Articles

  • Spectre 17 Gunship 50th Anniversary oral history video

    Vietnam-era crew recalls famed Spectre 17 flight. The crew, assigned to the 16th Special Operations Squadron, were operating a combat mission supporting Operation Commando Hunt, a campaign of the Vietnam War. Their aircraft was struck by 57mm round, leaving the aircraft damaged and crew members

  • MC-130H Combat Talon II: 19th SOS final formal training mission

    The 19th Special Operations Squadron takes an MC-130H Combat Talon II for its final flight under the 492nd Special Operations Wing at Hurlburt Field, Florida, May 31, 2022. The MC-130H has played a vital role in Air Force Special Operations Command operations, and its highlights include the

  • AFSOC hosts AETC commander for fini-flight

    U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Brad Webb, commander of Air Education and Training Command, conducts his fini-flight May 10, 2022 at Hurlburt Field, Fla. During his career, Webb has more than 3,700 hours flying on aircraft such as the CV-22 Osprey, MH-53 Pave Low and the MC-130H Combat Talon among others.

  • Eglin hosts K9 competition in honor of National Police Week

    U.S. Air Force members compete in a K9 competition during National Police Week on May 18, 2022, at Eglin Air Force Base. National Police Week honors those who have sworn to protect and defend, and pays special recognition to those law enforcement officers who have lost their lives in the live of

  • TCCC arms Airmen with the tools to save a life

    Air Commandos with the 1st Special Operations Healthcare Operations Squadron and the 1st Special Operations Medical Group attend tactical combat casualty care training April 29, 2022, at Hurlburt Field, Florida. TCCC aims to provide care to preserve the lives of our Air Commandos and increase the

  • Hurlburt Field hosts Operation KUDOS

    Air Commandos and their families participate in Kids Understanding Deployment Operations April 30, 2022, at Hurlburt Field, Florida. Operation KUDOS is an educational event to help build resiliency in military youth by engaging them in activities that stimulate the deployment experience.

  • 2021 AFSOC Outstanding Airman of the Year tour

    The 2021 Air Force Special Operations Command Outstanding Airman of the Year award winners celebrate their accomplishments during a tour May 11, 2022 at Hurlburt Field, Florida. The award winners experienced what several organizations at and around Hurlburt Field have to offer as recognition for

  • Hurlburt Field hosts joint MC-130H lift training event

    Airmen from the Pennsylvania Air National Guard’s 193rd Special Operations Wing partner with the 1st Special Operations Maintenance Squadron to participate in a joint training exercise to lift an MC-130H on May 17, 2022, at Hurlburt Field, Florida. This training event demonstrated the ability to