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  • 919 SOW grieves loss of fellow Airman

    Citizen Air Commandos at Duke Field said goodbye to a fellow Airman last week. Staff Sgt. Timothy Marion passed away at his home on April 1, 2021 after a long bout with cancer.
  • AFSOC deputy commander visits USAF Expeditionary Center

    U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Eric Hill, deputy commander of Air Force Special Operations Command, visited the U.S. Air Force Expeditionary Center headquarters, March 30, 2021, to gain a better understanding of the Center's mission and how the U.S. Air Force Expeditionary Operations School provides training to Airmen around the globe.
  • Female aviators key element to the CAA mission

    Female aviators play an important role in the 711th Special Operations Squadron’s Combat Aviation Advisor mission at home and around the globe. Combat Aviation Advisors advise, assist and instruct service members from our partner nations on how to best perform this specialized mission.
  • 919 SOW’s first female Airman reflects on career

    Ann Avant was unsure what to do after graduating high school and one day took a trip with her dad to visit the newly established 919th Tactical Airlift Group at Duke Field. Before the trip was over, Avant had enlisted in the United States Air Force. Little did she know that she had just made history by becoming the first non-prior service enlisted female in 919th Special Operations Wing.
  • Third Annual Spring Motorcycle Focus Kick-off

    The third annual Spring PMV-2 Focus, will be held from March 21- May 21, 2021, is intended to highlight motorcycle safety and ensure all Air Force military riders know the requirements. The Motorcycle Unit Safety Tracking Tool (MUSTT) and Unit Motorcycle Safety Representative (MSR's) are vital in helping Airmen mitigate risks inherent to riding a motorcycle.
  • The Air Force seeks to accelerate efficiency

    As modern warfare continues to evolve, the Air Force has renewed its focus on maintaining secure fuel networks and optimizing operations for maximized combat capability. Over the past year, the Air Force Operational Energy office targeted specific initiatives that aim to increase operational efficiency, incorporate modern technology and processes, and improve sustainment. Furthermore, these efforts have an added benefit of reducing greenhouse gas emissions, a critical aspect of the Secretary of Defense’s climate change prioritization. Read the breakdown of our latest accomplishments and how we’re bringing 21st century energy solutions to the Air Force.
  • AFSOC’s Next-Gen Emerald Warrior

    Each year, Air Force Special Operations Command takes on the all-important role as host for U.S. Special Operations Command’s exercise Emerald Warrior, a joint exercise which brings together U.S. special operations and conventional forces and those of its international partners and allies to prepare for current and future challenges. In years past, the exercise focused on counter violent extremist organization efforts through enhanced teamwork, but EW 21.1 moved toward less direct action. This year, Emerald Warrior exposed operators to concepts they may not encounter in daily training to increase readiness, effectiveness and make them more dynamic.
  • Officials to unveil Chapman plaque at Randolph’s Airmen’s Heritage Park

    The late Master Sgt. John Chapman will be honored during a plaque unveiling ceremony, hosted by members of the Special Warfare Training Wing, at Airmen’s Heritage Park here, March 4, 2021.
  • Humans over hardware: Special Tactics Chaplains conduct joint training event

    The 24th Special Operations Wing chaplain corps hosted a week-long training event at Hurlburt Field, Florida Jan. 25-29, 2021. The week’s activities consisted of time with senior leaders, professional development, working groups and an immersion with the Chaplain Corps of the Army’s 7th Special Force’s Group (Airborne).
  • SOLRS Airmen support the aerial delivery mission

    The 919th Special Operations Logistics Readiness Squadron has a team of aerial transportation specialists who provide for the aerial delivery mission. They assist our aerial training missions, total force partners, and partner nations by packing, rigging, transporting, and collecting cargo for flights. In a deployed environment this would mean transporting goods to austere locations and over enemy territory.