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  • 352 SOMXS enables global SOF support

    U.S. Airmen from the 352d Special Operations Maintenance Squadron prepare to launch CV-22 Ospreys in the early morning Jan. 17, 2017 on RAF Mildenhall, England.From inspection to launch, maintenance Airmen from five career fields work night and day to ensure the CV-22 is prepared to deliver its one-of-a-kind combination of speed, range and
  • 321st STS jumpmaster performs advance-level training

    The groundwork begins hours before the execution of a mission Dec. 14, 2016, on RAF Mildenhall, England. U.S. Air Force Air Commandos assigned to the 321st Special Tactics Squadron familiarize themselves with equipment they have known since the beginning of their jump careers. No detail is left untouched—even those that would be considered minor.
  • Ready today, relevant tomorrow, resilient always

    Air Force Special Operations Command strives to keep their Air Commandos capable across the spectrum of conflict and ready to provide our nation’s specialized airpower at a moment’s notice.The 352d Special Operations Wing preserves AFSOC’s vision, mission and priorities by frequently conducting internally regulated exercises aimed at ensuring our
  • 352 SOAMXS, 67 SOS Work into the Night

    The sun sets over a fleet of MC-130J Commando IIs as maintainers from the 352d Special Operations Aircraft Maintenance Squadron and aircrew from the 67 Special Operations Squadron launch aircraft in support of a local training mission on RAF Mildenhall, Nov. 3, 2016. The multi-role special operations aircraft flies clandestine, low-level air
  • MC-130J Loadmasters Key to Exercise, Real-World Mission Safety, Success

    In early 2016, an MC-130J Commando II, along with its five-man crew, navigated the air above a heavily populated area of Afghanistan during daylight hours. Their orders were to deliver a resupply of ammunition and water to troops engaged with enemy forces. Inbound to the drop zone, the special operations aircraft’s mission was interrupted by heavy
  • 352d SOAMXS NCO wins Lew Allen award

    Senior Master Sgt. Randolph Crosslin, 352d Special Operations Aircraft Maintenance Squadron aircraft maintenance unit superintendent, is the U.S. Air Force’s 2016 Gen. Lew Allen Jr. Trophy, SNCO Category winner.
  • 352d SOW Hosts Steel Bones

    More than 60 people visited the base to attend a Steel Bones event which was supported by the 100th Civil Engineer Squadron, 100th Security Forces Squadron, 100th Air Refueling Wing and 352nd Special Operations Wing.Steel Bones is a local British organization similar to the Wounded Warrior Program, specifically aimed at providing support to
  • Domestic violence, abuse – Family Advocacy is here to help

    A young boy sat trembling in the car as he heard two gun shots ring from inside the house. His mother screamed in agony as his father rushed her back to their car. Distraught over the events that had just occurred, his mother was stunned and mortified. While watching his mother fight to get into the vehicle – “BANG” – another gun shot fired.
  • 352 SOW Delivers Combat Power Anytime, Anyplace

    Pre-flight briefs, heavy cargo loads, drop zone statistics, personnel guidance, aircraft and equipment inspections – a few of the many crucial steps it took Airmen from the 352d Special Operations Wing to execute a Maritime Craft Aerial Delivery System drop Sept. 27, 2016.As part of the combined, joint force exercise Night Hawk, these Airmen worked