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  • AFSOC hosts BPACS

    Air Force Special Operations Command hosts Building Partner Aviation Capacity Seminar 22A at Hurlburt Field, Florida.

  • COMMENTARY: Where Does Time Go?

    The news of Gen. Colin Powell (ret.) passing recently brought a memory to mind that I would love to share in the spirit of how precious time is.In 2002, I was stationed at Elmendorf AFB, Anchorage, AK, assigned to the 517th Airlift Squadron. As a Firebird, I flew C-130H’s to the remote, long-range

  • 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

  • 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