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Tech. Sgt. Daniel Weimer, 6th Special Operations Squadron, receives the Philippine Civic Action Medal from Philippine Air Force Brig. Gen. Michael Mendoza, 205th Tactical Helicopter Wing commander. (U.S. Air Force Photograph by Master Sgt. Paul Chick) Philippines Civic Action Medals awarded to 6th SOS Airmen
Nineteen members of the 6th Special Operations Squadron received the Philippines Civic Action Medal June 5 at Mactan Benito Ebuen Air Base, Philippines from Philippine Air Force Brig. Gen. Michael Mendoza, 205th Tactical Helicopter Wing commander. The 6th SOS was in the Philippines to train on the squadron's mission-essential task list and to train
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Col. Greene returns a salute to during his change of command ceremony Friday.  (U.S. Air Force Photograph by Staff Sgt. Kelly Ogden) 16th Maintenance Group welcomes new commander
The 16th Maintenance Group deputy commander became the group's new commander during a ceremony here July 7 in Freedom Hangar. Col. Socrates Greene took command of the Air Force's largest maintenance group from Col. John Cooper, who is moving just down the street to become the Air Force Special Operations Command director of logistics. "I know that
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Capt. Paul Lorenz, 20th Special Operations Squadron MH-53 PAVE LOW pilot, hugs his daughters upon his return home from a deployment July 4. Several squadrons from Hurlburt Field had servicemembers come back on Independence Day.  (U.S. Air Force Photograph by Jamie Haig) Home at last

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Uncle Sam greets servicemembers at the Sound of Independence July 1. (U.S. Air Force Photograph by Staff Sgt. Kelly Ogden) Sound of Independence

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Senior Airman Kyle Gray, 16th Component Maintenance Squadron, relays information during a quick turn for a turbine change on a T-56 engine at the propulsion test cell June 28. (U.S. Air Force Photograph by Dylan Laurie) Fire it up

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Members of the Hurlburt Field Honor Guard fold the flag over the casket of Tech. Sgt. Earnest  Rockamore, 16th Civil Engineer Squadron, during a memorial service here June 29. (U.S. Air Force Photograph by Senior Airman Kimberly Batts.) Hurlburt Field honors fallen comrade
Michael Jackson's "You Are Not Alone," played in the background during the funeral service for Tech. Sgt. Earnest "Rock" Rockamore June 29, at the base chapel. As the music played, a myriad of pictures scrolled across a projection screen displaying his life, military career and family. The memorial service came as a somber conclusion to the June 16
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Default Air Force Logo AF names aircrew life support winners; AFSOC Airman among recipients
An Air Force Special operations commando assigned to the Operations Training Division was recently recognized as one of the Air Force's best when the 2005 Outstanding USAF Aircrew Life Support Awards were announced. Master Sgt. Richard Colson, life support superintendent, was named 2005 Outstanding USAF Aircrew Life Support Headquarters Staff
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Default Air Force Logo Youth center opens registration
The 16th Services Squadron Youth Center has begun registration for its annual basketball clinic, which will be held July 26 for 6 – 10-year-olds and July 27 for 11-year-olds and up. The clinic is free to all participants and will be held at the youth center for up to 30 children per day. The clinic consists of teaching children the basic
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Default Air Force Logo 720th Airmen build homes to help locals
Airmen from the 720th Special Tactics Group are teaming up with the local Habitat for Humanity to build homes for Northwest Florida families in need. The Pensacola Habitat for Humanity, which serves Escambia and Santa Rosa counties, has moved 28 families into new homes since January. Hurlburt's special operations Air-men, civilians and family
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Default Air Force Logo New bridge unites marina, soundside
Construction began in May on an $830,000 replacement bridge linking the marina to the soundside after Hurricane Ivan destroyed the original bridge in 2004. The old bridge was a road built over pipe culverts. Storm surge and water runoff made the road unsafe. "The necessity for a new bridge was recognized immediately after Hurricane Ivan," said
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