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#CV22uesday 👏🏻 A CV-22 Osprey from the U.S. Air Force 21st Special Operations Squadron in Yokota, Japan conducts flight operations from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CV 76). Ronald Reagan is forward-deployed to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations in support of security and stability in the Indo-Pacific region. @ Philippine Sea United States Air Force, U.S. 7th Fleet, U.S. Indo-Pacific Command, United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM), Yokota Air Base
Happy #nationaldogday @sar_pup 🤘 #repost @sar_pup ・・・ Getting jocked up! ___________________________________________ #airborne #skydog #freefall #usaf #specialwarfareairmen #jumping #wdom #sarpup #sardog #searchandrescue #dogswithjobs #arcteryxleaf #multicam #pararescue #combatcontrol #specialreconnaissance #skydive #safetyfirst Air Force Special Tactics, U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM)
Til Valhalla. Rest easy, brothers. 7th Special Forces Group, Florida
One year ago today, Tech. Sgt. John A. Chapman, a #SpecialTactics #CombatController who left a giant footprint in our community, was posthumously awarded the #MedalofHonor. May we #NeverForget his sacrifice, his story, or his name.
Waiting on Friday like... This week Airmen from the 21st Special Operations Squadron and 753rd Special Operations Aircraft Maintenance Squadron are visiting KadenaAirBase for training with other units assigned to the 353rd SOG. These squadrons fly and maintain the CV-22 Osprey, a unique aircraft that combines the vertical capability of a helicopter with the speed and range of a fixed-wing aircraft. The CV-22 Osprey brings unparalleled special operations capabilities to the region as part of the United States’ commitment to Japan’s defense and regional peace and security. @ KadenaAirBase 353rd Special Operations Group, KadenaAirBase, United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM), U.S. Department of Defense (DoD)
Woah, check this out! 😍 #Repost 353rd Special Operations Group A CV-22 Osprey assigned to the 21st Special Operations Squadron, stationed at Yokota Air Base, Japan conducted flight operations from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan on 19 August, 2019. The CV-22 is a highly capable aircraft, combining the vertical capability of a helicopter with the speed and range of a fixed-wing aircraft. Forward-basing the CV-22 at Yokota Air Base and training with other units in the 353rd SOG at Kadena Air Base provides an increased security, disaster preparedness, and emergency airlift capability during crisis situations. #CV22 #Osprey #DustDevils #353SOG #AFSOC
Look at all those... gunships
#CV22uesday by @jmonterooo Rollin’ rollin’ rollin’ got me stargazin’
Always great to visit our 353rd Special Operations Group out in the Pacific. Thanks for hosting us & keep up the great work! 😎 U.S. Indo-Pacific Command
#repost Air Force Special Tactics ・・・ Today, we honor Senior Airman Adam Servais, who gave the ultimate sacrifice 13 years ago in Afghanistan. As a #SpecialTactics operator, Servais is remembered as being a tenacious trainer, a great teammate, and a jokester with an infectious laugh. We are grateful for his service and will never stop sharing his name or his story. #NeverForget
Happy #NationalAviationDay, Air Commandos! ✈️ A United States Air Force AC-130U Spooky Gunship aircrew from the 4th Special Operations Squadron at Hurlburt Field performs preflight checks before takeoff to provide close air support during an assault and casualty evacuation mission flight as part of Exercise Emerald Warrior 19.
Happy #NationalAirborneDay Two members of the U.S. Special Operations Command Para-Commandos salute as the jump out of a MC-130J Commando II aircraft during the Cannon Air Show, Space and Tech Fest at Cannon Air Force Base. The Para-Commandos are the only DoD Joint Service demonstration team consisting of members from every Military Service in SOCOM. Cannon Air Force Base, United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM), U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), SOCOM Para-Commandos
Be sure to check out Lt. Gen. Slife's new page, AFSOC Commander! 🎉
U.S. Air Force combat controllers from the 23rd Special Tactics Squadron, perform air traffic control radio transmissions to an A-10C Thunderbolt II pilot of the 354th Fighter Squadron, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, approaching an austere landing strip during training at White Sands Missile Range, N.M. The combat controllers set up the landing strip as part of their initial and reoccurring training. United States Air Force, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Air Force Special Tactics, A-10C Thunderbolt II Demonstration Team
Congratulations to our Draco 42 crew for earning the 2018 Mackay Trophy! Administered by the United States Air Force and NAA, the Mackay trophy is awarded for the "…most meritorious flight of the year by an Air Force person, persons, or organization.” "Despite multiple rounds of indirect fire impacting near the aircraft at their forward refueling location, Draco 42 continued to coordinate rapidly evolving target and concept of operation changes with geographically separated air and ground assets. Once airborne, Draco 42 managed the highly complex operation of simultaneous helicopter infiltrations to time-sensitive targets in urban areas that yielded valuable intelligence on a top-level Al Qaeda leader and four enemy killed in action. The professional ability and outstanding aerial accomplishments of the crew of Draco 42 reflect great credit upon themselves and the United States Air Force."
Callie is chillin’ with our CSAF 😎 Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein meets Callie, the only search-and-rescue dog in the Department of Defense, and her handler, Master Sgt. Rudy Parsons, a pararescueman in the 123rd Special Tactics Squadron, during a tour of the Kentucky Air National Guard Base in Louisville, Ky., Aug. 10, 2019. Goldfein toured various work centers, learning about the unique mission sets of the 123rd Airlift Wing. @ Louisville, Kentucky Gen. David L. Goldfein, 123rd Airlift Wing - Kentucky Air National Guard, Air Force Special Tactics, U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM)
Congratulations to one of our own Air Force Special Tactics operators, Tech. Sgt. Kenneth O'Brien, for being selected as one of the 2019 Outstanding Airmen of the Year! 🎉
Free falling into this week🤙🏻 U.S. Air Force 320th Special Tactics Squadron and 31st Rescue Squadron operators conduct military free fall operations from a U.S. Air Force 17th Special Operations Squadron MC-130J Commando II at Kadena Air Base, Japan. The air drop capability provided by the 353rd Special Operations Group enables long-range rescue and rapid response to humanitarian or security crises. Air Force Special Tactics, United States Air Force, KadenaAirBase, 353rd Special Operations Group, United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM)
Check out what our 353rd Special Operations Group is up to 🔥 Yesterday, Airmen from the 353rd Special Operations Group had the opportunity to meet U.S. Secretary of Defense Dr. Mark T. Esper prior to his departure from Yokota Air Base, Japan to continue his Pacific Tour. While in Japan, Esper met with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Japanese Minister of Defense Takeshi Iwaya to discuss the ironclad partnership between the U.S. and Japan, further ensuring continued stability in the Indo-Pacific region.
#Repost Hurlburt Field Communication is an integral part of special operations. Our MC-130H communications and navigations airmen make sure all radar and navigation systems on the Combat Talon II are precise and effective for the SOF mission.
RT @usairforce: .@CMSAF18: Lead with conviction, stand up for what you believe in.
RT @usairforce: .@CMSAF18: Fourth, iron sharpens iron. We must question, encourage, coach, and challenge each other. Collaboration makes it…
RT @usairforce: .@CMSAF18: Third, mastery is very important to maintaining our competitive edge.
RT @usairforce: .@CMSAF18: Second, we must take care of ourselves so we can take care of others. Self-care -- putting your mask on first I…
RT @usairforce: .@CMSAF18: To maintain our competitive edge, first we must have a purpose. Have a "why". Understand & live your purpose.
RT @usairforce: .@CMSAF18: We need everyone to be focused. We're fighting wars of cognition. We have to think our way through this. To do t…
RT @usairforce: .@CMSAF18: The biggest difference is made in our orgs when each of us wakes up asking, how can I make a difference? How can…
RT @usairforce: #CMSAF Kaleth O. Wright will speak today at 10:15 A.M. EDT. Topic of discussion, "Connecting #Airmen to the Fight: Leading…
RT @usairforce: WINGMEN. LEADERS. WARRIORS. Frontiers in Blue...#ThisIs72! #HBDUSAF
RT @DeptofDefense: WATCH LIVE: @EsperDoD speaks at the @AirForceAssoc’s Air, Space & Cyber Conference at 8:30 am EDT. #ASC19…
RT @usairforce: Secretary of Defense Mark T. Esper is scheduled to address #Airmen at #ASC19. Tune in Live at @Espe
RT @DeptofDefense: It’s a celebration! 🎉 Bring out the cake 🎂, blow out the candles & help us wish the @usairforce a happy 72nd birthday! O…
RT @usairforce: #USAF is heading into the #WildBlueYonder, making our wish a reality. Faster. Lethal. Ready. #THISIS72 #HBDUSAF https://t.c…
RT @GenDaveGoldfein: Thank you to the family of SSgt Dylan Elchin for joining us as we remember the courage & sacrifice your son made defen…
RT @USSOCOM: U.S. Army Gen. Richard D. Clarke, commander, USSOCOM, visited Air Commandos at the 352nd Special Operations Wing recently disc…
RT @ActingSecAF: Fantastic second day at #ASC19 packed with discussions on developing the future force & investing in technologies & capabi…