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  • MWD explosive training

    Air Commandos with the 1st Special Operations Security Forces Squadron participate in explosive detection training at Hurlburt Field, Florida, Jan. 30, 2024. MWD handlers train their dogs to detect narcotics, explosives, and other harmful products to ensure the safety of the base population, at home

  • The 73rd visits MacDill

    Air Commandos with the 73rd Special Operations Squadron take part in Agile Ghost at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, on Feb. 8, 2024. During Agile Ghost, Airmen camped for three days at MacDill AFB to train, as a joint force requirement, for professional development throughout their careers as well

  • Air Commandos navigate long-distance co-parenting

    U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Timothy Dailey, 1st Special Operations Security Forces Squadron noncommissioned officer in charge of standardization and evaluations, was on a deployment for six months and had not even returned home yet before finding out his wife was tasked with a remote unaccompanied

  • SERE: surviving the night

    U.S. Air Commandos participate in a survival, escape, resistance, and evasion exercise at the Eglin Range, Florida, Feb. 8, 2024. The SERE training consisted of rural and urban evasive techniques and culminated in a large-scale application of knowledge where players had to avoid capture by

  • AFSOC 2023 Sijan award winner: Learning to lead

    The Air Force Special Operations Command 2023 Lance P. Sijan award winner, U.S. Air Force Senior Master Sgt. Stephan Boczar, draws from his own personal challenges to shape the way he lives his life and leads his Airmen.

  • The day in the life of a laboratory technician

    U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Brandon Rickard, 1st Special Operations Medical Group non-commissioned officer in charge of laboratory shipping, performs a Covid-19 test at Hurlburt Field, Florida, Feb. 7, 2024. The 1st SOMDG laboratory provides essential medical support to all members of Team Hurlburt,

  • 1 SOMXS Airmen perform routine paint jobs

    Airmen, assigned to the 1st Special Operations Maintenance Squadron aircraft structural maintenance, perform routine paint jobs on aircraft panels and equipment at Hurlburt Field, Florida, Jan. 25, 2024. The panels are sprayed with gray paint to protect them from corrosion and match the aircraft’s