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Air Force Special Operations Command leadership stands with AFSOC’s 2016 Outstanding Airmen of the Year at Hurlburt Field, Fla., May 10, 2017. The award winners toured Hurlburt Field May 8 and 9 before being honored at the yearly awards banquet held May 10 to celebrate their accomplishments. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joseph Pick) AFSOC honors outstanding Air Commandos
Air Commandos gathered to honor their top performers during the Outstanding Airmen and civilians of the Year banquet here May 10. The OAY banquet is an annual celebration honoring the best Airmen and civilians in Air Force Special Operations Command. Supervisors nominated Airmen with exceptional service in their workplace and communities, who also
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2017
Lt. Gen. Brad Webb, left, the commander of Air Force Special Operations Command, and Col. Nathan Green, right, the commander of Air Force Special Operations Air Warfare Center,  furl the AFSOAWC flag during a ceremony at Hurlburt Field, May 10, 2017. An organizational banner is ceremoniously furled to designate a unit’s inactivation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joseph Pick) 492nd SOW activation completes circle of Air Commando history
World War II's renowned Carpetbagger unit returned to active service as the 492nd Special Operations Wing during a ceremony May 10, 2017, at Hurlburt Field, Fla. This activation links a storied past to AFSOC's exciting future.
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Chief Master Sgt. Ronald C. Anderson, command chief master sergeant of the Air National Guard, asks Staff Sgt. Aaron Rickey, a 137th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron flight instructor, about equipment used by AES Airmen during a tour of the 137th Special Operations Wing at Will Rogers Air National Guard Base in Oklahoma City, May 8, 2017. The tour allowed Lt. Gen. L. Scott Rice, the director of the Air National Guard, and several other distinguished visitors to not only get a look into the special operations mission of the 137 SOW but also find ways to better serve the Airmen of the Air National Guard. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kasey Phipps) 137th Special Operations Wing hosts director of Air National Guard
The 137th Special Operations Wing hosted Lt. Gen. L. Scott Rice, director of the Air National Guard, and Chief Master Sgt. Ronald C. Anderson, command chief master sergeant of the Air National Guard, at Will Rogers Air National Guard Base in Oklahoma City, May 8, 2017. The visit allowed the director to not only get a look into the special
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Air Commandos begin a 5K run at Hurlburt Field, Fla., May 5, 2017. Both Airmen and civilians at Headquarters Air Force Special Operations Command ran together during a physical training session. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Melanie Holochwost) HQ AFSOC staff participates in Command Run
Air Commandos begin a 5K run at Hurlburt Field, Fla., May 5, 2017. Both Airmen and civilians at Headquarters Air Force Special Operations Command ran together during a physical training session. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Melanie Holochwost)
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Default Air Force Logo AFSOC migrates email to cloud-based system
Email is about to get bigger and better for most Air Commandos. After hearing complaints of prolonged outages and slow connection speeds, leaders at Air Force Special Operations Command decided to take action."AFSOC/A6 has been looking at options to improve our users' NIPRNet experience," said Col. Anthony Thomas, AFSOC director of Communications
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2017
The Special Operations Surgical Team, including Lt. Col. (Dr.) Benjamin Mitchell, poses at a forward location. (Courtesy photo) Special Operations Surgical Team doctor to receive Jackson Foundation award
The direct impact of Lt. Col. (Dr.) Benjamin Mitchell can be measured in lives saved on the battlefield. However, the numbers associated with this emergency medicine physician assigned to a Special Operations Surgical Team (SOST) are impressive.
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2017
President Donald J. Trump and Vice President Mike Pence walk with 193rd Special Operation Wing Commander Benjamin “Mike” Cason over to 193rd SOW Airmen, and Airmen’s family and friends, to shake their hands, Middletown, Pennsylvania, April 29, 2017. The President and Vice President landed at the 193rd SOW and were on their way the Harrisburg Farm Show Complex for President Trump’s 100th day rally when they made time to greet those that awaited their arrival. (U.S. Air National Guard Photo by Master Sgt. Culeen Shaffer/Released) President Trump stops by 193rd SOW
Excitement filled the air. Airmen awaiting the arrival of their commander in chief; in hopes to catch a glimpse of him.Airmen of the 193rd Special Operations Wing, along with their friends and family members had the opportunity to watch Air Force One with President Donald J. Trump on board, land and taxi onto base, April 29, 2017.Vice President
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Special missions aviators with the 4th Special Operations Squadron reload the 105mm and 40mm canons on an AC-130U Spooky gunship during a live-fire training mission at the Eglin Range, Fla., April 17, 2017. The AC-130U gunship’s primary missions are close air support, air interdiction and armed reconnaissance. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joseph Pick) SOCOM Commander: Forces at Forefront of National Security Operations
The commander of U.S. Special Operations Command and the Secretary of Defense for Special Operations/Low-Intensity Conflict spoke on 30 years of history at their address to the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities.
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Team Hurlburt and families participate in the Alpha Warrior Battle Rig competition at the Commando Hangar on Hurlburt Field, Fla., April 29, 2017. Alpha Warrior is an obstacle competition similiar to that of television competition show American Ninja Warrior. The Alpha Warrior competition travels throughout the U.S. to offer service members the opportunity to maneuver the battle rig’s obstacles.  (U.S Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Dennis Spain) Hurlburt hosts 2nd Alpha Warrior competition
The 1st Special Operations Force Support Squadron hosted the second Alpha Warrior Battle Rig competition at the Commando Hangar, here, April 29. Alpha Warrior is an obstacle course competition that provides participants a fun way to work out while pushing them to their physical and mental limits."[Alpha Warrior] is more than just an obstacle
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Combat aviation advisor students with the 6th Special Operations Squadron load onto a C-145A Skytruck during Operation Raven Claw at Hurlburt Field, Fla., April 24, 2017. Raven Claw is the capstone event for the Air Force Special Operations Training Center’s combat aviation advisor mission qualification course. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joseph Pick) Combat aviation advisors conduct Operation Raven Claw
Combat aviation advisor students with the 6th Special Operations Squadron participate in Operation Raven Claw at Duke Field, Fla., April 24. Operation Raven Claw is the capstone event for the Air Force Special Operations Training Center’s Combat Aviation Advisor Mission Qualification Course. Combat aviation advisors are specifically trained and
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