Policy changes allow Airmen to retrain into special operations
Special Tactics Airmen jump out of the door of a MC-130 Talon II as an alternate insertion into hostile or austere environments, when aircraft cannot land in enemy territory or rough terrain. The Special Tactics Airmen train to land safely in a planned drop zone and conduct their mission, whether it be personnel recovery, airfield reconnaissance and establishment or special operations air integration. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher Callaway)

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