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   “Air Guardsmen, fit to lead, highly trained and ready to conduct special operations  … anyplace … anytime.”


 “The 137 SOW is a force provider for geographic combatant commanders, special operations command, theater special operations commanders, and task force commanders with manned intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance, close air support, agile combat support, cyber, space and aeromedical evacuation.”


   Properly prioritize and optimize training; first thing’s first 

   Develop and strengthen our capabilities 

   Continual improvement - Honor our past while cultivating
   our future


   Humans are more important than hardware. 

   Quality is better than quantity. 

   Special Operations Forces cannot be mass produced.

   Competent Special Operations Forces cannot be created
   after emergencies occur.

   Most Special Operations require non-SOF assistance.

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