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Training at range proves beneficial for troops
A U.S. Air Force service member gives fellow troops commands during an exercise scenario at Melrose Air Force Range, N.M., Nov. 8, 2012. Special Operations Forces utilize the range's rough terrain and unique layout to conduct realistic training. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Alexxis Pons Abascal)
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Training at range proves beneficial for troops

Posted 11/16/2012   Updated 11/16/2012 Email story   Print story

    


by Senior Airman Alexxis Pons Abascal
27th Special Operations Wing Public Affairs


11/16/2012 - CANNON AIR FORCE BASE, N.M.  -- The 27th Special Operations Wing hosted various Air Force bases as part of combined installation training at Melrose Air Force Range, N.M., Nov. 5-16.

Air Commandos stationed at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M., teamed up with fellow service members and utilized the range's rough terrain and unique layout to conduct realistic training.

Special Operations Forces troops spent weeks honing skills and perfecting capabilities to better prepare them for state-side and global missions.

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