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  • AFSOC Aircraft Mishap Releases

    UPDATE 16, January 11, 2024 1750CST:After more than 40 days of intensive search, rescue, recovery and salvage efforts, alongside the Japan Coast Guard, Japan Self-Defense Forces, local law enforcement and Japanese civilian volunteers, the U.S. Military concluded operations following the CV-22 mishap

  • Understanding AFSOC’s Adaptive Airborne Enterprise

    The 27th Special Operation Wing’s Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) community and industry partners completed several capability demonstrations throughout December 2023 as part of Air Force Special Operations Command’s Adaptive Airborne Enterprise (A2E) development.As directed in the 2022 U.S.

  • Airman of GUNDAM 22 posthumously promoted

    The Secretary of the Air Force posthumously promoted Captain Terrell “Terry” K. Brayman to the rank of Major, with an effective date of December 15, 2022 reflecting when Terry was selected for Major following the conclusion of the Air Force promotion board.

  • AFSOC Commander directs CV-22 operational standdown

    Lt. Gen. Tony Bauernfeind, AFSOC Commander, directed an operational standdown of the Air Force CV-22 fleet December 6, 2023 to mitigate risk while the investigation continues on the November 29, 2023 CV-22 mishap near Yakushima, Japan.

  • AFSOC Establishes EFAC

    Effective immediately, Air Force Special Operations Command has established an Emergency Family Assistance Center (EFAC) to track and provide support to our family members, military and government civilians seeking assistance affected by the recent aircraft mishap. The EFAC is a consolidated

  • Air Commandos Compete for Title of AFSOC Service Member of the Year

    U.S. Air Force Air Commandos compete in the Air Force Special Operations Command Service Member of the Year competition at Hurlburt Field, Florida, Nov. 15-17, 2023. The contestants completed three rigorous days of physical and mental challenges. The winner earned the title of Air Force

  • Foreign Air Attachés visit AFSOC

    Air Force Special Operations Command welcomed Air Attachés from 12 various allied and partner nations to Hurlburt Field, Florida, October 23, 2023.  Attaché tours are a key function of the Department of the Air Force Foreign Liaison Office, which organizes the engagements to enhance partners’

  • AFSOC embraces Extended Reality (XR) to enhance readiness

    Extended Reality (XR) is revolutionizing the way Air Force Special Operations Command is approaching training and readiness. XR is an umbrella term that encompasses Virtual Reality (VR), Augmented Reality (AR), and Mixed Reality (MR) to create a spectrum of experiences that range from fully virtual