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Two eighth-grade students from Meigs Middle School watch their hot air balloon rise into the air during the engineering contest last week at the school. The winning balloon stayed aloft almost 28 seconds. Base engineers interact with Shalimar students
Hurlburt Field Airmen visited Meigs Middle School in Shalimar to give their expertise to the engineering contest held last week as part of National Engineers Week. Nine engineers from base, members of the Society of American Military Engineers, gave presentations to the class about engineering and judged the contest. “The program gives the students
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2006
Default Air Force Logo Airman convicted on child abuse charges
An Airman assigned to the 823rd RED HORSE Squadron was convicted Feb. 24 of aggravated assault against his 3-year-old stepdaughter. The three-day trial ended with the Airman, whose name is being withheld due to the nature of the offense, being sentenced by military judge Lt. Col. Gary Jackson to 30 months confinement, forfeiture of all pay and
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2006
Default Air Force Logo AFSOC CE cleans up crash site
On March 31, 2005, eight Air Force Special Operations Command crew members from the 7th Special Operations Squadron, 352nd Special Operations Group, and one crew member from Detachment 2, 25th Intelligence Operations Squadron, RAF Mildenhall, died when their MC-130H Combat Talon II crashed in mountainous southern Albania, near the remote village of
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2006
Default Air Force Logo AFAF campaign kicks off in near future
 The 2006 Air Force Assistance Fund campaign will kick off at 8 a.m. March 10 in the Aderholt Fitness Center gym. In 2005 more than $132,000 was raised and donated to the fund. Of the money $72,136 was donated to the AFAS, which in turn gave back more than $227,000 to Hurlburt Field Airmen and their families. The AFAF was established in order to
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2006
Default Air Force Logo Green wants you! Operation ‘Blue to Green’ offers seperating Airmen opportunities to continue their careers
 The Army is offering Airmen who are being force shaped, forced to retrain or just looking for a change – a way to continue their military careers. With 55,000 Airmen planned to be cut by 2011, the “Blue to Green” program may be the only way to keep rank and stay in the military. “One day you will come into work with Air Force rank and the next day
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2006
Default Air Force Logo Men’s Varsity end season with heart
The men’s varsity basketball team brought home fourth place from the Southeastern Men’s Athletic Conference double elimination tournament Saturday and Sunday at Robins Air Force Base, Ga. There were eight teams total in the conference. Tyndall defeated Hurlburt 74-61 in the semi finals. Hurlburt’s first game was against local rivals, Eglin.
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2006
A child plays the drums during the African American heritage Airmen's Night Out in the community center Wednesday. “Airmen’s Night Out” celebrates African-American heritage
The history of African Americans was celebrated through food, story-telling, artwork and drum lessons Feb. 23 in the community center during the second Airman’s Night Out. More than 40 Airmen held ‘passports’ to the various locations, allowing them access to the mysteries of the Underground Railroad, genealogy, hip hop music and a time warp back to
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2006
Default Air Force Logo EOD Airmen remove, detonate WWII-era bomb in Pensacola
Explosive ordnance disposal Airmen from the 16th Civil Engineer Squadron destroyed a Word War II-era explosive device found in Pensacola Tuesday. The 100-pound photo-flash bomb, common to the World War II or Korean War period, was found by construction workers clearing storm debris in the waters of the Santa Rosa Sound on Pensacola Beach. When they
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Hurlburt Field Fla. -- Two 823rd RED HORSE Squadron Airmen put on their nuclear, biological and chemical gear as part of an alarm condition red during the squadron's operational readiness inspection redo recently. The 823rd RHS earned a satisfactory rating. RED HORSE ORI success
Two RED HORSE Squadron Airmen put on their nuclear, biological and chemical gear as part of an alarm condition red durint the squadron's operation readiness inspection redo recently. The 823rd earned a satifactory rating.
0 2/22
2006
Richard Johnston (left) drives to teh basket, as teammate Mark Forbes fends off the opponents in the play-off game Tuesday in the Aderholt Fitness Center. AFSOC leaves 16th MDG wounded on court, 57-36
With 23 three-pointers between Air Force Special Operations Command (10) and the 16th Medical Group (13), the over-30 basketball championship Wednesdsay and playoff game Tuesday in the Aderholt Fitness Center were anything, but uneventful . After a 57-36 upset in the playoff game Tuesday, AFSOC regained its composure to win the championship,
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2006
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