U.S. Army 3rd Group Special Forces Soldiers practice close quarters battle (CQB) at the Combat Readiness Training Center, Gulfport, Mississippi, during Southern Strike 18. Southern Strike 18 is a total force, multi-service training exercise hosted by the Mississippi Air National Guard’s Combat Readiness Training Center in Gulfport, Mississippi.
The Southern Strike 18 exercise emphasizes air-to-air, air-to-ground and special operations forces training opportunities. These events are integrated into demanding hostile and asymmetric scenarios with actions from specialized ground forces and combat and mobility air forces.
U.S. Air Force video by Senior Airman Maygan Straight - October 2017 Video edited by USA Patriotism!