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8th Fighter Wing hosts combined special operations exercise

A U.S. Air Force combat controller assigned to the 1st Special Operations Squadron, establishes a line of communication while members from the 320th Special Tactics Squadron and Republic of Korea (ROK) 255th Special Operations Squadron, pull security at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Oct. 22, 2016. Members from the 320th STS and 1st SOS worked with the ROK 255th SOS to enhance U.S. and ROK Air Force Special Operations Forces' capabilities. They conducted infiltration methods, jump clearing team operations, airfield establishment, aircraft control and close air support familiarization. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Colville McFee/Released)

A U.S. Air Force combat controller assigned to the 1st Special Operations Squadron, establishes a line of communication while members from the 320th Special Tactics Squadron and Republic of Korea (ROK) 255th Special Operations Squadron, pull security at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Oct. 22, 2016. Members from the 320th STS and 1st SOS worked with the ROK 255th SOS to enhance U.S. and ROK Air Force Special Operations Forces' capabilities. They conducted infiltration methods, jump clearing team operations, airfield establishment, aircraft control and close air support familiarization. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Colville McFee/Released)

U.S. Air Force combat controllers assigned to the 1st Special Operations Squadron, 320th Special Tactics Squadron and Republic of Korea (ROK) 255th Special Operations Squadron, board a U.S. Air Force MC-130H Combat Talon II, assigned to the 353rd Special Operations Group at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Oct. 22, 2016. Members from the 320th STS and 1st SOS worked with the ROK 255th SOS to enhance U.S. and ROK Air Force Special Operations Forces' capabilities. They conducted infiltration methods, jump clearing team operations, airfield establishment, aircraft control and close air support familiarization. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Colville McFee/Released)

U.S. Air Force combat controllers assigned to the 1st Special Operations Squadron, 320th Special Tactics Squadron and Republic of Korea (ROK) 255th Special Operations Squadron, board a U.S. Air Force MC-130H Combat Talon II, assigned to the 353rd Special Operations Group at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Oct. 22, 2016. Members from the 320th STS and 1st SOS worked with the ROK 255th SOS to enhance U.S. and ROK Air Force Special Operations Forces' capabilities. They conducted infiltration methods, jump clearing team operations, airfield establishment, aircraft control and close air support familiarization. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Colville McFee/Released)

The 353rd Special Operations Group conducted joint, combined exchange training at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea from Oct. 13-26, 2016. Members from the 320th STS and 1st SOS worked with the ROK 255th SOS to enhance U.S. and ROK Air Force Special Operations Forces' capabilities. They conducted infiltration methods, jump clearing team operations, airfield establishment, aircraft control and close air support familiarization. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Colville McFee/Released)

The 353rd Special Operations Group conducted joint, combined exchange training at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea from Oct. 13-26, 2016. Members from the 320th STS and 1st SOS worked with the ROK 255th SOS to enhance U.S. and ROK Air Force Special Operations Forces' capabilities. They conducted infiltration methods, jump clearing team operations, airfield establishment, aircraft control and close air support familiarization. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Colville McFee/Released)

U.S. Air Force combat controllers assigned to the 1st Special Operations Squadron, 320th Special Tactics Squadron and Republic of Korea (ROK) 255th Special Operations Squadron, pull security and establish a line of communication at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Oct. 22, 2016. Members from the 320th STS and 1st SOS worked with the ROK 255th SOS to enhance U.S. and ROK Air Force Special Operations Forces' capabilities. They conducted infiltration methods, jump clearing team operations, airfield establishment, aircraft control and close air support familiarization. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Colville McFee/Released)

U.S. Air Force combat controllers assigned to the 1st Special Operations Squadron, 320th Special Tactics Squadron and Republic of Korea (ROK) 255th Special Operations Squadron, pull security and establish a line of communication at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Oct. 22, 2016. Members from the 320th STS and 1st SOS worked with the ROK 255th SOS to enhance U.S. and ROK Air Force Special Operations Forces' capabilities. They conducted infiltration methods, jump clearing team operations, airfield establishment, aircraft control and close air support familiarization. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Colville McFee/Released)

A U.S. Air Force combat controller assigned to the 1st Special Operations Squadron, runs toward a U.S. Air Force MC-130H Combat Talon II, assigned to the 353rd Special Operations Group at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Oct. 22, 2016. Members from the 320th STS and 1st SOS worked with the ROK 255th SOS to enhance U.S. and ROK Air Force Special Operations Forces' capabilities. They conducted infiltration methods, jump clearing team operations, airfield establishment, aircraft control and close air support familiarization. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Colville McFee/Released)

A U.S. Air Force combat controller assigned to the 1st Special Operations Squadron, runs toward a U.S. Air Force MC-130H Combat Talon II, assigned to the 353rd Special Operations Group at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Oct. 22, 2016. Members from the 320th STS and 1st SOS worked with the ROK 255th SOS to enhance U.S. and ROK Air Force Special Operations Forces' capabilities. They conducted infiltration methods, jump clearing team operations, airfield establishment, aircraft control and close air support familiarization. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Colville McFee/Released)

A U.S. Air Force MC-130H Combat Talon II, assigned to the 353rd Special Operations Group, prepares to take off at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Oct. 22, 2016. Members from the 320th Special Tactics Squadron and 1st SOS worked with the ROK 255th Special Operations Squadron to enhance U.S. and ROK Air Force Special Operations Forces' capabilities. They conducted infiltration methods, jump clearing team operations, airfield establishment, aircraft control and close air support familiarization. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Colville McFee/Released)

A U.S. Air Force MC-130H Combat Talon II, assigned to the 353rd Special Operations Group, prepares to take off at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Oct. 22, 2016. Members from the 320th Special Tactics Squadron and 1st SOS worked with the ROK 255th Special Operations Squadron to enhance U.S. and ROK Air Force Special Operations Forces' capabilities. They conducted infiltration methods, jump clearing team operations, airfield establishment, aircraft control and close air support familiarization. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Colville McFee/Released)

U.S. Air Force combat controllers assigned to the 1st Special Operations Squadron and military members from the Republic of Korea (ROK) 255th Special Operations Squadron, perform a static line jump out of a U.S. Air Force MC-130H Combat Talon II, assigned to the 353rd Special Operations Group, at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Oct. 22, 2016. Members from the 320th Special Tactics Squadron and 1st SOS worked with the ROK 255th SOS to enhance U.S. and ROK Air Force Special Operations Forces' capabilities. They conducted infiltration methods, jump clearing team operations, airfield establishment, aircraft control and close air support familiarization. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Colville McFee/Released)

U.S. Air Force combat controllers assigned to the 1st Special Operations Squadron and military members from the Republic of Korea (ROK) 255th Special Operations Squadron, perform a static line jump out of a U.S. Air Force MC-130H Combat Talon II, assigned to the 353rd Special Operations Group, at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Oct. 22, 2016. Members from the 320th Special Tactics Squadron and 1st SOS worked with the ROK 255th SOS to enhance U.S. and ROK Air Force Special Operations Forces' capabilities. They conducted infiltration methods, jump clearing team operations, airfield establishment, aircraft control and close air support familiarization. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Colville McFee/Released)

A U.S. Air Force combat controller assigned to the 1st Special Operations Squadron, parachutes out of a U.S. Air Force MC-130H Combat Talon II, assigned to the 353rd Special Operations Group, at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Oct. 22, 2016. Members from the 320th Special Tactics Squadron and 1st SOS worked with the ROK 255th Special Operations Squadron to enhance U.S. and ROK Air Force Special Operations Forces' capabilities. They conducted infiltration methods, jump clearing team operations, airfield establishment, aircraft control and close air support familiarization. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Colville McFee/Released)

A U.S. Air Force combat controller assigned to the 1st Special Operations Squadron, parachutes out of a U.S. Air Force MC-130H Combat Talon II, assigned to the 353rd Special Operations Group, at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Oct. 22, 2016. Members from the 320th Special Tactics Squadron and 1st SOS worked with the ROK 255th Special Operations Squadron to enhance U.S. and ROK Air Force Special Operations Forces' capabilities. They conducted infiltration methods, jump clearing team operations, airfield establishment, aircraft control and close air support familiarization. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Colville McFee/Released)

A U.S. Air Force combat controller assigned to the 1st Special Operations Squadron, drives a Humvee while using his radio to communicate at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Oct. 22, 2016. Members from the 320th STS and 1st SOS worked with the ROK 255th SOS to enhance U.S. and ROK Air Force Special Operations Forces' capabilities. They conducted infiltration methods, jump clearing team operations, airfield establishment, aircraft control and close air support familiarization. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Colville McFee/Released)

A U.S. Air Force combat controller assigned to the 1st Special Operations Squadron, drives a Humvee while using his radio to communicate at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Oct. 22, 2016. Members from the 320th STS and 1st SOS worked with the ROK 255th SOS to enhance U.S. and ROK Air Force Special Operations Forces' capabilities. They conducted infiltration methods, jump clearing team operations, airfield establishment, aircraft control and close air support familiarization. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Colville McFee/Released)

U.S. Air Force combat controllers assigned to the 1st Special Operations Squadron, 320th Special Tactics Squadron and Republic of Korea (ROK) 255th Special Operations Squadron, pull security and establish a line of communication at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Oct. 22, 2016. Members from the 320th STS and 1st SOS worked with the ROK 255th SOS to enhance U.S. and ROK Air Force Special Operations Forces' capabilities. They conducted infiltration methods, jump clearing team operations, airfield establishment, aircraft control and close air support familiarization. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Colville McFee/Released)
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U.S. Air Force combat controllers assigned to the 1st Special Operations Squadron, 320th Special Tactics Squadron and Republic of Korea (ROK) 255th Special Operations Squadron, pull security and establish a line of communication at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Oct. 22, 2016. Members from the 320th STS and 1st SOS worked with the ROK 255th SOS to enhance U.S. and ROK Air Force Special Operations Forces' capabilities. They conducted infiltration methods, jump clearing team operations, airfield establishment, aircraft control and close air support familiarization. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Colville McFee/Released)

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