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  • 1st SOS conducts Flight of the Flock

    Seven 1st Special Operations Squadron MC-130J Commando II aircraft conducted “Flight of the Flock” off the coast of Okinawa, Japan Jan. 6, 2022. “Flight of the Flock” is a rare training opportunity designed to challenge the pilots and aircrew on conducting operations as efficiently as possible.

  • Kadena Maintainers Manufacture The Future

    The process began with maintainers from the 353rd Special Operations Aircraft Maintenance Squadron requiring an HF Antenna Clamp Block Assembly.However, the part materials are costly, and it could cost the Air Force upwards of thousands of dollars and several years to obtain the part through

  • AFSOC Director of Operations visits the 353rd SOG

    Brig. Gen. Brenda Cartier, Air Force Special Operations Command director of operations, and Chief Master Sgt. Christian Hendrick AFSOC operations chief enlisted member, held all calls with the officers and enlisted members of the 353rd Special Operations group on 14 August, 2019. Since being


    Air Force Special Operations Command’s 353rd Special Operations Group, stationed at Kadena AB, Japan, activated the 21st Special Operations Squadron and 753rd Special Operations Aircraft Maintenance Squadron at Yokota AB, Japan, July 1, 2019. The squadrons will operate and maintain CV-22 Ospreys,

  • 353rd SOG FM best below major command team in the DoD

    The 353rd Special Operations Group (SOG) Financial Management (FM) flight, a small office of four personnel, earned the 2018 Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller) Financial Management Award for best Below Major Command Level Team for Contributions in Budget Execution.

  • Air Commandos exercise SOF interoperability in the Pacific

     Members of the U.S. Air Force 353rd Special Operations Group (SOG) participated in a joint training event with the U.S. Navy USS Wasp, and the U.S. Marine Corp 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) this Wednesday October 23rd, to improve integrated naval and special operations forces (SOF)

  • 353rd SOG deploys alongside Marines at RIMPAC 2016

    The 353rd Special Operations Group and III Marine Expeditionary Force joined forces to deploy approximately 22 special tactics Airmen and eight Marines to integrate into the world's largest international warfare exercise here, July 8.