AFSOCAir Force Special Operations Command (US Air Force)
AFSOCAir Force Special Operations Component (US Air Force)
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USAFE and AFSOC teams have been conducting training exercises at different Estonian airfields involving close-air defense, basic fighter maneuvers and suppression of the enemy's air defense.
To meet the FTU's needs, AFSOC is already requesting to double the number of Reserve crews.
Originally, the effort was an 18-month acquisition experiment to rapidly assess and field new capabilities on a limited number of AFSOC aircraft.
Moving to AFSOC in 1991, while the Command was in its infancy, was busy and exciting, as every action (considered routine by most MAJCOMs) was a first time event for AFSOC.
Tactical off-board sensing is on the "top shelf' of AFSOC's innovation priorities, he told National Defense at the conference.
But becoming an Airman, a SERE specialist, an officer and a navigator wasn't enough--she wanted to join the elite Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC).
However, he only thinly tracks their travails as the USAF struggled through the difficult reorganizations of the 1980s and, eventually, activation of the Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC) as a component of the US Special Operations Command.
The V-22 Osprey has been continuously deployed since entering service in 2007 with the United States Marine Corps (USMC) and the Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC).
In comparison, the last gunship acquisition program, the AC-130U, took 11 years after the program was initiated to deliver the first modified aircraft to the Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC).
The administrative control (ADCON) line runs from AFSOF through the senior Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC) officer in-theater, normally the COMAFSOF, to the COMAFSOC.