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  • UK-based CV-22s fly in formation with HH-60s

    CV-22 Ospreys from the 352nd Special Operations Wing and HH-60 Pave Hawks from the 48th Fighter Wing flew together in a joint formation around southern England Aug. 31, 2017. This flight gave pilots of both units the ability to practice working together in different formations and to hone how they would act and react as a team.
  • Special Tactics saves lives in Hurricane Harvey aftermath

    To assist in rescue efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, 38 Special Tactics Airmen were deployed to Southeast Texas to provide critical disaster relief.Special Tactics Airmen with the 123rd and 125th Air National Guard Special Tactics Squadrons are exercising their personnel rescue and global access capabilities to provide critical relief
  • Suicide prevention month: stopping suicide is everyone’s battle

    September is Suicide Prevention Month, a time for Americans to build awareness and help understand suicide in our culture. More than 40,000 Americans lose their life due to suicide each year and research shows that rates in the military and the general population are very close. The loss of any one person to suicide is a tragedy, and that is why
  • Oklahoma Air National Guard wing sends aid to neighbor state for Hurricane Harvey

    About 40 Airmen from the Oklahoma Air National Guard’s 137th Special Operations Wing departed Will Rogers Air National Guard Base in Oklahoma City, Aug. 29, 2017, to support the Texas Military Department and Texas Emergency Management in relief efforts following Hurricane Harvey.
  • 123rd STS, Kentucky ANG deploy troops for Hurricane Harvey rescue

    Forty-three additional Airmen from the Kentucky Air National Guard departed for Texas yesterday to assist with Hurricane Harvey rescue operations, including aeromedical evacuations.An eight-person assessment team from the 123rd Contingency Response Group deployed aboard a Kentucky Air Guard C-130 aircraft at 1:15 p.m. Aug. 29, en route to George
  • 23rd SOWS absorbs former 1st SOSS weather flight

    The base weather flight transferred from the 1st Special Operations Support Squadron to the 23rd Special Operations Weather Squadron in a merger designed to increase Special Operations Forces’ capabilities on the home front and downrange.
  • Media reporters get taste of Air Commando life

    Media reporters were invited to Cannon Air Force Base, New Mexico, Aug. 21, 2017 to gather insight on how Cannon prepares its Air Commandos for deployments, as well as experience low-level flight patterns with the 9th Special Operations Squadron.
  • Pearl Harbor survivor speaks to Air Commandos

    “How do we react to anything out of our comfort zone? With resiliency.” At 104 years old, retired Navy Lt. Jim Downing, the second oldest living Pearl Harbor survivor, understands what it takes to overcome adversity, as he told his life story during a special event here, Aug. 10, 2017.
  • Special Tactics trainees attend combat diving course

    Airmen attending the Naval Diving and Salvage Training Center go through dive training with the goal of enabling the safe, timely and effective training of qualified candidates for combined operations in support of national military strategy and national security. Though they are not directly stationed with the 325th Fighter Wing, the dive school Airmen are supported through Tyndall Air Force Base administratively. Many of their personnel based issues are solved through Tyndall.
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