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  • 23rd SOWS: Hurricane prepared with a global impact

    The National Hurricane Center and the 23rd Special Operation Weather Squadron are currently monitoring Hurricane “X” located southwest of the area of responsibility. This system will slowly begin to curve north and northeast before it makes landfall over Alabama Wednesday morning. The expansive wind

  • 492d SOW POTFF team leads way with neurofeedback capabilities

    Have you ever wondered how the brain ticks, or even more precisely, how your own neurons are firing? The 492d Special Operations Wing Preservation of the Force and Family, or POTFF, is now helping service members discover how to improve their cognitive abilities through a process called

  • 1st SOSS, 417th FLTS conduct Operation Blood Rain

    U.S. Air Force Airmen assigned to the 1st Special Operations Support Squadron and the 417th Flight Test Squadron conduct Operation Blood Rain at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, Aug. 5, 2021. Operation Blood Rain is a research project in support of United States Special Operations Command, testing the

  • 137th SOLRS conducts fuels training with 1st SOW

    Three fuels Airmen with the 137th Special Operations Logistics Readiness Squadron attended training with the 1st Special Operations Wing to complete annual requirements July 26-30, 2021, at Hurlburt Field, Fla.

  • WEPTAC 2021: Staying relevant for future fights

    Air Commandos from Air Force Special Operations Command hosted a weapons and tactics conference here, July 6 – 16, 2021. This annual conference was a gathering of special operations forces and combat air force’s tactical experts to meet and identify and improve tactics, techniques and procedures

  • AFSOC Cyber Squadron Initiative: Arming for the 21st century battle

    Air Force Special Operations Command hosted a Mission Defense Team Conference, Feb. 2-5, 2021, focusing on identifying the organic cyber capabilities needed to protect missions against threats in, through, and from cyberspace.Gen. David Goldfein, former Chief of Staff of the Air Force, signed the

  • Air Commando overcomes hardship, earns EO of the Year

    Dedication. Motivation. Hard work.Not only are these very important qualities in any walk of life, but these qualities were specifically embodied by an equal opportunity Air Commando with the 1st Special Operations Wing.U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. William Spight, the NCO in charge of EO with the 1st

  • Air Force selects Kirtland AFB for AC-130J FTU

    The Air Force selected Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico, as the preferred location for the relocation of the AC-130J Ghostrider Formal Training Unit from Hurlburt Field, Florida.

  • 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