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1st SOW Spark Cell hosts Game Changers event

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Colin Hinkly, a quality assurance technician with the 1st Special Operations Communications Squadron, assists an attendee in attaching an ethernet connector to an ethernet cable during the 1st Special Operations Wing Spark Cell’s Game Changers event in Fort Walton Beach, Florida, Sept. 26, 2020. Air Commandos showed school-age children how to build ethernet cables used to connect devices to local internet networks. (U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Robyn Hunsinger)

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Masen Calhoun, right, a vulnerability management technician with the 1st Special Operations Communications Squadron, explains how to code basic HyperText Markup Language during the 1st Special Operations Wing Spark Cell’s Game Changers event in Fort Walton Beach, Florida, Sept. 26, 2020. Over 15 Air Commandos volunteered to showcase tools that are used to accomplish special operations missions “Any time, Any place.” (U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Robyn Hunsinger)

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Christopher Cardenas, a radio frequency transmissions technician with the 1st Special Operations Communications Squadron, explains how tactical radios work to attendees during the 1st Special Operations Wing Spark Cell’s Game Changers event in Fort Walton Beach, Florida, Sept. 26, 2020. Tactical radios are used by Air Commandos to communicate between ground crews and aircraft to accomplish Air Force Special Operations Command’s missions any time, any place. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Robyn Hunsinger)

Amanda Negron, right, executive director with the Hsu Educational Foundation, speaks during the 1st Special Operations Wing Spark Cell’s Game Changers event in Fort Walton Beach, Florida, Sept. 26, 2020. Air Commandos with the 1st SOW and the Hsu Educational Foundation welcomed attendees and explained the different things they would be learning about during the event. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Robyn Hunsinger)

U.S. Air Force 2nd Lt. Brandon Seyl, a cyberspace officer with the 1st Special Operations Communications Squadron, welcomes attendees to the 1st Special Operations Wing Spark Cell’s Game Changers event in Fort Walton Beach, Florida, Sept. 26, 2020. Air Commandos with the 1st SOW and the Hsu Educational Foundation welcomed attendees and explained the different things they would be learning about during the event. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Robyn Hunsinger)

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Daniel Rivera, a radio frequency transmission systems technician with the 1st Special Operations Communications Squadron, demonstrates how tactical radios work to attendees during the 1st Special Operations Wing Spark Cell’s Game Changers event in Fort Walton Beach, Florida, Sept. 26, 2020. Tactical radios are used by Air Commandos to communicate between ground crews and aircraft to complete Air Force Special Operations Command’s missions any time, any place. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Robyn Hunsinger)

1st Special Operations Wing personnel, Hsu Educational Foundation personnel, and attendees stand in the 1st SOW Innovation Cell building during the 1st Special Operations Wing Spark Cell’s Game Changers event in Fort Walton Beach, Florida, Sept. 26, 2020. Air Commandos with the 1st Special Operations Communications Squadron volunteered their time and expertise to show school-age children different technological aspects. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Robyn Hunsinger)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Bennett Atencio, a radio frequency transmission systems technician with the 1st Special Operations Communications Squadron, explains the use of antennas for tactical radio communications during the 1st Special Operations Wing Spark Cell’s Game Changers event in Fort Walton Beach, Florida, Sept. 26, 2020. Tactical radios are used by Air Commandos to communicate between ground crews and aircraft to complete Air Force Special Operations Command’s missions any time, any place. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Robyn Hunsinger)

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Gifford Young, mission defense team NCO in charge with the 1st Special Operations Communications Squadron, demonstrates how to organize the wires of an ethernet cable during the 1st Special Operations Wing Spark Cell’s Game Changers event in Fort Walton Beach, Florida, Sept. 26, 2020. Air Commandos showed school-age children how to build ethernet cables used to connect devices to local internet networks. (U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Robyn Hunsinger)

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U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Gifford Young, mission defense team NCO in charge with the 1st Special Operations Communications Squadron, demonstrates how to organize the wires in an ethernet cable during the 1st Special Operations Wing Spark Cell’s Game Changers event in Fort Walton Beach, Florida, Sept. 26, 2020. Air Commandos showed school-age children how to build ethernet cables used to connect devices to local internet networks. (U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Robyn Hunsinger)

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1st Special Operations Wing personnel, Hsu Educational Foundation personnel, and attendees attend the 1st Special Operations Wing Spark Cell’s Game Changers event in Fort Walton Beach, Florida, Sept. 26, 2020. Air Commandos with the 1st Special Operations Communications Squadron volunteered their time and expertise to show school-age children different technological aspects.