• Emerald Warrior 22.1 concludes for AFSOC, Czech Special Forces

    Air Force Special Operations Command wrapped up its 15th Emerald Warrior exercise that provided realistic and relevant training to prepare special operations forces, conventional forces and international partners for conflict in an evolving, strategic environment.

  • Emerald Warrior 22 prepares Air Commandos for strategic competition

    Air Force Special Operations Command is hosting the 15th Annual Emerald Warrior exercise at multiple locations across the Southeast U.S., from Hurlburt Field, Florida, April 25-May 15. This combined exercise provides realistic and relevant training to prepare special operations forces, conventional

  • AFSOC’s Next-Gen Emerald Warrior

    Each year, Air Force Special Operations Command takes on the all-important role as host for U.S. Special Operations Command’s exercise Emerald Warrior, a joint exercise which brings together U.S. special operations and conventional forces and those of its international partners and allies to prepare

  • AFSOC Hosts Emerald Warrior 21

    Air Force Special Operations Command is hosting this year’s Emerald Warrior exercise at multiple locations from February 16 to March 5. This joint exercise provides realistic and relevant training to prepare special operations forces, conventional forces, and international partners for crises and

  • Emerald Warrior combat search and rescue training

    A distinct and repetitious sound rumbles through the air above Avon Park Air Force Range, Florida as a U.S. Air Force A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft violently unleashes 4,200 rounds per minute from its 30mm hydraulic rotary cannon, breathing fire upon its target.The A-10s from the 107th Fighter

  • Emerald Warrior 17: Planning starts for 10th exercise

    Nearly 100 military planners gathered here this week to develop training requirements for Emerald Warrior 2017, the largest irregular warfare exercise in the Department of Defense.In its 10th iteration, Emerald Warrior faces a challenge no special operator can train for: a smaller budget."I was here

  • Forces converge for Emerald Warrior 2016 exercise

    Several hundred U.S. and partner-nation military members converged on Hurlburt Field today for the official kick off of Emerald Warrior 2016. Emerald Warrior is an annual Department of Defense exercise that focuses on irregular warfare and hones special operations forces air and ground combat

  • AFSOC hosts Emerald Warrior '15

    Air Force Special Operations Command is hosting the annual Emerald Warrior exercise April 20 through May 1. This joint exercise provides pre-deployment training for special operations forces, conventional, interagency and partner nation forces in combat scenarios. Emerald Warrior is the Department