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Senior Airmen Jarrod Snesko, 16th CMS, checks the gauges on AC-130U Commandos strive for outstanding
After months of preparation and more than five exercises, Hurlburt Field kicked off the highly anticipated operational readiness inspection early Monday morning. During the two-phase inspection, the inspector general team from Air Force Special Operations Command will observe and record the 16th Special Operations Wing's ability to process
0 6/02
2006
Default Air Force Logo 16th Maintenance Group holds annual awards bash
More than 1,000 Airmen attended the 16th Maintenance Group’s annual Maintenance Bash in Freedom Han-gar May 18, to recognize top performers at Air Force, major command, wing and group levels. The MXG bash was started to celebrate the largest operational maintenance group in the Air Force. To kick off the bash, Colonel Norman Brozenick Jr., 16th
0 6/02
2006
Default Air Force Logo Wing commander highlights way ahead
Wing Airmen informed of force shaping, mission expansion. In three separate commander’s calls May 26, Airmen of the 16th Special Operations Wing were informed of pending force-shaping cuts and potential expansion of the special operations mission. Col. Norman Brozenick Jr., 16th SOW commander, called the mandatory formations to open the information
0 6/02
2006
Default Air Force Logo Safety office, command chief share summer safety tips
As summer approaches, the 16th Special Operations Wing Safety Office is taking proactive steps to help Airmen learn ways to keep their families, and themselves, safe. The 101 Critical Days of Summer began Monday, marking the start of a dangerous season for injuries to Airmen. Baseball and volleyball games, swimming, surfing and motorcycle riding
0 6/02
2006
Default Air Force Logo Toastmasters club speaks out on improving possibilities
The ability to speak well in front of a group can be the key to a successful career, and possibly, a happier life. Those who are naturally fluent have an unfair advantage; but for the inarticulate there is help. The Hurlburt Toastmasters Club is celebrating the start of its fourth year of providing Hurlburt Field members the opportunity to improve
0 5/30
2006
Default Air Force Logo Bronze Stars, Purple Heart awarded to Airmen
Two Bronze Stars and a Purple Heart were awarded to three combat controllers from the 720th Operations Support Squadron at the 20th Special Operations Squadron auditorium here Friday. Tech. Sgt. Ryan Stanhope and Staff. Sgt. David Overton were both presented with Bronze Stars, and Tech. Sgt. Matthew Scheleich received a Purple Heart at the
0 5/30
2006
Default Air Force Logo Hurlburt mapmakers strut their stuff at expo
The Air Force Special Operations Command Geospatial Community hosted a mapping expo from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. at J.R. Rocker’s Tuesday. The community consists of AFSOC intelligence, the GeoBase and GeoReach programs, Special Operations Forces Planning, Rehearsal, Execution and Planning and the 720th Special Tactics Group. The community manages all
0 5/26
2006
Keystone Club President and Hurlburt Field Youth of the Year Drake Sobania reads the Child Abuse Prevention Proclamation during the Hurlburt Field Family Fest April 15 in the Community Park. Col. Norman Brozenick Jr., 16th Special Operations Wing commander, and his wife, Lisa, look on while Jerry Romano, 16th Services Squadron, holds the microphone. April was declared the Child Abuse Prevention Month. (Photograph by Katrina Meyer) Keystone Club molds future leaders of America
Some Hurlburt Field teens do more than just watch television and play video games. They volunteer to help at special base events, hold movie nights, pool parties and go on weekend trips. But most of all, they have fun. The Keystone Club is the reason these teens are so active. Located in the teen center, the club meets at 7:30 p.m. every Friday
0 5/19
2006
Default Air Force Logo Spectre Post holds barbecue thanking 16th SOW Airmen
The Veteran’s of Foreign Wars Post 11367, also known as the “Spectre Post”, will host a free Military Appreciation Day barbecue on Saturday at their post in Navarre from noon to 4 p.m. “It’s a way for us to meet the men, women and children of Hurlburt Field and to show our thanks for what they do to carry on fight for freedom, said Karen Warden,
0 5/19
2006
Default Air Force Logo Get your motors running - Riding with Sentinels of Freedom
Riding down U.S. Hwy. 98 on 700 pounds of motorcycle and feeling the 1,450 cubic centimeters of power, it’s easy to see the attraction that comes from cruising the road biker-style. Fridays is when the members of the Sentinels of Freedom motorcycle club meet for the weekly lunch ride. “We meet at The Soundside at noon Fridays,” said Tech. Sgt. S.C.
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2006
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