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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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.

  • Duke Field maintainers implement innovative training program

    Accomplishing missions any time, any place, is standard for Duke Field’s Citizen Air Commandos. Airmen with the 919th Special Operations Aircraft Maintenance Squadron are implementing new training to ensure that standard is met with an innovative program that delivers expert maintenance in smaller

  • New proficiency exercise streamlines training for CAAs

    Combat Aviation Advisors from the 711th Special Operations Squadron employed a new method to accomplish annual training requirements. The squadron’s first ever two-week long Proficiency Exercise in March combined specialized training scenarios that took place at locations across the Eglin Range.