special tactics - Task & Purpose

Special tactics airman who fell from a C-130 was dedicated to 'God, our freedoms, peace, and his family'

Staff Sgt. Cole Condiff, 29, was a special tactics combat controller assigned to the 23rd Special Tactics Squadron, 24th Special Operations Wing.


Air Force PJ dies during mountain rescue training in Idaho

Though the incident is still under investigation, the Air Force said Tech Sgt. Peter Kraines, 33, died from injuries he sustained while performing mountain rescue techniques in Boise, Idaho


Air Force operator to receive Silver and Bronze Star medals for heroically saving teammates, calling 'danger close' strikes

He's about to be awarded both the Silver Star and Bronze Star Medal (with combat "V") for his heroism during two separate engagements in Afghanistan.