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Anytime, Anywhere: Gryphon Pacific 20-1 Challenges Special Operators
191113-F-YJ424-0108.JPG Photo By: Staff Sgt. Benjamin Sutton

Nov 22, 2019
KADENA AIR BASE, Japan - Aircrew assigned to the 17th Special Operations Squadron, 353rd Special Operations Group, Kadena Air Base, Japan, fly an MC-130J Commando II over the Pacific Ocean during Exercise Gryphon Pacific 20-1, Nov. 15, 2019. Launching from Guam, 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. These special operations missions demonstrate the 353rd SOG’s ability to deploy forces anytime, anyplace throughout the Pacific.


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