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  • Webb takes command of AFSOC

    Lt. Gen. Brad Webb took the helm of Air Force Special Operations Command July 19, 2016, in a ceremony at Hurlburt Field, Fla.
  • Airmen perform preventive maintenance on weapons

    Weapons load crew members with the 801st Special Operations Aircraft Maintenance Squadron perform inspections as preventive maintenance on aircraft weapon systems.
  • Four represent AFSOC at International Affairs Excellence awards

    Four Air Commandos will represent Air Force Special Operations Command in the Air Force International Affairs Excellence Award program, command officials announced April 15.The nominees are:Officer – Maj. William McLaughlin, AFSOC Directorate of Installations and Mission Support Enlisted – Master Sgt. Richard Hogan Jr., AFSOC Surgeon GeneralSenior
  • Air Commandos Recognized for Bravery

    Four Air Force Special Operations Airmen, including three Special Tactics Airmen and a CV-22 Osprey special missions aviator, were recognized today in a Portraits in Courage ceremony in Washington, D.C.The four Airmen were among 24 Airmen honored by the 17th Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force James A. Cody in the ninth year of the recognition
  • AFSOC Priority #2: “Create an environment for our Airmen and families to thrive”

    Editor's note: This is the second in a series of articles focusing on each of the four AFSOC priorities.Air Commandos,Our people—America’s Air Commandos—are the most important part of this command. Without you, we cannot conduct our mission, period. As the SOF Truth tells us, “humans are more important than hardware,” and we must live by these
  • AFSOC commander visits 352nd SOG Air Commandos

    U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Bradley Heithold, commander of the Air Force Special Operations Command, visited the Air Commandos of the 352nd Special Operations Group Oct. 27 and 28, 2014, on RAF Mildenhall, England.As the new AFSOC commander, Heithold is taking the time to visit all bases which house and conduct special operations. Not new to the
  • AFSOC priorities: Providing combat ready forces

    Editor’s note: This is the first in a series of articles focusing on each of the four AFSOC priorities.“Providing combat ready forces is our raison d’etre,” said Maj. Gen. Mark Hicks, Air Force Special Operations Command director of operations. “It’s what we do, and the other three priorities directly support it.”Discussing the command’s
  • SecAF learns how Hurlburt Air Commandos operate

    Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James learned how Air Commandos operate during a visit to Hurlburt Field, Fla., Oct. 20-21. James said she is making her way to bases across the Air Force to familiarize herself with various missions and discuss her priorities with Airmen. “If you look back at our 67-year history, today we are the smallest Air