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  • Aircraft maintenance changes occur as wing's mission shifts

    A year after taking over maintenance responsibilities for their new C-145A aircraft, Airmen of the 919th Special Operations Maintenance Group now prepare their fleet for the boneyard.Each group of C-145As that takes its final flight from the Duke Field runway moves the wing further from its previous aircraft mission, and closer to its new
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  • Reservists begin training with new aircraft

    The 5th Special Operations Squadron added yet another airframe to its list of Air Force Special Operations Command aircraft they use to train aircrews.The squadron began C-146A Wolfhound formal training unit flights in December at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M.  So far, the squadron has trained six pilots and four loadmasters."The C-146 mission
  • SOW incentive flight program begins again

    The 919th Special Operations Wing's incentive flight program kicked off again last month when Tech. Sgt. Michael Howard took to the sky in a C-145 for his retirement sendoff Nov. 30.The program serves as a way to recognize outstanding Reserve and active-duty members working here and provides the opportunity to experience a flight, according to
  • 3 at Duke earn Air Commando Association awards

    Three Air Commando Association's Commander's Leadership Awards were recently awarded to Capt. John Andree and Tech. Sgt. William Register, 6th Special Operations Squadron, and 1st Lt. Michael Zecca, 711th Special Operations Squadron."Their outstanding accomplishments make them truly deserving of this prestigious recognition," said Sherri Hayes, Air
  • Active, reserve Airmen take over maintenance duties on C-145

    Active duty and reserve Air Force maintainers took over responsibility for the upkeep and repairs of the 16 C-145s assigned here from Sierra Nevada Corporation contractors, July 1.Airmen from the 592nd Special Operations Maintenance Squadron and the 919th Special Operations Aircraft Maintenance Squadron became accountable for the care of the C-145s