Monthly Archives: May 2014

Air Force Leaders Issue Memorial Day Message

WASHINGTON (AFNS) -- Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James and Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III send the following Memorial Day message to the Airmen of the U.S. Air Force and their families: On May 30, 1868, the first official Memorial Day observance was held at Arlington National...
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DOD Exercise Hones SOF Skills (Emerald Warrior)

by Raquel Sanchez Air Force Special Operations Command 5/9/2014 - HURLBURT FIELD, Fla. -- More than 1,500 Special Operations Forces from around the services participated in Emerald Warrior, a two-week joint service, interagency and partner nation exercise that concluded here May 9. Emerald Warrior leverages lessons learned from Operations Iraqi Freedom and Enduring...
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Enlisted Airmen induct AFSOC commander into Order of the Sword

by Senior Airman Christopher Callaway and Airman 1st Class Jeff Parkinson 1st Special Operations Wing Public Affairs 5/13/2014 - HURLBURT FIELD, Fla. -- The enlisted force of Air Force Special Operations Command presented its commander with the highest honor it can bestow upon an individual. Exactly 551 enlisted AFSOC Airmen inducted Lt. Gen. Eric...
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