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Operation Emerald Warrior 17, Special Forces Training

U.S. Soldiers from the 7th Special Forces Group practice combat skills.


U.S. Soldiers from the 7th Special Forces Group practice patrolling, close quarters battle, sensitive site exploitation, and close air support at Eglin Range, Fla., March 4, 2017, at Exercise Emerald Warrior 17. Emerald Warrior, the largest joint special operations exercise, allows U.S. Special Operations Command forces to train to respond to various threats across the spectrum of conflict. (U.S. Air Force video by A1C Maygan Straight)

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