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1st SOS conducts FARP operations during Cobra Gold 2018

1st SOS conducts FARP operations during Cobra Gold 2018

U.S. Air Force 18th Logistics Readiness Squadron forward area refueling point (FARP) technicians and 1st Special Operations Squadron loadmasters perform FARP operations with a U.S. Marine Corps 1st Marine Aviation Wing UH-1 Huey Feb. 14, 2018, at Chandy Range, Thailand. The 353rd Special Operations Group’s FARP capability enables U.S. military power projection through the refueling of aircraft operating in forward deployed locations across the Indo-Asia Pacific region. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Jessica Tait)

1st SOS conducts FARP operations during Cobra Gold 2018

U.S. Air Force 18th Logistics Readiness Squadron forward area refueling point (FARP) technicians and a U.S. Marine Corps 1st Marine Aviation Wing counterpart conduct a pre-mission inspection of equipment Feb. 14, 2018, at U-Tapao Naval Station, Thailand. 18th LRS FARP technicians exchanged tactics, training and procedures with USMC counterparts during the refueling of a 1st MAW AH-1 Cobra and UH-1 Huey helicopter. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Jessica Tait)

1st SOS conducts FARP operations during Cobra Gold 2018

A U.S. Air Force 1st Special Operations Squadron loadmaster exits a U.S. Air Force MC-130H Combat Talon II in preparation for forward area refueling point (FARP) operations with U.S. Marine Corps 1st Marine Aviation Wing helicopters Feb. 14, 2018, at Chandy Range, Thailand. The 353rd Special Operations Group’s FARP capability enables U.S. military power projection through the refueling of aircraft operating in forward deployed locations across the Indo-Asia Pacific region. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Jessica Tait)

1st SOS conducts FARP operations during Cobra Gold 2018

U.S. Air Force 18th Logistics Readiness Squadron forward area refueling point (FARP) technicians transport a refueling hose from a U.S. Air Force 1st Special Operations Squadron MC-130H Combat Talon II during a FARP operation Feb. 14, 2018 at Chandy Range, Thailand. The 1st SOS and FARP team provided a forward deployed refueling capability to U.S. Marine Corps 1st Marine Aviation Wing attack helicopters throughout Cobra Gold 2018. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Jessica Tait)

1st SOS conducts FARP operations during Cobra Gold 2018

A U.S. Air Force 1st Special Operations Squadron loadmaster prepares to conduct forward area refueling point (FARP) operations from a U.S. Air Force MC-130H Combat Talon II Feb. 14, 2018, at Chandy Range, Thailand. The 1st SOS and FARP team provided a forward deployed refueling capability to U.S. Marine Corps 1st Marine Aviation Wing attack helicopters throughout Cobra Gold 2018. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Jessica Tait)

1st SOS conducts FARP operations during Cobra Gold 2018

A U.S. Air Force 1st Special Operations Squadron loadmaster prepares to conduct forward area refueling point (FARP) operations from a U.S. Air Force MC-130H Combat Talon II Feb. 14, 2018, at Chandy Range, Thailand. The 1st SOS and FARP team provided a forward deployed refueling capability to U.S. Marine Corps 1st Marine Aviation Wing attack helicopters throughout Cobra Gold 2018. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Jessica Tait)

1st SOS conducts FARP operations during Cobra Gold 2018

A U.S. Air Force 18th Logistics Readiness Squadron forward area refueling point (FARP) technician prepares to conduct forward area refueling point (FARP) operations from a U.S. Air Force MC-130H Combat Talon II Feb. 14, 2018, at Chandy Range, Thailand. The 1st SOS and FARP team provided a forward deployed refueling capability to U.S. Marine Corps 1st Marine Aviation Wing attack helicopters throughout Cobra Gold 2018. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Jessica Tait)

1st SOS conducts FARP operations during Cobra Gold 2018

U.S. Air Force 18th Logistics Readiness Squadron forward area refueling point (FARP) technicians and 1st Special Operations Squadron loadmasters prepare to perform FARP operations with a U.S. Marine Corps 1st Marine Aviation Wing UH-1 Huey Feb. 14, 2018, at Chandy Range, Thailand. The 353rd Special Operations Group’s FARP capability provides a covert refueling option in situations where traditional refueling capabilities are not feasible. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Jessica Tait)

1st SOS conducts FARP operations during Cobra Gold 2018

U.S. Air Force 18th Logistics Readiness Squadron forward area refueling point (FARP) technicians and 1st Special Operations Squadron loadmasters complete FARP operations with a U.S. Marine Corps 1st Marine Aviation Wing UH-1 Huey Feb. 14, 2018, at Chandy Range, Thailand. The 353rd Special Operations Group’s FARP capability enables U.S. military power projection through the refueling of aircraft operating in forward deployed locations across the Indo-Asia Pacific region. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Jessica Tait)

1st SOS conducts FARP operations during Cobra Gold 2018
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U.S. Air Force 18th Logistics Readiness Squadron forward area refueling point (FARP) technicians and 1st Special Operations Squadron loadmasters prepare to perform FARP operations with a U.S. Marine Corps 1st Marine Aviation Wing AH-1 Cobra Feb. 14, 2018, at Chandy Range, Thailand. The 353rd Special Operations Group’s FARP capability provides a covert refueling option in situations where traditional refueling capabilities are not feasible. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Jessica Tait)

1st SOS conducts FARP operations during Cobra Gold 2018
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U.S. Air Force 18th Logistics Readiness Squadron forward area refueling point (FARP) technicians and 1st Special Operations Squadron loadmasters prepare to perform FARP operations with a U.S. Marine Corps 1st Marine Aviation Wing AH-1 Cobra Feb. 14, 2018, at Chandy Range, Thailand. The 353rd Special Operations Group’s FARP capability enables U.S. military power projection through the refueling of aircraft operating in forward deployed locations across the Indo-Asia Pacific region. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Jessica Tait)

1st SOS conducts FARP operations during Cobra Gold 2018
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U.S. Air Force 18th Logistics Readiness Squadron forward area refueling point (FARP) technicians and a 1st Special Operations Squadron loadmaster reload refueling equipment onto a U.S. Air Force MC-130H Combat Talon II following a FARP operations Feb. 14, 2018 at Chandy Range, Thailand. The 1st SOS and FARP team provided a forward deployed refueling capability to U.S. Marine Corps 1st Marine Aviation Wing attack helicopters throughout Cobra Gold 2018. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Jessica Tait)

1st SOS conducts FARP operations during Cobra Gold 2018
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A U.S. Air Force 18th Logistics Readiness Squadron forward area refueling point (FARP) technician reloads refueling equipment onto a U.S. Air Force 1st Special Operations Squadron MC-130H Combat Talon II following a FARP operations Feb. 14, 2018 at Chandy Range, Thailand. The 1st SOS and FARP team provided a forward deployed refueling capability to U.S. Marine Corps 1st Marine Aviation Wing attack helicopters throughout Cobra Gold 2018. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Jessica Tait)

1st SOS conducts FARP operations during Cobra Gold 2018
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A U.S. Air Force 1st Special Operations Squadron loadmaster and 18th Logistics Readiness Squadron forward area refueling point (FARP) technician reload refueling equipment onto a U.S. Air Force MC-130H Combat Talon II following a FARP operations Feb. 14, 2018 at Chandy Range, Thailand. The 1st SOS and FARP team provided a forward deployed refueling capability to U.S. Marine Corps 1st Marine Aviation Wing attack helicopters throughout Cobra Gold 2018. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Jessica Tait)

1st SOS conducts FARP operations during Cobra Gold 2018
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U.S. Air Force 18th Logistics Readiness Squadron forward area refueling point (FARP) technicians and a U.S. Marine Corps 1st Marine Aviation Wing counterpart reload refueling equipment onto a U.S. Air Force 1st Special Operations Squadron MC-130H Combat Talon II following a FARP operations Feb. 14, 2018 at Chandy Range, Thailand. The 1st SOS and FARP team provided a forward deployed refueling capability to U.S. Marine Corps 1st Marine Aviation Wing attack helicopters throughout Cobra Gold 2018. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Jessica Tait)

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A U.S. Air Force 1st Special Operations Squadron loadmaster and 18th Logistics Readiness Squadron forward area refueling point (FARP) technicians reload refueling equipment onto a U.S. Air Force MC-130H Combat Talon II following a FARP operations Feb. 14, 2018 at Chandy Range, Thailand. The 1st SOS and FARP team provided a forward deployed refueling capability to U.S. Marine Corps 1st Marine Aviation Wing attack helicopters throughout Cobra Gold 2018. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Jessica Tait)

CHANDY RANGE, Thailand --