A U.S. Air Force Special Tactics operator fires his weapon during long-range weapons training as part of a beta Special Reconnaissance training course near Hurlburt Field, Florida, Sept. 20, 2019. The Special Tactics Training Squadron conducted the course to identify specific core tasks required for each skill level of the new SR career field. Special Tactics is U.S. Special Operation Command’s tactical air and ground integration force, and the Air Force’s special operations ground force, enabling global access, precision strike, personnel recovery operations and battlefield surgery.
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