Air-to-ground attacks coordinated by 320 STS, 5th ANGLICO

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A U.S. Air Force combat control Airman from the 320th Special Tactics Squadron fires a 40 mm grenade launcher during a training exercise March 10, 2017, at the Irisuna Jima Training Range, Okinawa, Japan. The Airman joined a joint training exercise with U.S. Marines from the III Marine Expeditionary Force to pursue advanced JTAC qualifications. Smoke grenades are used as a visual marker for friendly aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman John Linzmeier)
A U.S. Air Force combat control Airman from the 320th Special Tactics Squadron fires a 40 mm grenade launcher during a training exercise March 10, 2017, at the Irisuna Jima Training Range, Okinawa, Japan. The Airman joined a joint training exercise with U.S. Marines from the III Marine Expeditionary Force to pursue advanced JTAC qualifications. Smoke grenades are used as a visual marker for friendly aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman John Linzmeier)

Air-to-ground attacks coordinated by 320 STS, 5th ANGLICO

by: Senior Airman John Linzmeier | .
18th Wing Public Affairs | .
published: March 16, 2017

KADENA AIR BASE, Japan -- A U.S. Air Force combat control Airman from the 320th Special Tactics Squadron communicates with a U.S. Navy HH-60 Sea Hawk from the Helicopter Sea Combat Unit 12 during a training exercise March 10, 2017, at the Irisuna Jima Training Range, Okinawa, Japan. Combat controllers execute complex air-to-ground missions that integrate ground-based radio operations with fixed and rotary wing aircraft in combat environments.