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  • DAF expands civilian employee assistance program

    JOINT BASE SAN-ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas -- The Department of the Air Force expanded its Employee Assistance Program Oct. 1, following a recent contract award by the Air Force Installation and Contracting Center.The program, required by the Air Force Chief of Staff, provides a variety of services and support to DAF civilian employees and their
  • Religious Accommodation Requests: What to Expect

    Air Education and Training Command officials continue their aggressive approach to ensure Airmen are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by the service’s Nov. 2 deadline. For Airmen seeking a religious accommodation request, chaplains play a critical role in ensuring each request is fully considered in accordance with DAFI 52-201, Religious Freedom
  • Myths and facts about the vax — debunking common COVID-19 vaccine myths

    The COVID-19 vaccine has been mandated across the Department of Defense and despite its demonstrated effectiveness and safety, a host of myths have left some Airmen and Guardians hesitant to receive it. While social media posts and some news outlets may make it harder to keep up with what is fact or fiction, the science is clear … approved COVID-19 vaccines work.
  • 492 SOW, Det. 1: small unit, vast impacts

    Electromagnetic Warfare (EW).Chances are, unless you’re somehow involved in the EW community, you’re not likely familiar with what EW is.Previously known as ‘Electronic Warfare’, Electromagnetic Warfare is a military action in which forces use reception and transmission of electromagnetic energy to obtain mastery of the electromagnetic spectrum,
  • 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 neurofeedback.Through ‘brain mapping,’ the 492 SOW POTFF
  • AFSOC joins Michigan ANG, ACC in conducting historic highway landing

    ALPENA, Michigan-- Air Force Special Operations Command units, including Special Tactics Airmen from the 24th Special Operations Wing, as well as C-146A Wolfhound aircraft assigned to the 492nd and 919th Special Operations Wings, participated in the first ever intentional landing of modern aircraft on a U.S. highway Aug. 5, 2021 near Alpena, Michigan. The training event was conducted in conjunction with units from the Michigan Air National Guard as well as Air Combat Command. The joint effort helped to advance the Air Force’s agile combat employment tactics and better prepare forces for future operations.
  • 492 SOW Carpetbaggers welcome new command team

    Col. Caleb Nimmo assumed command from Col. Andrew Jett during a change of command ceremony presided over by the commander of Air Force Special Operations Command Lt. Gen. Jim Slife.
  • Wolfhounds give JROTC cadets glimpse of future

    A group of cadets from the Baker High School Army Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps received a taste of life in the Air Force during a tour here June 15, 2021.Citizen Air Commandos from the 859th Special Operations Squadron invited the cadets out to Duke Field for an introduction to a variety of aviation related career fields should they
  • Raven Claw prepares the next generation of Combat Aviation Advisors

    The instructors of the 371st Special Operations Combat Training Squadron joined operational Combat Aviation Advisors, commonly known as CAAs, to host the most recent iteration of Raven Claw at Hurlburt Field and Duke Field, Florida
  • 19 SOS Airman uses heritage as motivation to succeed

    Staff Sgt. Jeremy Castro, 19th Special Operations Squadron special missions aviator, is a prime example of the diversity of the members who make up that melting pot. Castro is the first member of his family to be born in the U.S.
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