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  • Fall 2022 SOCMID FTX

    U.S. Air Force Pararescuemen execute Fall 2022 Special Operations Center for Medical Integration and Development culminating field training exercise in Birmingham, Alabama, Nov. 17, 2022. 

  • AFSOC Hosts Mission Command Summit

    Air Force Special Operations Command hosted leaders from the LeMay Center for Doctrine Development and Education, the Army Mission Command Center of Excellence, Air War College, Air Command and Staff College, the Barnes Center, and Squadron Officer School at a Mission Command Summit last week to

  • AFSOC conducts live-fire exercise with Rapid Dragon

    Two Air Force Special Operations Command wings partnered in a total force initiative to conduct the first live-fire demonstration of Rapid Dragon, a long-range palletized munitions system, in the U.S. European Command theater over Andøya Space Defense Range, Norway, Nov. 9, 2022.

  • MQ-9 Reaper lands at Hurlburt for Emerald Flag

    The Reaper, assigned to the 27th Special Operations Group, traveled from Cannon Air Force Base, New Mexico to Austere Field #6, Florida, before arriving at Hurlburt Field. As part of Emerald Flag, an annual joint-service exercise, the flight aimed to test the remotely piloted aircraft’s ability to

  • 6th Special Operations Squadron is reassigned, provides new support

    The 6th Special Operations Squadron, previously the 27th Special Operations Group Detachment 1, was officially activated here, Oct. 6, 2022.The 6 SOS is an MC-130J Commando II aircraft flying unit that fulfills the 27th Special Operations Wing’s commitment to the Air Force Special Operations

  • Torch and Dagger 2022: AETC, AFSOC unite for PDS

    Airmen across Air Education and Training Command and Air Force Special Operation Command gathered to participate in a professional development seminar coined Torch and Dagger, at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Oct. 13 to 15, 2022.

  • Reassignment of 6th Special Operations Squadron transitions a storied legacy

    The 492d Special Operations Group commander, Colonel Chris Lang, officiated a ceremony reassigning the 6th Special Operations Squadron at Duke Field, Florida, on Oct. 6, 2022. The ceremony furling the squadron’s flag honored a long history paving the way for a new mission at Cannon Air Force Base,

  • From the “AFSOC We Have” to the “AFSOC We Need”

    HURLBURT FIELD, Fla. – This month, Air Force Special Operations Command, AFSOC, is transitioning the way Air Force Special Operations Forces, AFSOF, present to the joint force. Following September 11, 2001, AFSOC’s force presentation focused heavily on providing crisis response capabilities and

  • MST provides innovative leap in SOFORGEN

    For nearly a year, the 1st Special Operations Wing, has developed its MST as a proof of concept to ensure multi-capable Airmen within AFSOC are able to meet the needs of combatant commanders against any potential adversary in the future. Its role will be to act as the connective tissue that bridges

  • Building Resiliency with Iron

    Resiliency of our Air Commandos has always been on the forefront for AFSOC. The command is constantly on the lookout for new programs and initiatives to elevate the ways we can build up our Airmen.