Twenty-Third Air Force (AFSOC)
Published July 17, 2009
Lineage. Established as Twenty-Third Air Force (Air Forces Special Operations Forces) on 30 Nov 2007. Activated on 1 Jan 2008.
Assignments. Air Force Special Operations Command, 1 Jan 2008-.
Major Components. Squadrons: 18 Flight Test, 1 Jan 2008-.
Centers: 623 Air and Space Operations Center, 1 Jan 2008-.
Stations. Hurlburt Field, FL, 1 Jan 2008-.
Commanders. Brig Gen Michael W. Callan, 1 Jan 08; Brig Gen (sel) Thomas J. Trask, 14 Jul 08; Brig Gen Richard S. Haddad, 7 Jan 2009; Col Marshall B. Webb, 3 Apr 2009-.
Operations. As the only numbered Air Force in the Air Force Special Operations Command, the Twenty-Third Air Force (Air Forces Special Operations Forces) provides highly trained special operations command and control, intelligence, and reachback support forces for the execution of assigned missions.
Service Streamers. None.
Campaign Streamers. None.
Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers. None.
Lineage, Assignments, Stations, Operations, Commanders and Honors through 30 Jun 2009.
Emblem. Approved on 27 Dec 2007.
Prepared by Robert B. Kane.
Reviewed by Daniel L. Haulman.