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Anytime, Anywhere: Gryphon Pacific 20-1 challenges Special Operators
Special tactics airmen assigned to the 320th Special Tactics Squadron sit on the ramp of an MC-130J Commando II from the 353rd Special Operations Group, Kadena Air Base, Japan, Nov. 15, 2019, over the Pacific Ocean during Exercise Gryphon Pacific 20-1. A Global Access Special Tactics team from the 320th STS conducted a military freefall jump to seize, establish and control Wake Island Airfield. The 320th Special Tactics Squadron employs special tactics operators capable of conducting global access, precision strike, and personnel recovery operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Benjamin Sutton) (This photo has been altered for operational security purposes by blurring out faces.)