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  • Osprey flight engineers ensure readiness

    Air Commandos with the 8th Special Operations Squadron conduct a routine training mission on a CV-22 Osprey during a flight over Northwest Florida, Nov. 8, 2016. The CV-22 combines the vertical takeoff, hover and vertical landing qualities of a helicopter with the long-range, fuel efficiency and

  • Hurlburt youth, family recognized in Air Force reading program

    A Hurlburt Field youth placed third at the Air Force level during the 2016 Department of Defense – Morale, Welfare and Recreation Summer Reading Program Oct. 17.The program, themed “Read – For the Win” is a Department of Defense-wide event that allows participants of all ages to earn prizes for

  • AFSOC Marathon Team: SrA Chamberlain

    The following article is the third part of a four-part series about four Hurlburt Field Air Commandos who have earned a spot on the Air Force Special Operations Command Marathon team participating in the 20th Annual Air Force Marathon Sept. 17.

  • Special Operations flight surgeon earns second set of wings

    For Capt. Matt Stein, earning his pilot wings from the Euro-NATO Joint Jet Pilot Training program was not the first time he donned a set of wings. Prior to arriving for Undergraduate Pilot Training at ENJJPT, Stein was a Special Operations Forces Medical Element flight surgeon for the 1st Special

  • Former vice commander takes reins of the 1st SOW

    Col. Tom Palenske took command of the 1st Special Operations Wing during a change of command ceremony, here, June 10. Lt. Gen. Brad Heithold, the commander of Air Force Special Operations Command, presided over the ceremony in which Palenske, the former vice commander of the 1st SOW, assumed command

  • AFSOC’s financial managers gain Air Force- and USSOCOM-level recognition

    Members of Air Force Special Operations Command brought home a number of Air Force- and U.S. Special Operations Command-level financial management awards, including the 1st Special Operations Wing’s comptroller squadron, winner of the Air Force’s Major General Alfred K. Flowers Comptroller

  • Six honored with AFSOC Judge Advocate awards

    Six legal professionals won Air Force Special Operations Command Judge Advocate General awards, command officials announced March 30, 2015. Each of these Air Commandos will represent AFSOC at Air Force-level judging.The winners are:- Outstanding Young Judge Advocate of the Year Award: Capt.