DAGRE ensures force protection during Gryphon Pacific 20-1
A Deployed Aircraft Ground Response Element Airman from the 353rd Special Operations Group, Kadena Air Base, Japan, provides security outside an MC-130J Commando II during Exercise Gryphon Pacific 20-1, Nov. 15, 2019, on Wake Island, Wake Atoll. The DAGRE operations are an essential part of the expeditionary basing concept. Two MC-130J Commando II aircraft with Global Access Special Tactics teams onboard rapidly established and controlled landing zones capable of facilitating additional forces at both Wake Island and Kwajalein Atoll in the same night. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Rebeckah Medeiros)

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Photo by: Airman 1st Class Rebeckah Medeiros) |  VIRIN: 191114-F-GO302-1002.JPG