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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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An aircraft transporting Air Commandos taxis on the runway at Hurlburt Field, Fla., Dec. 13, 2016. More than 125 Air Commandos were greeted as they returned from deployment by family and friends. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joseph Pick) Air Commandos return before holidays
Team Hurlburt greets Air Commandos as they return from deployment at Hurlburt Field, Fla., Dec. 13, 2016. More than 125 Air Commandos were met by friends and family after serving for multiple months overseas.
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Col. Thaddeus Allen, the Air Force Special Operations Command operations division chief, presents Jerry McCallister, the AFSOC operations division deputy chief, the Outstanding Civilian Career Service Award during a retirement ceremony, at Hurlburt Field, Fla., Dec. 9, 2016. McCallister retired from the civil service after 30 years. He also served 23 years on active duty bring his total service to the Air Force to 53 years. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jeff Parkinson) 53-year Civil Service career comes to close
A lot can happen in 53 years, and one Air Force Special Operations Command civilian Air Commando experienced it all.Jerry McCallister, the AFSOC operations division deputy chief, retired from the civil service in a ceremony here, Dec. 9.Col. Thaddeus Allen, the AFSOC operations division chief, presided over the ceremony.“Today we’re not only
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Default Air Force Logo Sirens sound, take action
On any given day, a person at Hurlburt Field may hear the loud, booming words, “this is the command post,” via the giant voice base notification system.How many know what to do when you hear the words that follow?   The 1st Special Operations Wing command post ensures communications on base run efficiently and alerts Team Hurlburt personnel if
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Brent Steffensen, a leader of the Alpha Warrior competition, demonstrates how to complete the obstacle course during the Alpha Warrior competition at Hurlburt Field, Fla., Dec. 3, 2016. The course was composed of several obstacles including a salmon ladder, three ring ropes and a rope climb. Contestants had to finish the course in under three minutes. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Dennis Spain) Hurlburt hosts Alpha Warrior
Hurlburt Field hosts the Alpha Warrior competition at Hurlburt Field, Fla., Dec. 3, 2016. This was the first Alpha Warrior competition held on Hurlburt. The competition is a timed obstacle course designed to push participants to their mental and physical limits.
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Team Hurlburt held a Christmas tree lighting ceremony at Hurlburt Field, Fla., Dec. 2, 2016. In addition to the tree lighting, Air Commandos and families celebrated the holiday season by pinning yellow ribbons on a wreath and receiving a visit from Santa Claus. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Dennis Spain) Hurlburt Field lights base Christmas tree
A Christmas tree lighting ceremony was held to celebrate the holiday season at Hurlburt Field, Fla., Dec. 2, 2016. In addition to the tree lighting, Air Commandos and their families celebrated by pinning yellow ribbons on a wreath to remember family members who are currently deployed and receiving a visit from Santa Claus.
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