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  • 26th STS partners with FARP, F-35A for next generation operations

    For the first time, Airmen from the 388th Fighter Wing at Hill Air Force Base, Utah, and Air Commandos from the 26th Special Tactics Squadron and the 27th Special Operation Logistics Readiness Squadron at Cannon AFB, N.M., trained and carried out a FARP operation from an MC-130J Commando II to an

  • Special Tactics Airmen culminate 830-mile ruck march to honor fallen brethren

    Aches, blisters, exhaustion, pain…830 miles, five states, 11 days…are a minute price to pay to honor the fallen. The push to continue on for these Air Commandos come from their communities’ legacy of never forgetting a fallen comrade, from the pride instilled within themselves, and from reaching

  • 17th STS dedicates building to late TACP operator

    The life and legacy of an Air Force Special Operations Command tactical air control party operator was forever cemented into Special Tactics and Fort Benning history with a building dedication in his namesake. On Feb. 21, 2014, U.S. Air Force Joshua M. Gavulic, who was an ST TACP operator with the

  • Grit and determination: AFSOC Airmen slide with Team USA bobsled

    Two Airmen within Air Force Special Operations Command were selected to compete with the USA Bobsled team this year. Capt. Dakota Lynch, a U-28A pilot with the 34th Special Operations Squadron, and Capt. Chris Walsh, a Special Tactics officer with the 24th Special Operations Wing, are push athletes

  • 21st STS Airmen conduct global access training

    Special Tactics Airmen with the 21st Special Tactics Squadron perform global access training at Fort Bliss, Texas, June 24, 2018. Special Tactics teams can access man-made and naturally contested, degraded and operationally-challenged environments, enabling options for assault and power projection

  • 320th STS jumps onto Kwajalein Atoll

    A Special Tactics Airman with the 320th Special Tactics Squadron conducts an airfield assessment at Kwajalein Atoll, June 19, 2018. Special Tactics Teams can access, open, and control major airfields to clandestine dirt strips in either permissive or hostile locations, providing strategic access and

  • ST surveys airfields to gain operational advantage

    Special Tactics Airmen from Air Force Special Operations Command conducted multiple airfield surveys with their Afghan Air Force counterparts in Faryab province this week. Airfield surveys are executed prior to the arrival of special operations and conventional aircraft to traditional airfields and

  • A Jump to Remember: Fallen Special Tactics Airman honored in hometown

    Air Force Special Tactics Airmen dedicated military freefall training into the Pensacola Bay to Staff Sgt Forrest Sibley, a combat controller from the local killed in action, Aug. 26, 2015, in Helmand Province, Afghanistan, on the first anniversary of his death.After free falling into Sibley’s