Air Force Special Tactics: What you should know - Task & Purpose

Air Force Special Tactics

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Special Tactics airmen are the Air Force's ground special operations component.

With more than 650 combat mission support airmen and 1,000 Special Tactics operators in 29 locations, they are experts in global access, precision strike, personnel recovery and battlefield surgery operations.

Special Tactics combines the core skills of U.S. special operation forces with the tactical integration of air power to find unique solutions for ground problems.

They are a special operations ground force comprised of highly trained Airmen who solve multi-domain problems across the spectrum of conflict and crisis.

(24th Special Operations Wing Public Affairs/Staff Sgt. Benjamin Landon)