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  • CV-22s, HH-60s Joint Formation

    CV-22 Osprey's from the 352d Special Operations Wing and HH-60 Pave Hawks from the 48th Fighter Wing flew together in a joint formation around southern England Aug. 31, 2017. This flight gave pilots of both units the ability to practice working together in different formations and to hone how they would act and react as a team.
  • Special Tactics simulates chaos, combat in Estonian village

    Combat controllers sprint through the small, rustic village donned in plate carriers and radios, ducking behind buildings for cover, calling in coordinates and relaying information to the ground force commander. The citizens were transformed into enemy combatants, the village homes into targets for circling A-10 Thunderbolt IIs and the cobblestone
  • Lt. Gen. Brad Webb visits RAF Mildenhall

    Lt. Gen. Brad Webb, commander of the Air Force Special Operations Command, presents a coin to an Air Commando with the 321st Special Tactics Squadron during his visit to the 352d Special Operations Wing at RAF Mildenhall, United Kingdom, August 21 2017. Webb has more thean 3,700 flying hours and relished the opportunity to meet and connect with
  • 321 STS Air Commandos land A-10s on Estonian highway

    A quiet, rural highway in northern Estonia transformed into a bustling military airfield as combat controllers guided A-10C Thunderbolt IIs onto the 50-foot-wide freeway during a flying training deployment, Aug. 10, 2017. A small force of eight 321st Special Tactics Squadron combat controllers surveyed the two-lane highway, deconflicted airspace
  • Honor Guardsmen: Embodiment of military principle, pride

    The methodical drill movements echo like the metronome to the ceremonial presentation of the colors. Service members render a salute to the symbol of American heritage and pride as the first notes of the national anthem sound. Upholding that proud tradition rests on the precision of the base honor guardsmen.
  • Three UK-based wings conduct first-time FARP exercise

    Two MC-130Js from the 67th Special Operations Squadron conducted a Forward Arming and Refueling Point exercise July 26, 2017, on RAF Mildenhall, England. A Forward Arming and Refueling Point, or FARP, is an austere location near a combat zone where fuel and supplies can be transferred from one aircraft to another.“The FARP gives us the ability to
  • Mildenhall in the Middle: Bryan Cranston tours base

    A sea of smiling fans crowd around the Bob Hope Community Center July 29, in the hopes of meeting the award-winning actor Bryan Cranston, famous for roles he portrayed in television shows such as ‘Malcolm in the Middle’ and ‘Breaking Bad,’ and blockbusters such as ‘Godzilla’ (2014) and ‘Trumbo’. After visiting with starstruck Airmen and their families, Cranston stood for an interview before he toured the base, dined with Airmen and made a visit to the 352nd Special Operations Maintenance Group.
  • U.S. CV-22 crews and Naval Special Warfare Operators train with Ukrainian SOF at Sea Breeze 17

    U.S. Special Operations Forces fast rope from a hovering CV-22 Osprey at Mykolaiv, Ukraine, July 14, 2017 during exercise Sea Breeze 17. Sea Breeze is a U.S. and Ukraine co-hosted multinational maritime exercise held in the Black Sea and is designed to enhance interoperability of participating nations and strengthen maritime security within the
  • CV-22 Osprey attends Paris Airshow

    A CV-22 Osprey from the 352nd Special Operations Wing, Royal Air Force Mildenhall, is displayed in the U.S. corral at the Paris Air Show June 20, 2017 at Le Bourget, France. The CV-22 attended the show as a part of continued effort to showcase special operations capability and to engage with our partner nations on an international stage. (U.S. Air
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