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  • Teaching the Commando new tricks

    The C-130J is an incredibly versatile aircraft, and since it’s creation, it’s landed on rough fields, in arctic locations and even an aircraft carrier Yet, it cannot land on water, which covers about 71% of the planet. As national strategic objectives shift focus to littoral regions, Air Force Special Operations Command is advancing new approaches to expand the multi-mission platform's runway independence and expeditionary capacity.
  • Duke Field welcomes new JAG

    Lt. Col. Deborah Klein, 919th Special Operation Wing's newest judge advocate, takes time for a photo in her office at Duke Field, Fla. Sept. 11, 2021. Klein is a Traditional Reservist who specializes in operational and international environmental law. Her office is open during Unit Training Assembly weekends to support commanders with military justice issues while assisting members with legal readiness through the use of wills, powers of attorney, and Service Members Civil Relief Act inquiries.
  • Reserve Citizen Airmen must be fully COVID-19 vaccinated this year

    ROBINS AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. – The Air Force has directed that all Reserve Citizen Airmen in part-time statuses be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by Dec. 2, 2021, and all Reservists on active duty or in Active Guard and Reserve status must be fully vaccinated by Nov. 2, 2021.Secretary of the Air Force Frank Kendall directed the COVID-19 vaccine
  • Duke Field members reflect on response to 9-11

    Citizen Air Commandos of the 919th Special Operations Wing are trained to be ready and resilient to execute global special operations “Anytime...Anyplace.” The mobilization of Reservists at Duke Field following the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks on America exemplifies the responsibility 919th SOW members have and why they train to maintain their readiness
  • Tactical Communications "Anytime...Anyplace"

    Senior Airman Dominique Dameron sets up a data satellite during exercise Patriot Warrior at Fort McCoy, Wisconsin, Aug.10, 2021. The satellite provides communication capabilities for Airmen at the base. Patriot Warrior, one of the U.S. Air Force Reserve Command’s largest field training exercises, simulates a combat environment to provide Citizen
  • Duke Field plans drive-through vaccinations for Reservists

    To ensure the readiness of Citizen Air Commandos, the 919th Special Operations Medical Squadron has begun ordering the Comirnaty vaccine—previously known as the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine and anticipate to have it available during the September Unit Training Assembly.
  • Reservists help deliver babies during Afghanistan evacuations

    Two separate Air Force Reserve Command airlift wings successfully evacuated hundreds of Americans and allies during the early days of the Afghanistan evacuation operation … and each landed with one more passenger than was manifested.
  • Wing announces September promotions

    The following 919th Special Operations Wing enlisted Citizen Air Commandos were promoted in the month of September.Master SergeantGorham, JeffreyJohnson, LedellRatlief, JamesShort, Robert Jr.Technical SergeantBritt, Donald Jr.Chiesa, KathrynLichtenwalner, MaggieMolyneux, JosiahPulse, DorothieRoberts, AndrewWallace, MatthewStaff SergeantClay,
  • Citizen Air Commandos Support Patriot Warrior 21

    Citizen Air Commandos from the 919th Special Operations Wing joined Citizen Airmen from 11 other installations at Fort McCoy, Wisconsin earlier this month to support Patriot Warrior 2021.
  • Yellow Ribbon Reintegration Program rolls on

    Reserve members and families from Duke Field recently participated in a Yellow Ribbon Reintegration Program event held in July in Orlando, Florida. It was the first in-person event in over 14 months due to restrictions from the COVID-19 pandemic.The Yellow Ribbon Program began in 2008 following a Congressional mandate for the Department of Defense
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