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  • Emerald Warrior tests Air Commandos mettle

    Air Force Special Operations Command’s 17th annual Emerald Warrior exercise concluded recently having exercised in three extreme cold weather environments throughout the midwestern U.S. with many firsts.This U.S. Special Operations Command-supported exercise aligned with the Special Operations

  • AFSOC to Resume CV-22 Flight Operations

    Following the March 8, 2024 Naval Air Systems Command flight bulletin returning the V-22 Osprey to operation with safety controls in place, Air Force Special Operations Command is implementing a multi-phased approach to ensure our aircrew, maintainers and aircraft are ready to resume flight

  • AFSOC to award posthumous DFCs

    Air Force Special Operations Command will posthumously award the Distinguished Flying Cross to Maj. Randell Voas and Senior Master Sgt. James Lackey for actions taken April 9, 2010, during a mission near Qalat, Afghanistan. Secretary of the Air Force Frank Kendall authorized retroactive authority

  • COMAFSOC delivers closing remarks at SAWS

    Lt. Gen. Tony Bauernfeind, Commander of Air Force Special Operations Command, delivered a keynote speech concluding the Special Air Warfare Symposium on Feb. 29, 2024 at the Fort Walton Beach Convention Center.

  • Top SOF leaders address adaptability, future of force

    Assistant Secretary of Defense for Special Operations and Low-Intensity Conflict, Christopher Maier, and U.S. Army Gen. Bryan Fenton, commander, U.S. Special Operations Command, participated in a panel during the Special Air Warfare Symposium Feb 28, 2024.SAWS is an annual symposium focused on

  • Allies, Partners, SOF community forge partnerships at SAWS

    Within today’s complex and uncertain operational environments, Air Force Special Operations Command continues to seek forums to leverage relationships with allies, partners and special operations forces counterparts to prepare for the future.To further these partnerships and relationships in a

  • CV-22 Mishap Investigation Update

    Lt. Gen. Tony Bauernfeind, Air Force Special Operations Commander, convened a Safety Investigation Board (SIB) and Accident Investigation Board (AIB) in response to the November 29, 2023 CV-22 mishap near Yakushima, Japan. The Safety Investigation is for internal military mishap prevention, while