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  • 285th Special Operations Intelligence Squadron tests new mission

    Members of the 285th Special Operations Intelligence Squadron tested mobile Process, Exploitation and Dissemination equipment during exercise Emerald Warrior at Hurlburt Field, Florida, Feb. 24 – March 11, 2017. They are the first unit in the Air Force that has this mobile PED equipment capability, allowing them to bring the same services they
  • 137 SOW hosts realistic joint full mission profile training event

    The 137th Special Operations Wing hosted a joint, full mission profile event at Falcon Bomb Range in Fort Sill, Oklahoma, March 20–23, 2017, in order to prepare the Airmen and Soldiers for future deployments.  The event included several multi-part scenarios that involved special tactics Airmen from the U.S. Air National Guard’s 123rd Special
  • 146 ASOS supports 14th Weapons School training

    The 146th Air Support Operations Squadron from Will Rogers Air National Guard Base in Oklahoma City conducted multiple training missions with the 14th Weapons School in support of the AC-130 Weapons Instructor Course at Hurlburt Field, Florida, March 1-22, 2017. Thirteen Tactical Air Control Party Airmen from the 146 ASOS supported the Weapons
  • 137 SOW hosts 306 IS assumption of command ceremony

    The 306th Intelligence Squadron officially became part of operations on Will Rogers Air National Guard Base in an assumption of command ceremony here, March 6, 2017.The squadron, previously located at Beale Air Force Base in California, was re-activated here during the ceremony when Lt. Col. Stephen McFadden assumed command. “To the men and women
  • Relocation brings ISR cryptologic operator training, aircraft together again

    The 306th Intelligence Squadron made a big move Mar. 6 from sunny California to the Sooner State. The move, to Will Rogers Air National Guard Base, Oklahoma City, aligns with Air Force Special Operations’ effort to collocate the ISR active-duty training mission with Air National Guard operational aircraft, said Col. Michael Stevenson, commander, 363rd ISR Wing. “This is yet another example of the strong partnership AFSOC [Air Force Special Operations Command] has with ACC [Air Combat Command] and the 361 ISRG,” said Col. Alexander Merz, director of ISR, AFSOC.
  • 137 SOW Airman receives Freedom Citation Speech Award

    An Airman from the 137th Special Operations Wing was presented the Freedom Citation Speech Award while attending Airman Leadership School in residence at Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, Nov. 9, 2016 to Dec. 15, 2016. Senior Airman Amy Akpiri, 137th Special Operations Force Support Squadron, competed with nearly 15 other Airmen for the award, which
  • Last of nearly 140 Oklahoma Airmen deploy to Southwest Asia

    The last of about 140 Airmen from the 137th Special Operations Wing left the base, here, near the end of January for a 6-month deployment to Southwest Asia in support of Operation Freedom’s Sentinel and Operation Inherent Resolve. The Airmen were the last of the latest round of deployers who left as part of a base-wide deployment to nine different
  • 137 SOW squadron celebrates 70 years

    Seventy years ago on Feb. 13, 1947, the Oklahoma Air National Guard’s 185th Fighter Bomber Squadron – the precursor to the 137th Special Operations Wing – was established at Max Westheimer Field in Norman, Oklahoma.  The fledgling unit consisted of the minimum allowance of 24 officers and 36 enlisted Airmen, who flew, maintained and supported the
  • 137 SOW receives shelters for new aircraft, mission

    The 137th Special Operations Wing received eight aircraft shelters for the flight line here recently, providing shelter for the MC-12Ws and the Airmen who work with them.As new members of AFSOC, the shelters, or sunshades, will help protect some of the most important aspects of the new intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance mission – the
  • Oklahoma Air National Guard supports 58th Presidential Inauguration

    Four Airmen from the 137th Special Operations Wing at Will Rogers Air National Guard Base, Oklahoma City, supported the inauguration of the 45th president, Jan. 20, 2017, in Washington, D.C.With a high potential for protests, the Airmen from the 137th Special Operations Security Forces Squadron were ready to support law enforcement by providing