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  • 1st SOSS, 417th FLTS conduct Operation Blood Rain

    U.S. Air Force Airmen assigned to the 1st Special Operations Support Squadron and the 417th Flight Test Squadron conduct Operation Blood Rain at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, Aug. 5, 2021. Operation Blood Rain is a research project in support of United States Special Operations Command, testing the

  • Airman earns medal for rescuing double amputee from flood

    In total darkness, with temperatures only in the high 30s and in the midst of a monstrous rainstorm, Tech. Sgt. Phillip Dyer waded into rapidly-moving, chest-deep-and-rising waters to save a trapped flood victim on the verge of hypothermia and drowning.