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  • Chase earns award for leading

    Master Sgt. Jason Chase, 919th Special Operations Maintenance Squadron, received the Air Commando Association's non commisioned officer of the year award for 2018 from Col. Frank L. Bradfield III, 919th Special Operation Wing commander (left) and Chief Master Sgt. Peter Webb, 919th SOW command chief. The mission of the Air Commando Association is to serve memebrs of Air Force Special Operations by educating others on the Joint Special Operations Forces mission. Chase earned the award for exemplary leadership at Duke Field and in support of contingency operations around the globe. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Jon McCallum)
  • Star treatment

    Maj. Gen. Brian Borgen (right) listens to Maj. Clint Amy, 711th Special Operations Squadron, discuss the mission and training requirements of Combat Aviation Advisors at Duke Field, Fla. July 16, 2019. Borgen, current serving as the 10th Air Force commander, and other senior Air Force Reserve officials from throughout the command visited the base in Northwest Florida to thank Citizen Airmen for their support of the wing's unique mission and learn more about challenges the unit is facing. Citizen Air Commandos discussed a variety of topics with the visiting leaders to include readiness requirements and initiatives involving technology and private industry which could enhance the special operations capability within the Air Force Reserve. (U.S. Air Force photo by Heather A. Stacy).
  • Developmental education opportunites for Reserve Citizen Airmen

    Air Force Reserve Citizen Airmen are selected every year to attend Developmental Education courses boarded through the Reserve School Selection Board (RSSB A&B), Reserve Developmental Education Designation Board (RDEDB), and Enlisted Developmental Education Board (EDEB). The boards are held quarterly over a five-day period at HQ Air Reserve
  • UPDATE: Changes coming to G.I. Bill Transfer of Education Benefits for Guard, Reserve

    *Editor’s Note: This article was originally published May 17, 2019. Updates were made July 10, 2019*Applicable to: Air National Guard and Air Force ReserveNOTE: PLEASE DISREGARD MESSAGE IF YOU HAVE EXECUTED A TRANSFER OF POST-9/11 GI BILL EDUCATION BENEFITS AND FULFILLED THE REQUIRED SERVICE COMMITMENT. Follow this link to review your current GI
  • Online worksheet to replace biannual AGR review board

    Lt. Gen Richard Scobee, Chief of Air Force Reserve, approved changes to the Active Guard Reserve program earlier this year which are expected to be implemented September 1. One significant change to the program was the elimination of an AGR Review Board, or ARB, which was held twice a year. The board was co-chaired by the Deputy to the Chief of Air
  • Air Force officials announce tour length changes

    The tour length reduction from four to three years for military training instructors, military training leaders, Air Education and Training Command technical training instructors with prefix “T”, “J”, or “X” and stateside professional military education instructors was announced July 1, renewing the focus on increasing operational readiness and improving Airmen resiliency.
  • Chaplains enhance resiliency efforts

    At the 919th Special Operations Wing, the chaplains and their staff go above and beyond to support resiliency efforts for the wing's "Quiet Professionals."To offer a larger and more comprehensive variety of chaplain's services, 919th SOW chaplains are often available on Duke Field at least one day a week.Normally constrained by the schedule of the
  • Tech. Sgt. Courtney Richardson: “From one Airman to another, ask for help and never give up”

    The old saying goes, "A picture is worth a thousand words. Since 2004, Tech. Sgt. Courtney Richardson has been telling the Air Force story through pictures as a public affairs photojournalist.“Serving as a photographer has been a great job; I would not trade it for any other job in the Air Force,” said Richardson. “A lot of people think that our
  • June promotions

    The following 919th Special Operations Wing enlisted Citizen Air Commandos were promoted in June:Technical sergeant:Kendra LinnGeoffrey WoyttStaff Sergeant:Andrew RobertsSenior Airman:Garrett LoftisRobert Morales ScottChristopher PetersonShanna RairighAirman First Class:Andrew LashleyAirman:Charlesia EdwardsVeronica MoneySiera Ruddock
  • Maintainer bids farewell to Duke Field

    Senior Master Sgt. Mark Mioduszewski, 919th Special Operations Maintenance Squadron, receives a C-146 Wolfhound replica upon his retirement from Col. Scot Terry, 919th Special Operations Maintenance Group, May 5, 2019. Mioduszewski retired after 38 years of service making him one of the longest tenured employees at Duke Field until his retirement