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  • New training course prepares Special Reconnaissance Airmen for combat

    352nd Special Warfare Training Squadron (SWTS) has implemented a Special Reconnaissance (SR) Apprentice Course for Airmen training to enter the SR career field at Pope Army Airfield, North Carolina.
  • Special Warfare Airmen rescue climber

    Four Special Warfare Airmen rescued an injured climber on January 7, 2021 in Ouray, CO.
  • Special Tactics Airman to be awarded the Air Force Cross

    Secretary of the Air Force Barbara Barrett will be presenting the Air Force Cross to a Special Tactics Airman during a ceremony at 11:30 a.m. MST at Cannon Air Force Base, New Mexico, Dec.10, 2020. U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Alaxey Germanovich, an ST combat controller with the 26th Special Tactics Squadron, 24th Special Operations Wing, Air Force Special Operations Command, will be awarded the nation’s second highest medal for gallantry against an armed enemy of the U.S. in combat.
  • Human Performance reshapes training and evaluation

    The Special Warfare Human Performance Support Group (SWHPSG) has implemented innovative technology to reshape the way special warfare Airmen train and are evaluated during the Special Warfare Training Wing pipeline at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas.
  • Special Warfare Preparatory Course changes the way Airmen train

    The Air Force’s Special Warfare Training Wing has refined its training program for Airmen attempting to enter the Tactical Air Control Party, Special Tactics or Guardian Angel weapons systems, in an effort to create more well-rounded future operators.
  • Real Talk: Race and Diversity in the Air Force airs Nov. 13 at 5 p.m.

    Lt. Gen. Brad Webb, commander of Air Education and Training Command, hosts the fourth episode of Real Talk: Race and Diversity in the Air Force Nov. 13 at 5 p.m. on AETC’s Facebook page. This episode will focus on diversity within Air Force Special Warfare careers.
  • Air Force’s special warfare training builds physical, intellectual leaders ready to handle threats worldwide

    U.S. Army Gen. Richard D. Clarke, commander of U.S. Special Operations Command, saw firsthand how Air Education and Training Command officials ensure joint forces are well equipped with ready and lethal special operations Airmen during a visit here Oct. 16.
  • Special Warfare TACP Training Incorporates VR Tools

    The Air Force Special Warfare Training Wing has incorporated virtual reality software to aid in Joint Terminal Attack Controller (JTAC) training for Tactical Air Control Party (TACP) enlisted and officer candidates at JBSA.
  • Virtual reality in TACP initial training focus of latest "The Air Force Starts Here" podcast

    A look at the use of virtual reality in Tactical Air Control Party initial skills training is the focus of the latest episode of "The Air Force Starts Here," released Aug. 19, 2020.
  • Assessment and Selection Equals Airpower Projection

    A&S is a character based process that is indexed off of physical performance and mental fortitude, but fuses the cognitive domain to build a unit of action: an agile and adaptive operator. A&S is a high performance system designed to prepare operators for uncertainty, to embrace pressure and improve their crisis management abilities.