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  • 125th STS dives into new underwater capability

    Note: Names have been left out of the following article due to mission requirements.It would be pointless to swim subsurface into enemy territory in regular scuba gear, as the adversaries may notice bubbles coming out of the water. That’s why members from the 125th Special Tactics Squadron recently adopted a different type of diving.U.S. Air Force
  • 71st AMU chosen to beta test maintenance software for CV-22 Osprey

    Torque, an aircraft maintenance software, is being beta tested for the CV-22 Osprey community by Airmen from the 71st Aircraft Maintenance Unit at Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico, starting July 15, 2020
  • Assessment and Selection Equals Airpower Projection

    A&S is a character based process that is indexed off of physical performance and mental fortitude, but fuses the cognitive domain to build a unit of action: an agile and adaptive operator. A&S is a high performance system designed to prepare operators for uncertainty, to embrace pressure and improve their crisis management abilities.
  • AFSOC Airman first in command to gain Sikh religious accommodation waiver

    On June 7, 2020, U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Dominic Varriale, a geospatial intelligence analyst with the 11th Special Operations Intelligence Squadron, became the first member of Air Force Special Operations Command to gain a religious accommodations waiver. He accomplished this by way of the SAVA, who helped guide him through the process from start to finish.
  • 919th SOW Airman helps combat COVID-19

    The 919th Special Operations Wing is working to slow the spread of COVID-19 by increasing sanitation, implementing the use of face coverings, socially distancing when possible and bringing in some extra help to get the job done. One Airman taking on some extra work at the 919th Special Operations Medical Squadron is Tech. Sgt. Anthony Rios, a public health technician with the 919th SOMDS.
  • Air Force announces the 12 Outstanding Airmen of 2020

    Air Force officials have selected the service’s top enlisted members, naming the 12 Outstanding Airmen of the Year for 2020.
  • AFSFC Conducts Kennel and Military Working Dog Health Assessment

    The Air Force Security Forces Center on Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland has launched the Kennel Health Assessment 2.0 project officially as of July 8, 2020. The purpose of KHA 2.0 is to ascertain the holistic state of all of the kennels across the Air Force to ensure the well-being of all military working dogs.
  • Secretary of the Air Force visits Team Pope

    Secretary of the Air Force Barbara M. Barrett visited Pope Army Airfield, North Carolina on July 16 to discuss joint operations and the integral part the Air Force plays during global responses.
  • AFSOC staff continues dialogue on race

    Two Air Force Special Operations Command directorates recently hosted internal listening sessions on the subject of race, to better understand the challenges faced by their Airmen and civilian teammates. The communications directorate and personnel directorate sponsored group-led sessions amid a new era where more senior military leaders are speaking openly on racial tensions and encouraging people to listen and be more thoughtful to those who come from different backgrounds.
  • Air Force Fall Prevention Focus hits home

    One Airman or Space Professional lost to a fall mishap is one too many. Since 2015 there have been 15 fatalities and permanent disabilities caused by on and off-duty falls in the Air Force. That’s one of the many reasons we are passionate about fall prevention. Take some time to focus on fall prevention July 20-24 using this year’s Air Force theme, “Calling All Fall Prevention Warriors!”
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