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492D SOTRG About Us

The 492 Special Operations Training Group conducts qualification flight training and specialized combat training. They perform operational testing and tactics development for AFSOC’s major weapons systems. They are responsible for assessing, educating and professionally developing SOF Airmen and rapidly developing innovative courses and technologies to meet emerging AFSOC requirements.


492 SOTRG Commander

  • Col. Nathan Scopac

    Colonel Nathan Scopac commands the 492d Special Operations Training Group at Hurlburt Field, Florida. The 492 SOTRG is the AFSOC focal point for training, SOF education and professional development, Operational Test and Evaluation, Tactics Development and Evaluation and rapid capability development. As a proponent for AFSOCā€™s most diverse array of missions, the 492 SOTRG champions innovation to enhance special operations missions across mobility, strike, ISR, combat support and building partnership capability.