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  • 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
  • Recruiting steady despite COVID-19 challenges

    Recruiters developed new ways to get enlistees into the U.S. Air Force despite pandemic challenges by using live video communication and online record processing. Recruiting figures stayed steady throughout the fiscal year with recruiters expecting to reach their end goal. Combat Aviation Advisors, civil engineers, and security forces members are all high in demand.
  • Commander reflects on past, looks to future

    A wing change of command ceremony will take place July 11, 2021 at Duke Field, Florida. The ceremony will mark the moment 919th Special Operations Wing commander, Col. Kevin J. Merrill, hands over the guidon to his successor. This symbolic gesture can be one the most difficult changes for a commander when it appears the work associated with the job
  • CAAs demonstrate aviation capabilities

    Combat Aviation Advisors from the 711th Special Operations Squadron recently gathered to discuss aviation capabilities with members from partner-nations as part of the Building Partner Aviation Capacity Seminar also known as BPACS.International military students from Burkina Faso, Malawi, and Jordan were in attendance at the course.“BPACS benefits
  • Wolfhounds give JROTC cadets glimpse of future

    A group of cadets from the Baker High School Army Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps received a taste of life in the Air Force during a tour here June 15, 2021.Citizen Air Commandos from the 859th Special Operations Squadron invited the cadets out to Duke Field for an introduction to a variety of aviation related career fields should they
  • Daughter follows father's footsteps to the 919th SOW

    Examples of generations of families serving at Duke Field can be found all around the 919th Special Operations Wing. One of those examples is in the 919th SOW command post where Staff Sgt. Kaydee Goleta, the noncommissioned officer in charge of command post operations, helps oversee a variety of tasks essential to the mission of the 919th SOW and
  • New Key Spouse Mentor embraces resiliency within Wing

    The 919th Special Operations Wing recently welcomed a new Key Spouse Mentor who stepped into the role with a strong commitment to supporting Citizen Air Commandos and their families with personable peer-to-peer support.Muscarella, who was previously a 919th Special Operations Force Support Squadron key spouse, took over the position this month
  • Policies change for fully vaccinated

    The updated Department of Defense policy on mask wear allows more flexibility for vaccinated individuals on situations where masks are required. The Eglin installation commander, Brig. Gen. Scott Cain, 96th Test Wing commander, revised Eglin’s mask-wear policy due to the new DoD guidance for vaccinated personnel issued on 13 May 2021.The below
  • Wing announces May promotions

    Promotions for the month of May in the 919th SOW.
  • Mothers Day an opportunity to recognize moms who serve

    A first sergeant describes her experience with motherhood in the military and the pride of her son joining the U.S. Air Force.
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