Special Ops Mission (2009): S01E03 – Operation Covert Canyon


Special Ops Mission is an American reality television series that premiered on 13 August 2009 on the Military Channel (now American Heroes Channel).

The programme features former United States Army Ranger and Air Force Pararescueman Wil Willis, who performs solo special operations missions against groups of opposing-force (OPFOR) operatives, which consists of regular and special operations veterans in a simulated wargame mission.


A rebel force is acquiring weapons of mass destruction. Their camp is protected by five operators.

  • Mission:
    • To infiltrate the camp, document the weapons, and upload the photographs to Central Command.
  • Friendly force:
    • Wil Willis: Escaped.
  • OPFOR:
    • Tommy 1 – Michael Lee – US Marine Corps.
    • Tommy 2 – John Beltran – US Navy SEALs.
    • Tommy 3 – Jason Kyle – US Marine Corps.
    • Tommy 4 – Rich McDonough – US Navy: Eliminated.
    • Tommy 5 – Charlie Parrish – US Army: Eliminated.
  • Objectives:
    • Infiltrate rebel camp: Completed.
    • Document the existence of WMD: Completed.
    • Document the delivery of WMD: Completed.
    • Remove guidance system from weapon: Incomplete.
    • Exfiltrate: Completed.

Special Ops Mission Series

You can find a full index of Special Ops Mission here.

Production & Filming Details

  • Release Date: 27 August 2009.
  • Running Time: 42 minutes (per episode).
  • Rating: PG.
  • Country: US.
  • Language: English.

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