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British JTACs, pilots train like they fight

[British army Sgt. (Tech. Sgt.) Lee Scaramuzza, 29th Commando Regiment joint terminal attack controller, and British army Sgt. Maj. (Master Sgt.) Gareth Thomas, 20th Armored Brigade JTAC instructor, identify targets for A-10C Thunderbolt IIs at Grand Bay Bombing and Gunnery Range, Ga., May 8, 2012. Pilots and JTACs regularly train with units from around the world that they might work with while deployed. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jarrod Grammel)]

MOODY AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. (AFNS) — The sound of 30 mm guns from Moody A-10s ring through the air over Grand Bay Bombing and Gunnery Range almost daily. However, it’s not every day these pilots are guided to their targets by British joint terminal attack controllers.

Five British service members trained with Moody A-10C Thunderbol...

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