On Thursday, Jan. 14 at 3 p.m. ET we will interview U.S. Air Force Maj. Jason Daniels, director of operations for the 720th Operations Support Squadron and Lt. Col. Brett J. Nelson, Commander of the 23d Special Tactics Squadron (23 STS), 720th Special Tactics Group (720 STG), Hurlburt Field, Fla.
Maj. Daniels, an Air Force combat controller, is part of the team that is opening Port au Prince airport, the only airstrip in Haiti, after its tower collapsed. Lt. Col. Nelson and Maj. Daniels will discuss special tactics to support humanitarian operations and the training that it takes to conduct such operations.
They will also explain the process for assessing conditions on airfields, the requirements for making airdrops, conducting para-rescue missions and working in concert with interagency partners.
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