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  • Mom joins son on Afghanistan deployment

    Editor’s Note: The article below was published on the U.S. Army’s public website and highlights a member from Duke Field who had the unique opportunity to deploy in support of an overseas contingency operation with her son, a soldier assigned to Ft. Campbell, Kentucky.
  • New historian hits ground running

    In his new role, Roux is responsible for collecting, preserving and interpreting information related to the wing’s mission, operations and accomplishments. As historian, he is also charged with researching and analyzing data to determine long-range historical significance of activities related to the wing and its associated units.
  • Well done!

    Col. Frank L. Bradfield, III, 919th Special Operations Wing commander, recognizes Senior Airman Chelsie Taddonio with a commander's coin for exemplary performance January 8, 2019. Taddonio, a member of the 919th SOW Public Affairs office, produced several multimedia products highlighting the unit's Citizen Air Commandos to stakeholders around the
  • Dogging it

    Tech. Sgt. Rina Gatzman, 919th Special Operations Force Support Squadron, spends time with American Red Cross Therapy Dogs Telly and Rio January 7, 2019. The program allows service dogs to visit members of the unit as part of it's ongoing outreach efforts aimed at supporting the morale and resiliency of Airmen based at Duke Field, Florida. (U.S.
  • Proud to serve

    Col. Frank L. Bradfield III, 919th Special Operations Wing commander, re-enlists Chief Master Sgt. Brian Bischoff, 919th SOW command chief, for extended duty with the Air Force Reserve at Duke Field, Florida, January 4, 2019. Bischoff has served 29 years in the Air Force at seven locations in the United States and one assignment at Germany while on
  • Fritz takes command of 44th FG

    Leadership of the 44th Fighter Group changed hands in a ceremony here Jan. 12, 2019 with a landscape of F-22 Raptor aircraft and the Citizen Airmen who train daily to leverage its state of the art capabilities.Col. Mitchell Hanson, 301st Fighter Wing Commander, Naval Air Station Ft. Worth, Texas, presided over the ceremony in which Col. Matthew
  • Officials: Capstone our time to shine

    The Air Force Reserve Command Inspector General team is scheduled to visit the 919th Special Operations Wing to conduct a Unit Effectiveness Inspection from June 27 to July 2, 2019.“AFRC is looking forward to seeing our professionalism firsthand and evaluating the hard work that has earned the 919th SOW its great reputation,” said Col. Frank “Les”
  • Moving on up

    The following 919th Special Operations Wing Citizen Air Commandos are scheduled for promotion effective February 1, 2019.Master Sergeant: Timothy CrabtreeTechnical Sergeant: Kelly Andino, Xavier Blankenship, Michael Barbata, Xavier Smith.Staff Sergeant: Brett Hoggatt, Anthony Hult and Zachary Villarreal.Senior Airman: Wyatt Ellsworth, Brionna
  • General honors Duke Airmen

    Gen. Mike Holmes, the commander of Air Combat Command, personally recognized two of the 919th Special Operations Wing’s Citizen Air Commandos during a ceremony at Hurlburt Field Nov. 6.Senior Master Sgt. Mike Tomi, 919th Special Operations Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, and Master Sgt. Jessica Bloodworth, 2nd Special Operations Squadron, were both
  • Commander shares holiday greetings

    As we prepare to celebrate the upcoming holidays, I want to take this opportunity to thank each of you for answering the call to defend our great nation.Although our wing is mostly comprised of a part-time force, we are one of the few Reserve wings who, year after year, support 24/7 operations as guardians of freedom for all Americans.The next