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  • Merrill takes command of 919th SOW

    The 919th Special Operations Wing began a new chapter in its storied past with a change of command ceremony here Aug. 2, 2019 in front of distinguished visitors, community partners and several hundred Citizen Air Commandos. Col. Frank L. Bradfield III, who took over the unit in August 2017, relinquished command to Col. Kevin Merrill marking the end
  • Reserve implements changes to fitness assessments

    Air Force Reserve has resumed Fitness Assessments for the month of August to comply with changes to the Fitness Screening Questionnaire that are effective immediately. Changes were made to the FSQ to improve the safety, health, and welfare of all Citizen Airmen. Changes to the questionnaire allowed members the opportunity to validate sickle cell
  • 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).
  • Referring to Excellence: Family connections

    Senior Airman Tamekia Hunt learned about the Get1Now program while participating in the 919th Special Operations Wing Developmental and Training Flight prior to going to Air Force Basic Military Training.When she returned from BMT, she knew there were others in her life who would benefit from serving in the Air Force Reserve.“Shalyric Thames is my
  • Making it Right

    Members of the 919th Special Operations Wing participate in a ceremony to replace a lost American flag flown in Afghanistan.
  • Security forces in training

    Master Sgt. Kay Williams, 919th Special Operations Security Forces Squadron, treats blisters on her feet moments after she and fellow team members completed a seven-mile ruck march May 5, 2018 near Duke Field, Fla. The event was part of overall Critical Individual Task training for the SOSFS Airmen, a program that precedes more advanced special
  • Avionics applied

    Reserve and active duty avionics maintainers use a pitot static test set on a C-145 Skytruck to check the accuracy of flight indicators at Duke Field Fla. The Airmen represent the Reserve 919th Special Operations Wing and active duty 492nd SOW maintenance communities. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Sam King)
  • Best in the business

    Building a culture that embraces innovative programs and a proactive approach to supporting Duke Field families has earned a 919th Special Operations Wing unit one of the military’s most prestigious awards. The 919th Special Operations Force Support Squadron was recently selected as the 2017 Department of Defense Family Readiness Award recipient
  • February promotions

    The following 919th Special Operations Wing Citizen Air Commandos were promoted in February:Master sergeant:Priestly MitchellJoey QuickDavid RobertsTechnical sergeant:James BakerParker ChristiansonTony GriffinStaff sergeant:Joshua BaxterTravis DeeseCole HausBo HumeSenior Airman:Breanna DenmarkAustin HolgersonMartinique SheppardKayla WankowskiAirman
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