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  • U.S., Hungarian SOF train together in another NATO bi-lateral engagement

    Hungarian and U.S. Special Operations Forces began a training engagement 25 October, 2019 at the invitation of Hungarian SOF and through coordination by U.S. and Hungarian governments. U.S. Air Force CV-22Bs recently trained out of Szolnok, Hungary in June 2019 during Trojan Footprint, an annual U.S. Special Operations Command Europe-led exercise, and the Hungarian-led Black Swan exercise as well.
  • Building Partner Aviation Capacity Seminar held in the Indo-Pacific AOR

    For the first time in history, U.S. Air Force Special Operations School hosted a Building Partnership Aviation Capacity Seminar abroad at Kadena Air Force Base, Japan, 9-20 Sept.BPACS is a two week course, held quarterly, that brings aviation-minded partner nation military personnel together with U.S. service members and civil servants. Partner
  • Special Tactics Airman killed in training incident

    U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Peter Kraines, 33, a Special Tactics pararescueman with the 24th Special Operations Wing, died from injuries sustained in a training incident while performing mountain rescue techniques in Boise, Idaho, Tuesday. The incident is currently under investigation.
  • Special Ops RPA pilot returns to Academy, mentors cadets

    RPA pilot, Academy grad, visits cadets to help launch Academy's new Rated Mentor Program.
  • Medic Rodeo comes to Cannon for another iteration

    The 27th Special Operations Medical Group hosted 19 Air Force medical technician teams from bases around the world for the 12th annual Medic Rodeo Sept. 17-20, 2019, at Cannon Air Force Base and Melrose Air Force Range.The Medic Rodeo is a competition where teams of four perform multiple medical scenarios in home station and deployed environments.
  • Duke Field focusing on preventative health conditioning

    Most military members who have spent years training and deploying are all too familiar with duty-related injuries and the long rehabilitation process that follows. Air Force Special Operations Command is now using an innovative approach to try to preserve the health of its members by preventing those injuries from occurring in the first place.That
  • AFSOC celebrates Air Force’s 72nd birthday

    U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Vince Becklund, center, Air Force Special Operations Command deputy commander; U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Michael Shannon, AFSOC deputy command chaplain; and U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Bryce Smith, AFSOC Operations Center, cut an Air Force birthday cake at Hurlburt Field, Florida, Sept. 18, 2019. In keeping with
  • U.S. SOCOM commander visits 352nd SOW Air Commandos

    U.S Army Gen. Richard D. Clarke, United States Special Operations Command commander, visited Air Commandos of the 352nd Special Operations Wing at RAF Mildenhall, England, Sept. 12, 2019.
  • Kentucky Air Guardsman earns Air Force Cross for valor in Afghanistan

    Tech. Sgt. Daniel P. Keller, a combat controller in the Kentucky Air National Guard’s 123rd Special Tactics Squadron, was awarded the Air Force Cross during a ceremony in Louisville, Kentucky, Aug. 13, 2019, for his heroic actions on a battlefield in Afghanistan.
  • MOH recipient’s daughter receives new dog tags

    Even after decades, Air Commandos take care of their own.Angela Bennett-Engele, daughter of Medal of Honor recipient and OV-10 pilot Capt. Steven L. Bennett, received newly printed replica dog tags in his honor during a small ceremony at Hurlburt Field, Florida, Aug. 29, 2019. Bennett’s original dog tags recently went missing.Bennett received the