Monthly Archives December 2000

The Skys the limit during coalition CAS Training

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...

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322 AEG “Sharp Sabre” team award winners

Expeditionary Group
(322 AEG)
“Sharp Sabre” Team award winners
(Ft Riley, 2-70 Armor TACP)

Members of the TACP are left to right:
A1C Mike Lodyga, SSgt Mark Hiler, MSgt Brian Peters, A1C Russell Record,
TSgt Robert Harper, A1C Joshua Stearns

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Robert Deatherage passed away on 12-12-2000

Robert died tuesday at the Methodist Medical Center in Peoria Ill. Bobby was 56, a veteran of the Vietnam war and the first operation superintendent of the 165th ASOS, GaANG. Services were held a the Remmert Funeral home in East Peoria. Contributions can be made in bobbys memory to Paralyzed Veterans of America, 7 Mill Brook Road, Wilton NH 03086

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