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Default Air Force Logo SVS shreds Eglin comptrollers
The Hurlburt Field and Eglin Air Force Base intramural flag football league champions squared off Jan. 10 at the Aderholt Fitness Center field to decide exactly who is the best of the best. The 16th Services Squad-ron dominated the 96th Comptroller Squadron with a 25-0 victory. Services finished the intramural season at 11-2, and the Eglin
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Default Air Force Logo Optomap saves money, eyesight
Optometry care at the 16th Medical Group is now safer, faster and more thorough with the purchase of a $187,000 Optos machine in November. Optomap is an invaluable tool which will allow more efficient and thorough exams. The Optomap is a non-invasive, instantaneous, ultra-widefield digital scan of the retina using low-powered laser beams that
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Default Air Force Logo AFSOC officer convicted of negligence during court-martial
An officer assigned to Headquarters, Air Force Special Operations Command was convicted of negligence Jan. 13 after failing to appropriately file two temporary duty travel vouchers. A panel of seven officers heard the case of Maj. Mark Beres during a five-day trial. Major Beres had originally been charged with a myriad of crimes including willful
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Default Air Force Logo Major found dead at home
A major from the 19th Special Operations Squadron died Tuesday at his residence in Navarre. Maj. Amadeo Garza, 41, was a flight commander and AC-130U Gunship fire control officer. Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the mid-morning call to emergency services. He was pronounced dead by medical personnel at 10:26 a.m. No further details
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Default Air Force Logo Making move: $8 million facility opens to extend 16th SOS capabilities
After more than a year of planning and construction, the doors of the new 16th Special Operations Squadron were opened during a ribbon-cutting ceremony Jan. 13. The new two-story, $8 million building, located between the 16th Fuels Management and Aerospace Ground Equipment building on the west side of the flightline, will house “about 180 Spectre
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Marey Taylor receives a massage from Alesha McCants during the inaugural Ladies' Night Out . The relaxing treatments often left the ladies “massage drunk.” Ladies' Night Out
Massages, makeup, manicures and munchies lured more than 100 women to the Hurlburt Field Chapel Dec. 2 for Ladies’ Night Out. The inaugural event was sponsored by the Protestant Women of the Chapel, and treated the ladies to a full range of pampering experiences. “We thought this would be a good gift to give back to the Hurlburt community,” said
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Airman 1st Class Gary Kilmer (front) and Senior Airman Matthew Dale, 16th Communications Squadron, set up radio equipment during a base-wide exercise Dec. 5, in preparation for an Operation Readiness Inspection next spring. Hurlburt Field will have several exercises before the ORI to ensure all base personnel are prepared for the evaluation. Satety coalition explains crime prevention tactics
They let ordinary people know what thieves are thinking and how they steal, scam, mug, carjack, rape, invade, pick pocket and much more. The Public Safety Coalition is giving ‘Street Smart’ briefings in the base theater for all base people and spouses at 8 and 10 a.m., and 1 and 3 p.m, Wednesday and Thursday. Although the briefing is mandatory for
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Megan Stanford, daughter of Tech. Sgts. John Stanford, 823rd RED HORSE Squadron, and Cynthia Stanford, 16th Maintenance Operations Squadron, does her share of digging during the groundbreaking Tuesday at the child development center. CDC expansion
Hurlburt Field leaders and children broke ground on the new child development center annex at 9 a.m. Tuesday. The $702,000 project, awarded to Artic Pipe & Materials, is scheduled for completion in about six months. “If anyone knows what it takes to go from an idea, to a design, having it contracted and receiving the funds, it could take anywhere
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Master Sgt. Troy Saunders, 435th Materiel MaintenanceSquadron, poses in during a competition in Germany. Airman muscles competition
When 5-year-old Troy Saunders saw Tom Platz – the man known most for his sculpted legs in the bodybuilding world – his mind was made up. “It made me want to have muscles like that,” said Master Sgt. Troy Saunders a transportation specialist with the 435th Materiel Maintenance Squadron. “From then on, I ran, jumped and did pushups – anything to get
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Tuesday, children enjoy a snack in the new youth center multi-purpose room. The
newly opened addition offers equipment and space to keep children active. For children's sake
The 6,700-square foot, $2.1 million addition to the Hurlburt Field Youth Center opened with a ribbon-cutting ceremony Tuesday, signifying an improvement for Hurlburt Field children and the before-and-after school programs offered. “It’s been a long time coming, and I thank 16th Services Squadron personnel for their efforts,” said Col. Clifford
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