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Special ops wing boss defended female trainee under fire in memo to airmen
"The community is rightly concerned and would like to be reassured that standards are maintained," 24th Special Operations Wing commander Col. Jason Daniels wrote in the Jan. 10 memo.
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Woman who quit Air Force commando course questioned ‘highly suspicious’ lower standards
"The change in standards invalidated me with a majority of my team,” the female special tactics officer candidate wrote in April 2021.
Air Force accused of pushing woman through elite commando training after she quit, spurring investigation
The claims are incorrect or missing important context, said Lt. Gen. Jim Slife, the head of Air Force Special Operations Command. But he has called for the service's inspector general to investigate.
Draft showdown -- Military movie characters: PODCAST
Defense Nerds podcast for Aug. 12: Military movie characters draft,, or how I learned to stop worrying and love August recess.
By Leo Shane III and Joe Gould
US investigates report of civilian casualties after airstrike in Afghanistan
Afghan commandos have been engaged in fierce fighting with the Taliban in the region over the last several days.
By Shawn Snow