• Day and Night, rain or shine: DAGREs fast rope into action

    U.S. Air Force 353rd Special Operations Support Squadron Deployed Aircraft Ground Response Element team members conducted fast-rope training with the 33rd Rescue squadron at Kadena Air Base, Japan, May 16, 2022. This training started with controlled fast roping operations in a rappel tower,

  • Emerald Warrior 22 prepares Air Commandos for strategic competition

    Air Force Special Operations Command is hosting the 15th Annual Emerald Warrior exercise at multiple locations across the Southeast U.S., from Hurlburt Field, Florida, April 25-May 15. This combined exercise provides realistic and relevant training to prepare special operations forces, conventional

  • 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

  • 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

  • SOF DT undergoes transformation

    As Air Force Special Operations Command drives towards transformation to the “AFSOC of Tomorrow” by developing its human capital, the Special Operations Forces Developmental Team instituted a more rigorous evaluation and scoring process to give SOF officers more specific feedback and purposeful

  • SOST member awarded Bronze Star Medal for life-saving actions

    U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. J Hall, a Special Operations Surgical Team surgical technician with the 720th Operations Support Squadron, receives the Bronze Star Medal from U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Kevin Webb, the director of operations for SOST, during a presentation ceremony at the Gordon Center for

  • Special Tactics Airmen survey airfields to gain an operational advantage

    Special Tactics Airmen from Air Force Special Operations Command conducted multiple airfield surveys with their Afghan Air Force counterparts in Faryab province this week. Airfield surveys are executed prior to the arrival of special operations and conventional aircraft to traditional airfields and