Misawa defenders earn place on Special Reaction Team

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U.S. Air Force members of the 35th Security Forces Squadron execute buddy carries during a Special Reaction Team training day at Misawa Air Base, Japan, May 27, 2014. Eight Airmen tried out to become SRT members and were put through various physically and mentally taxing exercises before earning their SRT patch. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Jared Elliott)
U.S. Air Force members of the 35th Security Forces Squadron execute buddy carries during a Special Reaction Team training day at Misawa Air Base, Japan, May 27, 2014. Eight Airmen tried out to become SRT members and were put through various physically and mentally taxing exercises before earning their SRT patch. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Jared Elliott)

Misawa defenders earn place on Special Reaction Team

by: Senior Airman Derek VanHorn | .
35th Fighter Wing PAO | .
published: May 29, 2014

MISAWA AIR BASE, Japan -- U.S. Air Force defenders from the 35th Security Forces Squadron trained to become the newest members of the squadron's Special Reaction Team, which is the USAF's version of a Special Weapons and Tactics team. A total of eight Airmen tried out and were put through a rigorous day of training that included lengthy ruck marches, buddy carries and weapons and tactics techniques. Following completion, the Airmen earned a SRT patch and now join a team that specializes in high-risk situations and emergencies.

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