An official website of the United States government
Here's how you know
A .mil website belongs to an official U.S. Department of Defense organization in the United States.
A lock (lock ) or https:// means you’ve safely connected to the .mil website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.


  • Ospreys hone rescue capabilities, combat readiness

    A CV-22B Osprey tiltrotor aircraft crew assigned to the 8th Special Operations Squadron hone rescue capabilities and combat readiness at Hurlburt Field, Florida, Nov. 16, 2020. Aircrew members with the 8th SOS fired approximately 600 rounds of .50-caliber ammunition and conducted simulated rescue

  • So that others may live: special tactics Airmen practice like they play

    U.S. Air Force special tactics Airmen respond to a simulated village attack during a training exercise Oct. 7, 2014, at Stanford Training Area near Thetford, England. The exercise prepared the team for real-world incidents and consisted of flying in on a CV-22 Osprey, tactically entering the