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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

  • JROTC cadets experience C-146A Wolfhound mission firsthand

    Choosing a career path can be fun especially when a new recruit gets to experience the Total Force effort. A group of cadets from Baker High School Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps got to experience firsthand the Air Force Special Operations Command mission right in their own backyard.

  • 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

  • Draco crew excels despite adversity in Afghanistan withdrawal

    Garbage and signs of carnage lined the runway of Kabul International Airport days after the Afghani government’s collapse. American forces and their allies were dispersed across the airfield attempting to maintain security as the remaining troops make their way back home. Intermittent gunfire

  • Class reunion: U.S., Philippine pilots reconnect at Balikatan 22

    More than 16 years and 7,000 miles from their first meeting as cadets at the United States Air Force Academy, two pilots reconnect while participating in an academic exchange during Balikatan 22, a bilateral military exercise that strengthens the long-standing alliance between the Philippines and

  • Virtual Reality Helps Air Commandos Modernize Training

    The 492d Special Operations Training Group recently hosted Air Education and Training Command’s Integrated Technology Platform team here on Hurlburt Field.ITP personnel visited Hurlburt Field to learn more about the unique training requirements and capabilities within the 492d Special Operations

  • Women in aviation inspire the next generation at youth open house

    Representation matters.This concept was the key takeaway for U.S. Air Force Maj. Molly Sexton, an instructor pilot flying with the 524th Special Operations Squadron, following a youth open house event held in honor of Women’s History Month at Moody Air Force Base on March 12, 2022.