Angel Thunder 2017 provided vital Combat Search and Rescue training to U.S. service members from the Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps along with service members from partner nations, including Canada, France, Italy and Poland.
Angel Thunder ensure units throughout the Department of Defense have the opportunity to participate in training events focused on combat search and rescue. The exercise provides training to U.S. and foreign-partner personnel recovery forces and helps to prepare them for future deployments. Due to the dynamic range of the tactics used by U.S. adversaries, the exercise continually evolves to combat those alterations in order for participants to be better equipped to deal with them downrange.
The U.S. Air Force Air Combat Command sponsors the exercise using a variety of scenarios to simulate deployed conditions and contingencies.
U.S. Air Force video by Airman 1st Class DaQuan Hurt - November 2017 Video edited by USA Patriotism!