Interview: Lt Col Jeffers, Commanding Officer of the 13th Air Support Operations Squadron
With US troops scheduled to leave Afghanistan by the end of the year, Joint Tactical Air Control (JTAC) have played a pivotal part in the war, directing daily airstrikes against Taliban positions. When coalition troops are under fire, their ability to communicate accurate information is vital. They have also been tasked with training the Afghan National Army’s (ANA) Forward Air Control, ensuring that their influence in the region will be felt for years to come.
Lt Col Jeffers is the Co...
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