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The 24th SOW – The Most Combat Decorated Unit…

1/26/2013 – JOINT BASE LEWIS MCCHORD, Wash. — The most combat-decorated Air Force unit since the end of the Vietnam War named more heroes Jan. 23-24 during medal presentation ceremonies at Portland Air National Guard Base, Portland, Ore., and Joint … Continue reading

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AFSOC: A History of ‘Door Kickers’

10/15/2012 – HURLBURT FIELD, Fla. — Although Air Force Special Operations Command was officially established in 1990, its history dates all the way back to World War II. From that time, Air Commandos have been heavily called upon for a … Continue reading

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39 Airmen of the 21st STS earn 50 medals

It’s not often most of the airmen of the 21st Special Tactics Squadron are in one place. The Air Force special operators are deployed for nearly half the year every 10 months, attaching themselves to small groups of Green Berets, … Continue reading

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Air Commando Gutierrez Nominated for Air Force Cross

Air Force officials have nominated SSgt. Robert Gutierrez, an instructor at the Air Force Special Operations Training Center at Hurlburt Field, Fla., for the Air Force Cross—the service’s second highest award for valor. The award is still pending the signature … Continue reading

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