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New special ops unit formed on Gulf Coast

New special ops unit formed on Gulf Coast

A new Air Force unit specializing in infiltrating and resupplying special operations forces during clandestine missions around the world has been activated at Duke Field outside Crestview, Fla.

The 859th Special Operations Squadron, formerly a detachment unit of the 919th Special Operations Wing at Duke, was activated in a ceremony at the base April 1. Duke Field is the home of the Air Force Reserve’s only special operations wing.

Source: New special ops unit formed on Gulf Coast