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  • 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.

  • US Air Force Special Tactics trains to lead, build partnership in Jordan

    Airmen of the 24th Special Tactics Wing trained alongside Jordanian and Italian special forces during Eager Lion 2017, an annual U.S. Central Command exercise in Jordan. For Special Tactics Airmen, the training won’t stop with Eager Lion. Repetitions, like this exercise, are essential for

  • AFSOC general returns to thank Robins maintainers; provides gunship tour

    As promised by the Air Force Special Operations Command vice commander, Warner Robins Air Logistics Complex C-130 sustainment workers were treated to a Feb. 9 tour inside an AC-130W Stinger II gunship fully loaded with the latest modifications.   Maj. Gen. Eugene Haase, AFSOC vice commander, and his

  • Hurlburt CV-22 Ospreys conduct water training

    Aircrew with the 8th Special Operations Squadron conducted a training mission on a CV-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft during a flight over Northwest Florida, Nov. 30, 2016. Air Commandos conduct water training as a way to transform training and ensure readiness for global special operations. The Osprey

  • Special Operations surgical team saves hundreds during deployment

    If they stood on the roof of the abandoned one-story home they were working out of, at night they could see bombs dropping on the city three kilometers north. Limited resources, limited manpower, limited backup, and limited time didn’t stop this Air Force Special Operations Surgical Team from

  • A Jump to Remember: Fallen Special Tactics Airman honored in hometown

    Special Tactics Airmen dedicated military freefall training into the Pensacola Bay to Staff Sgt Forrest Sibley, a combat controller from the local killed in action, Aug. 26, 2015, in Helmand Province, Afghanistan, on the first anniversary of his death.After free falling into Sibley’s hometown

  • 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 919 SOW commander dies

    The 919th Special Operations Wing mourns the passing of one of its former commanders -- Brig. Gen. Mark Stogsdill. Stogsdill passed away July 19, 2016 at Ochsner Medical Center in New Orleans.

  • Air Commandos benefit from science to beat heat

    Heat-related illness is a critical factor when personnel are operating in extreme temperatures. Dr. Reginald O'Hara and his exercise physiology research team developed small, lightweight, passive cooling technology.