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  • Best in the business

    Building a culture that embraces innovative programs and a proactive approach to supporting Duke Field families has earned a 919th Special Operations Wing unit one of the military’s most prestigious awards. The 919th Special Operations Force Support Squadron was recently selected as the 2017 Department of Defense Family Readiness Award recipient
  • February promotions

    The following 919th Special Operations Wing Citizen Air Commandos were promoted in February:Master sergeant:Priestly MitchellJoey QuickDavid RobertsTechnical sergeant:James BakerParker ChristiansonTony GriffinStaff sergeant:Joshua BaxterTravis DeeseCole HausBo HumeSenior Airman:Breanna DenmarkAustin HolgersonMartinique SheppardKayla WankowskiAirman
  • Wheels up

    A C-145A Skytruck lifts off from the runway at Duke Field, Fla. The 919th and 492nd Special Operations Wings are the only Air Force wings that fly and maintain the Skytruck. They are primarily used for new aircrew qualifications and flight proficiency missions. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Sam King)
  • Cyber commandos always ready for joint fight

    A key component to any successful special operations mission is the ability to communicate with other air commandos often in unfamiliar and rapidly changing environments while under attack. The result is an almost insatiable desire among warfighters for cyber professionals who can lead the way in providing non-kinetic effects and effective command
  • December promotions

    The following 919th Special Operations Wing enlisted Citizen Air Commandos were promoted in December:Senior master sergeant:Sherry Neklason-RiceJeffrey RushMaster sergeant:Kristina DeanJoseph KimbrellJustin McMurphyHeath OrloskeRickey SchaeferTechnical sergeant:Erica CampbellJason KenyonJeffery Lockwood Jr.Jacob MembrenoJoshua MolyneuxCarla
  • Soaking up retirement

    Master Sgt. Glenn Miller, 859th Special Operations Squadron, reacts as he is hosed down by fellow Airmen after completing his retirement fini flight at Duke Field, Fla., Nov. 21, 2017. The traditional planeside event celebrated Miller’s 31 years of service to the Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo/Dan Neely)
  • Citizen Air Commandos welcome new leader

    The 919th Special Operations Wing’ Citizen Air Commandos welcomed their new commander, Col. Col. Frank "Les" Bradfield III, during an assumption of command ceremony at Duke Field, Fla., Aug. 6.Bradfield accepted the wing’s guidon from Maj. Gen. Bruce Miller, 10th Air Force commander, symbolizing the beginning of his command of the 919th SOW.“It’s
  • Generally speaking

    Lt. Gen. Brad Webb, commander of Air Force Special Operations Command, visits with Air Commandos and their Reserve counterparts at Duke Field, Florida during his visit to the base July 26, 2017. While here, Webb received an update on specialized missions involving Duke's Combat Aviation Advisors, Non Standard Aviation assets and special operations
  • Worth the wait

    A popular local eatery will once again offer its coveted home style meals to employees at Duke Field who want a convenient place to dine without having to leave the installation.Desi’s Downtown Restaurant will operate a satellite location at Duke Field serving buffet-style hot lunches as well a variety of short order menu items.“Desi's will bring
  • 919th Civil Engineers: More than meets the eye

    Civil engineers encompass a wide range of jobs that are critical to maintaining military installations and ensuring the mission is completed, both at home and abroad. Members of the 919th Special Operations Civil Engineer Squadron are a group of hard-working individuals who are anything but typical. Maj. Austin Lovejoy, 919th SOCES commander,
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