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  • AFSOC Airman first in command to gain Sikh religious accommodation waiver

    On June 7, 2020, U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Dominic Varriale, a geospatial intelligence analyst with the 11th Special Operations Intelligence Squadron, became the first member of Air Force Special Operations Command to gain a religious accommodations waiver. He accomplished this by way of the SAVA, who helped guide him through the process from start to finish.
  • 1st SOSFS establishes family room amidst COVID-19

    Air Commandos with the 1st Special Operations Security Forces Squadron created a family room for their personnel amidst Coronavirus Disease 2019. The room gives members a safe, clean, and quiet place to tend to their children’s needs.
  • Estate claims for A1C Victor Castro Berastain

    Estate claims for A1C Victor Castro Berastain
  • First Munitions Squadron in AFSOC History

    Formerly with the 1st Special Operations Maintenance Squadron, the munitions flight distinguished themselves as a new squadron in the 1st Special Operations Wing. The 1st Special Operations Munitions Squadron activated July 8, 2020, and is the first munitions squadron in Air Force Special Operations Command history.
  • 4th SOS, AMU make history with AC-130U

    An AC-130U Spooky gunship named ‘Big Daddy’ made history by being the first Spooky to ever receive a black letter initial on its status page before a flight, June 18, 2020. This was a momentous accomplishment for Air Commandos in the 4th Special Operations Squadron and the 4th AMU.
  • Air Commandos persevere during aircraft hangar emergency

    "Get everybody out!” Through complete chaos, those three words instantly popped into the head of U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. John Barron, a production superintendent with the 801st Special Operations Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, when the fire suppression system activated in the hangar he was supervising, unleashing high expansion foam in every direction.
  • 1st SOW welcomes first female commander

    The world, today, is full of new challenges amid conforming to a “new normal” necessary to co-exist with COVID-19. Air Commandos have risen above and beyond these uncertainties and proven their adaptability and initiative to continue executing the mission – anytime, anyplace. Today, in a new take on a historic tradition, Lt. Gen. Jim Slife, commander of Air Force Special Operations Command, presided over the change of command ceremony that was broadcasted via Facebook Live due to social distancing protocol, marking Col. Jocelyn Schermerhorn’s command of the 1st Special Operations Wing.
  • Estate Claims for Technical Sgt Phillip "Carl" Vos

    If anyone has any claims for or against the estate of TSgt Phillip “Carl” Vos, please contact U.S. Air Force Maj Wayne Black, the Summary Courts Officer, at 850-884-8861 or by email at wayne.black.3@us.af.mil
  • Estate Claim for Technical Sgt Phillip “Carl” Vos

    If anyone has any claims for or against the estate of TSgt Phillip “Carl” Vos, please contact U.S. Air Force Maj Wayne Black, the Summary Courts Officer, at 850-884-8861 or by email at: wayne.black.3@us.af.mil 
  • Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Situation Summary

    CDC is responding to an outbreak of respiratory disease caused by a novel (new) coronavirus that was first detected in China and which has now been detected in more than 100 locations internationally, including in the United States. The virus has been named “SARS-CoV-2” and the disease it causes has been named “coronavirus disease 2019” (abbreviated “COVID-19”).
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