OUR MISSION

"SOLVING SPECIAL OPERATIONS GROUND PROBLEMS WITH AIR POWER"

The primary mission of the 24th Special Operations Wing is to provide Special Tactics forces for rapid global employment to enable air power success.

The 24th SOW is SOCOM's tactical air-ground integration force and the Air Force's special operations ground force to enable Global Access, Precision Strike, Personnel Recovery and Battlefield Surgery.

WHAT DOES SPECIAL TACTICS BRING TO COMBAT AND CRISES?

Global Access
Precision Strike
Personnel Recovery
Battlefield Surgery

"We will not settle for the status quo or condone mediocrity; we will train harder than our enemies, and we will never give up."

HOW WE DO IT

Special Tactics Airmen are dedicated, professional special operators who move, shoot, and communicate alongside a joint force, with an expertise in air power application.

  • Special Tactics Leadership brings a diversity of thought with different combat experience, empowering the Air Force's mission with a multi-domain perspective of air and ground domains.

  • They are intelligent Airmen with the ability to persevere through any mental or physical challenge, excelling in ground special operations mission and the Air Force.

  • Special Tactics Airmen provide an invaluable mindset of Airmanship to the special operations ground missions.

THIS IS WHAT WE DO

Video by SSgt Benjamin Landon
24th Special Operations Wing Public Affairs