AFSOC

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AFSOCAir Force Special Operations Command (US Air Force)
AFSOCAir Force Special Operations Component (US Air Force)
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At the end of July, the Air Force Special Operations Command's (AFSOC's) Quiet Knight situational awareness advanced technology demonstration (ATD) was poised to jump through one last bureacratic hoop - a program management review - and then proceed unhindered through its third and final phase.
Moreover, as the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan progressed, leadership within AFRC's Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Directorate partnered with the Air Force ISR Agency, Air Combat Command, Air Force Special Operations Command and Air Force Materiel Command to energize the command's ISR initiatives.
Anticipating that need, Air Force Special Operations Command is already pushing CV-22 Ospreys out to the Pacific theater, said Lt.
Michael Moseley, has decided to move the Air Force's HC-130 and HH-60 rescue aircraft, along with its rescue officers and pararescue troops-also known as PJs-from the Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC) to the Air Combat Command (ACC).
AIR FORCE SPECIAL Operations Command (AFSOC) is famed for Its combat capabilities, but the command's indispensable logistical underpinnings are less well known.
The final flight and retirement of the Talons are large steps in the wing's ongoing transition to the new aviation foreign internal defense mission for Air Force Special Operations Command. The wing currently has 10 new C-145A aircraft to perform that mission.
Air Force Special Operations Command's MC-130 cargo airplanes, which falls under a broader Air Force-wide effort to modernize C-130s--the service's largest program behind the $40 billion replacement program for its aerial refueling tankers.
Ultimately, congressional persistence and support from key DOD leaders led to the creation of United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) and Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC), its air component.
The Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC) includes about 10,000 active and reserve personnel, of which about 22% are stationed overseas.
Two Reservists, both former members of the 919th Special Operations Wing at Duke Field, Fla., were selected to lead a new total force organization within Air Force Special Operations Command.
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