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  • Reassignment of 6th Special Operations Squadron transitions a storied legacy

    The 492d Special Operations Group commander, Colonel Chris Lang, officiated a ceremony reassigning the 6th Special Operations Squadron at Duke Field, Florida, on Oct. 6, 2022. The ceremony furling the squadron’s flag honored a long history paving the way for a new mission at Cannon Air Force Base,

  • AFSOC Civilian Development Program Revamp

    In alignment with Air Force Special Operations Command Strategic Guidance, the AFSOC Civilian Development (CivDev) Program was launched to deliberately develop our civilian workforce in order to meet the ever-increasing challenges and develop the Airmen we need. The AFSOC Civilian Development

  • AFSOC Cyber Squadron Initiative: Arming for the 21st century battle

    Air Force Special Operations Command hosted a Mission Defense Team Conference, Feb. 2-5, 2021, focusing on identifying the organic cyber capabilities needed to protect missions against threats in, through, and from cyberspace.Gen. David Goldfein, former Chief of Staff of the Air Force, signed the

  • Providing predictability through force generation

    Air Force Special Operations Command is moving towards a four-cycle force generation model (AFSOFORGEN) to provide predictability for our Airmen and their families and reinforce the squadron’s place as the beating heart of the Air Force. AFSOFORGEN is squadron-focused, articulates availability of

  • COMAFSOC discussion on national security

    Air Force Special Operations Commander, Lt. Gen. Jim Slife, and the Director of the Transitional Threats Project, Dr. Seth Jones, discussed national security issues during a recent interview. The online interview was hosted by the Center for Strategic and International Studies on Nov. 17, 2020.

  • SOF DT undergoes transformation

    As Air Force Special Operations Command drives towards transformation to the “AFSOC of Tomorrow” by developing its human capital, the Special Operations Forces Developmental Team instituted a more rigorous evaluation and scoring process to give SOF officers more specific feedback and purposeful

  • AFSOC Transformation begins with People

    Air Force Special Operations Command’s guiding principle is that our human capital is a competitive advantage. All airmen – officer, enlisted and civilians – must be enabled and empowered to meet the needs of the Nation, in an increasingly complex and multipolar world.