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  • Air Commandos gather for 75th anniversary of Operation Thursday

    Hundreds of Air Commandos marked the 75th anniversary of Operation Thursday during a commemoration ceremony at the Hurlburt Field Air Park, March 5.Operation Thursday was an unorthodox operation in which the first Air Commandos worked alongside British “Chindits” to insert thousands of troops behind

  • 1st SOW welcomes new commander

    Hundreds of Air Commandos welcomed a new commander to the 1st Special Operations Wing during a change of command ceremony, June 22. Lt. Gen. Brad Webb, the commander of Air Force Special Operations Command, presided over the ceremony which introduced Col. Mike Conley as the new wing commander, the

  • Air Commandos participate in joint force exercise

    Air Commandos participated in Total Force Exercise 17-3 in south Indiana, July 7-9, 2017. Airmen from the 1st Special Operations Wing conduct exercises with joint services to strengthen the development of joint leaders and teams to better understand the synergy of air, space, and cyber power, and

  • Hurlburt brings Space-A to Air Commandos

    After three months of planning and execution by the 1st Special Operations Logistics Readiness Squadron air transportation team, the first Space-A flight departed Hurlburt Field for Las Vegas, Nevada, April 8.The Space Available Travel program allows Department of Defense members and their families

  • 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

  • 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.

  • Air Commandos nominated for Cheney Award

    Two 1st Special Operations Wing Airmen are Air Force Special Operations Command nominees for the 2015 Cheney Award by distinguishing themselves through conspicuous acts of valor during an aerial flight while deployed in support of combat and humanitarian operations.Maj. Matthew Gidley and Staff Sgt.

  • Four Airmen save contractor’s life

    On April 15, four Airmen saved a contractor’s life on the loading dock of their building utilizing their annual Air Force CPR training. Their training was put to the test when Senior Airman Crystal Morgan, 1st Special Operations Maintenance Operations Squadron, made a shocking discovery – Richard

  • Comptrollers rehearse expeditionary skills

    Comptroller Airmen spent June 6 in a simulated joint-deployment environment here, to exercise an infrequently practiced expeditionary skillset.The design was based on an exercise in the 1990s dubbed 'Top Dollar' and scaled down to a one-day simulation where Airmen exercise war-time skills including