Army, JTACS train with 81st FS pilots

SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany -- Capt. James Schmidt, 81st Fighter Squadron A-10 Thunderbolt II pilot, left, shows digital systems used to pursue targets to U.S. Army Chief Warrant Officer 3 Benjamin Bower, Joint Multinational Readiness Center (JMRC) UH-72 Lacota helicopter pilot, on the flightline here Sept. 5. Members of JMRC visited the 81st Fighter Squadron to exchange close-air-support tactics, techniques and procedures. During their visit, they also flew in an A-10 simulator and viewed target information sent from ground forces to the A-10 pilots. The 81st FS shares and exchanges operating procedures with joint forces to ensure interoperability in future training exercises and contingency operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Natasha Stannard/Released)

PHOTO BY: Senior Airman Natasha StannardReleased
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