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  • 20th Special Operations Squadron

    Mission The 20th Special Operations Squadron (20th SOS), located at Hurlburt Field Fla., is one of nine flying squadrons within the 1st Special Operations Wing. Known as the "Green Hornets," the 20th SOS flies the MH-53J/M Pave Low III/IV, the Air Force's most sophisticated helicopter. The primary mission of the 20th SOS is to conduct day or night
  • 1st Special Operations Wing Plans and Programs

    Wing Plans and Programs is the focal point for wing-level cross-functional operations and plans. It is the coordination point for the commitment of all wing assets. It conducts wing strategic planning and implements this plan through worldwide deployments, training, exchanges and exercises. It is the focal point for "Wing Focal Point Inbrief,"
  • 1st Special Operations Wing Inspector General

    The 1st Special Operations Wing Inspector General function is twofold. First, it oversees the base's complaints and Fraud, Waste, & Abuse programs. As its primary charge, the IG ensures a viable, responsive complaints program characterized by fairness, integrity and impartiality. Secondly, it assesses unit readiness through a combination of
  • 1st Special Operations Wing Information Ops Office

    The Information Operations Office provides wing-level oversight for the development and implementation of new technologies, systems and/or methods processes allowing the wing's components to exploit their operational information to the fullest extent possible, while maintaining an acceptable minimizing the risk of an adversary
  • 1st Special Operations Group, Detachment 1

    Also known as the Weapons Instructor Course (WIC), Detachment 1 is a selectively manned unit with a composite mission. Det 1 directly supports special operations commands by conducting special operations, foreign internal defense, and security assistance worldwide in response to National Command Authorities taskings. The detachment also operates
  • 19th Special Operations Squadron

    Mission The 19th Special Operations Squadron (19th SOS), located at Hurlburt Field, Fla., is the Air Force's most advanced Weapons Instruction and Mission Rehearsal unit. The 19th Special Operations Squadron is the AFSOC formal school for AC-130H, AC-130U, and MC-130E training and mission rehearsal. The squadron teaches more than 1,100 classes in
  • 505th Command and Control Wing

    The 505th Command and Control Wing is a subordinate unit to the United States Air Force Warfare Center, Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada. The USAFWC serves as the lead agency to pull command and control together across the Air Force. Under the mantle of the USAFWC, the 505 CCW is the focal point for integration of all aerospace campaign command and
  • Public Affairs

    The Public Affairs Office is tasked with keeping the base, the public and the news media informed about Hurlburt Field. It manages the command information, community relations and media relations programs for the 1st Special Operations Wing. Public affairs now also encompasses the base photo lab, video and graphics.The most visible products of the
  • 720th Special Tactics Group

    Mission The 720th Special Tactics Group is an integral part of the Air Force Special Operations Command and is home-based at Hurlburt Field, Fla. The group is comprised of more than 800 Special Operations Combat Control, Pararescue, Combat Weather and support personnel. The 720th STG organizes, trains and equips Special Tactics forces worldwide to
  • 1st Special Operations Wing History

    In 1961, a special category of U.S. Air Force special operations forces was reestablished. Called Air Commandos during World War II, they now wear the emblem of the 16th Special Operations Wing at Hurlburt Field, Fla. The wing's lineage dates back to the 1st Air Commando Group created March 29, 1944 at Hailakandi, India. The unit first won fame
  • Civilian Personnel

    The 1st SOW Civilian Personnel Flight provides the full range of civilian personnel support to commanders, managers, supervisors, employees, and the families of appropriated fund Federal civilian employees. The flight provides management advisory services in the areas of employee relations, labor relations, position classification, training, and
  • 14th Weapons Squadron

    The mission of the USAF Weapons School is to teach graduate-level instructor courses, which provide the world's most advanced training in weapons and tactics employment to officers of the combat air forces. The Weapons School is headquartered at Nellis AFB NV with squadrons also at Dyess AFB TX, Barksdale AFB LA, Hurlburt Field FL, Holloman AFB NM,
  • Detachment 7 of the 373rd Training Squadron

    Detachment 7 of the 373rd Training Squadron, 982nd Training Group, Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, provides advanced aircraft maintenance training to the 16th Special Operations Wing, and is a Community College of the Air Force-affiliated school. Forty-one instructors from 14 aircraft maintenance career fields develop and teach more than 100 formal
  • 2nd Combat Weather Systems Squadron

    As an Air Force Weather combat weather team center of excellence and innovation test bed, Air Force Combat Weather Center (AFCWC) enhances the effectiveness of Air Force, Army, special operations, joint, and combined combat and battlefield weather team operations through investigation, integration and development, test and evaluation, and
  • Detachment 3, of the 342nd Training Squadron

    Detachment 3, of the 342nd Training Squadron is a geographically separated Air Education and Training Command unit aligned under the 37th Training Wing located at Lackland Air Force Base, Tx. The detachment instructs airmen to perform as Tactical Air Command and Control apprentices and craftsmen. Upon graduation, these "Joint Terminal Attach
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