Air Force Special Operations Forces

Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC)

The US Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC) is the Special Operations component of the United States Air Force and the US Air Force component command to the United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM), a unified command located at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida. AFSOC provides AF Special Operations Forces (SOF) for worldwide deployment and assignment to regional unified commands.

Location: Hurlburt Field, Fla.
Established: May 22, 1990
Mission: Conduct global special operations missions ranging from precision application of
firepower, to infiltration, aviation foreign internal defense, exfiltration, resupply and refueling
of SOF operational elements
People: Approximately 16,000
Subordinate commands
23rd Air Force
1st Special Operations Wing
623d Air Operations Center
27th Special Operations Wing
919th Special Operations Wing (AFR)
193rd Special Operations Wing (ANG)
USAF Special Operations Training Center
720th Special Tactics Group
352rd Special Operations Group
353rd Special Operations Group
724th Special Tactics Group



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