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  • Wanted: Innovative ideas for Spark Tank 2022

    Spark Tank 2022, a Department of the Air Force annual competition in which Airmen and Guardians pitch innovative solutions to operational problems, will accept submissions in early August 2021.
  • DoD directs employees to start wearing face masks again

    Following guidance issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Defense Department has directed employees working in areas at high risk for transmission to begin using face masks again as a measure to prevent the continued spread of the COVID-19 virus, especially the fast-moving, highly-transmittable Delta variant.
  • Wing announces August promotions

    The following 919th Special Operations Wing enlisted Citizen Air Commandos were promoted in the month of August.
  • 919th SOW celebrates 50th anniversary, recalls early years

    Retired Brig. Gen. Donald E. Haugen writes about the early years of the 919th Special Operations Wing, transcribed from 1996 edition of the Midnight Express, the unit's discontinued newspaper.
  • UDM brings invaluable experience to position

    Richard Bullock is a UDM for the 919th Special Operations Mission Support Group who brings valuable deployment experience to his job and commitment to making sure other Airmen are always ready to go.
  • Fitness test is back with a new look

    Airmen at the 919th Special Operations Wing will notice some changes to the scoring for the Air Force fitness test, which resumed July 1, 2021 after a lengthy pandemic-induced delay.“The biggest change is the separation of the body composition [waist measurement] from the aerobic and muscular portion of the fitness test,” said Jessie Ecklund, 919th
  • Emergency management vital to safety, readiness

    Whether preparing for a natural disaster or man-made chaos, the Emergency Management flight of the 919th Special Operations Civil Engineer Squadron works behind the scenes to keep Citizen Air Commandos safe. Master Sgt. Jessica Mango leads the way for the EM team. She acts as a liaison between Duke Field and Eglin Air Force Base distributing
  • Recruiting steady despite COVID-19 challenges

    Recruiters developed new ways to get enlistees into the U.S. Air Force despite pandemic challenges by using live video communication and online record processing. Recruiting figures stayed steady throughout the fiscal year with recruiters expecting to reach their end goal. Combat Aviation Advisors, civil engineers, and security forces members are all high in demand.
  • Initiative takes Duke Field Airmen to new heights

    The Chief’s Group brings back incentive flights for high-performing Airmen beginning in August 2021.
  • Fitness testing signifies a return to “normal” for Reserve Citizen Airmen

    The 908th Airlift Wing has not held Physical Fitness Assessment testing for its members since March, 2020, due to Center for Disease Control and Department of Defense guidance restricting mass gatherings to reduce the spread of the Coronavirus disease. The situation changed when units across the United States Air Force Reserve Command were directed to resume testing in July 2021. Over the Unit Training Assembly weekend of July 10-11, more than 100 Reserve Citizen Airmen from the 908th participated in the testing here, which provided wing leadership with important data.
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