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CV-22 Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft assigned to the 8th Special Operations Squadron, with Hurlburt Field, and 20th SOS, with Cannon Air Force Base, N.M., fly in formation over Hurlburt Field, Fla., Jan. 3, 2017. This training mission was the first time in Air Force history that 10 CV-22s flew in formation simultaneously. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Krystal M. Garrett) CV-22s make history
CV-22 Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft assigned to the 8th Special Operations Squadron, with Hurlburt Field, and 20th SOS, with Cannon Air Force Base, N.M., fly in formation over Hurlburt Field, Fla., Jan. 3, 2017. This training mission was the first time in Air Force history that 10 CV-22s flew in formation simultaneously
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Staff Sgt. Stephen Welsh, a communication navigation systems craftsman with the 901st Special Operations Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, stands in front of an MC-130H Combat Talon II on the flightline at Hurlburt Field, Fla., Jan. 25, 2017. Welsh was selected to retrain into the remotely piloted aircraft sensor operator career field. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Krystal M. Garrett) Air Commando goes from maintainer to aircrew
One Air Commando from the 901st Special Operations Maintenance Squadron has decided to continue his Air Force career as a remotely piloted aircraft sensor operator. Staff Sgt. Stephen Welsh, a communication navigation systems craftsman with the 901st SOAMXS, is set to attend technical training for his new career field in March. Although the process
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Families of deployed Air Commandos enjoy a Hearts Apart event at the Sky Zone in Pensacola, Fla., Jan. 28, 2017. The Hurlburt Airman and Family Readiness Center hosts monthly events for families of deployed Air Commandos to engage and make connections for morale support. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kasie P. Whitfield) Air Commando families jump for support
Air Commando families attend a Hearts Apart event at the Sky Zone in Pensacola, Fla., Jan. 28, 2017. The Hurlburt Airman and Family Readiness Center hosts monthly events for families of deployed Air Commandos. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Krystal M. Garrett/Senior Airman Kasie P. Whitfield)
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A child leads the way as she and her family complete the Heritage 5k at Hurlburt Field, Fla., Jan. 28, 2017. The 1st Special Operations Force Support Squadron hosts events like this to promote fitness in the Hurlburt community and strengthen our bond as Air Commandos. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Dennis Spain) 1st SOFSS 5k celebrates heritage
The 1st Special Operations Force Support Squadron held a Heritage 5k and half marathon event for Air Commandos and their families at Hurlburt Field, Fla., Jan. 28, 2017. Over 130 Air Commandos and family members participated in this event. The 1st SOFSS hosts events like this to promote fitness in the Hurlburt community.
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Air Commandos with the 1st Special Operations Medical Group and 23rd Special Tactics Training Squadron intramural flag football team competed in the flag football championship at Hurlburt Field, Fla., Jan. 26, 2017. The 1st SOMDG bested the 23rd STTS with a score of seven to six. More than 24 teams competed in approximately 74 games during the season. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joseph Pick) 1 SOMDG named flag football champions
Air Commandos with the 1st Special Operations Medical Group and 23rd Special Tactics Training Squadron intramural flag football team competed in the flag football championship at Hurlburt Field, Fla., Jan. 26, 2017. The 1st SOMDG bested the 23rd STTS with a score of seven to six. More than 24 teams competed in approximately 74 games during the
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Preservation of the Force and Family  is a U.S. Special Operations Command initiative that identifies and implements solutions to improve the wellbeing of special operations forces and their families. The POTFF mission is to improve the well-being of special operation forces Air Commandos and their families. (Courtesy photo) POTFF offers mentorship
The Preservation of the Force and Family team is raising awareness of the importance and impact of mentoring in honor of National Mentoring Month.
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Staff Sgt. Disraeli Lee, an armament team chief with the 1st Special Operations Maintenance Squadron, installs a safety wire on a 25 mm Gatling gun at Hurlburt Field, Fla., Jan. 25, 2017. The safety wire ensures bolts are secured when firing the 25 mm Gatling gun. The Gatling gun can be found on the AC-130U Spooky gunship. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Krystal M. Garrett) Air Commandos keep weapons systems boomin'
Staff Sgt. Disraeli Lee, an armament team chief with the 1st Special Operations Maintenance Squadron, installs a safety wire on a 25 mm Gatling gun at Hurlburt Field, Fla., Jan. 25, 2017. The safety wire ensures bolts are secured when firing the 25 mm Gatling gun. The Gatling gun can be found on the AC-130U Spooky gunship. (U.S. Air Force photo by
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Asset visibility team member and UTILITIES SMS program manager Joe Worrell discusses the development of the wastewater software module with Dr. Michael Grussing, SMS technical lead for CERL and Clint Wilson, SMS program manager for CERL, during a recent visit to Hurlburt Field, Florida, for software pilot testing. The base offered its support as a development partner to the UTILITIES SMS team to assist in the development of the program. (U.S. Air Force Photo/Susan Lawson) AFCEC conducts pilot test of sustainment management system at Hurlburt Field
Personnel from the utilities branch of the Air Force Civil Engineer Center’s Operations Directorate and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Civil Engineer Research Laboratory, or CERL, recently conducted the first pilot test of the UTILITIES sustainment management system, or U.SMS, at Hurlburt Field, Florida.The Air Force invested $3.65 million into
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Hurlburt Field youth play in the Nature Explore outdoor classroom at the youth center on Hurlburt Field, Fla., Oct. 21, 2016. Nature Explore is a national initiative, sponsored by the Arbor Day Foundation and Dimensions Foundation in collaboration with environmental, educational, design and health organizations, meant to foster highly-effective, nature-based outdoor learning. (Courtesy photo) Hurlburt Field youth program classroom earns national recognition
The Hurlburt Field Youth Program’s outdoor classroom for ages 9-12 earned national recognition as a certified Nature Explore Classroom through the Nature Explore Program in December 2016. Nature Explore is a national initiative, sponsored by the Arbor Day Foundation and Dimensions Foundation in collaboration with environmental, educational, design and health organizations, meant to foster highly-effective, nature-based outdoor learning.
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A patient looks through a phoropter at Hurlburt Field, Fla., Jan. 9, 2017. A phoropter is an instrument used to determine an individual’s eyeglass prescription by measuring the eye’s refractive error and switching through various lens until the persons vision is normal. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Dennis Spain) Hurlburt recognizes Glaucoma Awareness month
Ever had an air puff test when visiting the optometrist? During the test, a puff of air is blown into the patient’s eye in order to record the resistance of the cornea. While such a test may seem out of place in a medical facility, it is actually known as the tonometry test and is used to detect the disease, glaucoma.January is Glaucoma Awareness
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