Category Archives: SWSM Admin

Excerpt: CCT at War – Afghanistan

Excerpt:  Combat Controllers at War

jdgresham-2Air Force Combat Controllers at War Afghanistan 2001 By John D. Gresham - July 2, 2010 “These single Americans had the power to conjure lightning bolts out of the sky…what happened in Afghanistan is one of the most extraordinary stories in military history…” – Mark...
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The BHC Silver Star Exhibit

The BHC Silver Star Exhibit

The Benini Heritage Center

The Silver Star exhibit is being updated. Here is a listing of ongoing projects: 1. Six Vietnam-era "citations" are missing the individual's photograph. Five photos have been secured and a sixth is due to arrive o/a 9/21/2014. The upgrade work should be completed o/a 1...
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Enlisted Airmen induct AFSOC commander into Order of the Sword

by Senior Airman Christopher Callaway and Airman 1st Class Jeff Parkinson 1st Special Operations Wing Public Affairs 5/13/2014 - HURLBURT FIELD, Fla. -- The enlisted force of Air Force Special Operations Command presented its commander with the highest honor it can bestow upon an individual. Exactly 551 enlisted AFSOC Airmen inducted Lt. Gen. Eric...
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The CCSHF Mission

The CCSHF Mission Preserving the History and Heritage

The CCSHF Mission is to preserve the heritage and history, and to document the past and the present for the Special Tactics Warriors of Combat Control. The CCSHF is a North Carolina incorporated 501c3 tax exempt organization, and works in concert with the Combat Control School Staff to acquire,...
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The SWS Museum

The CCSHF Our Mission

Dedicated to the Preservation of our Warrior Heritage

The Combat Control School Heritage Foundation is a North Carolina, 501(c)3, tax-exempt, organization.  The Foundation's only mission is to support Combat Control School training. Operations funding for the Combat Control School Heritage Foundation comes entirely from your donations.  One-hundred percent...
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The Combat Control Legacy

The Combat Control Legacy

CCT - First ThereCombat Control Teams evolved from Army Pathfinders originating in 1943 out of the need for accurate airdrops during airborne campaigns of World War II.  These pathfinders preceded main assault forces into objective areas to provide weather information and...
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