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  • Grandy takes command

    The 919th Special Operations Wing welcomed Col. Jason Grandy, and bid farewell to Col. Kevin Merrill during a change of command ceremony at Duke Field, Florida, July 11, 2021.Merrill, who arrived in August 2019, relinquished command to Grandy making him the 17th commander of the 919th SOW.“[Jason], welcome to the best job you’ll ever have,” said
  • Air Force personnel, manpower applications fully migrated to cloud

    The Air Force Digital Transformation Activity culminated a three-year effort when it closed its Data Center July 9. This effort resulted in the migration of all applications, services, equipment and manpower to a virtual cloud provider.The migration to the cloud hosting services saves money, replaces outdated hardware, increases information
  • Commander reflects on past, looks to future

    A wing change of command ceremony will take place July 11, 2021 at Duke Field, Florida. The ceremony will mark the moment 919th Special Operations Wing commander, Col. Kevin J. Merrill, hands over the guidon to his successor. This symbolic gesture can be one the most difficult changes for a commander when it appears the work associated with the job
  • COVID-19 Pandemic Not Over, Concerns Over Delta Variant Growing

    Nearly 68% of active duty personnel have been vaccinated against COVID-19 with at least one dose, but that still leaves many service members vulnerable to the delta variant of the virus, health officials at the Pentagon said.
  • Wing announces July promotions

    The following 919th Special Operations Wing enlisted Citizen Air Commandos were promoted in the month of July.
  • CAAs demonstrate aviation capabilities

    Combat Aviation Advisors from the 711th Special Operations Squadron recently gathered to discuss aviation capabilities with members from partner-nations as part of the Building Partner Aviation Capacity Seminar also known as BPACS.International military students from Burkina Faso, Malawi, and Jordan were in attendance at the course.“BPACS benefits
  • Air Commandos receive Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medal

    An AC-130J Ghostrider aircrew with the 73rd Special Operations Squadron received multiple medals during a ceremony at Hurlburt Field, June 22, 2021.
  • Wolfhounds give JROTC cadets glimpse of future

    A group of cadets from the Baker High School Army Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps received a taste of life in the Air Force during a tour here June 15, 2021.Citizen Air Commandos from the 859th Special Operations Squadron invited the cadets out to Duke Field for an introduction to a variety of aviation related career fields should they
  • Daughter follows father's footsteps to the 919th SOW

    Examples of generations of families serving at Duke Field can be found all around the 919th Special Operations Wing. One of those examples is in the 919th SOW command post where Staff Sgt. Kaydee Goleta, the noncommissioned officer in charge of command post operations, helps oversee a variety of tasks essential to the mission of the 919th SOW and
  • Wing welcomes director of psychological health

    For the first time ever, members of the 919th Special Operations Wing have a director of psychological health.Cynthia Duffey, 919th SOW director of psychological health, is a licensed mental health counselor who supports Citizen Airmen by providing quality mental health services to each individual’s needs.“My plan is to reach out to members at
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