Articles

  • The 15th SOS participates in the Spirit of St. Louis Airshow

    The 15th SOS participates in the Spirit of St. Louis Airshow at St. Louis Lambert International Airport, Missouri, June 8, 2024. During the Spirit of St. Louis Air Show, MC-130J crews demonstrated the aircraft’s versatile capabilities to display what Air Force Special Operations Command brings to

  • 1 SOCES conducts expeditionary day

    U.S. Air Force Airmen assigned to the 1st Special Operations Civil Engineer Squadron participate in an expeditionary day at Hurlburt Field, Florida, April 19, 2024. Expeditionary days provide Airmen the opportunity to train and develop various skill sets including tactical combat casualty care,

  • Bird watching with the 1 SOW

    Lorrain Ketzler, 1st Special Operations Civil Engineer Squadron fish and wildlife biologist, searches for red-cockaded woodpeckers at Hurlburt Field, Florida, April 22, 2024. The red-cockaded woodpecker is one of the several endangered species that the 1st SOCES monitors and protects on the

  • Religious Affairs keeping spirits high

    U.S. Air Force 1st Special Operations Wing religious affairs Airmen prepare communion and perform daily tasks at the Chapel on Hurlburt Field, Florida, April 16, 2024. Religious affairs provides pastoral care, conduct religious rites and education, and advise leadership on issues related to core

  • 319th change of command and reassignment

    U.S. Air Force Lt. Col Caitlin Reilly assumes command of the 319th Special Operations Squadrons during the 319th SOS change of command and reassignment ceremony at Hurlburt Field, Florida, May 3, 2024.

  • RED HORSE Airmen return home from 6-month deployment

    Members of the 823d RED HORSE from Hurlburt Field, Florida, spent more than six months rebuilding and restoring old runways that once were a crucial U.S. military asset in the Pacific Islands during World War II.

  • Red Horse demolition training

    Air Commandos attached to the 823rd Red Horse Squadron participate in demolition training at Hurlburt Field, Florida, March 28, 2024. The demolition training provides the 1st SOCES the ability to destroy airfields, equipment, and infrastructure in the event of a confrontation, preventing adversaries