320th STS recovers Soldiers during TS15

A special tactics combat controller from the 320th Special Tactics Squadron talks to his team during a personnel recovery mission during exercise Talisman Sabre in Northern Territory, Australia, July 10, 2015. Credible, ready maritime forces help to preserve peace and prevent conflict. Talisman Sabre participants have the opportunity to further enhance their ability to respond to crises as part of a joint or combined effort. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Stephen G. Eigel)

A special tactics combat controller from the 320th Special Tactics Squadron talks to his team during a personnel recovery mission during exercise Talisman Sabre in Northern Territory, Australia, July 10, 2015. Credible, ready maritime forces help to preserve peace and prevent conflict. Talisman Sabre participants have the opportunity to further enhance their ability to respond to crises as part of a joint or combined effort. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Stephen G. Eigel)

A special tactics combat controller and special tactics officer from the 320th Special Tactics Squadron get ready for a personnel recovery mission after performing a high altitude low opening jump during exercise Talisman Sabre in Northern Territory, Australia, July 10, 2015. The personnel recovery team consisted of four combat controllers, one special operations weatherman and one special tactics officer. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Stephen G. Eigel)

A special tactics combat controller and special tactics officer from the 320th Special Tactics Squadron get ready for a personnel recovery mission after performing a high altitude low opening jump during exercise Talisman Sabre in Northern Territory, Australia, July 10, 2015. The personnel recovery team consisted of four combat controllers, one special operations weatherman and one special tactics officer. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Stephen G. Eigel)

A special tactics combat controller from the 320th Special Tactics Squadron waits for the rest of his team to arrive after performing a high altitude low opening jump during exercise Talisman Sabre in Northern Territory, Australia, July 10, 2015. Credible, ready maritime forces help to preserve peace and prevent conflict. Talisman Sabre participants have the opportunity to further enhance their ability to respond to crises as part of a joint or combined effort. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Stephen G. Eigel)

A special tactics combat controller from the 320th Special Tactics Squadron waits for the rest of his team to arrive after performing a high altitude low opening jump during exercise Talisman Sabre in Northern Territory, Australia, July 10, 2015. Credible, ready maritime forces help to preserve peace and prevent conflict. Talisman Sabre participants have the opportunity to further enhance their ability to respond to crises as part of a joint or combined effort. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Stephen G. Eigel)

A special tactics special operation weatherman from the 320th Special Tactics Squadron carries his para chute and gear after performing a HALO jump during exercise Talisman Sabre in Northern Territory, Australia, July 10, 2015. Credible, ready maritime forces help to preserve peace and prevent conflict. Talisman Sabre participants have the opportunity to further enhance their ability to respond to crises as part of a joint or combined effort. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Stephen G. Eigel)

A special tactics special operation weatherman from the 320th Special Tactics Squadron carries his para chute and gear after performing a HALO jump during exercise Talisman Sabre in Northern Territory, Australia, July 10, 2015. Credible, ready maritime forces help to preserve peace and prevent conflict. Talisman Sabre participants have the opportunity to further enhance their ability to respond to crises as part of a joint or combined effort. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Stephen G. Eigel)

A mortarman from the U.S. Army 4th Battalion, 25th Infantry Airborne, sets up a mortar weapon after jumping from a C-17 Globemaster III aircraft during exercise Talisman Sabre in Northern Territory, Australia, July 8, 2015. Exercises such as Talisman Sabre 2015 provide realistic, relevant training which is necessary to maintain regional security, peace and stability. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Stephen G. Eigel)

A mortarman from the U.S. Army 4th Battalion, 25th Infantry Airborne, sets up a mortar weapon after jumping from a C-17 Globemaster III aircraft during exercise Talisman Sabre in Northern Territory, Australia, July 8, 2015. Exercises such as Talisman Sabre 2015 provide realistic, relevant training which is necessary to maintain regional security, peace and stability. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Stephen G. Eigel)

A special tactics combat controller from the 320th Special Tactics Squadron watches as members of the U.S. Army 4th Battalion, 25th Infantry Airborne jump from a C-17 Globemaster III aircraft during exercise Talisman Sabre in Northern Territory, Australia, July 8, 2015. Exercises such as Talisman Sabre 2015 provide realistic, relevant training which is necessary to maintain regional security, peace, and stability. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Stephen G. Eigel)

A special tactics combat controller from the 320th Special Tactics Squadron watches as members of the U.S. Army 4th Battalion, 25th Infantry Airborne jump from a C-17 Globemaster III aircraft during exercise Talisman Sabre in Northern Territory, Australia, July 8, 2015. Exercises such as Talisman Sabre 2015 provide realistic, relevant training which is necessary to maintain regional security, peace, and stability. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Stephen G. Eigel)

A special tactics combat controller from the 320th Special Tactics Squadron speeds off to help static line parachute jumpers after their landing during exercise Talisman Sabre in Northern Territory, Australia, July 8, 2015. The parachute drop involved more than 400 jumpers from the U.S. Army 4th Battalion, 25th Infantry Airborne. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Stephen G. Eigel)

A special tactics combat controller from the 320th Special Tactics Squadron speeds off to help static line parachute jumpers after their landing during exercise Talisman Sabre in Northern Territory, Australia, July 8, 2015. The parachute drop involved more than 400 jumpers from the U.S. Army 4th Battalion, 25th Infantry Airborne. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Stephen G. Eigel)

A special tactics special operations weatherman from the 320th Special Tactics Squadron plans for a static line parachute drop during exercise Talisman Sabre in Northern Territory, Australia, July 8, 2015. Exercises like Talisman Sabre provide effective and intense training to ensure our forces are capable, interoperable and deployable on short notice. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Stephen G. Eigel)

A special tactics special operations weatherman from the 320th Special Tactics Squadron plans for a static line parachute drop during exercise Talisman Sabre in Northern Territory, Australia, July 8, 2015. Exercises like Talisman Sabre provide effective and intense training to ensure our forces are capable, interoperable and deployable on short notice. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Stephen G. Eigel)

A jumper from the U.S. Army 4th Battalion, 25th Infantry Airborne packs his parachute after jumping from a C-17 Globemaster III aircraft during exercise Talisman Sabre in Northern Territory, Australia, July 8, 2015. Exercises such as Talisman Sabre 2015 provide realistic, relevant training which is necessary to maintain regional security, peace and stability. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Stephen G. Eigel)

A jumper from the U.S. Army 4th Battalion, 25th Infantry Airborne packs his parachute after jumping from a C-17 Globemaster III aircraft during exercise Talisman Sabre in Northern Territory, Australia, July 8, 2015. Exercises such as Talisman Sabre 2015 provide realistic, relevant training which is necessary to maintain regional security, peace and stability. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Stephen G. Eigel)

More than 400 U.S. Army 4th Battalion, 25th Infantry Airborne jump from seven C-17 Globemaster III aircraft during exercise Talisman Sabre in Northern Territory, Australia, July 8, 2015. Exercises such as Talisman Sabre offer a uniquely complex and challenging multinational environment for our forces to hone their skills. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Stephen G. Eigel)
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More than 400 U.S. Army 4th Battalion, 25th Infantry Airborne jump from seven C-17 Globemaster III aircraft during exercise Talisman Sabre in Northern Territory, Australia, July 8, 2015. Exercises such as Talisman Sabre offer a uniquely complex and challenging multinational environment for our forces to hone their skills. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Stephen G. Eigel)

A jumper from the U.S. Army 4th Battalion, 25th Infantry Airborne floats down after jumping from a C-17 Globemaster III aircraft during exercise Talisman Sabre in Northern Territory, Australia, July 8, 2015. Exercises such as Talisman Sabre offer a uniquely complex and challenging multinational environment for our forces to hone their skills. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Stephen G. Eigel)
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A jumper from the U.S. Army 4th Battalion, 25th Infantry Airborne floats down after jumping from a C-17 Globemaster III aircraft during exercise Talisman Sabre in Northern Territory, Australia, July 8, 2015. Exercises such as Talisman Sabre offer a uniquely complex and challenging multinational environment for our forces to hone their skills. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Stephen G. Eigel)

More than 400 U.S. Army 4th Battalion, 25th Infantry Airborne jump from seven C-17 Globemaster III aircraft during exercise Talisman Sabre in Northern Territory, Australia, July 8, 2015. Exercises like Talisman Sabre provide effective and intense training to ensure our forces are capable, interoperable, and deployable on short notice. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Stephen G. Eigel)
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More than 400 U.S. Army 4th Battalion, 25th Infantry Airborne jump from seven C-17 Globemaster III aircraft during exercise Talisman Sabre in Northern Territory, Australia, July 8, 2015. Exercises like Talisman Sabre provide effective and intense training to ensure our forces are capable, interoperable, and deployable on short notice. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Stephen G. Eigel)

A special tactics special operations weatherman from the 320th Special Tactics Squadron plans for a static line parachute drop during exercise Talisman Sabre in Northern Territory, Australia, July 8, 2015. The parachute drop was the first major even kicking off the exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Stephen G. Eigel)
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A special tactics special operations weatherman from the 320th Special Tactics Squadron plans for a static line parachute drop during exercise Talisman Sabre in Northern Territory, Australia, July 8, 2015. The parachute drop was the first major even kicking off the exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Stephen G. Eigel)

NORTHERN TERRITORY, Australia --