Latest "Tactical air control party" stories
First enlisted woman qualifies for formal combat controller training
A female airman will soon begin formal training to become an Air Force combat controller, the closest any enlisted woman has gotten so far to breaking that glass ceiling.
Air Force streamlines special warfare recruiting, basic training
The Air Force is streamlining how it brings new special warfare candidates into the service and sends them through their initial training.
Making a better TACP: Air Force stands up formal training unit for specialized airmen
The Air Force hopes this new unit will drastically slash the time it takes to train highly specialized TACPs.
Thailand — almost — has JTACs: US and Thai battlefield airmen train in close-air support
Over the next ten years, the Royal Thai Air Force will develop a legitimate JTAC program.
By Kyle Rempfer