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  • Security forces in training

    Master Sgt. Kay Williams, 919th Special Operations Security Forces Squadron, treats blisters on her feet moments after she and fellow team members completed a seven-mile ruck march May 5, 2018 near Duke Field, Fla. The event was part of overall Critical Individual Task training for the SOSFS Airmen, a program that precedes more advanced special
  • Ruck ready

    Tech. Sgt. Gabriel Ortiz, a 919th Special Operations Security Forces Squadron cadre member, instructs a fellow squadron member on the most efficient techniques for packing a ruck sack prior to the unit’s early morning ruck march at Duke Field, Fla., recently. The five-mile march fulfilled one segment of the squadron’ multi-phased Critical
  • Running colors

    Participants run through vibrant clouds of powder during the 919th Special Operations Wing's first-ever Color Run May 5, 2018 at Duke Field, Fla. The event was held as a kickoff to the summer season and an opportunity to promote fun, fitness and camaraderie during the Citizen Air Commandos' May unit training assembly. (U.S. Air Force photo/Capt.
  • April promotions

    The following 919th Special Operations Wing enlisted Citizen Air Commandos were promoted in April:  Master sergeant:Todd FilesGregory HartzellLance IvyEsperanza Rosa  Technical sergeant:Mark JarvisJonathan Rivera Staff sergeant:Laura BroomeAlyssa HansenKyle LinebargerEric RasnakeNelson Rembert IIAna Maria Smith Senior Airman:Jordan Harris  Airman
  • Avionics applied

    Reserve and active duty avionics maintainers use a pitot static test set on a C-145 Skytruck to check the accuracy of flight indicators at Duke Field Fla. The Airmen represent the Reserve 919th Special Operations Wing and active duty 492nd SOW maintenance communities. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Sam King)
  • 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