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US Air Force Airmen from the 320th STS (Strategic Training Squadron) perform hoist work with a 31st SOS (Special Operations Squadron), 353rd Special Operations Group, Kadena Air Base, Okinawa, Japan, MH53J Pave Low helicopter, simulating a downed airman recovery as it hovers over the runway at Taegu Air Base, Republic of Korea (South Korea). This mission is in direct support of Operation FOAL EAGLE 2000

A US Air Force AIRMAN from the 320th STS (Strategic Training Squadron) stands watch over a 31st SOS (Special Operations Squadron), 353rd Special Operations Group, Kadena Air Base, Okinawa, Japan, MH53J Pave Low helicopter as it prepares to take off from Taegu Air Base, Republic of Korea (South Korea). This mission is in direct support of Operation FOAL EAGLE 2000

US Air Force Airmen from the 320th STS (Strategic Training Squadron) infiltrate by fastrope from a 31st SOS (Special Operations Squadron), 353rd Special Operations Group, Kadena Air Base, Okinawa, Japan, MH53J Pave Low helicopter, as it hovers over the runway at Taegu Air Base, Republic of Korea (South Korea). This mission is in direct support of Operation FOAL EAGLE 2000

A US Air Force AIRMAN from the 320th STS (Strategic Training Squadron) infiltrates by fastrope from a 31st SOS (Special Operations Squadron), 353rd Special Operations Group, Kadena Air Base, Okinawa, Japan, MH53J Pave Low helicopter, as it hovers over the runway at Taegu Air Base, Republic of Korea (South Korea). This mission is in direct support of Operation FOAL EAGLE 2000

A US Air Force AIRMAN from the 320th STS (Strategic Training Squadron) infiltrates by fastrope from a 31st SOS (Special Operations Squadron), 353rd Special Operations Group, Kadena Air Base, Okinawa, Japan, MH53J Pave Low helicopter, as it hovers over the runway at Taegu Air Base, Republic of Korea (South Korea). This mission is in direct support of Operation FOAL EAGLE 2000

US Air Force Airmen from the 320th STS (Strategic Training Squadron) perform hoist work with a 31st SOS (Special Operations Squadron), 353rd Special Operations Group, Kadena Air Base, Okinawa, Japan, MH53J Pave Low helicopter, simulating a downed airman recovery as it hovers over the runway at Taegu Air Base, Republic of Korea (South Korea). This mission is in direct support of Operation FOAL EAGLE 2000

A US Air Force AIRMAN from the 320th STS (Strategic Training Squadron) stands watch over a 31st SOS (Special Operations Squadron), 353rd Special Operations Group, Kadena Air Base, Okinawa, Japan, MH53J Pave Low helicopter as takes off from Taegu Air Base, Republic of Korea (South Korea). This mission is in direct support of Operation FOAL EAGLE 2000

US Air Force Airmen from the 320th STS (Strategic Training Squadron) perform hoist work with a 31st SOS (Special Operations Squadron), 353rd Special Operations Group, Kadena Air Base, Okinawa, Japan, MH53J Pave Low helicopter, simulating a downed airman recovery as it hovers over the runway at Taegu Air Base, Republic of Korea (South Korea). This mission is in direct support of Operation FOAL EAGLE 2000

A US Air Force engine mechanic with the 193rd Special Operations Wing, Pennsylvania Air National Guard, during post flight inspection of an EC130E Hercules aircraft. The 193rd Special Operations Wing is deployed to Kadena Air Base in support of Operation FOAL EAGLE 2000

US Air Force MASTER Sergeant Ronald Keeney, 193rd Special Operations Wing, Pennsylvania Air National Guard, deployed to Kadena Air Base, Japan, lines up a tow bar and tug during towing operations of an EC130E Hercules aircraft (not shown) in support of the units' participation in Operation FOAL EAGLE 2000

US Air Force MASTER Sergeant Ronald Keeney (left) and US Air Force SENIOR MASTER Sergeant Lowell Wise give instructions to their crew prior to towing operation to move an EC130E Hercules aircraft (not shown) out of its hangar. MSGT Keeney and MSGT Wise are with the 193rd Special Operations Wing, Pennsylvania Air National Guard, deployed to Kadena Air Base, Japan, in support of the units' participation in Operation FOAL EAGLE 2000

US Air Force STAFF Sergeant Jamison Stoner gives the "thumbs up" as a wing of the EC130E Hercules aircraft clears a nearby aircraft during towing operations to move the aircraft out of its hangar. SSGT Stoner is with the 193rd Special Operations Wing, Pennsylvania Air National Guard, deployed to Kadena Air Base, Japan, in support of his units' participation in Operation FOAL EAGLE 2000

(l to r) US Air Force First Lieutenant Brian Jones, US Air Force Lieutenant Colonel Steven Guinter, and US Air Force First Lieutenant Lisa Livingood discuss the days flight plan and schedule. 1LT Jones, LTC Guinter and 1LT Livingood are with the 193rd Special Operations Wing, Pennsylvania Air National Guard, deployed to Kadena Air Base, Japan, in support of Operation FOAL EAGLE 2000

Onboard the US Navy (USN) Nimitz Class Aircraft Carrier USS ABRAHAM LINCOLN (CVN 72), Lieutenant (LT) Greg C. Knutson, a Pilot assigned to Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron 2 (HS-2), briefs fellow pilots and air crew members prior to an evening combat Search And Rescue (SAR) training mission during Operation FOAL EAGLE. The LINCOLN and embarked Carrier Air Wing 2 (CAW-2) are currently steaming in the Republic of Korea Operational Area

US Navy (USN) Aviation Warfare System Operator Second Class (AW2) Zack Webb, an air crewman assigned to Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron 2 (HS-2), mans a observation position inside the cargo door of a USN SH-60F Sea Hawk helicopter during an afternoon flight near Osan Air Base (AB), Republic of Korea (ROK), during Exercise FOAL EAGLE. The Exercise is a joint land and maritime training exercise utilizing forces from both the US and the Republic of Korea (ROK)

US Navy (USN) Lieutenant (LT) Greg C. Knutson (right), a Pilot assigned to Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron 2 (HS-2), briefs fellow pilots and air crew members while deployed at Osan Air Base (AB), Korea, during preparations for an evening Combat Search and Rescue (SAR) mission during Operation FOAL EAGLE

US Navy (USN) Aviation Machinists Mate Second Class (AD2) Charlie Tran (foreground) and Aviation Structural Mechanic Second Class (AM2) Travis A. Bales, both assigned to Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron 2 (HS-2), make adjustments to the connections on the main engine rotor of an SH-60F Sea Hawk helicopter, while deployed at Osan Air Base (AB), Korea, during preparations for an evening Combat Search and Rescue (SAR) mission during Operation FOAL EAGLE

US Navy (USN) Aviation Warfare System Operator First Class (AW1) Cory Merritt, an air crewman assigned to Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron 2 (HS-2), makes his way back to the hangar after conducting an observation flight aboard a USN SH-60F Sea Hawk helicopter at Osan Air Base (AB), Republic of Korea (ROK), during Exercise FOAL EAGLE. The Exercise is a joint land and maritime training exercise utilizing forces from both the US and the Republic of Korea (ROK)

US Navy (USN) SH-60F Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron 2 (HS-2), makes an approach to an unprepared landing zone at Osan Air Base (AB), Republic of Korea (ROK), during Exercise FOAL EAGLE. The Exercise is a joint land and maritime training exercise utilizing forces from both the US and the Republic of Korea (ROK)