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Chief Master Sgt. Howard “Jim” Mowry, Air Force Special Operations Command command chief. Chief ends tenure as command's top enlisted leader
Chief Master Sgt. Howard "Jim" Mowry, Air Force Special Operations Command command chief, is retiring, capping 29 years of distinguished enlisted service. Chief Mowry took time out recently to reflect on the past and present Air Force and his time with Air Force Special Operations Command. There have been many changes to the Air Force since
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Default Air Force Logo New Hurlburt intel squadron turns aerial eye on terrorists
Terrorists and their supporters around in the world will soon be under the gaze of a powerful "unblinking eye" providing information on their whereabouts to a "brain" at Hurlburt Field, Fla. Note to the bad guys: You will not like the attention. The reactivation of the 11th Intelligence Squadron here August 1marks a milestone for Air Force Special
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Staff Sgt. Somkit Chittakone, 16th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron and the aircraft's honorary crew chief, guides Hurlburt's first MC-130W to a stop here July 21.  (U.S. Air Force Photograph by Senior Airman Andy Kin) MC-130W arrives for duty at Hurlburt Field
Adding a twelfth airframe to its inventory, the 16th Special Operations Wing grew one-plane larger July 21 with the arrival of the MC-130W. The new airframe touched down at 12:44 p.m., taxied, then parked in front of base operations for a reception including Col. Paul Harmon, 16th SOW vice commander. The pilots were Lt. Col. Thomas Markland and
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CYPRUS (AFPN) -- Tech. Sgt. John Stott checks the left side of a MH-53M Pave Low helicopter in flight July 24. Sergeant Stott is an aerial gunner with the 352nd Special Operations Group at Royal Air Force Mildenhall, England, and is deployed here to help with the transportation of American citizens from Lebanon. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Brian Ferguson) Special ops group helps out in Lebanon operations
The 352nd Special Operations Group, from Royal Air Force Mildenhall, England, is taking part in joint operations to transport American citizens, who are voluntarily departing Lebanon to Cyprus. The group plays an important role in the U.S. State Department operation. Our mission is to assist the Combined Task Force 59 with the departure of American
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Jordin Pressler (left) and her mother, Laci, wait on the tarmac at Duke Field July 14 as the MC-130E Combat Talon I and Senior Airman Steve Pressler, 8th Special Operations Squadron, return from a deployed location. (Air Force Photograph by Senior Airman Jessica Klingler) 8th SOS transition - Talon I returns home for last time
The 8th Special Operations Squadron returned to Duke Field from Southwest Asia in the MC-130E Com-bat Talon I for the last time July 14. As the plane approached the airfield Lt. Col. Ted Corallo, 8th SOS commander, distinguished visitors, family and squadron members watched the sky as the aircraft did a low approach, broke west and came in for its
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Tech. Sgt. Daniel Weimer, 6th Special Operations Squadron, receives the Philippine Civic Action Medal from Philippine Air Force Brig. Gen. Michael Mendoza, 205th Tactical Helicopter Wing commander. (U.S. Air Force Photograph by Master Sgt. Paul Chick) Philippines Civic Action Medals awarded to 6th SOS Airmen
Nineteen members of the 6th Special Operations Squadron received the Philippines Civic Action Medal June 5 at Mactan Benito Ebuen Air Base, Philippines from Philippine Air Force Brig. Gen. Michael Mendoza, 205th Tactical Helicopter Wing commander. The 6th SOS was in the Philippines to train on the squadron's mission-essential task list and to train
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Default Air Force Logo 720th Airmen build homes to help locals
Airmen from the 720th Special Tactics Group are teaming up with the local Habitat for Humanity to build homes for Northwest Florida families in need. The Pensacola Habitat for Humanity, which serves Escambia and Santa Rosa counties, has moved 28 families into new homes since January. Hurlburt's special operations Airmen, civilians and family
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Default Air Force Logo SOCOM commander visits Hurlburt, praises Air Commandos
The Soldier leading special operations troops in the Global War on Terrorism visited Hurlburt Field Tuesday to speak to Joint Special Operations University students and receive briefings on current and future issues in Air Force Special Operations Command. But Army Gen. Doug Brown, U.S. Special Operations Command commander, didn't depart the base
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Default Air Force Logo Kadena Airman earns Air Force level award in career field
A Pacific Air Commando assigned to the 353rd Special Operations Group earned top honors in the aircrew life support career field recently. Technical Sgt. Jennifer Hellwig, an aircrew life support instructor, was named the Air Force-level Aircrew Life Support NCO for 2005. Humbled by the award, Sergeant Hellwig said, “I just have an insatiable knack
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Tech. Sgt. Earnest "Rock" Rockamore died June 16 in a fishing accident on Gator Lake on Hurlburt Field. Airman dies in fishing accident
Tragedy struck Hurlburt Field when a 16th Civil Engineer Squadron firefighter died June 16 in an accident on Gator Lake. After an intensive search, Tech. Sgt. Earnest "Rock" Rockamore's body was found at 11:15 a.m. June 17. The cause of his death is still under investigation. "This is a time of sadness," said Col. Norman Brozenick Jr., 16th Special
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