Special Tactics operators with the 352nd Special Operations Wing control the airspace as a CV-22B Osprey tilt-rotator aircraft takes off from the landing zone during exercise Valiant Liberty at RAF Sculthorpe Training Range, U.K., March 10, 2020. Special Tactics is U.S. Special Operations Command's tactical air and ground integration force, and the Air Force's only special operations ground force, leading global access, precision strike, personnel recovery and battlefield surgery operations on the battlefield. Valiant Liberty is an agile combat employment exercise which allows U.S. and allied forces to deter, defend and win across the spectrum of conflict. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Rose Gudex)
U.S. Air Force

Special Tactics achieves connectivity during Valiant Liberty 2020

Special Tactics operators with the 352nd Special Operations Wing control the airspace as a CV-22B Osprey tilt-rotator aircraft takes off from the landing zone during exercise Valiant Liberty at RAF Sculthorpe Training Range, U.K., March 10, 2020. Special Tactics is U.S. Special Operations Command’s tactical air and ground integration force, and the Air Force’s only special operations ground force, leading [Read More …]

U.S. Special Operation Forces members with U.S. Army’s 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne) and Norwegian SOF, conduct RAPIDS infiltrations/exfiltration training with snowmobiles, March 8, 2020, in Northern Norway, using the U.S. Air Force’s CV-22B Osprey, assigned to the 352d Special Operations Wing. RAPIDS is a Special Forces tactic for quickly inserting and removing personnel into and out of an area. The training was conducted to allow the Special Forces allows special forces members to maintain proficiency in the RAPIDS procedures. (U.S. Army photos by Staff Sgt. Elizabeth Pena)
U.S. Army

U.S. Air Force, Army, Norwegian SOF conducts RAPIDS training in Norway

U.S. Special Operation Forces members with U.S. Army’s 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne) and Norwegian SOF, conduct RAPIDS infiltrations/exfiltration training with snowmobiles, March 8, 2020, in Northern Norway, using the U.S. Air Force’s CV-22B Osprey, assigned to the 352d Special Operations Wing. RAPIDS is a Special Forces tactic for quickly inserting and removing personnel into and out of an area. [Read More …]

A CV-22B Osprey assigned to the 352nd Special Operations Wing flies over the North Sea during exercise Valiant Liberty, March 4, 2020. The 352nd SOW enhances Agile Combat Employment to conduct long-range infiltration and re-supply of special operations forces. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Shanice Williams-Jones)
U.S. Air Force

352nd SOW enhances exercise Valiant Liberty

A CV-22B Osprey assigned to the 352nd Special Operations Wing flies over the North Sea during exercise Valiant Liberty, March 4, 2020. The 352nd SOW enhances Agile Combat Employment to conduct long-range infiltration and re-supply of special operations forces. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Shanice Williams-Jones)