1st Special Operations Dental Squadron
Published April 04, 2017
The 1st Special Operations Dental Squadron (SODS) accomplishes global special operations taskings as an Air Force component member of US Special Operations Command. The unit promotes and maintains health for 15.4K beneficiaries divided amongst 4 groups, 25 squadrons, and 39 partner units. Personnel provide dental support to ensure the highest state of wartime readiness and oral health for AFSOC personnel and assigned partner units.
Constituted 1st Special Operations Dental Squadron on 27 Mar 2007. Activated on 14 Jun 2007.
1st Special Operations Medical Group, 14 Jun 2007-.
Eglin AF Aux Fld #9 (Hurlburt Field), FL, 14 Jun 2007-.
Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers
Air Force Outstanding Unit Award with Valor
[14 Jun 2007] - 30 Jun 2007
Meritorious Unit Award
1 Oct 11-30 Sep 13
1 Oct 13-30 Sep 15
Ultramarine blue and Air Force yellow are the Air Force colors. Blue alludes to the sky, the primary theater of Air Force operations. Yellow refers to the sun and the excellence required of Air Force personnel. The map of the world signifies support of the United States Air Force operations around the world. The dagger represents the primary organizations of the dental unit. The snake, dagger, and Red Cross represent the civilian and military personnel and their dedication to healing with dentistry.