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  • MH-139A Grey Wolf Naming Ceremony

    From left, General Timothy Ray, Air Force Global Strike Command commander, and Col. Michael Jiru, Air Force Materiel Command program executive officer, depart the the MH-139 aircraft shortly after their arrival Dec. 19, 2019, Duke Field, Fla. The aircraft depicted is set to replace the U.S. Air Force's fleet of UH-1N aircraft and has capability
  • Duke Field shares holiday spirit

    Members of the military at some point in their careers have spent the holiday season hundreds, or even thousands, of miles away from friends and families. For some people, the happiest time of the year isn’t always that grand and can even bring with it feelings of sadness and isolation. In those times, the smallest act of kindness can have immense
  • Wing announces December promotions

    DUKE FIELD, Fla. -- The following 919th Special Operations Wing enlisted Citizen Air Commandos were promoted in December:Master Sergeant:Justin BaileyJarrod BarnesClaire McKayJover RomualdoTechnical Sergeant:Richard AringIan CoxtrainDante DavisTawana EdwardsChristopher HernandezJonathan JohnsonKyle Van DykeSenior Airman:Alexandria CummingsZatavia
  • Reservists with computer language skills wanted

    Reserve Citizen Airmen with computer language knowledge now have the opportunity to put their coding skills to use for the Air Force.By completing the Computer Language Self-Assessment (CLSA) on myPers, qualified Airmen may be selected for temporary duty assignments across the Air Force.“Reservists bring the warrior ethos that we need to ensure
  • Recruiters meet goal, still looking for new talent

    Most everyone in the Air Force has had that moment, in an office with the buzzy fluorescent lights, sitting nervously as a recruiter rattled off dozens of acronyms resembling a language that was native to a foreign land. With time and a few questions along the way, the road becomes much clearer. It’s this process that brings new energy,
  • Big Blue steals the show

    The bomb sat in a small warehouse, surrounded by parts of airplanes and repair equipment. Every footstep resonated off of the tin walls, and its thick green shell had already accumulated a thin layer of dust in the few days its arrival.The armament easily dwarfed everything else in the room, and took center stage even among the other
  • 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
  • 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
  • CSAF shares insight, expectations

    Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein visited the main Air University campus Aug. 7, at Maxwell Air Force Base.The purpose of his visit was to address the students of Air War College and Air Command Staff College as they begin their academic year, as well as speaking with the university’s faculty on development and hear their questions