission
Maj. Charles Hodges and Master Sgt. Derek Anderson, two members of the U.S. Air Force involved in retrieving the youth soccer players from a Thailand cave, join TODAY to detail the rescue operation. Cold water, depleting oxygen levels and little visibility made the mission extremely dangerous. “We knew if we didn’t act when we acted, there was not going to be a successful rescue,” Hodges said, who added “we were fully expecting casualties.”
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