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AFSOC DEPLOYED AIRCRAFT GROUND RESPONSE ELEMENT
DAGRE (Deployed Aircraft Ground Response Element)is the Air Force Special Operations Command upgraded security forces training to protect high risk aircraft in deployed locations.
During this inaugural 11-week course, security forces Airmen from the 352nd Special Operation Group, RAF Mildenhall, 353rd Special Operation Group, Kadena AB 27th Fighter Wing at Cannon AFB, N.M., 919th Special Operations Wing, Duke Field, FL and Headquarters AFSOC and 1st Special Operations Security Forces Squadron are learning advanced combat and shooting tactics and honing unarmed fighting and combat first aid skills. All have received certification from the Air Force’s PHOENIX RAVEN program which trains to provide security for Air Mobility Command’s aircraft in high threat areas. In between combat courses and tough physical training regimen, participants are also taking classes at the Air Force Special Operations School in anti-terrorism, counter insurgency and other specialized courses.
The course was designed to fill a capabilities gap that existed between the Raven’s training and combat operations found in Iraq and Afghanistan. AFSOC’s specialized combat aircraft require additional protection when deployed. Additional training to prepare for the austere and hostile environments is required. Special Operations Forces and aircrews are regularly deployed to locations all around the world to support various combat missions.