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Two nations, one mission: U.S. TACP, Thai CCT join forces
A COPE Tiger 19 patch is displayed on Royal Thai air force Flying Officer Jirot Prasoetampaisakul, 2nd Company 3rd Battalion Special Operations combat control team member, uniform during COPE Tiger 19 at Chandy Range, Thailand, March 15, 2019. U.S. Air Force tactical air control party joint terminal attack controllers from the 116th Air Support Operations Squadron, Washington Air National Guard, conducted a subject matter exchange with Thai combat control team airmen in support of COPE Tiger 2019, a two-week multilateral field training exercise. COPE Tiger not only involves flying operations but also offers combat maneuver support for troops on the ground, utilizing airpower from the U.S. Air Force, Royal Thai air force, and Republic of Singapore air force on a simulated battlefield. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Melanie A. Hutto)