• Recruiting steady despite COVID-19 challenges

    Recruiters developed new ways to get enlistees into the U.S. Air Force despite pandemic challenges by using live video communication and online record processing. Recruiting figures stayed steady throughout the fiscal year with recruiters expecting to reach their end goal. Combat Aviation Advisors,

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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.

  • A step forward for a 919th SOSFS defender

    Senior Airman Zatavia Funchess, a 919th Special Operations Security Forces Squadron defender, joined the Air Force Reserve after she became homeless at 17. Her wingmen at the 919th Special Operations Wing have helped her to overcome some adversity in her life and get her set on a path for success.

  • 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.