Atlantic Strike Brings in Foreign JTACs:

US Central Command Air Forces Atlantic Strike VI has attracted participants from Canada and Denmark to train with USAF joint terminal attack controllers, reports Capt. Nathan Broshear. Canada and Denmark both sent JTACs to the event staged at Avon Park Training Range in Florida. Exercise planners also brought in a Canadian mortar team recently returned from Afghanistan to provide live mortar fire to add to the airspace deconfliction training. Broshear and A1C Stephenie Wade report that A-10, F-16, and E-8 Joint STARS aircraft are flying out of their home stations in the southeastern states, while some A-10s and personnel came from Spangdahlem AB, Germany, to fly Atlantic Strike missions from MacDill AFB, Fla.