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    6th Special Operations Squadron US Air Force

    6th Special Operations Squadron
    Reactivated on 1994 within the 1st Special Operations Wing with an aircraft inventory of C-130, Twin Otter, UH-1, Mi-8/17 and other types not commonly used by the Air Force

    1st SOW Final Huey flight took place September 19, 2012

    On October 2012, 6th SOS relocated to Duke Field, Florida and transferring command to the Air Force Special Operations Training Center (AFSOTC)


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    News of 6th Special Operations Squadron


    6th SOS moves from Hurlburt to Duke Field, 01-Oct-12 : HURLBURT FIELD, Fla. by Airman 1st Class Michelle Vickers, 1st Special Operations Wing Public Affairs - Airmen of 6th Special Operations Squadron, including their Vietnam-era veterans and former counterparts, attended a transition ceremony for their unit at the Commando Hangar at Hurlburt Field Sept. 28.

    6th SOS trains foreign nations worldwide, 11-Aug-06 : HURLBURT FIELD, Fla. by Ms Jamie Haig, 16th Special Operations Wing Public Affairs - The 6th Special Operations Squadron's mission is to assess, train, advise and assist foreign aviation forces in airpower employment, sustainment and force integration.



    Locations


    YearsLocationICAO/FAA
    2012/    Duke FieldKEGI
    1994/12Hurlburt FieldKHRT
    1970/74Alexandria / England AFBKESF
    1968/69VN PleikuVVPK
    1966/68Alexandria / England AFBKESF
    1962/66Eglin AFBKVPS


    Models

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    YearsModels
    1994/12UH-1N
    1964/74UH-1F Iroquois
    ??/13UH-1H Iroquois







    6th SOS List of helicopters

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    C/NVersionBuiltIn this OrgIn other Org
    31048 UH-1N 69-6642 : 1998 6th SOS.
    : asg 6th SOS at Hurlburt Field, FL
    : 2012 xfer 512th RQS with mottled 6th SOS paint-scheme; Nov17 still
    31060 UH-1N 69-6654 : 1998 6th SOS
    : transf from Minot AFB to 40th HS at Malmstrom AFB; Still has 6th SOS pain+
    13409 uh-1h 73-21721 : USAF; asg Multinational Force and Observers Air Wing to patrol Israel/Egyp+
    State of New York N224SP : New York State Police (NYSP) d/d 05jun13, ex USAF 73-21721; Oct19 still
    13545 uh-1h 73-21857 : USAF; 2011 6th SOS
    US Army Aviation 73-21857 : US Army, conv to UH-1V; pictured as Georgia National Guard GA-NG 0-21857 +





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