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Default Air Force Logo New on base? Team Hurlburt welcomes you!
I would like to personally welcome all new Hurlburt Field teammates. Congratulations on what will surely be an exciting assignment for you and your family. Our mission is unlike any other in the Air Force. Our people take best care of each other like nowhere else. Whether at home station or in the field, our Airmen are ready to serve "Anytime,
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2006
Col. (Dr.) David Rhodes addresses his group July 20.  (U.S. Air Force Photograph by Staff Sgt. Kelly Ogden) Dr. Rhodes checks in as new 16th MDG commander
The 16th Medical Group changed commanders during a ceremony here July 20 in Commando Hangar. Col. (Dr.) David Rhodes took command from Col. (Dr.) Timothy Jex, who is moving across the base to become the command surgeon at Air Force Special Operations Command. "There are two major things that I will remember most about being your commander," said
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2006
Staff Sgt. Somkit Chittakone, 16th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron and the aircraft's honorary crew chief, guides Hurlburt's first MC-130W to a stop here July 21.  (U.S. Air Force Photograph by Senior Airman Andy Kin) MC-130W arrives for duty at Hurlburt Field
Adding a twelfth airframe to its inventory, the 16th Special Operations Wing grew one-plane larger July 21 with the arrival of the MC-130W. The new airframe touched down at 12:44 p.m., taxied, then parked in front of base operations for a reception including Col. Paul Harmon, 16th SOW vice commander. The pilots were Lt. Col. Thomas Markland and
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2006
A player from the Air Force Special Operations Command over-30 intramural softball team slugs a pitch in the first inning of the championship game Wednesday against the 505th Command and Control Wing team.  Although AFSOC drew first blood with a single run, the 505th CCW tallied four runs in the third inning. Unwilling to surrender and trailing 5-2 after five innings, AFSOC rallied in the sixth inning, scoring twice.  Then they produced three runs in the seventh.  The 7-5 victory forced a winner-take-all final game played Thursday, which the 505th CCW went on to win 8-4. AFSOC forces second game, 505th CCW wins over-30 championship

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2006
Default Air Force Logo Lady Commandos end winning season
The Hurlburt Field Lady Commandos ended the 2006 softball regular season with an overall record of 21-5. During the season, the Lady Commandos placed third in the season opener here and third in the World Softball League Tournament in Panama City, Fla. Their positions qualified them for the WSL championships in September as well as the Military
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2006
Default Air Force Logo Gate-to-gate security depends on US Protect
Team Hurlburt is made up of various components such as active-duty members, Guard and Reserve, retirees, civilians and contractors. Each of these components should be respected in their individual positions and authority. US Protect contractors have executive authority, which means their authority stems directly from the installation commander, the
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2006
Col. Michael Smietana took command of 16th Mission Support Group change of command July 14. 16th MSG hosts change of command ceremony
The 16th Mission Support Group changed commanders during a ceremony here July 14 in Commando Hangar. Col. Michael Smietana took command from Col. Clifford "Skip" Day, who is leaving to become the director of security forces protection division at headquarters Pacific Air Forces, Hickam Air Force Base, Hawaii. "Two years ago when I took command I
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2006
The 16th Component Maintenance Squadron’s Richard Bonsra, left, sprints past the 16th Logistics Readiness Squadron’s Brandon Bertoszek during the second half of the intramural soccer match July 18.  CMS beat LRS 2-1 fueled by two first-half goals.  (Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Stuart Camp) 16th CMS/16th MDG team edge out 16th LRS 2-1 in soccer
Two first-half goals pushed the 16th Component Maintenance Squadron/16th Medical Group combined team over the 16th Logistics Readiness Squadron 2-1 in intramural soccer action Tuesday. 16th CMS’s Jason Rose and Travis Augustine scored, and the maintenance squadron finished the season with nine wins, three losses and three ties for third place in
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2006
Michael Crager, 16th Equipment Maintenance Squadron 1 shortstop, narrowly misses gloving a Texas leaguer July 18 in a game against the 16th Operations Support Squadron.  EMS 1 beat OSS 8-2. (Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Stuart Camp) EMS 1 fixes OSS 8-2
Three runs in the first inning were enough Tuesday to propel the 16th Equipment Maintenance Squadron 1 team over the 16th Operations Support Squadron 8-2 on field 2. John Schreiber went two-for-three at the plate and scored twice to lead the EMS offense. This was EMS’s third win in a row since the intramural softball season resumed after a
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2006
An instructor from the Dynamics International of Terrorism course demonstrates the destructive capabilities of a Molotov cocktail at Hurlburt Field July 12. (U.S. Air Force Photograph by Staff Sgt. Mareshah Haynes) Bombs away

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