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Combat aviation advisors conduct Operation Raven Claw

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 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 advisor students with the 6th Special Operations Squadron load onto a C-145A Skytruck during Operation Raven Claw at Hurlburt Field, Fla., April 24, 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)

Combat aviation advisor students with the 6th Special Operations Squadron load onto a C-145A Skytruck during Operation Raven Claw at Hurlburt Field, Fla., April 24, 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)

A 6th Special Operations Squadron combat aviation advisor student sorts “Palmetto Land” money during Operation Raven Claw at Hurlburt Field, Fla., April 24, 2017. Students traveled to “Palmetto Land,” a simulated indigenous country, where they were tasked to train and assist the "Palmetto Land" forces in enhancing the tactical employment of its aircraft and soldiers. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joseph Pick)

A 6th Special Operations Squadron combat aviation advisor student sorts “Palmetto Land” money during Operation Raven Claw at Hurlburt Field, Fla., April 24, 2017. Students traveled to “Palmetto Land,” a simulated indigenous country, where they were tasked to train and assist the "Palmetto Land" forces in enhancing the tactical employment of its aircraft and soldiers. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joseph Pick)

Combat aviation advisor students with the 6th Special Operations Squadron are in-processed to “Palmetto Land” during Operation Raven Claw at Duke Field, Fla., April 24, 2017. Students traveled to “Palmetto Land,” a simulated indigenous country, where they were tasked to train and assist the "Palmetto Land" forces in enhancing the tactical employment of its aircraft and soldiers. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joseph Pick)

Combat aviation advisor students with the 6th Special Operations Squadron are in-processed to “Palmetto Land” during Operation Raven Claw at Duke Field, Fla., April 24, 2017. Students traveled to “Palmetto Land,” a simulated indigenous country, where they were tasked to train and assist the "Palmetto Land" forces in enhancing the tactical employment of its aircraft and soldiers. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joseph Pick)

Combat aviation advisor students with the 6th Special Operations Squadron participate in Operation Raven Claw at Duke Field, Fla., April 24, 2017. 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 tasked to access, train, advise and assist foreign aviation forces in airpower employment, sustainment and foreign integration. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joseph Pick)

Combat aviation advisor students with the 6th Special Operations Squadron participate in Operation Raven Claw at Duke Field, Fla., April 24, 2017. 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 tasked to access, train, advise and assist foreign aviation forces in airpower employment, sustainment and foreign integration. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joseph Pick)

Combat aviation advisor students with the 6th Special Operations Squadron meet “Palmetto Land” force leadership during Operation Raven Claw at Duke Field, Fla., April 24, 2017. Students traveled to “Palmetto Land,” a simulated indigenous country, where they were tasked to train and assist the "Palmetto Land" forces in enhancing the tactical employment of its aircraft and soldiers. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joseph Pick)

Combat aviation advisor students with the 6th Special Operations Squadron meet “Palmetto Land” force leadership during Operation Raven Claw at Duke Field, Fla., April 24, 2017. Students traveled to “Palmetto Land,” a simulated indigenous country, where they were tasked to train and assist the "Palmetto Land" forces in enhancing the tactical employment of its aircraft and soldiers. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joseph Pick)

Combat aviation advisor students with the 6th Special Operations Squadron meet “Palmetto Land” force leadership during Operation Raven Claw at Duke Field, Fla., April 24, 2017. Students traveled to “Palmetto Land,” a simulated indigenous country, where they were tasked to train and assist the "Palmetto Land" forces in enhancing the tactical employment of its aircraft and soldiers. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joseph Pick)

Combat aviation advisor students with the 6th Special Operations Squadron meet “Palmetto Land” force leadership during Operation Raven Claw at Duke Field, Fla., April 24, 2017. Students traveled to “Palmetto Land,” a simulated indigenous country, where they were tasked to train and assist the "Palmetto Land" forces in enhancing the tactical employment of its aircraft and soldiers. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joseph Pick)

HURLBURT FIELD, Fla. -- 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 tasked to access, train, advise and assist foreign aviation forces in airpower employment, sustainment and foreign integration.