24th Special Tactics Squadron [24th STS]
Personnel from the 24th Special Tactics Squadron took part in rescue efforts after the downing of a US UH-60 helicopter in the streets of Mogadishu, Somalia, on October 3, 1993.
Personnel from the 24th STS took part in the 2000 edition of the Canadian Search and Rescue Exercise (SAREX) from September 15-20, along with personnel from the 23rd STS, based at Hurlburt Field, FL, and the 210th RQS, based at Kulis ANGB, AK. This was the first time in 15 years that Americans units had participated in the annual Canadian exercise.
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