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  • 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.

  • AFSOC Spark Tank finalists to compete at Air Force-level

    Spark Tank, an annual, Air Force-wide program that solicits solutions to operational problems, allows Air Commandos to use their innovative and pathfinding spirit to get after Air Force and AFSOC-wide problems. The program is focused on empowering Airmen at all levels by providing a platform to

  • AFSOC receives final AC-130J

    Air Force Special Operations Command received its 31st and final AC-130J Ghostrider, completing the command’s transition from the legacy AC-130W, AC-130U and AC-130H fleets. “Aircraft #31 is no different [than previous World War II aircraft] and is being named in honor of Mr. Stan ‘Sluggo’ Siefke

  • 193rd Special Operations Wing welcomes new commander, command chief

    The fourth largest wing in the U.S. Air National Guard is under new leadership, as Col. Edward Fink, Jr., received the unit guidon from Brig. Gen. Michael Regan, Jr., Pennsylvania Air National Guard commander, during an assumption of command ceremony here today.

  • Order of the Sword: Lt. Gen. Marshall B. Webb

    U.S. Air Force retired Lt. Gen. Marshall B. Webb, former Air Force Special Operations Command commander and Air Education and Training Command commander, is awarded the Order of the Sword at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Oct. 15, 2022. Webb was the first-ever dual Major Command Order of the

  • MQ-9s demonstrate new capabilities in Emerald Flag

    Air Force Special Operations Command’s Remotely Piloted Aircraft enterprise participated in an Emerald Flag exercise here Oct. 17-20 2022, using the large force event to demonstrate the Agile Combat Employment of MQ-9 Reaper aircraft anywhere in the world.Emerald Flag is a multi-domain exercise

  • Cannon AFB Pharmacy modifies services, adapts to patient needs

    On Oct. 24, 2022, Plains Regional Medical Center Pharmacy and Roden-Smith are leaving the Tricare market. This change means that patients are no longer covered at the two pharmacies and will have to pay out of pocket if their medications get dispensed. The Cannon AFB Pharmacy have modified their

  • 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