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  • Duke Field plans drive-through vaccinations for Reservists

    To ensure the readiness of Citizen Air Commandos, the 919th Special Operations Medical Squadron has begun ordering the Comirnaty vaccine—previously known as the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine and anticipate to have it available during the September Unit Training Assembly.
  • Wing announces September promotions

    The following 919th Special Operations Wing enlisted Citizen Air Commandos were promoted in the month of September.Master SergeantGorham, JeffreyJohnson, LedellRatlief, JamesShort, Robert Jr.Technical SergeantBritt, Donald Jr.Chiesa, KathrynLichtenwalner, MaggieMolyneux, JosiahPulse, DorothieRoberts, AndrewWallace, MatthewStaff SergeantClay,
  • Citizen Air Commandos Support Patriot Warrior 21

    Citizen Air Commandos from the 919th Special Operations Wing joined Citizen Airmen from 11 other installations at Fort McCoy, Wisconsin earlier this month to support Patriot Warrior 2021.
  • Yellow Ribbon Reintegration Program rolls on

    Reserve members and families from Duke Field recently participated in a Yellow Ribbon Reintegration Program event held in July in Orlando, Florida. It was the first in-person event in over 14 months due to restrictions from the COVID-19 pandemic.The Yellow Ribbon Program began in 2008 following a Congressional mandate for the Department of Defense
  • Duke Field transitions to HPCON Charlie

    The 96th Test Wing commander directed all Eglin Air Force Base properties, to include Duke Field, to implement Health Protection Condition Charlie effective Aug. 16.The new measures are intended to protect the work force due to the increase in COVID-19 cases throughout Northwest Florida.“The health and safety of our members and their families is
  • Wing announces August promotions

    The following 919th Special Operations Wing enlisted Citizen Air Commandos were promoted in the month of August.
  • 919th SOW celebrates 50th anniversary, recalls early years

    Retired Brig. Gen. Donald E. Haugen writes about the early years of the 919th Special Operations Wing, transcribed from 1996 edition of the Midnight Express, the unit's discontinued newspaper.
  • Fitness test is back with a new look

    Airmen at the 919th Special Operations Wing will notice some changes to the scoring for the Air Force fitness test, which resumed July 1, 2021 after a lengthy pandemic-induced delay.“The biggest change is the separation of the body composition [waist measurement] from the aerobic and muscular portion of the fitness test,” said Jessie Ecklund, 919th
  • Emergency management vital to safety, readiness

    Whether preparing for a natural disaster or man-made chaos, the Emergency Management flight of the 919th Special Operations Civil Engineer Squadron works behind the scenes to keep Citizen Air Commandos safe. Master Sgt. Jessica Mango leads the way for the EM team. She acts as a liaison between Duke Field and Eglin Air Force Base distributing
  • 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
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