Today’s Pic of the Day features some of the best the United States Air Force has to offer: members of the 24th Special Tactics Squadron.  They are our Air Force’s only Tier 1 unit.

Recce in Butte
Here we see guys from the 24th doing Recce (reconnaissance) training probably in Butte Montana.

 

About the 24th STS

The 24th Special Tactics Squadron, part of the United States Air Force Special Operations Command, is a distinguished unit based at Pope Field in North Carolina. This squadron plays a crucial role in the U.S. military, especially in special operations, and has been active since 1941, albeit with some periods of inactivity and reorganization.

Background and Evolution: