C-130 Dirt Strip Training

C-130 Dirt Strip TrainingAn HC-130 Hercules from the 102nd Rescue Squadron, New York Air National Guard, conducts dirt-strip landing training at Fort Polk, La., during Southern Strike 17, Oct. 27th, 2016. Southern Strike 17 is a total force, multi-service training exercise hosted by the Mississippi Air National Guard’s Combat Readiness Training Center in Gulfport, Miss., from Oct. 24 through Nov. 4, 2016. The 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 Jacob Albers)

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