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People sitting at a conference room table observing a PowerPoint presentation. Sparking innovation; AFSOC Spark Tank competition winners announced
Air Force Special Operations Command announced two winners in the Spark Tank competition here Dec. 5, 2017.
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C-130 Hercules sitting on Cannon Air Force Base, New Mexico, flightline. Cannon welcomes Hercules' power
A C-130H Hercules aircraft arrived on the flightline of Cannon Air Force Base, New Mexico, on Nov. 29, 2017, with no intention of leaving. The plane is being absorbed into the 16th Special Operations Squadron’s repertoire to more easily manage pilot training proficiencies, in addition to other positives.“The purpose of gaining the C-130H is to
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2017
An Afghan Air Force leader meets with Special Tactics Airmen from the Air Force Special Operations Command to discuss plans to increase airpower at airfields in Faryab province, Afghanistan, Nov. 29, 2017. The Special Tactics airmen ensure access to traditional airfields and field landing strips to increase the operational reach of coalition and Afghan aircraft for reconnaissance, troop delivery, and strategic air support operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Doug Ellis) Special Tactics Airmen survey airfields to gain an operational advantage
Special Tactics Airmen from Air Force Special Operations Command conducted multiple airfield surveys with their Afghan Air Force counterparts in Faryab province this week. Airfield surveys are executed prior to the arrival of special operations and conventional aircraft to traditional airfields and field landing strips.
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2017
Air Force Special Operations medics delivered care and rebuilt infrastructure after Caribbean hurricanes Air Force Special Operations medics delivered care and rebuilt infrastructure after Caribbean hurricanes
In the wake of the devastation left by Hurricane Irma this September, disaster relief efforts mobilized across the Caribbean as soon as the storm returned to sea. Small teams of Air Force Special Operations medics from the 27th Special Operations Wing were among the first disaster relief teams on the ground, executing a mission for which they are uniquely suited.
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Air Force Special Operations Command members (four people) place stars on a Christmas tree AFSOC Christmas tree honors the fallen
Preservation of the Force and Family (POTFF) came up with the idea to create a Christmas tree to honor AFSOC’s fallen.
0 11/22
2017
John Boudreaux is a colonel in the U.S. Air Force. In 2016, he suffered a critical sudden cardiac arrest. He was dead for several minutes. Less than 6% of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest victims survive the trip to the hospital. John's doctors gave him less than 1%. Today, as a group commander at Cannon Air Force Base, New Mexico, he bears the scars that remind him for every one of him, there are 99 others buried in the ground. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Lane T. Plummer) A commander’s story of survival
The sound of tire treads rolling over a smooth driveway was the only sound that could be heard on the street Col. John Boudreaux lived when he and his wife, Susi, pulled up to it. Susi shoved the gear shift to “Park.” She couldn’t do it fast enough, and sat back in the seat for a moment. She collected her thoughts as she closed her eyes and let her head fall back into the headrest. Her mind raced faster than her car could.
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Lt. Gen. Brad Webb, commander of Air Force Special Operations Command, reading a book to more than 60 people. Telling a story
Lt. Gen. Brad Webb, commander of Air Force Special Operations Command, reads to children and their families during a Tell Me a Story (TMAS) event Nov. 17, 2017, at Hurlburt Field, Fla. Webb read the book, Giraffes Can’t Dance by Giles Andrae and Guy Parker-Rees, as part of the TMAS initiative to encourage love of learning. TMAS was launched by the
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2017
Combat aviation advisors respond to questions about their unique training experiences Cadet lesson

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2017
Pueblo Governor Visits Kirtland Jemez pueblo governor visits Kirtland

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2017
Default Air Force Logo Air Force travelers reminded of flat rate per diem policy
Some Air Force travelers may not be aware of a flat rate per diem policy established a few years ago that focused on extended temporary duty travel. Congress instituted the flat rate in November 2014. The new policy reduced per diem from 100 percent to 75 percent for TDYs from 31 to 180 days and to 55 percent for TDYs over 180 days.
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