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  • 10th AF commander visits Citizen Air Commandos

    The Citizen Air Commandos at the 919th Special Operations Wing hosted the 10th Air Force commander, during a visit to the Florida panhandle Jan. 18-20.Maj. Gen. Richard Scobee observed first-hand the work being done in the 919th SOW and discuss the wing’s rapidly evolving mission in support of Air Force Special Operations.“I was expecting to be
  • Combat Aviation Advisor takes on Capitol Hill

    A Duke Field Combat Aviation Advisor will soon exchange his multicam uniforms for a suit and tie and the opportunity to work with policy makers on Capitol Hill. When he does so, Maj. Matthew Gorsuch’s challenges will shift from liaising with foreign contacts in geographic combatant commands, to liaising with members of Congress on Capitol
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  • Former 919 SOW commander dies

    The 919th Special Operations Wing mourns the passing of one of its former commanders -- Brig. Gen. Mark Stogsdill.Stogsdill passed away July 19, 2016 at Ochsner Medical Center in New Orleans.Stogsdill assumed command of the 919th SOW in 1998 during a period of significant change in the unit's history. The wing had recently converted from the
  • Wolfhound check up

    Senior Master Sgt. Bill Bethke, 711th Special Operations Squadron, completes his postflight checks on a C-146 Wolfhound at Duke Field, Fla., Oct. 21. The Air Force Special Operations Wing aircraft are used specifically in the training and operation of the 919th Special Operations Wing’s nonstandard aviation mission. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech.
  • Practice makes perfect

    Usually a gym bag consists of workout clothes and gym shoes, but for 1st Lt. Bobbie-Jean Johnson, her bag contains something unusual even in today’s gyms. When Johnson opens her bag a clear pair of three-inch stiletto high-heels pokes out.   Every day at the end of her workout she slides on the heels and practices posing in a head-to-toe mirror at
  • November commander's suggestion box responses

    The 919th Special Operations Wing commander installed commander's comments/suggestion boxes at various locations around the base. When the questions/comments are applicable wing-wide they will be published on the home page and members who provide their name and contact information will be contacted directly.Here are
  • Wolfhound flight checks

    Senior Master Sgt. Bill Bethke, 711th Special Operations Squadron, completes his postflight checks on a C-146 Wolfhound at Duke Field, Fla., Oct. 21. The Air Force Special Operations Wing aircraft are used specifically in the training and operation of the 919th Special Operations Wing’s nonstandard aviation mission. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech.
  • Wing promotes 18 Citizen Commandos

      The following 919th Special Operations Wing enlisted reservists were promoted in December: Master sergeant:Leonard Ooten Technical sergeant:Corey FieldsLance IvyDustin MalloryJuliana PerryBenjamin Rowe Staff sergeant:Bradley AllenAndrea BeisnerErica CampbellKari HowellJason KenyonShaun MartinScott MitchellSteven MolinaMolyneux, JoshuaBradley
  • Operations below a blue sky

    C-145 Skytrucks wait for their next flight on the Duke Field flightline Oct. 21. The Air Force Special Operations Wing aircraft are used specifically in the training and operation of the 919th Special Operations Wing’s mission. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Sam King)
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