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  • 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)
  • 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
  • Duke Field commander bids farewell after 22 years

    Col. James M. Phillips relinquished command of the 919th Special Operations Wing July 8. Before he departed, he answered a few questions about his time here and shared some parting words for the base population and local community. What are your thoughts as you wrap up a tour of duty at Duke Field that has spanned more than two decades? I came
  • 524th SOS relocates from Cannon to Duke Field

    The flag of the 524th Special Operations Squadron is relocating from Cannon Air Force Base, New Mexico, to Duke Field, Florida. The unit's move uproots a long legacy with Cannon's host unit, and it joins an organization with a deep, special operations history.
  • Trading places

    A combat veteran and a senior leader in Air Force Special Operations Command made a trip home April 6, 2017 to provide insight on the command and share lessons learned spanning 23 years of service during the Reserve Officer Training Corps’ annual dining out here.Col. Nathan Green, commander of Air Force Special Operations Air Warfare Center,
  • Webb shares AFSOC priorities with Citizen Air Commandos

    Lt. Gen. Brad Webb, commander of Air Force Special Operations Command, visited the 919th Special Operations Wing here Feb. 4, 2017Webb explained what it takes to accomplish AFSOC’s priorities. His examples tied back to how significant the 919th SOW is to the command being ready today, relevant tomorrow and resilient always.“The kinds of challenges
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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
  • Eagle Claw: A special ops family legacy

    April 24, 2016 marks the 36th anniversary of Operation Eagle Claw, the ill-fated joint U.S. military attempt to rescue 53 Americans held hostage in Iran for 444 days. For one Duke Field reservist, that day in history hits close to home.Chief Master Sgt. Raymond Beyers, 2nd Special Operations Squadron superintendent, remembers that day all too
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