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WATER OPERATIONS TRAINING
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Special Tactics teams conduct personnel recovery missions, from rapid mission planning to technical rescue, treatment, and ex-filtration. With in-depth medical and rescue expertise, along with their deployment capabilities, Special Tactics Airmen can perform rescue missions in the world’s most remote areas.
BATTLEFIELD TRAUMA CARE
SPECIAL OPERATIONS FORCES (SOF)-TAILORED RECOVERY
MOUNTAINEERING AND HIGH-ANGLE RESCUES
July 2018, Thailand
Airmen from the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command (USINDOPACOM) conducted a combined land survey with Royal Thai Army partners at Chiang Rai, Thailand. The United States, through USINDOPACOM, sent a search and rescue team to Tham Luang cave in Northern Thailand at the request of the Royal Thai government to assist in the rescue of the missing Thai soccer players and their coach.