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  • 123rd Special Tactics Squadron

    Mission:The 123rd Special Tactics Squadron is the only special operations unit in the AirNational Guard with both combat controllers and pararescue personnel. Mission setsinclude clandestine deployment by land, sea and air to establish and control austere airfieldand assault-zone operations. Members

123rd Special Tactics Squadron Heraldry

123rd STS News

  • Grugel oversaw STS growth, retires after 31 years

    Chief Master Sgt. Karl Grugel, senior enlisted leader of the 123rd Special Tactics Squadron, concluded 31 years of distinguished military service during a retirement ceremony at the Kentucky Air National Guard Base here Dec. 10, 2022.

  • Kentucky Air Guard: 2022 Year in Photos

    From arctic combat training in Sweden to rescue missions across Eastern Kentucky following historic flooding that claimed more than 40 lives, Airmen from the Kentucky Air National Guard completed another year of dedicated service to their state, nation and the world in 2022. Some of our favorite

Recent 123rd STS Photos