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U.S. forces integrate with Australian during EAC at RAAF base Darwin

DARWIN, NT, Australia -- U.S. Army Capt. Craig Osbeck, 5th Battlefield Coordination Detachment ground liaison officer stands for a photo with a B-52 Stratofortress assigned to the 20th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron during Enhanced Air Cooperation (EAC) exercise 18-2 at Royal Australian Air Force Base, Darwin, Australia, April 5, 2018. Osbeck provides guidance and advice on ground combat capabilities and requirements in support of effective air-ground combat synchronization. The week-long EAC is designed to improve interoperability between U.S. Air Force aircrews and Australian joint tactical air controllers during close air support operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Alexander W. Riedel)