Pacific Commandos exercise readiness during typhoon evac

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  • By Capt. Jessica Tait, 353rd Special Operations Group Public Affairs
  • 353rd Special Operations Group
A U.S. Air Force 320th Special Tactics Squadron operator receives instruction from 353rd Special Operations Maintenance Squadron personnel prior to loading equipment and weapons onto a U.S. Air Force 17th Special Operations Squadron MC-130J Commando II Sept. 12, 2017, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. Executing a contingency response exercise, the 353rd Special Operations Group seamlessly transitioned to a real-world typhoon evacuation in order to protect SOG assets and maintain SOF mission capability. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Jessica Tait)