24th Special Operations Wing mission statement
The primary mission of the 24th Special Operations Wing is to provide Special Tactics forces for rapid global employment to enable airpower success. The 24 SOW is U.S. Special Operations Command's tactical air/ground integration force and the Air Force's special operations ground force to enable global access, precision strike and personnel recovery operations.
encompass: airfield reconnaissance, assessment, and control; personnel recovery; joint terminal attack control; and environmental reconnaissance.
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