U.S. Special Operations Command Force's conduct static load training using the U.S. Air Force 352d Special Operation Wing’s MC-130J Commando II, and U.S. Naval Special Warfare’s (NSW) Combat Craft Assault (CCA) boat, April 28, 2020, at Naval Support Activity Souda Bay, Greece. The event was part of the 352 SOW’s training mission to enhance readiness and maintain a ready and capable force. Through this type of training, SOF members remain postured to execute global response operations and support multiple NATO Allies and partners in the Black Sea and Balkans region during the global COVID-19 crisis. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Elizabeth Pena)
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U.S. Special Operations Command Force’s conduct static load training at Souda Bay, Greece

U.S. Special Operations Command Force’s conduct static load training using the U.S. Air Force 352d Special Operation Wing’s MC-130J Commando II, and U.S. Naval Special Warfare’s (NSW) Combat Craft Assault (CCA) boat, April 28, 2020, at Naval Support Activity Souda Bay, Greece. The event was part of the 352 SOW’s training mission to enhance readiness and maintain a ready and [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)
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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 …]