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  • 919th SOW Airmen presented five AFRC Medical Service Awards

    The 919th Special Operations Medical Squadron commander recognized five Citizen Air Commandos during the April unit training assembly for winning five Air Force Reserve Command 2020 Medical Service Awards. “Anybody who has had the opportunity to work with these individuals knows how truly exceptional they are,” said Lt Col Jenny Wylie, 919th
  • Duke Field maintainers implement innovative training program

    Accomplishing missions any time, any place, is standard for Duke Field’s Citizen Air Commandos. Airmen with the 919th Special Operations Aircraft Maintenance Squadron are implementing new training to ensure that standard is met with an innovative program that delivers expert maintenance in smaller crews, at smaller cost to the Air Force.
  • 919 SOW announces new Key Spouse Mentor

    The 919th Special Operations Wing recently appointed a new Key Spouse Mentor to help reinvigorate and grow the existing Key Spouse Program to enhance resiliency support efforts for Citizen Air Commandos and their families.
  • Female aviators key element to the CAA mission

    Female aviators play an important role in the 711th Special Operations Squadron’s Combat Aviation Advisor mission at home and around the globe. Combat Aviation Advisors advise, assist and instruct service members from our partner nations on how to best perform this specialized mission.
  • 919 SOW’s first female Airman reflects on career

    Ann Avant was unsure what to do after graduating high school and one day took a trip with her dad to visit the newly established 919th Tactical Airlift Group at Duke Field. Before the trip was over, Avant had enlisted in the United States Air Force. Little did she know that she had just made history by becoming the first non-prior service enlisted female in 919th Special Operations Wing.
  • AFSOC commander visits 919th SOW

    The 919th Special Operations Wing hosted U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Jim Slife, commander of Air Force Special Operations Command, and Chief Master Sgt. Cory Olson, command chief of AFSOC at Duke Field, Fla., Feb. 6, 2021.
  • Defender finds new calling in resiliency support

    A former 919th Special Operations Wing security forces defender is back at Duke Field and now helps Citizen Air Commandos with spiritual resiliency. Tech. Sgt. James Patterson recently cross trained to religious affairs and provides crisis interventions, schedules religious services and provides support with chapel resources for 919 SOW Airmen.
  • Duke Field fuel cell hangar fire suppression test marks final steps towards renovation completion

    The 919th Special Operations Wing and 492 SOW will soon have a newly renovated fuel cell hangar ready for use. Civil engineers and contractors performed a fire suppression test last week marking one of the final steps for project completion.
  • Drive-thru vaccination line keeps 919 SOW Airmen medically ready

    Capt. Lindsay Piechowiak, 919th SOMDS Infection Control Officer, organized a drive-thru flu shot line for the November unit training assembly to provide vaccinations for Citizen Air Commandos while following Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.
  • 919th SOW Airman helps combat COVID-19

    The 919th Special Operations Wing is working to slow the spread of COVID-19 by increasing sanitation, implementing the use of face coverings, socially distancing when possible and bringing in some extra help to get the job done. One Airman taking on some extra work at the 919th Special Operations Medical Squadron is Tech. Sgt. Anthony Rios, a public health technician with the 919th SOMDS.
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