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Air Commandos gather for 75th anniversary of Operation Thursday

An AC-130J Ghostrider gunship flies over a commemoration ceremony held in honor of the 75th anniversary of Operation Thursday at Hurlburt Field, Florida, March 5, 2019. Five types of 1st Special Operations Wing aircraft participated in individual flyovers at the ceremony. Each aircraft has unique capabilities that pay homage to the original aircraft flown by the first Air Commandos. The first Air Commandos of the 1st Air Commando Group displayed teamwork, destroyed the enemy position, carried assault troops and engineers behind enemy lines, and supplied them until mission completion during Operation Thursday, March 5, 1944. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Kentavist P. Brackin)

PHOTO BY: Tech. Sgt. Kentavist P. Brackin
VIRIN: 190305-F-TM624-0376.JPG
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