Maj. Kyle Yates, 824th Base Defense Squadron commander, fast ropes out of an HH-60G Pave Hawk from the 41st Rescue Squadron during fast rope training at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia, July 24, 2020. The 820th Base Defense Group used the training to evaluate its Advanced Skills Training program which allows them to operate in places other security forces units cannot. The Advanced Skills Training program includes preparing Airmen for Army Ranger and Jungle training as well as Air Assault, rappelling and fast-rope master, Pathfinder, and sharpshooter programs. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Faith Brodkorb)
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820th BDG evaluates advanced skills program

Maj. Kyle Yates, 824th Base Defense Squadron commander, fast ropes out of an HH-60G Pave Hawk from the 41st Rescue Squadron during fast rope training at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia, July 24, 2020. The 820th Base Defense Group used the training to evaluate its Advanced Skills Training program which allows them to operate in places other security forces units [Read More …]

Airmen assigned to the 41st Rescue Squadron fly in an HH-60G Pave Hawk May 15, 2020, near Moody Air Force Base, Georgia. Airmen with the 41st RQS specialize in combat rescue of downed aircrews using night vision goggles, low-level formation, air refueling and survivor recovery. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Hayden Legg)
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Pave Hawk crews conduct training

Airmen assigned to the 41st Rescue Squadron fly in an HH-60G Pave Hawk May 15, 2020, near Moody Air Force Base, Georgia. Airmen with the 41st RQS specialize in combat rescue of downed aircrews using night vision goggles, low-level formation, air refueling and survivor recovery. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Hayden Legg)

1st Lt. Anton King, 75th Fighter Squadron pilot, poses for a photo wearing an HGU-55/P helmet fitted with Hybrid Optical-based Inertial Tracker and day visor Feb. 11, 2020, at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia. The helmet provides A-10C Thunderbolt II pilots a central interface for everything they need, from oxygen supply to communications to flight instruments. (U.S. Air Force photo illustration by Airman 1st Class Hayden Legg) (This image was manipulated by merging two photos in Adobe Photoshop.)
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A-10 helmets keep pilots connected

1st Lt. Anton King, 75th Fighter Squadron pilot, poses for a photo wearing an HGU-55/P helmet fitted with Hybrid Optical-based Inertial Tracker and day visor Feb. 11, 2020, at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia. The helmet provides A-10C Thunderbolt II pilots a central interface for everything they need, from oxygen supply to communications to flight instruments. (U.S. Air Force photo [Read More …]

Lt. Col. Brandon Kelly, 476th Fighter Group commander, awaits takeoff Feb. 8, 2020, at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia. During the Unit Training Assembly weekend, the members of the 476th FG came together to execute the generation of 18 A-10C Thunderbolt II aircraft sorties to support the 76th Fighter Squadron. The 476th FG is an Air Force Reserve associate unit linked to the 23d Fighter Group, and integrates its operations with the 23d Wing's 74th and 75th Fighter Squadrons and 23d Maintenance Group. During World War II, the 76th FS was one of the three original Flying Tiger squadrons of the 23d FG. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Erick Requadt)
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476th FG ‘brings the heat’ to UTA weekend

Lt. Col. Brandon Kelly, 476th Fighter Group commander, awaits takeoff Feb. 8, 2020, at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia. During the Unit Training Assembly weekend, the members of the 476th FG came together to execute the generation of 18 A-10C Thunderbolt II aircraft sorties to support the 76th Fighter Squadron. The 476th FG is an Air Force Reserve associate unit [Read More …]