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  • 919th SOW Announces September Promotions

    The following 919th Special Operations Wing enlisted Citizen Air Commandos were promoted in the month of September.
  • Flight surgeons one step ahead of COVID

    Flight surgeons are the primary military medical care providers for flight crew. They perform periodic health assessments, physical fitness tests, waivers and any pre-deployment medical screenings for flight-crew Airmen, and serve as the first point of contact in their units for anything medical.
  • 919th SOW Airman helps combat COVID-19

    The 919th Special Operations Wing is working to slow the spread of COVID-19 by increasing sanitation, implementing the use of face coverings, socially distancing when possible and bringing in some extra help to get the job done. One Airman taking on some extra work at the 919th Special Operations Medical Squadron is Tech. Sgt. Anthony Rios, a public health technician with the 919th SOMDS.
  • First AC-130J all-Reserve crew

    On June 5, 2020, a 5th Special Operations Squadron crew flew an all-Reserve AC-130 mission for the first time in 25 years on an AC-130J Ghostrider. The last fully Reserve manned AC-130 mission was flown in 1995 on an AC-130A Spectre. “The Air Force Special Operations Command family has seen so much growth and advancement over the past 25 years,”
  • Memorial Day message

    Memorial Day not only marks the transition from Spring to Summer, but it is a day to remember those who fought and died in service to our country.It is a time-honored practice in our great Nation marked by celebrations, remembrance ceremonies, parades, picnics and family gatherings across the country.This year’s celebrations will look different in
  • Home at the hospital

    While most people go home after a long, grueling day at work, Kevin Kulow walks straight to his camper, a short distance from the emergency room where he faces a wide range of unexpected illnesses.
  • Fighting the invisible enemy

    Medical professionals are dealing with a surge in patients needed treatment, the general public is dawning face masks and some states are on lockdown. In the wake of changes implemented to stop the spread of COVID-19, a small yet highly capable Reserve Medical Unit in the Florida panhandle is making significant contributions in the fight against the pandemic.
  • Reservist selected for COVID task force

    When Lt. Col. Joseph Catalino, commander of the 919th Special Operations Medical Squadron, isn’t serving with the Air Force Reserve, he works as a civilian at the Pentagon for the office of the Secretary of Defense. Earlier this year, he was selected to be the Department of Defense Representative to the White House COVID-19 Task Force.
  • 919th SOW maintainers: Socially distant, operationally ready

    As Citizen Air Commandos continue to telework and incorporate social distancing into their daily routines, there are some essential workers who have to leave home in the early morning hours and head to work every day. This small group of 919th Special Operations Wing members are ones whose job must be performed at Duke Field to ensure the wing
  • Department of Defense updates travel restrictions

    Secretary of Defense Mark Esper approved an extension to the stop movement order April 20, 2020 that will remain effective through June 30 to aid in the further prevention of the spread of COVID-19. While the Defense Department acknowledges that this order will have a substantial impact on service members and their families who are looking to
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