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Air Force Special Tactics
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 airman dies during training swim in Florida
An Air Force Special Tactics combat controller was found dead Thursday afternoon after he went missing during a surface training swim at a Florida naval base.
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.