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Security forces Only the best protect the rest
The warm dark nights of Hurlburt Field are peaceful, besides the humming of aircraft, it’s quiet around here.With silence however, can come trouble, and the defenders of the 1st Special Operations Security Forces Squadron are here to protect the nearly 6,700 acres of land and approximately 8,000 military personnel 24/7.“Defenders from the 1 SOSFS
0 8/08
2017
A flight engineer with the 8th Special Operations Squadron scans the horizon during a training mission off the coast of Virginia, July 26, 2017. Flight engineers are responsible for watching the approach and relaying the approximate distance between his aircraft and the carrier to the pilots, ensuring a safe landing. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joseph Pick) Ospreys land on USS Oak Hill
Aircrews with the 8th Special Operations Squadron conduct deck landing qualifications on the flight deck of the amphibious dock landing ship USS Oak Hill (LSD 51). The 8th SOS conducts deck landings four to six times a year to ensure aircrews are qualified, current and ready to conduct global operations any time, any place.
0 8/01
2017
Senior Airman Jason Mohamed, a pavements and construction equipment journeyman with the 1st Special Operations Civil Engineering Squadron, throws excess dirt into a dump truck at Hurlburt Field, Fla., July 18, 2017. The “Dirt Boyz” from the 1st SOCES releveled a ditch outside the 1st Special Operations Medical Group to maintain efficient storm drains and prevent flooding during heavy rain. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Rachel Yates) 'Dirt Boyz' keep digging
The “Dirt Boyz” from the 1st SOCES re-leveled a ditch outside the 1st Special Operations Medical Group building to maintain efficient storm drains and prevent flooding during heavy rain. These Airmen, identified as “Dirt Boyz,” are known for their work on roadways, pavements and the surrounding environment on Hurlburt. The process of re-grading
0 7/21
2017
Survival, evasion, resistance and escape specialists with the 1st Special Operations Support Squadron conduct rotary wing water survival training with 8th Special Operations Squadron aircrew at Hurlburt Field, Fla., July 18, 2017. The 1st SOSS SERE specialists conduct rotary wing water survival training quarterly to ensure aircrew are proficient on emergency procedure skill sets. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joseph Pick) SERE submerges aircrew for proficiency
Survival, evasion, resistance and escape specialists with the 1st Special Operations Support Squadron conduct rotary wing water survival training with 8th Special Operations Squadron aircrew at Hurlburt Field, Fla., July 18. The 1st SOSS SERE specialists conduct rotary wing water survival training quarterly to ensure aircrew are proficient on
0 7/20
2017
An MC-130H Combat Talon II assigned to the 15th Special Operations Squadron taxis down a runway for a training mission at Hurlburt Field, Fla., July 7, 2017. The MC-130H is equipped to provide in-flight refueling for special operations forces aircraft and combat search and rescue helicopters. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Rachel Yates) 15th SOS maintains MC-130H Combat Talon II combat readiness
An MC-130H Combat Talon II assigned to the 15th Special Operations Squadron takes off for a training mission at Hurlburt Field, Fla., July 7. Aircrew with the 15th SOS train to be able to operate the MC-130H in missions like providing infiltration and exfiltration of special operations forces, and can perform equipment resupply missions to hostile
0 7/07
2017
Aerospace propulsion technicians with the 1st Special Operations Aircraft Maintenance Squadron conducted maintenance on an AC-130U Spooky gunship here, July 6, 2017. Aerospace propulsion technicians test, maintain and repair AC-130U engines, preparing them to execute the mission any time, any place. The AC-130U is one of the Air Force’s premiere multi-role aircraft. It is used for missions such as close air support, air interdiction and armed reconnaissance. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joseph Pick) 1st SOAMXS keeps AC-130U Spooky gunships ready to fly any time, any place
Aerospace propulsion technicians with the 1st Special Operations Aircraft Maintenance Squadron conducted maintenance on an AC-130U Spooky gunship here, July 6. Aerospace propulsion technicians test, maintain and repair AC-130U engines, preparing them to execute the mission any time, any place. The AC-130U is one of the Air Force’s premiere
0 7/06
2017
Junior ROTC cadets sprint toward a 15th Special Operations Squadron MC-130H Combat Talon II at Hurlburt Field, Fla., June 27, 2017. From June 26-30, more than 55 JROTC cadets from nearby high schools visited Hurlburt for Summer Leadership School - a course designed to teach cadets leadership, confidence and other traits as part of a JROTC familiarization flight. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joseph Pick) JROTC cadets fly in Osprey & Combat Talon II
From June 26-30, more than 55 JROTC cadets from nearby high schools visited Hurlburt Field for Summer Leadership School - a course designed to teach cadets leadership, confidence and other traits associated with military life. The cadets flew in a 15th Special Operations Squadron MC-130H Combat Talon II and an 8th SOS CV-22 Osprey as part of a
0 6/29
2017
The Combat Talon II provides infiltration, exfiltration, and resupply of special operations forces and equipment in hostile or denied territory anytime, anyplace. A 15th Special Operations Squadron MC-130H Combat Talon II crew executed a personnel airdrop, low-level terrain flying and touch-and-go landings to ensure their combat mission readiness at Hurlburt Field, Fla., June 28, 2017. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joseph Pick) MC-130H Combat Talon II aircrew preserves global readiness
A 15th Special Operations Squadron MC-130H Combat Talon II aircrew executed a personnel airdrop, low-level terrain flying and touch-and-go landings to ensure their combat mission readiness at Hurlburt Field, Fla., June 28, 2017. The Combat Talon II provides infiltration, exfiltration, and resupply of special operations forces and equipment in
0 6/29
2017
Air Commandos attend the Operation Eagle Claw memorial ceremony at Hurlburt Field, Fla., June 23, 2017. Operation Eagle Claw was an attempted hostage-rescue mission in 1980 that resulted in five, 8th Special Operations Squadron Airmen and three Marines sacrificing their lives when two of the involved aircraft collided at the Desert One staging site. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joseph Pick) 8th SOS hosts Operation Eagle Claw memorial ceremony
Team Hurlburt gathered together to remember Operation Eagle Claw at a memorial ceremony June 23, and pay tribute to the five Air Commandos assigned to the 8th Special Operations Squadron and three Marines who lost their lives during the mission.
0 6/23
2017
Ephraim Thomas, right, and James Vanherwaarden, aircrew flight equipment technicians with the 1st Special Operations Support Squadron, perform 30-day visual inspections on aircrew helmets at Hurlburt Field, Fla., June 15, 2017. The helmets are inspected for damages and disinfected every 30 days, while the helmets are completely broken down and rebuilt every 90 days. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Rachel Yates) Aircrew flight equipment ensures safety and readiness
Aircrew flight equipment personnel at the 4th Special Operations Squadron issue and maintain flight equipment at Hurlburt Field, Fla., June 15. AFE personnel are responsible for ensuring aircrew have the necessary tools for safe flying operations and are prepared for emergency situations.
0 6/19
2017
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