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Whiteman holds JTAC contingency training

Whiteman holds JTAC contingency training

U.S. Air Force Tactical Air Control Party specialists assigned to the 7th Air Support Operations Squadron located in Fort Bliss, Texas, and pilots assigned to Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., board a UH-60 Black Hawk assigned to Whiteman on Jan. 31, 2018, in Lincoln, Mo. The 1-135th Assault Helicopter Battalion and Whiteman pilots trained with Joint Terminal Attack Controllers to build a partnership while understanding each other’s capabilities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Taylor Phifer)

Whiteman holds JTAC contingency training

U.S. Air Force Tactical Air Control Party specialists assigned to the 7th Air Support Operations Squadron participate in a training exercise Jan. 31, 2018, in Lincoln, Mo. The purpose of the exercise was to train military members from the 1-135th Assault Helicopter Battalion and Whiteman with Joint Terminal Attack Controller capabilities used in close air support. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Taylor Phifer)

Whiteman holds JTAC contingency training

Two UH-60 Black Hawks assigned to Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., prepare to land in a field Jan. 31, 2018, in Lincoln, Mo., for a joint training mission. The Joint Terminal Attack Controller training involved JTACS from the 7th Air Support Operations Squadron located in Fort Bliss, Texas, working with assets available at Whiteman while training for close air support. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Taylor Phifer)

Whiteman holds JTAC contingency training

A U.S. Air Force Tactical Air Control Party specialist assigned to the 7th Air Support Operations Squadron located in Fort Bliss, Texas, prepare to board a UH-60 Black Hawk assigned to Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., Jan. 31, 2018, in Lincoln, Mo. During the Joint Terminal Attack Controller training, the members simulated Self-Aid and Buddy Care for an injured team member and were required to communicate with the pilots in order to get everyone safely into the aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Taylor Phifer)

Whiteman holds JTAC contingency training

A UH-60 Black Hawk assigned to Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., takes off Jan. 31, 2018, in Lincoln, Mo. The 1-135th Assault Helicopter Battalion and Whiteman pilots trained with Joint Terminal Attack Controllers assigned to the 7th Air Support Operations Squadron located in Fort Bliss, Texas, to build a partnership while understanding each other’s capabilities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Taylor Phifer)

A Joint Terminal Attack Controller assigned to the 7th Air Support Operations Squadron, located in Fort Bliss, Texas,  waits for a UH-0 Black Hawk land during a joint training at Warshaw, Mo., Jan. 31, 2018. JTACs are personnel who are authorized to call airstrikes and help coordinate close-air-support missions. (U.S. Air Force by Staff Sgt. Danielle Quilla)

A Joint Terminal Attack Controller assigned to the 7th Air Support Operations Squadron, located in Fort Bliss, Texas, waits for a UH-0 Black Hawk land during a joint training at Warshaw, Mo., Jan. 31, 2018. JTACs are personnel who are authorized to call airstrikes and help coordinate close-air-support missions. (U.S. Air Force by Staff Sgt. Danielle Quilla)

Joint Terminal Attack Controllers assigned to the 7th Air Support Operations Squadron from Fort Bliss,Texas, enter a UH-0 Black Hawk during a joint training mission at Warsaw, Mo., Jan. 31, 2018. The joint training, titled Truman Relief, involved the 509th Bomb Wing and 1-135th Assault Helicopter Battalion from Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo. (U.S. Air Force by Staff Sgt. Danielle Quilla)

Joint Terminal Attack Controllers assigned to the 7th Air Support Operations Squadron from Fort Bliss,Texas, enter a UH-0 Black Hawk during a joint training mission at Warsaw, Mo., Jan. 31, 2018. The joint training, titled Truman Relief, involved the 509th Bomb Wing and 1-135th Assault Helicopter Battalion from Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo. (U.S. Air Force by Staff Sgt. Danielle Quilla)

A Joint Terminal Attack Controller from the 7th Air Support Operations Squadron, located in Fort Bliss, Texas, writes down information during a joint training at Warshaw, Mo., Jan. 31, 2018. JTACs are personnel who are authorized to call airstrikes and help coordinate close-air-support missions. (U.S. Air Force by Staff Sgt. Danielle Quilla)

A Joint Terminal Attack Controller from the 7th Air Support Operations Squadron, located in Fort Bliss, Texas, writes down information during a joint training at Warshaw, Mo., Jan. 31, 2018. JTACs are personnel who are authorized to call airstrikes and help coordinate close-air-support missions. (U.S. Air Force by Staff Sgt. Danielle Quilla)

A Joint Terminal Attack Controller from the 7th Air Support Operations Squadron, located in Fort Bliss, Texas, writes down information during a joint training at Warshaw, Mo., Jan. 31, 2018. JTACs are personnel who are authorized to call airstrikes and help coordinate close-air-support missions. (U.S. Air Force by Staff Sgt. Danielle Quilla)

A Joint Terminal Attack Controller from the 7th Air Support Operations Squadron, located in Fort Bliss, Texas, writes down information during a joint training at Warshaw, Mo., Jan. 31, 2018. JTACs are personnel who are authorized to call airstrikes and help coordinate close-air-support missions. (U.S. Air Force by Staff Sgt. Danielle Quilla)

A Joint Terminal Attack Controller assigned to the 7th Air Support Operations Squadron, located in Fort Bliss, Texas, carries a team member during a joint training mission at Warsaw, Mo., Jan. 31, 2018. This training allowed units from Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., work together with members from the 7th ASOS to standardize how JTACs are integrated into a multi-domain fight. (U.S. Air Force by Staff Sgt. Danielle Quilla)
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A Joint Terminal Attack Controller assigned to the 7th Air Support Operations Squadron, located in Fort Bliss, Texas, carries a team member during a joint training mission at Warsaw, Mo., Jan. 31, 2018. This training allowed units from Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., work together with members from the 7th ASOS to standardize how JTACs are integrated into a multi-domain fight. (U.S. Air Force by Staff Sgt. Danielle Quilla)

Pilots of a UH-0 Black Hawk land during a joint training with Joint Terminal Attack Controllers at Warshaw, Mo., Jan. 31, 2018. This training allowed both parties to work together and begin standardizing how JTACs are integrated into a multi-domain fight. (U.S. Air Force by Staff Sgt. Danielle Quilla)
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Pilots of a UH-0 Black Hawk land during a joint training with Joint Terminal Attack Controllers at Warshaw, Mo., Jan. 31, 2018. This training allowed both parties to work together and begin standardizing how JTACs are integrated into a multi-domain fight. (U.S. Air Force by Staff Sgt. Danielle Quilla)

A U.S. Army crew chief with the 1-135th Assault Helicopter Battalion monitors a UH-60 Black Hawk before take off during a joint training at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., Jan. 31, 2018. In addition to establishing a partnership, the purpose of the training was to familiarize Joint Terminal Attack Controllers from the 7th Air Support Operations Squadron located in Fort Bliss, Texas, with the assets available at Whiteman AFB that are used in a multi-domain fight.
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A U.S. Army crew chief with the 1-135th Assault Helicopter Battalion monitors a UH-60 Black Hawk before take off during a joint training at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., Jan. 31, 2018. In addition to establishing a partnership, the purpose of the training was to familiarize Joint Terminal Attack Controllers from the 7th Air Support Operations Squadron located in Fort Bliss, Texas, with the assets available at Whiteman AFB that are used in a multi-domain fight.

A U.S. Army crew chief with the 1-135th Assault Helicopter Battalion looks out a window of a UH-60 Black Hawk during a joint training mission at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., Jan. 31, 2018. In addition to establishing a partnership, the purpose of the training was to familiarize Joint Terminal Attack Controllers from the 7th Air Support Operations Squadron, located in Fort Bliss, Texas, with the assets available at Whiteman AFB that are used in a multi-domain fight. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Danielle Quilla)
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A U.S. Army crew chief with the 1-135th Assault Helicopter Battalion looks out a window of a UH-60 Black Hawk during a joint training mission at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., Jan. 31, 2018. In addition to establishing a partnership, the purpose of the training was to familiarize Joint Terminal Attack Controllers from the 7th Air Support Operations Squadron, located in Fort Bliss, Texas, with the assets available at Whiteman AFB that are used in a multi-domain fight. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Danielle Quilla)

Tactical Air Control Party and 7th Air Support Operations Squadron patches on a Joint Terminal Attack Controller's Army Combat Uniform during joint training at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., Jan. 31, 2018. JTACs participated in a joint training, titled Truman Relief, with the 509th Bomb Wing and 1-135th Assault Helicopter Battalion at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., Jan. 29 - Feb. 2, 2018. (U.S. Air Force by Staff Sgt. Danielle Quilla)
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Tactical Air Control Party and 7th Air Support Operations Squadron patches on a Joint Terminal Attack Controller's Army Combat Uniform during joint training at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., Jan. 31, 2018. JTACs participated in a joint training, titled Truman Relief, with the 509th Bomb Wing and 1-135th Assault Helicopter Battalion at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., Jan. 29 - Feb. 2, 2018. (U.S. Air Force by Staff Sgt. Danielle Quilla)

Joint Terminal Attack Controllers ride in a UH-0 Black Hawk during a joint training at Warsaw, Mo., Jan. 31, 2018. The training, titled Truman Relief, gave Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., units the opportunity to go through scenarios involving JTACs capabilities. (U.S. Air Force by Staff Sgt. Danielle Quilla)
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Joint Terminal Attack Controllers ride in a UH-0 Black Hawk during a joint training at Warsaw, Mo., Jan. 31, 2018. The training, titled Truman Relief, gave Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., units the opportunity to go through scenarios involving JTACs capabilities. (U.S. Air Force by Staff Sgt. Danielle Quilla)

A Joint Terminal Attack Controller rides in a UH-0 Black Hawk during a joint training at Warshaw, Mo., Jan. 31, 2018. This training allowed JTAC to work with to work together units from Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., to help standardize how JTACs are integrated into a multi-domain fight. (U.S. Air Force by Staff Sgt. Danielle Quilla)
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A Joint Terminal Attack Controller rides in a UH-0 Black Hawk during a joint training at Warshaw, Mo., Jan. 31, 2018. This training allowed JTAC to work with to work together units from Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., to help standardize how JTACs are integrated into a multi-domain fight. (U.S. Air Force by Staff Sgt. Danielle Quilla)

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