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24th Special Operations Wing mission statement
The primary mission of the 24th Special Operations Wing is to conduct global air, space, and cyber-enabled special operations across the spectrum of conflict to prepare for fight, and win our nation's wars. The 24 SOW is U.S. Special Operations Command's tactical air/ground integration force and the Air Force's special operations ground force that conducts global access, precision strike, personnel recovery and battlefield surgery operations.

Core capabilities encompass: airfield reconnaissance, assessment, and control; personnel recovery; joint terminal attack control; battlefield surgery; and environmental reconnaissance.

To read more, view the unit 
fact sheet.

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Anyone recognize this guy? One of our PJs detailed the role we had in the #ThaiCaveRescue in an interview with AP yesterday. Check it out! 🇺🇸
Thanks for telling our story CMSAF Kaleth O. Wright! Couldn’t be prouder to be part of this multinational rescue team. As always, thankful for our international partners who we train and operate with everyday so we are able to execute operations like the #thaicaverescue. #boarteam #ThaiNavySEALs #broughttheboarteamhome
Our Thai partners have started their #personnelrecovery operation...follow updates here. 👇🏼
Happy Independence Day! 🇺🇸 Thankful for our freedoms!
Just doin’ their thing. 👌🏽
Calling in a good air strike is one of our favorite pastimes 🙌
Celebrating 6 kickass years.
Talked #joint ops with G4 this week at Joint Base Lewis-McChord. Thanks for the quality time boss...always good to catch up. Gen. David L. Goldfein
The costs of war are real. We hold our Gold Star families close in our hearts today and everyday. 26 #SpecialTactics Airmen have paid the ultimate sacrifice in action and training since 9/11. We will continue to honor these men and their legacy, grateful such men existed.
RT @PentagonPresSec: #SecDef thanks @usairforce & @USArmy special operators after participating in joint hostage rescue simulation @1stSOW
Special Tactics combat controllers plus #airpower equals #winning https://t.co/zSWF0wELcP
RT @PentagonPresSec: Over the Florida coast aboard CV-22 with @usairforce 24th SOW & @USArmy 7th Special Forces Group. #SecDef on training…
@usairforce, your ground special operations force is about to rescue a downed Airman. #trainlikewefight #jointteamhttps://t.co/H8urLTczpb
RT @USSOCOM: An Air Force Special Tactics Airman receives a Silver Star Medal for gallantry, check it out: https://t.co/1k4oRFRikL https://…
Honored to show @USSOCOM capes as a Spec Ops ground force w/ @USArmySF and Special Tactics teams. https://t.co/rfe9g5Guws
He saved lives & crushed the enemy. Watch a Silver Star ceremony for a combat controller at 1:10pm EST on FBlive:… https://t.co/kOFkya4ZiY


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