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  • 24 Airmen awarded DFCs at Hurlburt Field

    There were 808 lives that hung in the balance as terrorists launched coordinated attacks against friendly forces. Joint special operations teams were exposed and under duress as AC-130U Spooky Gunship crews circled above, pushing the limits of gun barrels to the melting point and providing precision airstrike capabilities to the troops below. Four
  • ST legend earns second retirement

    Scott Fales’ demeanor wouldn’t lead to believe the long list of accomplishments he has. The retired Air Force master sergeant spent 20 years on active duty, primarily as a pararescueman, and in that time he saw conflict across the glove from Panama to Somalia. He’s earned a Silver Star Medal, Purple Heart, and been inducted into both the U.S. Special Operations Command Hall of Fame and the Air Commando Association Commando Hall of Honor.
  • 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 9. 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
  • SECAF visits Hurlburt for AFSOC mission immersion

    Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson visited Hurlburt Field May 2-4 for her Air Force Special Operations Command mission immersion. Wilson met with Air Commandos, and toured facilities and assets to get a better understanding of the strategic value AFSOC delivers on the high and low end of the conflict spectrum.The secretary flew with a Joint
  • Oklahoma Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve partnership ensures ANG-wide aeromedical evacuation training event

    WILL ROGERS AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Okla. - Two Oklahoma units, one Air National Guard and the other U.S. Air Force Reserve, used their shared legacy of teamwork and cooperation to make an Air National Guard-wide aeromedical evacuation exercise run successfully for the third year in a row.
  • #RAFA Operation Gas Station

    Members from Cannon Air Force Base, the Clovis High School football team and CHS cheerleaders volunteered to pump gas for people throughout Clovis, New Mexico, March 31, 2018.The gesture continued “Random Acts For Andy,” a movement with the goal of paying it forward in remembrance of Maj. Andrew Becker, also known as Andy. The volunteers not only
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  • U.S. SOF conduct winter warfare training in Sweden

    KIRUNA, SWEDEN – There’s cold and then there’s above the Arctic Circle cold. So cold that frostbite on exposed skin can occur within minutes. Not cold enough to stop special operations forces from operating in the environment.
  • ST operators lead in EW18

    Emerald Warrior 18, an annual air-centric, irregular warfare U.S. Special Operations Command exercise, saw hundreds of personnel from across the world gather at Hurlburt Field to exercise special operations tactics, and for the second year in a row, command and control of ground special operations forces were led by Air Force Special Tactics.
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