Special Tactics Photo Gallery

U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Jim Slife, left, commander of Air Force Special Operations Command, presents a Silver Star Medal to U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Cody Smith, a Special Tactics combat controller with the 26th Special Tactics Squadron, during a ceremony at Cannon Air Force Base, New Mexico, Nov. 22, 2019. Smith was awarded the nation’s third highest medal against an armed enemy of the United States in combat for his actions while deployed to Afghanistan in October 2018. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Rachel Williams)