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  • Special Tactics Airman killed in action in Afghanistan

    A Special Tactics Airman was killed when his vehicle hit an improvised explosive device in Ghazni Province, Afghanistan, Nov. 27, 2018. Staff Sgt. Dylan Elchin, 25, a Special Tactics combat controller with the 26th Special Tactics Squadron, was deployed in support of OPERATION Freedom’s Sentinel.

  • 524th SOS relocates from Cannon to Duke Field

    The flag of the 524th Special Operations Squadron is relocating from Cannon Air Force Base, New Mexico, to Duke Field, Florida. The unit's move uproots a long legacy with Cannon's host unit, and it joins an organization with a deep, special operations history.

  • Pilot receives distinguished honors

    A pilot from the 20th Special Operations Squadron received the Distinguished Flying Cross for heroic actions taken during a rescue operation.

  • 27th SOSFS hosts pistol competition

    The 27th Special Operations Security Forces Squadron hosted a Pistol Excellence in Competition March 1-3, at the firing range here.Competitors used an M9 Beretta pistol to fire 30 rounds of 9 mm ammunition at a target 25 meters away.“We’re here to see who the best of the best are on base,” said

  • CV-22s make history

    CV-22 Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft assigned to the 8th Special Operations Squadron, with Hurlburt Field, and 20th SOS, with Cannon Air Force Base, N.M., fly over Hurlburt Field, Fla., Jan. 3, 2017. This training mission was the first time in Air Force history that 10 CV-22s flew in formation

  • Air Commando selected for commissioning program

    An Airman assigned to the 27th Special Operations Contracting Squadron was recently selected for the Airman Scholarship & Commissioning Program (ASCP).Staff Sgt. Goldie Silvestre’s selection means she will transition from the active-duty Air Force later this year, join an Air Force ROTC detachment