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  • Special Warfare Training Wing: first USAF organization to host a Special Operations Forces Training “Shura”

    The Special Warfare Training Wing is the first U.S. Air Force organization to host a Special Operations Forces Training “Shura”, a gathering of senior leaders from SOF-generating commands under U.S. Special Operations Command and its allied counterparts around the world held Nov. 2-4, 2021 at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland.
  • Second Air Force Commander partakes in TACP training

    U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Michele Edmondson, fires a M240B machine gun during a visit to the 353rd Special Warfare Training Squadron to observe Tactical Air Control Party student training, and toured facilities at Joint Base San Antonio-Camp Bullis, Nov. 2, 2021.
  • NASCAR visits Special Warfare at Pope Army Air Field

    NASCAR driver, Erik Jones, visits the 352nd Special Warfare Training Squadron to better understand how Special Warfare Airmen are trained and developed at Pope Army Airfield, September 29, 2021. The visit is part of the U.S. Air Force Recruiting Service’s sponsorship of Richard Petty Motorsports with a presence on the NASCAR Cup Series (NCS) No. 43 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE, established early January.
  • Two Special Warfare Training Wing Airmen earn 2020 AFSPECWAR awards

    Two Special Warfare Training Wing Airmen receive 2020 Air Force Special Warfare awards, a first in the history of the SWTW, during a ceremony held at Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling, Washington D.C, Sept. 17, 2021.
  • USSOCOM Preservation of the Force and Family program Senior Enlisted Leader visits the Special Warfare Training Wing

    U.S. Army Sgt. Maj. Matt Parrish, Senior Enlisted Leader, U.S. Special Operations Command Preservation of the Force and Family program, discusses the future of Special Warfare with Chief Master Sgt. Nathan Cox, Senior Enlisted Leader, Special Warfare Training Group and Master Sgt. Rylan Neely, 350th Special Warfare Training Squadron, Preparatory
  • First Pararescue apprentice course graduation open to family and friends since January 2020

    The 351st Special Warfare Training Squadron hosts the first Pararescue apprentice course graduation open to family and friends since January 2020 on Aug. 12, 2021, at Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico.
  • Chaplain's Corner: Prayer Part 2 – How to Pray

    As mentioned before, prayer is an essential part of a spiritual life and is used by many people as a means of comfort, direction, and hope. It is important that we know why we pray because the “why” gives a sense of purpose to our prayers. In addition to knowing why we pray, we also want to understand how to pray. For some, prayer seems daunting because they are unsure how to pray “well”.
  • Chaplain's Corner: Prayer Part I – Defining Prayer

    In the previous Chaplain’s Corner article, which addressed the importance of spiritual reading, we reflected upon how learning from a valued text is essential to the development of our spiritual growth as well as the growth of our character. Today we will look at another important spiritual discipline, the discipline of prayer.  
  • Human Performance Squadron reaches milestone

    The Special Warfare Human Performance Squadron, SWHPS, recently marked its second anniversary. The SWHPS is the first squadron of its kind in the Department of Defense, and its sole purpose is to provide Special Warfare Airmen and cadre embedded/holistic Human Performance, HP, support.
  • Chaplain's Corner: Spiritual Reading

    The first spiritual discipline I want to introduce is spiritual reading. Regardless of your faith background, the most fundamental part of spiritual and character development is an understanding of your faith and values. While much of spiritual reading and studies come from religious texts, there are other philosophical or classical books that people use for inspiration and guidance. Some examples are the stoic writings of Epictetus and Marcus Aurelius, the works of Indian author Vishnu Sarma, and the English dramas of Shakespeare.