An MC-130P Combat Shadow from the 17th Special Operations Squadron refuels HH-60G Pave Hawks from the 33rd Rescue Squadron, both stationed at Kadena Air Base, Okinawa, as they fly to Osan Air Base Korea for PACIFIC THUNDER Oct. 27.
PACIFIC THUNDER is an annual 10-day exercise that takes place Oct. 31- Nov. 9 at Osan Air Base, Korea involving the 33rd Rescue Squadron, Kadena Air Base, Japan, and the 25th Fighter Squadron, Osan Air Base, Korea. These units work together to practice Combat Search and Rescue tactics to prepare for real-world emergency situations.
(U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Angelique Bilog)
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