HURLBURT FIELD, FLA
We are the Air Force's special operations ground force, using airpower to solve ground problems anytime, anywhere. We operate as independent Special Tactics teams and embed with our joint SOF partners including the Navy SEALs, Army Rangers and Marine Raiders. Since Sept. 11, 2001, Air Force Special Tactics has been involved in almost every major combat operation and enabled global humanitarian aid missions such as the Thai Cave Rescue of 2018. We are committed to our teammates, families, country and building leaders to solve some of the nation's greatest problems.
We are Air Force Special Tactics.
APPROXIMATELY 25,000 MEMBERS MAKE UP THE SPECIAL TACTICS COMMUNITY
AROUND 1,500 ARE ASSIGNED TO THE 24TH SPECIAL OPERATIONS WING
AROUND 1,000 ARE SPECIAL TACTICS OPERATORS
Air Force Special Tactics is the most decorated community in the Air Force since the Vietnam War
In the 1970's, a small number of highly skilled men were brought together to provide the U.S. Military a unique special tactics capability. The team was coined "Brand X". Over the years, additional capabilities were added to this group and have grown into what we now call
AIR FORCE SPECIAL TACTICS