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  • New uniform timeline on schedule

    Trainees entering into Basic Military Training at the 37th Training Wing the first week of October were the first group to be issued the new Operational Camouflage Pattern uniforms. When Air Force officials announced last year they were adopting the Army OCP as the official utility uniform, they developed a three-year rollout timeline across the
  • Duke Field community center sports new vibe

    The Duke Field Community Center, formerly known as “The Outpost,” has a new look and feel.Duke Field Services hosted the grand re-opening Oct. 5, 2019 to showcase a number of improvements to the facility.The official ribbon cutting included remarks by Col. Kevin Merrill, 919th Special Operations Wing commander, followed by live entertainment and
  • Making fitness fun

    Mr. Jared Kist, strength and conditioning specialist for the Preservation of the Force and Family Program at Duke Field, leads Citizen Air Commandos in exercises intended to cool down after an intense workout July 31, 2019. Fitness specialists are offerring a Strength Training Clinic to all Duke Field employees Oct. 4, 2019 from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the fitness pad. The clinic will provide an introduction to strength training as well as instruction on proper movements for lifts and more. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lt. Col. James R. Wilson)
  • We proudly serve

    Ms. Karissa Frystin, Starbucks Regional Operations Specialist, reviews the recipe book for the coffee chain's wide range of beverages with Mr. David Hunter during training at Duke Field, Fla., Sept. 27, 2019. Hunter will be one of several barista's at the Drink Spot on base. Officials from the 919th Special Operations Wing are planning to open the coffee shop Oct. 1, 2019 offering a wide range of beverages to customers in an effort to improve resiliency and quality of life for employees at Duke Field. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lt. Col. James R. Wilson)
  • Resiliency series helps Duke Field Airmen deal with life events

    On a typical drill weekend, members of the 919th Special Operations Wing participated in something very atypical for the Air Force Reserve – a class on successful parenting strategies.A brainchild of the Air Force Reserve's only Resiliency Support Team, the resiliency series offers educational seminars on various topics impacting the lives of the
  • Maintenance looking Posch these days

    Lt. Col. Dan Posch (right) assumes command of the 919th Special Operations Maintenance Group from Col. Kevin Merrill, 919 Special Operations Wing commander, at Duke Field, Florida, on September 8, 2019. The maintenance group is responsible for providing a full range of aircraft maintenance activities to support Duke Field's global mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lt. Col. James R. Wilson)
  • Reserve readiness for today and the future

    With more than 70,000 Reserve Citizen Airmen operationally integrated with the active component, “Our Airmen must not only be ready for today’s missions, they need to be prepared for the future operating environment and for the high-end fight,” said Lt. Gen. Richard Scobee, chief of the Air Force Reserve and commander of Air Force Reserve Command,
  • Duke Field focusing on preventative health conditioning

    Most military members who have spent years training and deploying are all too familiar with duty-related injuries and the long rehabilitation process that follows. Air Force Special Operations Command is now using an innovative approach to try to preserve the health of its members by preventing those injuries from occurring in the first place.That
  • Wing announces September promotions

    The following 919th Special Operations Wing enlisted Citizen Air Commandos were promoted in September:Chief Master Sergeant:Jessica MatticeSenior Master Sergeant:Joshua RingerMaster Sergeant:Nijita BryantJesse HuntLorren LevineDanny RuizTechnical Sergeant:James DistanoMichael Sielke MeadeStaff Sergeant:Christopher BrummetSenior Airman:Jay
  • Air Force announces influenza season

    It’s that time of the year again! Peak flu season is upon us and Air Force personnel are required to get their annual flu shot before Dec. 31.Individual Reservists must receive their flu vaccination, from either their servicing Military Treatment Facilities or a civilian provider. Vaccinations from Military Treatment Facilities:Members must be in
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