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Below zero, above the rest

Below zero, above the rest

U.S. Air Force Capt. James Kearney, commander, Detachment 1, 3rd Air Support Operations Squadron, treks in the snow in subzero temperatures at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, Jan. 15, 2020. Kearney leads tactical air control party Airmen who embed with and support Army combat units by integrating airpower into joint operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Kay Magdalena Nissen)

A cold-weather tent sits in subzero temperatures in the Husky Drop Zone at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, Jan. 15, 2020. Tactical air control party Airmen from Detachment 1, 3rd Air Support Operations Squadron, set up temporary lodging during a three-day field training event held from Jan. 14-16. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Kay Magdalena Nissen)

A cold-weather tent sits in subzero temperatures in the Husky Drop Zone at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, Jan. 15, 2020. Tactical air control party Airmen from Detachment 1, 3rd Air Support Operations Squadron, set up temporary lodging during a three-day field training event held from Jan. 14-16. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Kay Magdalena Nissen)

Below zero, above the rest

Airman 1st Class Raul Cardozo, Detachment 1, 3rd Air Support Operations Squadron Tactical Air Control Party (TACP) Airman, uses a defense advanced global positioning system receiver while executing a training task at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, Jan. 15, 2020. Cardozo underwent training to receive his combat mission ready status as a TACP specialist. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Kay Magdalena Nissen)

Below zero, above the rest

U.S. Air Force Capt. James Kearney, commander, Detachment 1, 3rd Air Support Operations Squadron, looks back at his snowshoe trail at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, Jan. 15, 2020. Members of Det. 1, 3rd ASOS completed a three-day field training exercise to certify new tactical air control party Airmen as combat mission ready and familiarize the team with cold-weather operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Kay Magdalena Nissen)

Below zero, above the rest

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Guillermo Pacheco, Battalion Tactical Air Control Party (TACP) noncommissioned officer in charge, Detachment 1, 3rd Air Support Operations Squadron, evaluates Airman 1st Class Jared Best, Det. 1, 3rd ASOS TACP Airman, as he sets up a ground-portable laser target designator at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, Jan. 15, 2020. Pacheco organized the three-day field training to certify tactical air control party Airmen as combat mission ready. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Kay Magdalena Nissen)

EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska -- Members of Detachment 1, 3rd Air Support Operations Squadron completed a three-day field training exercise to certify new tactical air control party (TACP) Airmen as combat mission ready and familiarize the team with cold-weather operations. U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Guillermo Pacheco, Battalion TACP noncommissioned officer in charge, Det. 1, 3rd ASOS, organized the three-day field training to certify TACP Airmen as combat mission ready. (U.S. Air Force photos by Capt. Kay Magdalena Nissen)