Red Gearing Up
342 Training Squadron, USAF Combat Control School
Pope AFB, Fayetteville, NC
A Special Ops paratrooper prepares for the jump.
One of an elite group of men, ranging in all ranks, who volunteer to serve in the “First There” (their motto) Combat Control Unit. These elite forces drop behind enemy lines, set up a control operating locations from which they coordinate air strikes, determine the ground conditions in establishing landing zones, take offs, and troop movements.
Currently on exhibit CAE Simuflite, Horizonz of Flight
Award of Merit, American Society of Aviation Artists