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A US Air Force MC-130H Combat Talon II aircraft, a version of the C-130H, modified by the USAF for special tactical missions including day/night infiltration and exfiltration, resupply of Special Operations ground forces, psychological warfare missions, aerial reconnaissance, and airdropping and surface-to-air retrieval of personel, from the 353rd Special Operations Group at Kadena Air Base, Okinawa, lands at Taegu Air Base, Republic of Korea, after a mission during Exercise FOAL EAGLE 2000. FOAL EAGLE is held annually in South Korea to demonstrate U.S. and South Korean military cooperation and is the U.S. Militarys largest Joint-Service, Multi-National field training drill. This years ...

A US Air Force MC-130H Combat Talon II aircraft, a version of the C-130H, modified by the USAF for special tactical missions including day/night infiltration and exfiltration, resupply of Special Operations ground forces, psychological warfare missions, aerial reconnaissance, and airdropping and surface-to-air retrieval of personel, from the 353rd Special Operations Group at Kadena Air Base, Okinawa, lands at Taegu Air Base, Republic of Korea, after a mission during Exercise FOAL EAGLE 2000. FOAL EAGLE is held annually in South Korea to demonstrate U.S. and South Korean military cooperation and is the U.S. Militarys largest Joint-Service, Multi-National field training drill. This years ...

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[Complete] Scene Caption: A US Air Force MC-130H Combat Talon II aircraft, a version of the C-130H, modified by the USAF for special tactical missions including day/night infiltration and exfiltration, resupply of Special Operations ground forces, psychological warfare missions, aerial reconnaissance, and airdropping and surface-to-air retrieval of personel, from the 353rd Special Operations Group at Kadena Air Base, Okinawa, lands at Taegu Air Base, Republic of Korea, after a mission during Exercise FOAL EAGLE 2000. FOAL EAGLE is held annually in South Korea to demonstrate U.S. and South Korean military cooperation and is the U.S. Militarys largest Joint-Service, Multi-National field training drill. This years drill involves about 25,000 active duty, Reserve, and National Guard troops from the United States and bases throughout the Pacific Command.

Subject Operation/Series: FOAL EAGLE 2000

Base: Taegu Air Base

Country: Korea

Scene Camera Operator: TSGT Cary Humphries, USAF

Release Status: Released to Public
Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

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26/10/2000
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