• Exercise Gryphon Thunder Showcases ACE Across the Pacific

    Fully-vaccinated members from 353rd Special Operations Wing deployed from Okinawa, Japan to Hawaii, where they practiced establishing refueling capabilities, maintenance operations, and personnel/equipment drops alongside conventional Air Force partners and joint military partners in the Army,

  • AFSOC’s Next-Gen Emerald Warrior

    Each year, Air Force Special Operations Command takes on the all-important role as host for U.S. Special Operations Command’s exercise Emerald Warrior, a joint exercise which brings together U.S. special operations and conventional forces and those of its international partners and allies to prepare

  • Airmen compete for spot on refueling team

    The 628th Logistics Readiness Squadron is home to the only Forward Area Refueling Point team in the Air Mobility Command. FARP is a specialty within the fuels career field where members selected to the FARP team are certified to establish refueling sites and refuel airframes in austere

  • EC-130J broadcasts FARP capability with PC-12

    Air Commandos with the 1st Special Operations Logistic Readiness Squadron conduct a forward area refueling point operation at Hurlburt Field, Fla., June 13. During the operation, a Pilatus PC-12 assigned to the 319th Special Operations Squadron received fuel from an EC-130J Commando Solo assigned to

  • Air Commandos get real-world experience at White Sands

    The 26th Special Tactics Squadron trained alongside 27th Special Operations Wing units while conducting a full mission profile at the White Sands Missile Range, N.M., earlier this month.The training tested the Air Commandos’ abilities to react to adverse conditions and complete a mission as a team

  • 27th SOW tests new capabilities in unfamiliar terrain

    In late July, for the very first time, the 27th Special Operations Wing conducted a full mission profile (FMP) hundreds of miles away in the mountainous terrain of Utah and Colorado.The training provided Air Commandos with the chance to identify their strengths and weaknesses in an unfamiliar