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  • AFSOC Civilian Earns DoD Award

    The Air Force announced this week that an Air Force Special Operations Command employee at Pope Air Force Base, N.C., was selected for the 2007 Outstanding Department of Defense Employee with a Disability Award. Mr. Ronald Greenfield, 24th Special Tactics Squadron chief of staff, was selected out of more than 47,000 people with disabilities
  • Schoolhouse continues tradition of excellence

    The U.S. Air Force Special Operations School's 19th commandant took charge Monday in the schoolhouse's auditorium. Col. Paul Harmon assumed command from Col. John Jogerst, while Maj. Gen. Donald Wurster, Air Force Special Operations Command vice commander, presided. "Never before has there been a need like there is now for this kind of education,"
  • CV-22 aces three-part test

    The 8th Special Operations Squadron completed another mission to verify and prove the tactics, techniques and procedures of the CV-22 Osprey during a water operations exercise with Navy SEALs June 27-28 at Lake Jackson in Florala, Ala. The mission was a three-part event with boat deployment, helocasting and live water hoist operations. "The boat
  • Special Ops welcomes new commander

    Col. Brad Webb assumed command of the 1st Special Operations Wing Tuesday in Freedom Hangar. Colonel Webb succeeded Col. Norman Brozenick Jr., who will be moving to Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Pentagon, as deputy director of studies and analyses, assessments and lessons learned. Colonel Brozenick is the third Hurlburt Field wing commander in a row
  • New 1st SOW commander arrives Tuesday

    Col. Marshall "Brad" Webb will assume command of the 1st Special Operations Wing from Col Norman Brozenick Jr. during a ceremony 9 a.m. Tuesday in Freedom Hangar. Colonel Brozenick leaves the commander's position for a job as deputy director of studies and analyses, assessments and lessons learned, Headquarters U.S. Air Force at the
  • Observe fireworks safety everyday

    Family cookouts, vacations and fireworks are just a few things we look forward to during our Independence Day celebrations. The glowing sparklers, the popping of firecrackers and that loud thud as a mortar travels through the air make our hearts race with anticipation to see what the next explosion of lights bring. But then the celebration is
  • AFSOC Sharpens a New “DAGRE”

    Special operations security forces are upgrading their training to protect high risk aircraft in deployed locations. Handpicked members of security forces squadrons from all over Air Force Special Operations Command are participating in a new training program called DAGRE (Deployed Aircraft Ground Response Element) to upgrade their combat skills to
  • AFSOC Safety Efforts Garner Major Award

    Last to first in 365 days sounds like a great title for a novel. In the case of Air Force Special Operations Command, those 365 days of attention to detail and risk management efforts yielded a major mishap-free record after tallying seven the year before. During the Order of the Daedalian's national convention June 13-16, in Colorado Springs,