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320th STS takes on challenge, opens airport to fixed-wing traffic320th STS takes on challenge, opens airport to fixed-wing traffic
320th STS takes on challenge, opens airport to fixed-wing traffic

SENDAI AIRPORT, Japan -- Senior Airman Steven Nizbet, 320th Special Tactics Squadron pararescueman, looks for trapped survivors here March 16. Members of the 320th STS, stationed out of Kadena Air Base, deployed to Sendai Airport to help clear the runway and make it ready for fixed-wing aircraft traffic. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Samuel Morse)
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Posted: 3/16/2011

320th STS takes on challenge, opens airport to fixed-wing traffic320th STS takes on challenge, opens airport to fixed-wing traffic
320th STS takes on challenge, opens airport to fixed-wing traffic

MIYAGI PREFECTURE, Japan -- A humvee carrying Airmen from the 320th Special Tactics Squadron travels down a Japanese highway towards Sendai Airport here March 16. Members of the 320th STS, stationed out of Kadena Air Base, deployed to Sendai Airport to help clear the runway and make it ready for fixed-wing aircraft traffic. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Samuel Morse)
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Posted: 3/16/2011

320th STS takes on challenge, opens airport to fixed-wing traffic320th STS takes on challenge, opens airport to fixed-wing traffic
320th STS takes on challenge, opens airport to fixed-wing traffic

MATSUSHIMA AIR BASE, Japan -- Airmen from the 320th Special Tactics Squadron exit an MC-130P Combat Shadow on their way to Sendai Airport here March 16. Members of the 320th STS, stationed out of Kadena Air Base, deployed to Sendai Airport to help clear the runway and make it ready for fixed-wing aircraft traffic. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Samuel Morse)
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Posted: 3/16/2011

320th STS takes on challenge, opens airport to fixed-wing traffic320th STS takes on challenge, opens airport to fixed-wing traffic
320th STS takes on challenge, opens airport to fixed-wing traffic

YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan -- Tech. Sgt. Ray Decker, 320th Special Tactics Squadron, prepares his rucksack prior to boarding an MC-130P Combat Shadow here March 16. Members of the 320th STS, stationed out of Kadena Air Base, Japan, deployed to Sendai Airport to help clear the runway and make it ready for fixed-wing aircraft traffic. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Samuel Morse)
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Posted: 3/16/2011

353rd SOG reestablishes Sendai Airport 353rd SOG reestablishes Sendai Airport
353rd SOG reestablishes Sendai Airport

SENDAI, Japan -- Members from the 320th Special Tactics Squadron download and upload new gear at Sendai Airport March 16. The crew brought water, food, fuel and other general supplies to the members of the 353rd Special Operations Group at Sendai for search and rescue missions. The 353rd Special Operations Group is establishing a usable runway at Sendai Airport to help with Japan's earthquake and tsunami relief. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Jonathan Steffen)
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Posted: 3/16/2011

353rd SOG reestablishes Sendai Airport 353rd SOG reestablishes Sendai Airport
353rd SOG reestablishes Sendai Airport

SENDAI, Japan -- Senior Airman Ramon Mortensen, 17th Special Operations Squadron, backs up a pallet of fuel at Sendai Airport March 16. The crew brought water, food, fuel and other general supplies to the members of the 353rd Special Operations Group at Sendai for search and rescue missions. The 353rd Special Operations Group is establishing a usable runway at Sendai Airport to help with Japan's earthquake and tsunami relief. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Jonathan Steffen)
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Posted: 3/16/2011

353rd SOG reestablishes Sendai Airport 353rd SOG reestablishes Sendai Airport
353rd SOG reestablishes Sendai Airport

YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan -- Maj. Kerry Redman, 17th Special Operations Squadron, flies toward Sendai Airport to drop off supplies March 16. The crew brought water, food, fuel and other general supplies to the members of the 353rd Special Operations Group at Sendai for search and rescue missions. The 353rd Special Operations Group is establishing a usable runway at Sendai Airport to help with Japan's earthquake and tsunami relief. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Jonathan Steffen)
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Posted: 3/16/2011

353rd SOG reestablishes Sendai Airport 353rd SOG reestablishes Sendai Airport
353rd SOG reestablishes Sendai Airport

YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan -- Senior Airman Ramon Mortensen, 17th Special Operations Squadron, communicates with pilot about start up procedures before heading out to Sendai Airport March 16. The crew brought water, food, fuel and other general supplies to the members of the 353rd Special Operations Group at Sendai for search and rescue missions. The 353rd Special Operations Group is establishing a usable runway at Sendai Airport to help with Japan's earthquake and tsunami relief. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Jonathan Steffen)
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Posted: 3/16/2011

353rd SOG reestablishes Sendai Airport 353rd SOG reestablishes Sendai Airport
353rd SOG reestablishes Sendai Airport

YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan -- Senior Airman Ramon Mortensen, 17th Special Operations Squadron, converses with pilot about preflight checklist before heading out to Sendai Airport March 16. The crew brought water, food, fuel and other general supplies to the members of the 353rd Special Operations Group at Sendai for search and rescue missions. The 353rd Special Operations Group is establishing a usable runway at Sendai Airport to help with Japan's earthquake and tsunami relief. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Jonathan Steffen)
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353rd SOG reestablishes Sendai Airport 353rd SOG reestablishes Sendai Airport
353rd SOG reestablishes Sendai Airport

YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan -- Master Sgt. Mike Milich and Senior Airman Ramon Mortensen both from the 17th Special Operations Squadron, pull supplies on board a MC-130P prior to heading out to Sendai Airport March 16. The crew brought water, food, fuel and other general supplies to the members of the 353rd Special Operations Group at Sendai for search and rescue missions. The 353rd Special Operations Group is establishing a usable runway at Sendai Airport to help with Japan's earthquake and tsunami relief. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Jonathan Steffen)
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353rd SOG reestablishes Sendai Airport 353rd SOG reestablishes Sendai Airport
353rd SOG reestablishes Sendai Airport

YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan -- Supplies of water, fuel and food are loaded onto a MC-130P for transport to Sendai Airport March 16. The supplies were delivered to sustain members of the 353rd Special Operations Group during search and rescue missions. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Jonathan Steffen)
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353rd SOG reestablishes Sendai Airport 353rd SOG reestablishes Sendai Airport
353rd SOG reestablishes Sendai Airport

YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan -- Master Sgt. Mike Milich, 17th Special Operations Squadron, tests the emergency oxygen systems on board MC-130P prior to flying supplies to Sendai Airport March 16. The crew brought water, food, fuel and other general supplies to the members of the 353rd Special Operations Group at Sendai for search and rescue missions. The 353rd Special Operations Group is establishing a usable runway at Sendai Airport to help with Japan's earthquake and tsunami relief. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Jonathan Steffen)
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353rd SOG reestablishes Sendai Airport 353rd SOG reestablishes Sendai Airport
353rd SOG reestablishes Sendai Airport

YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan -- Staff Sgt. Curtis Hornbeak, 17th Special Operations Squadron, reviews a flight operations guide prior to departing for Sendai Airport March 16. The crew brought water, food, fuel and other general supplies to the members of the 353rd Special Operations Group at Sendai for search and rescue missions. The 353rd Special Operations Group is establishing a usable runway at Sendai Airport to help with Japan's earthquake and tsunami relief. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Jonathan Steffen)
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Posted: 3/16/2011

First fixed-wing aircraft since quake lands at Sendai AirportFirst fixed-wing aircraft since quake lands at Sendai Airport
First fixed-wing aircraft since quake lands at Sendai Airport

SENDAI AIRPORT, Japan -- A U.S. Air Force MC-130H Combat Talon II lands here March 16. This is the first fixed-wing aircraft to land at the airport since an earthquake and tsunami crippled much of the Japanese eastern seaboard March 11. A team of combat controllers from the 320th Special Tactics Squadron out of Kadena Air Base, along with Japanese emergency management organizations, cleared a section of the runway and re-established the control tower to direct flights in and out of the airfield. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Samuel Morse)
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Posted: 3/16/2011

First fixed-wing aircraft since quake lands at Sendai AirportFirst fixed-wing aircraft since quake lands at Sendai Airport
First fixed-wing aircraft since quake lands at Sendai Airport

SENDAI AIRPORT, Japan -- Airmen unload supplies and a forklift from a MC-130H Combat Talon II here March 16. This is the first fixed-wing aircraft to land at the airport since an earthquake and tsunami crippled much of the Japanese eastern seaboard March 11. The opening of this runway to fixed-wing aircraft by the 320th Special Tactics Squadron and Japanese emergency management organizations provides a critical means of transporting fuel, equipment, food and other supplies to areas affected by the earthquake and tsunami. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Samuel Morse)
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Posted: 3/16/2011

PJs plan for possible rescue missionPJs plan for possible rescue mission
PJs plan for possible rescue mission

YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan -- Pararescuemen from the 320th Special Tactics Squadron organize before a possible rescue mission here March 14. The Airmen are part of the 353rd Special Operations Group deployed force supporting the Japanese government with relief efforts in the wake of an earthquake measuring 8.9 in magnitude and the following tsunamis that rocked Japan March 11. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Patricia D. Lockhart)
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Posted: 3/14/2011

Airmen and Marines carry out survey missionAirmen and Marines carry out survey mission
Airmen and Marines carry out survey mission

YAMAGATA, Japan -- Maj. Tom Gilley (left), Maj. John Traxler (center) and Lt. Col. Steve Goodman discuss the possibility of using Yamagata Airfield as a fuel staging area here March 13. The area would be used to refuel aircraft assisting with Japan's earthquake and tsunami recovery efforts. The joint team is part of the American disaster relief forces here to assist with Japan's earthquake and tsunami recovery effort. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Samuel Morse)
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Airmen and Marines carry out survey mission
Airmen and Marines carry out survey mission
Airmen and Marines carry out survey mission

NATORI, Japan -- Maj. John Traxler (center), 320th Special Tactics Squadron commander, and a joint team of U.S. Air Force and Marine search and rescue specialists photograph the disastrous aftermath near the Sendai Airport here March 13. The images will help them plan future search and rescue missions. The joint team is part of the American disaster relief forces here to assist with Japan's earthquake and tsunami recovery effort. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Samuel Morse)
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Posted: 3/14/2011

BATCATS deploy additional humanitarian supportBATCATS deploy additional humanitarian support
BATCATS deploy additional humanitarian support

KADENA AIR BASE, Japan -- A fully-loaded MC-130H Combat Talon II from the 1st Special Operations Squadron takes off here March 14 to deliver additional equipment and support forces for the 353rd Special Operations Group forces deployed supporting humanitarian relief efforts at Yokota Air Base. The 353rd SOG now has about 115 Airmen and three aircraft deployed to support the Japanese government in the wake of an earthquake measuring 8.9 in magnitude and the following tsunamis that rocked Japan March 11. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Aaron Cram)
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Posted: 3/14/2011

BATCATS deploy additional humanitarian supportBATCATS deploy additional humanitarian support
BATCATS deploy additional humanitarian support

KADENA AIR BASE, Japan -- Staff Sgt. Jason Lemke, a 1st Special Operations Squadron loadmaster, finalizes load plans on a fully-loaded MC-130H Combat Talon II here March 14. The aircraft is delivering additional equipment and support forces for the 353rd Special Operations Group forces deployed supporting humanitarian relief efforts at Yokota Air Base. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Aaron Cram)
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Posted: 3/14/2011

Airmen and Marines carry out survey missionAirmen and Marines carry out survey mission
Airmen and Marines carry out survey mission

YAMAGATA, Japan -- Maj. John Traxler, 320th Special Tactics Squadron commander and members of the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force discuss the possibility of using Yamagata as a fuel staging area here March 13. The area would be used to refuel aircraft assisting with Japan's earthquake and tsunami recovery efforts. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Samuel Morse)
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Posted: 3/13/2011

Airmen and Marines carry out survey missionAirmen and Marines carry out survey mission
Airmen and Marines carry out survey mission

NATORI, Japan -- A joint team of U.S. Air Force and Marine search and rescue look over the disastrous after-math of Sendai Airport here March 13. They are part of the American disaster relief forces here to assist with Japan's earthquake and tsunami recovery effort. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Samuel Morse)
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Posted: 3/13/2011

Airmen and Marines carry out survey missionAirmen and Marines carry out survey mission
Airmen and Marines carry out survey mission

YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan -- Airlift leadership and a joint team of U.S. Air Force and Marine search and rescue members, prepare to board an HH-60 Pave Hawk helicopter from the 33rd Rescue Squadron here March 13. Yokota is receiving personnel, aircraft and supplies to support search and rescue efforts as requested by the government of Japan. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Samuel Morse)
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Posted: 3/13/2011

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Staging relief

YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan -- An MC-130P carrying U.S. Air Force personnel arrives here March 13. The flight was part of the first wave of American disaster relief forces to assist the earthquake and tsunami recovery effort. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Andrea Salazar)
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Posted: 3/12/2011

Squadron marks 30 years of honoring fallen comradesSquadron marks 30 years of honoring fallen comrades
Squadron marks 30 years of honoring fallen comrades

NEAR CAPONES ISLAND, Philippines -- Tech Sgt. Christopher Hughes (left) and Senior Master Sgt. Randy Perreault, both loadmasters with the 1st Special Operations Squadron, prepare to release a wreath in memorial of STRAY 59 while on aboard an MC-130H Combat Talon II Feb. 26. The flight was to honor fallen brethren that were lost 30 years ago when a 1st SOS MC-130E, call sign STRAY 59, crashed during an exercise killing eight crew members and 15 passengers. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jonathan Steffen)
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Posted: 2/28/2011

Air Commandos honor fallen comrades with memorial flightAir Commandos honor fallen comrades with memorial flight
Air Commandos honor fallen comrades with memorial flight

NEAR CAPONES ISLAND, Philippines -- Capt. James Demis (left) and Maj. Darin Wheeler, both pilots with the1st Special Operations Squadron, fly a MC-130H Combat Talon II in route to release a wreath for STRAY 59 Feb. 26. The flight was to honor fallen brethren that were lost 30 years ago when a 1st SOS MC-130E, call sign STRAY 59, crashed during an exercise killing eight crew members and 15 passengers. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jonathan Steffen)
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Posted: 2/28/2011

STS hosts NCOA studentsSTS hosts NCOA students
STS hosts NCOA students

KADENA AIR BASE, Japan -- Staff Sgt. Frank Gonzales, a combat arms instructor with the 320th Special Tactics Squadron, shows students from the Erwin Professional Military Education Center's NCO Academy Class 11-2 how to fire an AT-4 here Feb. 14. The students visited the 320th STS as part of the Erwin PME Center's new program to go to work centers across Kadena and give the students an up-close look at missions performed across the Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Aaron Cram)
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Posted: 2/15/2011

STS hosts NCOA studentsSTS hosts NCOA students
STS hosts NCOA students

KADENA AIR BASE, Japan -- Staff Sgt. Jeremy King, a combat controller with the 320th Special Tactics Squadron, shows students from the Erwin Professional Military Education Center's NCO Academy Class 11-2 a laser target designator here Feb. 14. The students visited the 320th STS as part of the Erwin PME Center's new program to go to work centers across Kadena and give the students an up-close look at missions performed across the Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Aaron Cram)
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Posted: 2/15/2011

STS hosts NCOA studentsSTS hosts NCOA students
STS hosts NCOA students

KADENA AIR BASE, Japan -- Senior Airman David Craig, a pararescueman with the 320th Special Tactics Squadron, shows an oxygen mask used during high-altitude rescues to students from the Erwin Professional Military Education Center's NCO Academy Class 11-2 here Feb. 14. The students visited the 320th STS as part of the Erwin PME Center's new program to go to work centers across Kadena and give the students an up-close look at missions performed across the Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Aaron Cram)
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Posted: 2/15/2011

Group honors annual award winnersGroup honors annual award winners
Group honors annual award winners

KADENA AIR BASE, Japan -- Members of the 320th Special Tactics Squadron pose for a photo with a 353rd Special Operations Group Squadron of the Year trophy after receiving the honor at the group's 2010 Annual Awards Luncheon here Feb. 10. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jonathan Steffen)
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Posted: 2/14/2011

BATCATS capture Team Kadena awardsBATCATS capture Team Kadena awards
BATCATS capture Team Kadena awards

KADENA AIR BASE, Japan -- Master Sgt. Johnny Miller, from the 353rd Special Operations Maintenance Squadron was named Team Kadena's 2010 Senior Noncommissioned Officer of the Year Feb. 5 at the 2010 Team Kadena Annual Awards dinner. (Courtesy photo)
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Posted: 2/9/2011

BATCATS capture Team Kadena awardsBATCATS capture Team Kadena awards
BATCATS capture Team Kadena awards

KADENA AIR BASE, Japan -- Master Sgt. LaToya Edwards (center), the 320th Special Tactics Squadron first sergeant, poses for a photo with Col. Ricky Rupp (left), the 18th Wing vice commander, and Chief Master Sgt. James Davis, the 18th Wing command chief master sergeant, after being named Team Kadena's 2010 First Sergeant of the Year Feb. 5 at the 2010 Team Kadena Annual Awards dinner. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Lakesha Croley)
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Posted: 2/9/2011

SOG Airmen provide mobile gas stationSOG Airmen provide mobile gas station
SOG Airmen provide mobile gas station

IE SHIMA AIRFIELD, Japan -- Staff Sgt. Jason Lemke, monitors gauges on a forward area manifold cart connected to a MC-130H Combat Talon II during a refueling mission at a forward area refueling point here Jan. 20 as part of Beverly High 11-02, a local operational readiness exercise. FARP specialists and loadmasters utilized the cart to transfer fuel from the MC-130H to a U.S. Marine Corps CH-46E Sea Knight helicopter. FARP areas are used to transfer fuel from one aircraft to another in hostile and austere environments. Members of the 353rd SOG are participating in the exercise to hone their warfighting skills in preparation for a headquarters inspection next month. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Aaron Cram)
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Posted: 1/23/2011

SOG Airmen provide mobile gas stationSOG Airmen provide mobile gas station
SOG Airmen provide mobile gas station

IE SHIMA AIRFIELD, Japan -- Staff Sgt. Jason Lemke, reviews a checklist as he monitors gauges on a forward area manifold cart connected to a MC-130H Combat Talon II and a U.S. Marine Corps CH-46E Sea Knight helicopter during a refueling mission at a forward area refueling point here Jan. 20 as part of Beverly High 11-02, a local operational readiness exercise. FARP specialists and loadmasters utilize a forward area manifold cart to transfer fuel from one aircraft to another in hostile and austere environments. Members of the 353rd SOG are participating in the exercise to hone their warfighting skills in preparation for a headquarters inspection next month. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Aaron Cram)
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Posted: 1/23/2011

Combat Controllers prepare for inspectionCombat Controllers prepare for inspection
Combat Controllers prepare for inspection

OVER IE SHIMA AIRFIELD, Japan -- Combat controllers from the 320th Special Tactics Squadron parachute from a MC-130H Combat Talon II into "hostile" territory Jan. 20 as part of Beverly High 11-02, a local operational readiness exercise. The team secured the airfield and then controlled the aircraft while it landed at the airfield. Combat Controllers are trained special operations forces and certified FAA air traffic controllers. Members of the 353rd Special Operations Group are participating in the exercise to hone their warfighting skills in preparation for a headquarters inspection next month. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Aaron Cram)
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Posted: 1/23/2011

Combat Controllers prepare for inspectionCombat Controllers prepare for inspection
Combat Controllers prepare for inspection

OVER IE SHIMA AIRFIELD, Japan -- Tech. Sgt. James Kosnosky, a loadmaster with the 1st Special Operations Squadron, pushes an assault bike out of a MC-130H Combat Talon II as combat controllers from the 320th Special Tactics Squadron, look on Jan. 20 as part of Beverly High 11-02, a local operational readiness exercise. The scenario called for the combat controllers to parachute into "hostile" territory, secure the airfield and then control the aircraft while it landed at the airfield. Combat Controllers are trained special operations forces and certified FAA air traffic controllers. Members of the 353rd Special Operations Group are participating in the exercise to hone their warfighting skills in preparation for a headquarters inspection next month. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Aaron Cram)
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Posted: 1/23/2011

Combat Controllers prepare for inspectionCombat Controllers prepare for inspection
Combat Controllers prepare for inspection

OVER IE SHIMA AIRFIELD, Japan -- Master Sgt. Michael Charvat, a combat controller from the 320th Special Tactics Squadron, gives team members a five-minute notice prior to parachuting from a MC-130H Combat Talon II into "hostile" territory Jan. 20 as part of Beverly High 11-02, a local operational readiness exercise. The team secured the airfield and then controlled the aircraft while it landed at the airfield. Combat Controllers are trained special operations forces and certified FAA air traffic controllers. Members of the 353rd Special Operations Group are participating in the exercise to hone their warfighting skills in preparation for a headquarters inspection next month. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Aaron Cram)
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Posted: 1/23/2011

SOG security forces hone FAST capabilitiesSOG security forces hone FAST capabilities
SOG security forces hone FAST capabilities

IE SHIMA AIRFIELD, Japan ? Senior Airman Gerald Garrow, a fly-away security team member with the 353rd Special Operations Support Squadron, provides security outside a MC-130P Combat Shadow during an exercise to test the Security Forces Flight's ability to provide fly-away security for an aircraft and medical personnel at an airfield in "hostile" territory here Jan. 19 as part of Beverly High 11-02, a local operational readiness exercise. The scenario was the first time the Security Forces Flight tested their fly-away security capabilities during a local readiness exercise. Members of the 353rd Special Operations Group are participating in the exercise to hone their warfighting skills in preparation for a headquarters inspection next month. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Aaron Cram)
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Posted: 1/20/2011

SOG security forces hone FAST capabilitiesSOG security forces hone FAST capabilities
SOG security forces hone FAST capabilities

IE SHIMA AIRFIELD, Japan ? Maj. (Dr.) John Hatfield, a flight surgeon with the 353rd Special Operations Support Squadron, discusses the medical team's status with Staff Sgt. Julian Taylor, a fly-away security team leader with the 353rd SOSS, during an exercise to test the Security Forces Flight's ability to provide fly-away security for an aircraft and medical personnel at an airfield in "hostile" territory here Jan. 19 as part of Beverly High 11-02, a local operational readiness exercise. The scenario was the first time the Security Forces Flight tested their fly-away security capabilities during a local readiness exercise. Members of the 353rd Special Operations Group are participating in the exercise to hone their warfighting skills in preparation for a headquarters inspection next month. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Aaron Cram)
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Posted: 1/20/2011

SOG security forces hone FAST capabilitiesSOG security forces hone FAST capabilities
SOG security forces hone FAST capabilities

IE SHIMA AIRFIELD, Japan ? Staff Sgt. Kevin Doan, a fly-away security team member with the 353rd Special Operations Support Squadron, guards medics from the 353rd SOSS during an exercise to test the Security Forces Flight's ability to provide fly-away security for an aircraft and medical personnel at an airfield in "hostile" territory here Jan. 19 as part of Beverly High 11-02, a local operational readiness exercise. The scenario was the first time the Security Forces Flight tested their fly-away security capabilities during a local readiness exercise. Members of the 353rd Special Operations Group are participating in the exercise to hone their warfighting skills in preparation for a headquarters inspection next month. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Aaron Cram)
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Posted: 1/20/2011

SOG security forces hone FAST capabilitiesSOG security forces hone FAST capabilities
SOG security forces hone FAST capabilities

IE SHIMA AIRFIELD, Japan -- Staff Sgt. Julian Taylor, a fly-away security team leader with the 353rd Special Operations Support Squadron, briefs his team on the exfiltration procedures during an exercise to test the Security Forces Flight's ability to provide fly-away security for an aircraft and medical personnel at an airfield in "hostile" territory here Jan. 19 as part of Beverly High 11-02, a local operational readiness exercise. The scenario was the first time the Security Forces Flight tested their fly-away security capabilities during a local readiness exercise. Members of the 353rd Special Operations Group are participating in the exercise to hone their warfighting skills in preparation for a headquarters inspection next month. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Aaron Cram)
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Posted: 1/20/2011

SOG security forces hone FAST capabilitiesSOG security forces hone FAST capabilities
SOG security forces hone FAST capabilities

IE SHIMA AIRFIELD, Japan -- Staff Sgt. Kevin Doan, a fly-away security team member with the 353rd Special Operations Support Squadron, searches for adversaries during an exercise to test the Security Forces Flight's ability to provide fly-away security for an aircraft and medical personnel at an airfield in "hostile" territory here Jan. 19 as part of Beverly High 11-02, a local operational readiness exercise. The scenario was the first time the Security Forces Flight tested their fly-away security capabilities during a local readiness exercise. Members of the 353rd Special Operations Group are participating in the exercise to hone their warfighting skills in preparation for a headquarters inspection next month. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Aaron Cram)
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Posted: 1/20/2011

SOG security forces hone FAST capabilitiesSOG security forces hone FAST capabilities
SOG security forces hone FAST capabilities

IE SHIMA AIRFIELD, Japan -- Staff Sgt. Julian Taylor, a fly-away security team leader with the 353rd Special Operations Support Squadron, sits ready to depart a MC-130P Combat Shadow during an exercise to test the Security Forces Flight's ability to provide fly-away security for an aircraft and medical personnel at an airfield in "hostile" territory here Jan. 19 as part of Beverly High 11-02, a local operational readiness exercise. The scenario was the first time the Security Forces Flight tested their fly-away security capabilities during a local readiness exercise. Members of the 353rd Special Operations Group are participating in the exercise to hone their warfighting skills in preparation for a headquarters inspection next month. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Aaron Cram)
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Posted: 1/20/2011

Medics test patient decon skillsMedics test patient decon skills
Medics test patient decon skills

IE SHIMA AIRFIELD, Japan -- Staff Sgt. Cesar Chavez, an independent duty medical technician with the 353rd Special Operations Support Squadron, checks vital signs of a patient on a MC-130P Combat Shadow during a medical evacuation of a casualty during an exercise treating and decontaminating patients at an airfield in "hostile" territory here Jan. 19 as part of Beverly High 11-02, a local operational readiness exercise. Members of the 353rd Special Operations Group are participating in the exercise to hone their warfighting skills in preparation for a headquarters inspection next month. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Aaron Cram)
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Posted: 1/20/2011

Medics test patient decon skillsMedics test patient decon skills
Medics test patient decon skills

IE SHIMA AIRFIELD, Japan -- Staff Sgt. Tara Gibson (left) and Tech. Sgt. Jose Llanes, both with the 353rd Special Operations Support Squadron Medical Flight, check a patient for any "contamination" during an exercise treating and decontaminating patients at an airfield in "hostile" territory here Jan. 19 as part of Beverly High 11-02, a local operational readiness exercise. Members of the 353rd Special Operations Group are participating in the exercise to hone their warfighting skills in preparation for a headquarters inspection next month. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Aaron Cram)
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Posted: 1/20/2011

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IE SHIMA AIRFIELD, Japan -- Staff Sgt. Nick Johnson, a medical logistics specialist with 353rd Special Operations Support Squadron, treats a broken leg on a "contaminated" patient during an exercise treating and decontaminating patients at an airfield in "hostile" territory here Jan. 19 as part of Beverly High 11-02, a local operational readiness exercise. Members of the 353rd Special Operations Group are participating in the exercise to hone their warfighting skills in preparation for a headquarters inspection next month. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Aaron Cram)
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IE SHIMA AIRFIELD, Japan -- Medics with the 353rd Special Operations Support Squadron remove "contaminated" gear from a casualty during an exercise treating and decontaminating patients at an airfield in "hostile" territory here Jan. 19 as part of Beverly High 11-02, a local operational readiness exercise. Members of the 353rd Special Operations Group are participating in the exercise to hone their warfighting skills in preparation for a headquarters inspection next month. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Aaron Cram)
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IE SHIMA AIRFIELD, Japan -- Maj. (Dr.) John Hatfield, a flight surgeon with the 353rd Special Operations Support Squadron, inventories his medical supplies before casualties arrive during an exercise treating and decontaminating patients at an airfield in "hostile" territory here Jan. 19 as part of Beverly High 11-02, a local operational readiness exercise. Members of the 353rd Special Operations Group are participating in the exercise to hone their warfighting skills in preparation for a headquarters inspection next month. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Aaron Cram)
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