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Students indulge in Palmetto Land culture during Raven Claw

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)

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)

“Palmetto Land” soldiers serve fish heads to 6th Special Operations Squadron combat aviation advisor students during Operation Raven Claw at Duke Field, Fla., April 26, 2017. “Palmetto Land” is a simulated indigenous country where students 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)

“Palmetto Land” soldiers serve fish heads to 6th Special Operations Squadron combat aviation advisor students during Operation Raven Claw at Duke Field, Fla., April 26, 2017. “Palmetto Land” is a simulated indigenous country where students 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)

Fish head soup is served to 6th Special Operations Squadron combat aviation advisor students during Operation Raven Claw at Duke Field, Fla., April 26, 2017. Students joined their partners in a meal that is considered a luxury in “Palmetto Land” culture to strengthen relationships. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joseph Pick)

Fish head soup is served to 6th Special Operations Squadron combat aviation advisor students during Operation Raven Claw at Duke Field, Fla., April 26, 2017. Students joined their partners in a meal that is considered a luxury in “Palmetto Land” culture to strengthen relationships. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joseph Pick)

Capt. Ian Hocking, a combat aviation advisor student with the 6th Special Operations Squadron, holds a fish head during Operation Raven Claw at Duke Field, Fla., April 26, 2017. Students were exposed to “Palmetto Land” culture which includes sucking the eyes out of a fish head, eating with their hands and singing karaoke. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joseph Pick)

Capt. Ian Hocking, a combat aviation advisor student with the 6th Special Operations Squadron, holds a fish head during Operation Raven Claw at Duke Field, Fla., April 26, 2017. Students were exposed to “Palmetto Land” culture which includes sucking the eyes out of a fish head, eating with their hands and singing karaoke. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joseph Pick)

Capt. Ian Hocking, a combat aviation advisor student with the 6th Special Operations Squadron, sucks the eyes out of a fish head during Operation Raven Claw at Duke Field, Fla., April 26, 2017. Students joined their partners in a meal that is considered a luxury in “Palmetto Land” culture to strengthen relationships. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joseph Pick)

Capt. Ian Hocking, a combat aviation advisor student with the 6th Special Operations Squadron, sucks the eyes out of a fish head during Operation Raven Claw at Duke Field, Fla., April 26, 2017. Students joined their partners in a meal that is considered a luxury in “Palmetto Land” culture to strengthen relationships. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joseph Pick)

Combat aviation advisor students with the 6th Special Operations Squadron sing karaoke with “Palmetto Land” forces during Operation Raven Claw at Duke Field, Fla., April 26, 2017. Students were exposed to “Palmetto Land” culture which includes sucking the eyes out of a fish head, eating with their hands and singing karaoke. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joseph Pick)

Combat aviation advisor students with the 6th Special Operations Squadron sing karaoke with “Palmetto Land” forces during Operation Raven Claw at Duke Field, Fla., April 26, 2017. Students were exposed to “Palmetto Land” culture which includes sucking the eyes out of a fish head, eating with their hands and singing karaoke. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joseph Pick)

Lt. Col. Benjamin Griffith, a combat aviation advisor student with the 6th Special Operations Squadron, greets the commander of the “Palmetto Land” forces during Operation Raven Claw at Duke Field, Fla., April 26, 2017. Students were exposed to “Palmetto Land” culture which includes sucking the eyes out of a fish head, eating with their hands and singing karaoke. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joseph Pick)

Lt. Col. Benjamin Griffith, a combat aviation advisor student with the 6th Special Operations Squadron, greets the commander of the “Palmetto Land” forces during Operation Raven Claw at Duke Field, Fla., April 26, 2017. Students were exposed to “Palmetto Land” culture which includes sucking the eyes out of a fish head, eating with their hands and singing karaoke. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joseph Pick)

DUKE FIELD, Fla. -- 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 students were tasked to train and assist the "Palmetto Land" forces in enhancing the tactical employment of its aircraft and soldiers.