Articles

FILTER:
duke field
Clear

News Comments Updated
Default Air Force Logo Raven Claw: The end is just the beginning for CAA students
Three times a year, the 371st Special Operations Combat Training Squadron hosts a five-day culmination exercise in which combat aviation advisor students are put in “Palmetto Land,” a simulated partner nation, to teach and conduct missions at various locations on Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., Eglin Range, Fla., Duke Field, Fla., and Hurlburt
0 6/09
2017
An M18 smoke grenade is used to shelter the positions of 6th Special Operations Squadron combat aviation advisor students while they navigated through “Palmetto Land” during Operation Raven Claw at Duke Field, Fla., April 27, 2017. Throughout Raven Claw, students faced different scenarios to include providing casualty treatment for local civilians, handling potential human rights violations and reacting to improvised explosions during the middle of the night. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joseph Pick) Into the brush with Operation Raven Claw
Combat aviation advisor students with the 6th Special Operations Squadron participate in Operation Raven Claw at Duke Field, Fla., April 27. Operation Raven Claw is the capstone event for the Air Force Special Operations Training Center’s Combat Aviation Advisor Mission Qualification Course. Combat aviation advisors are specifically trained and
0 5/04
2017
Combat aviation advisor students with the 6th Special Operations Squadron dine with “Palmetto Land” forces during Operation Raven Claw at Duke Field, Fla., April 26, 2017. Raven Claw is the capstone event for the Air Force Special Operations Training Center’s combat aviation advisor mission qualification course. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joseph Pick) Students indulge in Palmetto Land culture during Raven Claw
Combat aviation advisor students with the 6th Special Operations Squadron participated in Operation Raven Claw at Duke Field, Fla., April 26. Operation Raven Claw is the capstone event for the Air Force Special Operations Training Center’s Combat Aviation Advisor Mission Qualification Course. “Palmetto Land” is a simulated indigenous country where
0 5/03
2017
Combat aviation advisor students with the 6th Special Operations Squadron are briefed by instructors during Operation Raven Claw at Hurlburt Field, Fla., April 24, 2017. Air Force Special Operations Command’s 6th SOS is the only unit in AFSOC whose primary mission is to execute combat aviation advisory operations worldwide in support of U.S. Special Operations Command’s tailor-made theater security cooperation plans. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joseph Pick) Combat aviation advisors conduct Operation Raven Claw
Combat aviation advisor students with the 6th Special Operations Squadron participate in Operation Raven Claw at Duke Field, Fla., April 24. Operation Raven Claw is the capstone event for the Air Force Special Operations Training Center’s Combat Aviation Advisor Mission Qualification Course. Combat aviation advisors are specifically trained and
0 5/02
2017
A special missions aviator with the 8th Special Operations Squadron, scans the horizon from a CV-22 Osprey over Northwest Florida, April 3, 2017. The aircrew visited Duke Field to utilize a Landing Helicopter Deck as part of a pre-deployment requirement for CV-22 aircrew to be deck qualified. The LHD will serve as part of the aircraft carrier qualification, decreasing the amount of time 8th SOS and 8th Aircraft Maintenance Unit personnel spend off station to fulfill the requirement.(U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joseph Pick) Ospreys land at Duke Field's LHD for first time
A CV-22 Osprey landed on the Landing Helicopter Deck at Duke Field, for the first time April 3. This was the first step in an effort to utilize the LHD as part of a pre-deployment requirement for CV-22 aircrew to be deck qualified. In previous years, members of the 8th Special Operations Squadron and the 8th Aircraft Maintenance Unit would travel
0 4/04
2017
RSS