TACPs work outside the wire, Aug. 1, 2012

By Staff Sgt. Amanda Dick
Air Force Public Affairs Agency

“Because of you, I get to go home to my daughter.” Tactical air control party (TACP) members provide close air support for U.S. Army Soldiers while deployed. Read how TACPs live between blue and green and view the TACP – outside the wire photo set.

Photo: Army unit patches hang next to Air Force name tapes and uniforms at the 14th ASOS at Fort Bragg, N.C. To match their Army counterparts, TACP Airmen wear different uniforms in theater and in training. At the squadron, Airmen here have their own cage-locker, where they store gear and uniforms for use in training and real-world emergencies. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Alexander W. Riedel)