List of United States Air Force special tactics squadrons

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Pararescuemen performing a hoist extraction during a training exercise
Combat Controllers guiding a C-130 while taking off at a remote airfield
A Special Operations Weather Tech pilots an RQ-11B UAV in Afghanistan

This is a list of United States Air Force special tactics squadrons. It covers special operations forces units assigned to Air Force Special Operations Command in the United States Air Force.

Special Tactics Squadrons consist of Special Tactics Officers, Combat Controllers, Combat Rescue Officers, Pararescuemen, Air Force Special Operations Weather Technicians, Air Liaison Officers, Tactical Air Control Party operators, and a number of combat support airmen which comprise 58 Air Force specialties.[1]

Special Tactics Squadrons[edit]

Squadron Emblem Location Nickname Notes:
17th Special Tactics Squadron
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Fort Benning, Georgia [2]
21st Special Tactics Squadron
21st Special Tactics Squadron insignia.jpg
Pope Field, North Carolina [3]
22nd Special Tactics Squadron
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Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington [3]
23rd Special Tactics Squadron 23rdSTS.jpg Hurlburt Field, Florida [3]
24th Special Tactics Squadron
24th STS badge.jpg
Pope Field, North Carolina [3]
26th Special Tactics Squadron
26th Special Tactics Squadron.jpg
Cannon AFB, New Mexico [4]
123rd Special Tactics Squadron
123rd Special tactics squadron insignia.jpg
Louisville IAP, Kentucky (ANG)[3]
125th Special Tactics Squadron
125th Special tactics squadron insignia.jpg
Portland IAP, Oregon (ANG)[5]
320th Special Tactics Squadron
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Kadena AB, Japan [6]
321st Special Tactics Squadron
321st STS.jpg
RAF Mildenhall, England [7]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "24th SOW Factsheet". Retrieved 15 January 2013. 
  2. ^ http://www.afsoc.af.mil/news/story.asp?id=123361401
  3. ^ a b c d e "720th Special Tactics Group Fact Sheet". Air Force Special Operations Command. United States Air Force. 2007-12-24. Retrieved 2008-11-24. 
  4. ^ http://www.cannon.af.mil/news/story.asp?id=123402355
  5. ^ Prigmore, Donna M. "The 125 STS: ORANG Newest Unit is Ready to Jump Aboard" (PDF). Ameriforce.net. Retrieved 2008-11-24. 
  6. ^ "353 Special Operations Group". Air Force Special Operations Command. United States Air Force. Retrieved 2008-11-24. 
  7. ^ "352nd Special Operations Group Fact Sheet". Air Force Special Operations Command. United States Air Force. Retrieved 2008-11-24. 

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