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  • 919th SOG welcomes new commander

    The 919th Special Operations Group welcomed a new commander during an assumption of command ceremony at Duke Field Feb. 5, 2022.

  • 1st SOMXG hosts Load Crew of the Year Competition

    The 1st Special Operations Maintenance Group hosted a Load Crew of the Year Competition, Jan. 31, 2022, at Hurlburt Field, Florida. During the competition, a load crew from the 4th Aircraft Maintenance Unit and the 73rd AMU were evaluated as they loaded two AGM-114 Hellfire missiles onto an AC-130J

  • 2021: AFSOC’s year of innovation

    An aircrew with the 492nd Special Operations Training Group Detachment 2, Hurlburt Field, Florida, conducted the palletized munitions platform’s first live-fire test from an MC-130J Combat Talon II for the Rapid Dragon program, Dec. 16, 2021, over the Gulf of Mexico.

  • Bomb squad embraces pressure of no fail mission

    As he peered around the corner at what he suspected to be an improvised explosive device, a drip of sweat grazed across Simon Ward’s forehead. He knew his role was to identify, render safe, and dispose of the threat.

  • 1st SOS conducts Flight of the Flock

    Seven 1st Special Operations Squadron MC-130J Commando II aircraft conducted “Flight of the Flock” off the coast of Okinawa, Japan Jan. 6, 2022. “Flight of the Flock” is a rare training opportunity designed to challenge the pilots and aircrew on conducting operations as efficiently as possible.