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New Air Force Tattoo Policy AF evolves policies to access more talent, maintain high standards
The Air Force announced new policies on dress and appearance with regard to tattoos, as well as changes to service medical accession policy Jan. 9.
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Default Air Force Logo FLANG settles in at Hurlburt Field
It’s been a year since Detachment 2, Florida Air National Guard stood up at Hurlburt Field to support the 8th Special Operations Squadron and 801st Special Operations Aircraft Maintenance Squadron.The purpose of Det. 2 is to provide additional operational and maintenance support to 8th SOS and 801st SOAMXS by recruiting separating active duty
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Air Commandos attend the 15th Special Operations Squadron Change of Command ceremony at Hurlburt Field, Fla., Jan. 6, 2017. Lt. Col. Michael Haack took command of the 15th SOS from outgoing commander, Lt. Col. Jason Allen. Haack previously served as the operations officer of the 15th SOS. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joseph Pick) 15th SOS hosts change of command
Air Commandos attend the 15th Special Operations Squadron Change of Command ceremony at Hurlburt Field, Fla., Jan. 6, 2017. Lt. Col. Michael Haack took command of the 15th SOS from Lt. Col. Jason Allen. Haack previously served as the operations officer of the 15th SOS.
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Col. Joel Cook, left, vice commander of the 505th Command and Control Wing, presents retired Lt. Gen. Michael Short with a plaque during a building dedication ceremony at Hurlburt Field, Fla., Dec. 16, 2016. Short, an Air Force Academy graduate who retired from the Air Force in 2000, dedicated more than 50 years of service to the Air Force. (Courtesy photo) 505th CCW dedicates building to Retired Lt. Gen. Michael Short
Members of the 505th Command and Control Wing recognized the career of retired Lt. Gen. Michael Short during a building dedication ceremony Dec. 12, here.Short, an Air Force Academy graduate who retired from the Air Force in 2000, dedicated more than 50 years of service to the Air Force.During the ceremony, Maj. Gen. Jeffrey Harris, the vice
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Maj. Brian Pesta, left, and Maj. Justin Eulberg, pilots with the 1st Special Operations Group, Detachment 2, fly the AC-130J Ghostrider over White Sands Missile Range, N.M., Dec. 13, 2016. The 1st SOG, Det 2, went to Cannon AFB, N.M. to continue operational testing of Laser Small Diameter Bomb drops. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jeff Parkinson) AC-130J Ghostrider conducts operational testing
The AC-130J traveled to Cannon AFB, N.M. to perform operational testing of the Laser Guided Small Diameter Bombs at White Sands Missile Range, N.M. Dec. 13, 2016. The AC-130J has been in the operational testing phase for the last 15 months and is outfitted with multiple weapons systems to include a 30mm and 105mm cannon, GBU-39 Small Diameter Bombs
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Staff. Sgt. Brendon Walsh, an air terminal and aerial delivery craftsman with the 1st Special Operations Logistic Readiness Squadron, briefs aircrew flight equipment Air Commandos during pallet build-up training at Hurlburt Field, Fla., Dec. 12, 2016. Pallet build-up is an annual training that enables AFE Air Commandos to properly document and load cargo to ensure readiness to execute global special operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Krystal M. Garrett) AFE Air Commandos refresh pallet build-up skills
Aircrew flight equipment Airmen attend refresher pallet build-up training at Hurlburt Field, Fla., Dec. 12, 2016. Pallet build-up training is an annual training that enables AFE Air Commandos to properly document and load cargo onto aircraft, ensuring readiness to execute global special operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Krystal M.
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Maj. Gen. Bradley Spacy, left, the commander of the Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center, speaks with Capt. Justin May, operations officer with the 1st Special Operations Security Forces Squadron, at Hurlburt Field, Fla., Dec. 14, 2016. Spacy observed capability demonstrations such as the 1st Special Operations Logistics Readiness Squadron conducting a Forward Air Refueling Point. Special teams of fuels Airmen provide a critical capability for wartime and humanitarian missions as FARP operations expand the role of special operation forces around the world. They provide a means of "hot" refueling from a tanker aircraft to various types of fixed and rotor-wing receiver aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Dennis Spain) AFIMSC Commander visits Hurlburt Field
Maj. Gen. Bradley Spacy, commander of the Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center, visited Hurlburt Field, Fla., Dec. 14, 2016. Spacy observed capability demonstrations such as the 1st Special Operations Logistics Readiness Squadron conducting a Forward Air Refueling Point. FARP first came about after the 1980 Iran hostage rescue attempt.
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Default Air Force Logo One cheek swab may save a life
As of Dec. 1, the laboratory section of the 1st Special Operations Medical Support Squadron is a walk-in registration site for bone marrow donors.Prior to becoming a certified bone marrow donor registry, the 1st Special Operations Medical Group hosted bone marrow drives throughout the year, said Tech. Sgt. Daniel Ingles, NCO in charge of laboratory
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Hurlburt first responders conduct power tool training at Hurlburt Field, Fla., Dec. 13, 2016. Air Commandos participated in power tool training to enhance real-world emergency response capabilities to ensure global readiness. (U.S. Air Force photos by Airman 1st Class Joseph Pick) Defenders, firefighters conduct training
Hurlburt first responders conduct power tool training at Hurlburt Field, Fla., Dec. 13, 2016. Air Commandos participated in power tool training to enhance real-world emergency response capabilities to ensure global readiness.
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Lt. Col. Merrick Green, the commander of the 505th Combat Training Squadron, speaks during the Blue Flag exercise 40th anniversary luncheon at Hurlburt Field, Fla., Dec. 13, 2016. Blue Flag provides doctrinally correct air, space, and cyberspace crisis action planning. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joseph Pick) Blue Flag exercise 40th anniversary luncheon
The 505th Combat Training Squadron hosted a Blue Flag exercise 40th anniversary luncheon at Hurlburt Field, Fla., Dec. 15, 2016. Blue Flag provides doctrinally correct air, space, and cyberspace crisis action planning.
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