146th ASOS conducts FRIES training June 8, 2022
Tactical Air Control Party specialists from the 146th Air Support Operations Squadron, Oklahoma Air National Guard, conduct fast rope insertion and extraction system (FRIES) training from a UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter attached to Alpha Company, 2nd Battalion, 149th Aviation Regiment, Arkansas National Guard, at Razorback Range near Ft. Smith, Arkansas May 17, 2022. FRIES is designed to quickly deploy personnel from a helicopter without the helicopter touching down. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Brigette Waltermire)