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  • AFSOC Establishes EFAC

    Effective immediately, Air Force Special Operations Command has established an Emergency Family Assistance Center (EFAC) to track and provide support to our family members, military and government civilians seeking assistance affected by the recent aircraft mishap. The EFAC is a consolidated

  • My Best Friend Died By Suicide. I Wish I Had Seen the Warning Signs.

    “This article was originally published in the New York Times Magazine Sept. 10, 2019. To view the original article, you can visit https://www.nytimes.com/2019/09/10/magazine/air-force-suicide-prevention.html.”Suicide is the No. 1 killer of active-duty airmen in the United States Air Force. In

  • D-Cell Redesignated 24th Rapid Deployment Squadron

    The 24th Special Operations Wing redesignated Detachment 1, also known as Deployment Cell or “D-Cell,” to the Rapid Deployment Squadron during a ceremony at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., Sept. 6, 2023.

  • Special Warfare Operators Compete for Title as Top Pararescuemen

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Special Warfare operators across the U.S. Air Force are in Louisville this week to vie for the title of top pararescuemen during the 2023 PJ Rodeo.The biennial contest, hosted this year by the Kentucky Air National Guard’s 123rd Special Tactics Squadron, will see 30 pararescuemen

  • AF Surgeon General visits SOCMID, UAB Hospital

    U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Robert Miller, Air Force Surgeon General, visited the Special Operations Center for Medical Integration and Development at the University of Alabama – Birmingham Hospital to learn more about their partnership with Air Force Special Operations Command on July 20.

  • 24 SOW Safety Manager Rescues Large Shark

    U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. (Ret.), Tazz Felde, 24th Special Operations Wing Occupational Safety Manager, received an unusual call from his wife Monday afternoon, Jul. 24, about a six to seven-foot nurse shark tangled up in an artificial reef near John Beasley Park in Fort Walton Beach, Fla.

  • Magruder takes command of Special Tactics

    Col. Daniel Magruder assumed command of the 24th Special Operations Wing during a ceremony at the Special Tactics Training Squadron on Hurlburt Field Jun. 29.