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Master Sgt. AnnJill Transfiguracion, 919th Special Operations Force Support Squadron Airman and Family Readiness Center, gives an overview of available resiliency support materials 919th to receive DoD Family Readiness Award
Building a culture that embraces innovative programs and a proactive approach to supporting Duke Field families has earned a 919th Special Operations Wing unit one of the military’s most prestigious awards. The 919th Special Operations Force Support Squadron was recently selected as the 2017 Department of Defense Family Readiness Award recipient signifying it has one of the best programs for supporting military families. The 919th will receive the award at a Pentagon ceremony March 22.
0 3/19
2018
Senior Master Sgt. James Salgado (center, standing) and retired U.S. Army Col. D.J. Reyes (center, seated) with their team of Veterans Treatment Court mentors. Reserve Citizen Airman key in Florida veterans court
Air Force Reserve Citizen Airman Senior Master Sgt. James Salgado plays a key role in the Tampa-area Veterans Treatment Court, volunteering as lead mentor and operations director for the court which has a bi-weekly docket of nearly 100 veterans.
0 10/23
2017
On Sept. 20, 2017, the Honorable Matthew P. Donovan, the Under Secretary of the Air Force and General Stephen W. Wilson, the Vice Chief of Staff of the U.S. Air Force, thanked several hundred 920th Rescue Wing Airmen in an aircraft hangar at Patrick Air Force Base, Florida, thanking them for their relief efforts after two major hurricanes battered Texas then Florida, back-to-back. The 920th RQW sent a contingent of 95 wing Airmen and 5 rescue aircraft to conduct rescues from Eastern Airport, College Station, Texas August 27, 2017. With little time to spare, the 920th begin responding to Texans in need within 45 minutes of their arrival. A week later they were getting ready to do the same thing at home in response to Hurricane Irma. (U.S. Air Force photo/Matthew Jurgens) Air Force leaders thank Florida Reserve Airmen for hurricane relief efforts
Air Force leadership visited the Airmen of the 920th Rescue Wing here Sept. 20, to thank them for their Herculean efforts over the past few weeks providing hurricane relief.
0 9/27
2017
During a Florida Fire Frogs minor league baseball game August 18, 2017, the team not only honored all military and 1st responders, but they took time out to pay special tribute to Senior Airman Kevin Greene, the 920th Rescue Wing’s first single amputee to return to military service after a tragic accident resulted in the amputation of part of his left leg. He attended the game with his little girl and girlfriend. (U.S. Air Force photo/Maj. Cathleen Snow) Florida baseball honors 920th Rescue Wing, amputee
During a Florida Fire Frogs minor league baseball game August 18, 2017, the team not only honored all military and 1st responders, but they took time out to pay special tribute to Senior Airman Kevin Greene, the 920th Rescue Wing’s first single amputee to return to military service after a tragic accident resulted in the amputation of part of his
0 8/21
2017
Lt. Gen. Brad Webb, commander of Air Force Special Operations Command, shares his vision and priorities for the future with Citizen Air Commandos at Duke Field, Fla., Feb. 4, 2017. Webb spoke to the Reservists and visited with senior leaders to ensure members assigned here understand how important the Wing’s mission is to AFSOC’s global operations. (U.S. Air Force photo/Dan Neely)
Webb shares AFSOC priorities with Citizen Air Commandos
Lt. Gen. Brad Webb, commander of Air Force Special Operations Command, visited here Feb. 4. Webb explained what it takes to accomplish AFSOC’s priorities. His examples tied back to how significant the 919th SOW is to the command being ready today, relevant tomorrow and resilient always.
0 2/06
2017
Medal of Honor recipient retired U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Melvin Morris coined Maj. Marcus Smith, 308th Rescue Squadron, Patrick Air Force Base, Fla., Jan. 31, 2017. During a visit to PAFB, Morris gave a presentation emphasizing the importance of pushing through adversity because "we are trained and trusted to always get the job done regardless of our circumstances." (Courtesy photo) Medal of Honor recipient visits Patrick AFB
It's not everyday you get to meet someone who's been featured on a postage stamp. On Jan. 31, 2017, personnel from Patrick Air Force Base gathered to hear from a special visitor whose likeness was placed on the top right-hand corner of millions of envelopes sent through the U.S. postal system, Medal of Honor recipient retired U.S. Army Sgt. 1st
0 2/01
2017
Maj. Gen. Eugene Haase, Air Force Special Operations Command vice commander, steps aboard a C-145A Skytruck on the Duke Field, Fla., flightline July 28.  In addition to piloting the aircraft on a local training mission, Haase spent the day getting a close-up look at how Duke's Reserve and active-duty Airmen work seamlessly under the Total Force Integration concept to perform their shared AFSOC mission sets. (U.S. Air Force photo/Dan Neely) Vice flight
Maj. Gen. Eugene Haase, Air Force Special Operations Command vice commander, steps aboard a C-145A Skytruck on the Duke Field, Florida, flight line July 28, 2016. In addition to piloting the aircraft on a local training mission, Haase spent the day getting a close-up look at how Duke's Reserve and active-duty Airmen work seamlessly under the One
0 8/04
2016
An F-35 Lightning II endures freezing temperatures in the 96th Test Wing's McKinley Climatic Laboratory Jan. 27, 2015, at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. The joint strike fighter has undergone four months of climate testing in the lab to certify the fleet to deploy to any corner of the world. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.) F-35 nears completion of all-weather testing
For the past four months, an F-35 Lightning II has endured extreme weather temperatures to certify the fleet to deploy to any corner of the world.
0 2/04
2015
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