A U.S. Air Force Special Tactics Operator leads Cypriot National Guard Special Forces Operators  towards an objective while conducting a training mission during Exercise Eager Lion 2019 near the Sahab District, Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, Sept. 3, 2019. Eager Lion, U.S. Central Command's largest and most complex exercise, is an opportunity to integrate forces in a multilateral environment, operate in realistic terrain and strengthen military-to-military relationships. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Sean Campbell)
RMWN4XP4A U.S. Air Force Special Tactics Operator leads Cypriot National Guard Special Forces Operators towards an objective while conducting a training mission during Exercise Eager Lion 2019 near the Sahab District, Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, Sept. 3, 2019. Eager Lion, U.S. Central Command's largest and most complex exercise, is an opportunity to integrate forces in a multilateral environment, operate in realistic terrain and strengthen military-to-military relationships. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Sean Campbell)
Members of the U.S. Air Force Special Tactics Training Squadron at Hurlburt Field, Fla., wait for an aircraft to arrive so they can perform a practice high-altitude, low-opening jump.
RMFFH1JNMembers of the U.S. Air Force Special Tactics Training Squadron at Hurlburt Field, Fla., wait for an aircraft to arrive so they can perform a practice high-altitude, low-opening jump.
Coalition Special Forces Operators run towards an objective after exiting a Jordanian helicopter while conducting a scenario during Exercise Eager Lion 2019 near the Sahab District, Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, Sept. 3, 2019. Eager Lion, U.S. Central Command's largest and most complex exercise, is an opportunity to integrate forces in a multilateral environment, operate in realistic terrain and strengthen military-to-military relationships. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Sean Campbell)
RMWN4XP2Coalition Special Forces Operators run towards an objective after exiting a Jordanian helicopter while conducting a scenario during Exercise Eager Lion 2019 near the Sahab District, Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, Sept. 3, 2019. Eager Lion, U.S. Central Command's largest and most complex exercise, is an opportunity to integrate forces in a multilateral environment, operate in realistic terrain and strengthen military-to-military relationships. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Sean Campbell)
A U.S. Air Force special tactics Airman from the Special Tactics Training Squadron swims back to the side of the Soundside Marina with a metal rod during a clean-up of the Marina on Hurlburt Field, Nov. 4, 2012. The Airmen dove to the bottom of the marina and under the docks searching for trash and items that could be polluting the waters. Airman 1st Class Christopher Williams)
RMHE73C3A U.S. Air Force special tactics Airman from the Special Tactics Training Squadron swims back to the side of the Soundside Marina with a metal rod during a clean-up of the Marina on Hurlburt Field, Nov. 4, 2012. The Airmen dove to the bottom of the marina and under the docks searching for trash and items that could be polluting the waters. Airman 1st Class Christopher Williams)
A U.S. Air Force Special Tactics Airman assigned to the 24th Special Operations Wing fires on simulated enemy positions during Emerald Warrior 17 at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., March 2, 2017. Emerald Warrior is a U.S. Special Operations Command exercise during which joint special operations forces train to respond to various threats across the spectrum of conflict. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Barry Loo)
RM2B14KJ5A U.S. Air Force Special Tactics Airman assigned to the 24th Special Operations Wing fires on simulated enemy positions during Emerald Warrior 17 at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., March 2, 2017. Emerald Warrior is a U.S. Special Operations Command exercise during which joint special operations forces train to respond to various threats across the spectrum of conflict. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Barry Loo)
A Cypriot National Guard Special Forces Operator defends a position as others move towards an objective while conducting a scenario during Exercise Eager Lion 2019 near the Sahab District, Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, Sept. 3, 2019. Eager Lion, U.S. Central Command's largest and most complex exercise, is an opportunity to integrate forces in a multilateral environment, operate in realistic terrain and strengthen military-to-military relationships. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Sean Campbell)
RMWN4XNPA Cypriot National Guard Special Forces Operator defends a position as others move towards an objective while conducting a scenario during Exercise Eager Lion 2019 near the Sahab District, Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, Sept. 3, 2019. Eager Lion, U.S. Central Command's largest and most complex exercise, is an opportunity to integrate forces in a multilateral environment, operate in realistic terrain and strengthen military-to-military relationships. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Sean Campbell)
U.S. Air Force combat controllers prepare the range for a live-fire mission.
RMG4040XU.S. Air Force combat controllers prepare the range for a live-fire mission.
U.S. Marines with Weapons Company, 1st Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force--Crisis Response--Central Command, rush with their weapons system as they conduct live-fire training on the new M252A2 81mm mortar system at Al Asad Air Base, Iraq, Oct. 24, 2015. The training allowed the Marines, who are charged with providing security of Al Asad, an opportunity to hone their tactics, techniques and procedures in employment of the system, further reinforcing their ability to provide protection to their coalition and Iraqi Security Force partners as part of the C
RM2EXG4XEU.S. Marines with Weapons Company, 1st Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force--Crisis Response--Central Command, rush with their weapons system as they conduct live-fire training on the new M252A2 81mm mortar system at Al Asad Air Base, Iraq, Oct. 24, 2015. The training allowed the Marines, who are charged with providing security of Al Asad, an opportunity to hone their tactics, techniques and procedures in employment of the system, further reinforcing their ability to provide protection to their coalition and Iraqi Security Force partners as part of the C
U.S. Air Force Airmen from the 320th Special Tactics Squadron at Kadena Air Base, Japan, parachute into the Pacific Ocean at dawn Nov. 22, 2016
RMW8GJC7U.S. Air Force Airmen from the 320th Special Tactics Squadron at Kadena Air Base, Japan, parachute into the Pacific Ocean at dawn Nov. 22, 2016
A U.S. Air Force Joint Terminal Attack Controller assigned to the 22nd Special Tactics Squadron uses a laser to designate a target for aircraft overhead at Poinsett Electronic Combat Range on Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., May 21, 2014.  Elements of the South Carolina Army and Air National Guard, U.S. Army and U.S. Air Force special operations, and Columbia Police Department S.W.A.T., conducted nighttime training, which allowed special operations forces and the National Guard to conduct joint urban assault training. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. Brian Calhoun/Released)
RMKD3A0GA U.S. Air Force Joint Terminal Attack Controller assigned to the 22nd Special Tactics Squadron uses a laser to designate a target for aircraft overhead at Poinsett Electronic Combat Range on Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., May 21, 2014. Elements of the South Carolina Army and Air National Guard, U.S. Army and U.S. Air Force special operations, and Columbia Police Department S.W.A.T., conducted nighttime training, which allowed special operations forces and the National Guard to conduct joint urban assault training. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. Brian Calhoun/Released)
Two Kentucky Air National Guard Special Tactics troops confer as an Air Force MH-53 helicopter lands on Interstate 610 to evacuate New Orleans residents following Hurricane Katrina Sept. 4, 2005. (U.S. Air National Guard photo)
RMKYH1KKTwo Kentucky Air National Guard Special Tactics troops confer as an Air Force MH-53 helicopter lands on Interstate 610 to evacuate New Orleans residents following Hurricane Katrina Sept. 4, 2005. (U.S. Air National Guard photo)
Staff Sgt. Alaxey Germanovich, 26th Special Tactics Squadron combat controller, leads U.S. Air Force and U.S. Army Special Tactics service members as
RF2GH1XHKStaff Sgt. Alaxey Germanovich, 26th Special Tactics Squadron combat controller, leads U.S. Air Force and U.S. Army Special Tactics service members as