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  • Joint HAHO jump at Talisman Saber 2017

    Air Commandos of the 353rd Special Operations Wing participated in a high-altitude high-opening parachute jump with U.S. Marines during Talisman Saber exercises.The jump from an MC-130J Commando II flown by the 17th Special Operations Squadron was over Shoalwater Bay Training Area in Queensland,

  • Air Commandos participate in joint force exercise

    Air Commandos participated in Total Force Exercise 17-3 in south Indiana, July 7-9, 2017. Airmen from the 1st Special Operations Wing conduct exercises with joint services to strengthen the development of joint leaders and teams to better understand the synergy of air, space, and cyber power, and

  • Intelligence driving operations at Talisman Saber 2017

    Though hidden behind the scenes, the intelligence analysts of the 353rd Special Operations Group and their Australian counterparts paint the big picture of the warfighting scenario for Talisman Saber 2017, a biennial military training exercise from 23 June to 25 July throughout various locations in

  • Team Mildenhall makes Isleham boy ‘Pilot for a Day’

    U.S. Airmen from RAF Mildenhall welcomed Jay Davidson and his parents during a Pilot for a Day visit July 7, 2017, on RAF Mildenhall, England. Jay was diagnosed with high-risk medulloblastoma in January 2017. After seven months of chemotherapy, Jay’s doctors told him the tumors have gone into

  • Air Commandos educate JROTC cadets in leadership school

    The 1st and 24th Special Operations Wings here hosted a Junior ROTC summer leadership school, June 26-30, providing nearly 60 cadets from five local high schools with a week of hands-on experience in military affairs and mentorship.

  • AFSOC Command Chief meets with 353rd SOG Airmen

    Air Force Special Operations Command's top enlisted Airman spent time with the Air Commandos of Kadena Air Base, Japan, to talk about the great things they are doing and how they impact the Pacific theater.

  • CV-22 Osprey attends Paris Airshow

    A CV-22 Osprey from the 352nd Special Operations Wing, Royal Air Force Mildenhall, is displayed in the United States corral at the Paris Air Show June 20, 2017, at Le Bourget, France. The CV-22 attended the show as a part of continued effort to showcase special operations capability and to engage

  • Pacific Air Commandos launch on 'day of Jakal'

    Five MC-130Js of the 17th Special Operations Squadron flew in formation from Kadena Air Base to Ie Shima Range to practice mass on objective training to include airdrops, aircraft landings, and rapid infiltration and exfiltration of equipment. It was in observation of the "day of the Jakal."

  • AFSOC command chief visits 352nd SOW

    Air Force Special Operations Command's top enlisted leader visited May 23-24, 2017, the 352nd Special Operations Wing here. During the second day of his visit, Chief Master Sgt. Gregory Smith spoke to Airmen at an all-call and toured various units within the wing.