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  • 137th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron transports ‘wounded’ in Vigilant Guard exercise

    Members from the 137th Special Operations Wing, Will Rogers Air National Guard Base, Oklahoma City, participated in Vigilant Guard, a federally organized state-wide exercise that focuses on the state’s emergency response capabilities, Oct. 30, 2017.
  • U.S. Special Operations Forces Train With Ukrainian Counterparts

    Across southern Ukraine, U.S. special operations forces trained with Ukrainian special operators and conventional U.S. and Ukrainian naval forces during Sea Breeze 2017.
  • Pacific joint partners team up to provide precision firepower

    Members of the 353rd Special Operations Group demonstrated a rapid infiltration capability June 1 during the execution of a High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) training drill at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea.  “The unique mission set in the Indo-Asia Pacific region requires continuous collaboration with military partners and
  • Oklahoma Air National Guardsman participate in five-day close air support training event

    More than 50 Airmen from Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve wings participated in a five-day close air support training event at two Arkansas training areas, July 10-14, 2017.   Tactical Air Control Party (TACP) specialists from the 146th Air Support Operations Squadron coordinated the event known as Sooner Strike. The event allowed Airmen to
  • 353rd SOG & 40th SQDN host USEMB New Zealand

    Members of the 353rd Special Operations Group and Royal New Zealand Air Force 40th Squadron showcased the military cooperation efforts between the U.S. and New Zealand militaries during a visit by U.S. Embassy New Zealand’s Chargé d'Affaires and staffers, April 19-20, 2017 at RNZAF Base Woodbourne, New Zealand.“One thing I’ve learned and pleased to
  • 353rd SOG and RNZAF increase partnership capacity

    Members of the 353rd Special Operations Group increased military cooperation with the Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) during the fourth iteration of Exercise Teak Net, which took place April 15-18, 2017 at RNZAF Base Auckland and April 18-28, 2017 at RNZAF Base Woodbourne, New Zealand.“The military cooperation between the U.S. and New Zealand
  • US Air Force Special Tactics trains to lead, build partnership in Jordan

    Airmen of the 24th Special Tactics Wing trained alongside Jordanian and Italian special forces during Eager Lion 2017, an annual U.S. Central Command exercise in Jordan. For Special Tactics Airmen, the training won’t stop with Eager Lion. Repetitions, like this exercise, are essential for developing Airmen to contribute to the joint fight as they lead and execute ground missions.
  • Pacific Air Commandos support Foal Eagle 2017

    Air Commandos of the 353rd Special Operations Group worked with joint and combined partners during Foal Eagle 2017 exercises, which took place March 23 through April 10, 2017 at various locations throughout the Republic of Korea.
  • Air Commandos get real-world experience at White Sands

    The 26th Special Tactics Squadron trained alongside 27th Special Operations Wing units while conducting a full mission profile at the White Sands Missile Range, N.M., earlier this month.The training tested the Air Commandos’ abilities to react to adverse conditions and complete a mission as a team in an unknown location.“The purpose of a FMP is to
  • EMT Rodeo 2016

    Emergency Medical Technicians gathered to compete in the 9th annual Air Force Medical Service EMT Rodeo at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M., Aug. 24-27.The two-and-a-half day competition involved 24 EMT teams from across the Air Force challenging one another for the title of the “Best of the Best” emergency medical teams. Each team consisted of four