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Proficiency is Perfection

EDINBURGH, Ind. – Members of the 113th Air Support Operations Squadron (ASOS), 181st Intelligence Wing, Indiana Air National Guard were evaluated on close air support (CAS) operations during an exercise at Camp Atterbury, Edinburgh, Indiana, Sept. 12, 2018. “We conduct CAS training so our Joint Terminal Air Controllers on the ground can communicate with live …

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146th ASOS builds partnership during warfighter exercise

EDINBURGH, IN, UNITED STATES 06.15.2018 Story by Staff Sgt. Brigette Waltermire  137th Special Operations Wing   EDINBURGH, Indiana – The 146th Air Support Operations Squadron (146th ASOS), Will Rogers Air National Guard Base (WRANGB) in Oklahoma City, worked with new and old partners during Warfighter 18-5 (WFX 18-5), June 5-14, 2018, at Camp Atterbury Joint Maneuver Training …

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Oklahoma National Guard provides Joint Terminal Attack Controller expertise to Estonian Defenses, reinforces critical capability

VALGA COUNTY, ESTONIA 05.11.2018 Story by Maj. Kurt Rauschenberg  58th Expeditionary Military Intelligence Brigade   VALGA County, Estonia — They are the enablers and conduits of connectivity between multinational forces in close air support involved in offensive and defensive operations from a forward position.  In this case, two Tactical Air Control Party members, U.S. Air Force Maj. …

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Battlefield Airmen integrate with F-35, improve air ground dominance

EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska- — During the F-35 Lightning II’s pre-Initial Operational Test and Evaluation, Airmen from the 3rd Air Support Operations Squadron had the opportunity to work with all three variants of the Joint Strike Fighter. Tactical Air Control Party Airmen coordinate air support with joint and international platforms, making this a unique …

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Air Force to enhance physical fitness test, standards for select career fields

FROM AF.MIL The Air Force began the rollout of Tier 2 physical training standards as more than 100 battlefield Airmen demonstrated new career field specific testing components at Andrews Air Force Base, Maryland, Jan. 9, 2018. The adoption of the Tier 2 standards will exempt battlefield Airmen from three of the four components of the …

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Northern Strike

From DVIDS: A convoy of military vehicles rolled over gravel roads and splashed dust into the cool air. Polish 18th Airborne Battalion infantrymen exited their vehicles and began preparing their equipment. Nearby, U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Sam Salcedo, 146th Air Support Operations Squadron tactical air control party specialist, was also prepping his equipment. He …

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