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Two men in Air Force uniform stand in front of a large aircraft on concrete with more planes visible in the background.
230111-F-XG228-168.JPG Photo By: Senior Airman Dylan Gentile

Jan 20, 2023
HURLBURT FIELD, Fla. - From left, Senior Master Sgt. John Gabel, 5th Special Operations Squadron flight engineer, stands next to Master Sgt. Frank Veres, 492nd Special Operations Training Support Squadron flight engineer, in front of an MC-130H Combat Talon II at Hurlburt Field, Florida, January 11, 2023. A hydraulic leak on board lead to a large electrical fire which the flight engineer duos assisted in putting out. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Dylan Gentile)


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Our IRON team's mission is to build and implement a superior holistic approach to integrating all performance domains to increase resiliency, provide tools to optimize performance, and establish a network of professional experts to link Airmen to the resources they need in all domains.

As an organization under the Preservation of the Force and Family (POTFF), we also assist in sustaining the Special Operations Forces (SOF) mission readiness and longevity by actively working to streamline the information that directly affects our Air Force members and their families.

This page acts as a launchpad to that relevant information, starting with the domain resources that can be found directly to the right.

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