Story and photos by Staff Sgt. Marina Pevey
332d Air Expeditionary Group PAO
Staff Sgt. Ed Shulman uses a laser acquisition marker to designate a target. UDAIRI RANGE, KUWAIT – Members from the U.S. Army Special Forces along with Kuwaiti and Coalition forces joined the Air Force’s 332d Expeditionary Air Support Operations Squadron for United Orbit, a close air support exercise, held Aug. 9.
The purpose of the exercise was to hone, train, test and demonstrate close air support and command and control capabilities in the Kuwaiti Theater.
Tech Sgt. Gary Jones, SF ETAC NCOIC, 3rd Special Forces Group, calls in close air support on a portable satellite system. AF Air Support Operations Squadrons (ASOS) work in direct support of the Army maneuver commanders, explained Tech Sgt...