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  • Thanksgiving message from the commander

    Fellow Citizen Air Commandos, Since Abraham Lincoln declared Thanksgiving a national holiday in 1863, Americans from all backgrounds have set aside time at the end of November to give thanks. Thanksgiving is a day that allows us to slow down and take a moment to reflect on the many blessings we have to be grateful for in life, even in 2020!
  • Commander shares insights on June UTA

    As we prepare for the June Unit Training Assembly, I’d like to take this opportunity to discuss some recent developments and the steps we’re taking to return to our “new normal” at the 919th Special Operations Wing.There are still COVID-19 cases in the surrounding community, but the active disease prevalence has been trending down for the past
  • Commander: coach's words ring true for us

    When I reflect back on my high school wrestling practice, I don’t just remember merciless practices consisting of endless jump-roping, burpees, sprinting, and sparring matches. The thing I remember is my coach Mr. Dennis Toumi. Not only was he a tough coach with an accomplished history as an Army veteran, 42-year educator, and Michigan High School
  • Commander issues Labor Day message

    This weekend we observe the 125th anniversary of Labor Day as a national holiday. We honor the commitment and achievements of the American worker, whose dedication contributed significantly to this great Nation’s prosperity. As Citizen Air Commandos, serving in our community as well as our Air Force, you are a vital and vibrant part of what makes
  • Duke Field prepares for "tactical pause"

    The 919th Special Operations Wing will take a “tactical pause” Sunday, Oct. 6, to focus on the health of our Citizen Air Commandos and their families. This Resiliency Tactical Pause will enable us to discuss ways that we can improve our strategies for defeating an adversary that is killing more of our Airmen than any enemy on the planet – suicide.
  • Commander's Thanksgiving message

    Fellow 919th SOW Members,The holidays are a special time to show our appreciation and gratitude for the many blessings bestowed upon us. This Thanksgiving Day, I ask that each of you keep in mind your brothers- and sisters-in-arms who are separated from their families due to deployment; not only from this wing but from all other military
  • What we are really trying to accomplish with new Air Force inspection system

    As my wing prepares for their first Capstone event, I want to ensure leadership down through the lowest ranking Airman understands the intent of the program.  The program is not about completing communicators in the management internal control tool program to satisfy major command or inspector general inspectors.  The program is not about closing
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