Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Emerald Warrior underway

HURLBURT FIELD, Fla. -- For the 10th year in a row the U.S. Air Force Special Operations Command is hosting Emerald Warrior, a joint military exercise involving 1,500 military personnel. It began Feb. 27 and ends March 11 and will include participants from three partner nations along with the Air Force, Army and regular Marines. Scenarios will include operations involving inserting and removing troops from combat situations, direct assaults, military freefall, live-fire events. In addition to the activities in Northwest Florida, training will be conducted at Camp Shelby in Mississippi, Melrose Range, N.M., and Fort Knox, Ky. (Source: Destin Log, 02/14/17)