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  • 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.
  • 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 crews, at smaller cost to the Air Force.
  • 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.
  • Female aviators key element to the CAA mission

    Female aviators play an important role in the 711th Special Operations Squadron’s Combat Aviation Advisor mission at home and around the globe. Combat Aviation Advisors advise, assist and instruct service members from our partner nations on how to best perform this specialized mission.
  • AFSOCs historic first PTN team takes flight

    For the first time in Air Force Special Operations Command history, two new graduates from the Air Education and Training Command’s Pilot Training Next (PTN), served as aircraft commander and co-pilot on a mission sortie.
  • AFSOC leadership remember fallen Airmen with Honor Trees

    Leadership with Headquarters Air Force Special Operations Command, 1st Special Operations Wing and 24th SOW, carried on a holiday tradition by placing red, white and blue stars to honor 365 fallen Airmen, Dec. 4, 2020.
  • Duke Field breaks ground on aircraft simulator facility

    Members of Air Force Special Operations Command broke ground on an aircraft simulator facility at Duke Field, Florida, Nov. 9, 2020 during a joint ceremony hosted by the 492d and 919th Special Operations Wings.
  • 592 SOMXS Air Commando Saves Life

    U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Jamie Sparks, an aircraft electrical and environmental systems specialist with the 592nd Special Operations Maintenance Squadron, and his wife, Angela, saved the life of an unconscious man in his vehicle, stopped in the road in Niceville, Florida, April 23, 2020.
  • Schoolhouse Innovation: Special operations maintainers get creative to keep unique aircraft flying

    In a small hangar in northwest Florida, a unique maintenance enterprise is forging ahead with innovative techniques for training on and maintaining an aircraft most members of the Air Force have never seen.
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