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Aiden Holt, a Boy Scout with Boy Scout Troop 509 on Hurlburt Field, poses for a photo at Hurlburt Field, Fla., May 23, 2017. Holt built three Little Free Libraries on Hurlburt. A Little Free Library is a “take a book, leave a book” free book exchange. Anyone is encouraged to take, exchange or leave a book for others to read and expand their literacy. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Dennis Spain) Boy Scout builds Little Free Libraries on Hurlburt Field
The pounding summer sun, the grueling labor of working with one’s hands and the stinging irritation of sweat in the eyes is no match for the deep-rooted motivation of a Boy Scout. A Boy Scout with Boy Scout Troop 509 on Hurlburt spent his weekend building three “Little Free Libraries” and installed them at the Riptide Dining Facility, the Osprey
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2017
Florida voters approved an amendment to legalize the use of marijuana for medicinal purposes, Nov. 8, 2016. Service members are subject to the Uniform Code of Military Justice and Title 10 of the United States Code, which consider marijuana use or possession to be a crime regardless of state laws. (U.S. Air Force graphic by Staff Sgt. Jeff Parkinson) Service members should stay vigilant in areas where recreational, medicinal marijuana is legalized
Florida voters approved an amendment to legalize the use of marijuana for medicinal purposes, Nov. 8, 2016. The amendment went into effect Jan. 3. While service members don’t have direct access to medicinal marijuana dispensaries, the rise of marijuana legalization laws throughout the United States means a greater risk of potential contact with the
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2017
Staff Sgt. Nicholas Parker, an outside hitter in the Air Force volleyball team, sits in the cock-pit of a CV-22 Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft from the 8th Special Operations Squadron at Hurlburt Field, Fla., May 11, 2017. Parker is assigned to the 564th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron at Tinker Air Force Base, Okla.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Dennis Spain) Hurlburt Field hosts Air Force men’s volleyball team
The Air Force volleyball team held try outs and a training camp at Hurlburt Field, Fla., May 11-25, 2017. Out of more than 50 applicants, 18 Airmen tried out and 12 Airmen made the team for the 2017 season. In addition to tryouts and training camp, the team toured a CV-22 Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft assigned to the 8th Special Operations Squadron.
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Master Sgts. John Fusco, left, and Michael Perkins, in-service recruiters assigned to the 1st Special Operations Force Support Squadron, wait to meet with potential candidates during the 2017 Career Symposium at the Soundside Club, Hurlburt Field, Fla., May 24, 2017. In-service recruiters provide Airmen separating from active duty with information on opportunities and benefits offered in the Air Force Reserves. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jeff Parkinson) In-Service Recruiters offer options when separating
Airmen who plan to separate, or are looking into leaving active duty but wish to continue their military service, can transition into the Air Force Reserves with the help of the in-service recruiters, here.Master Sgts. John Fusco and Michael Perkins are the in-service recruiters for Hurlburt and are here to help those separating make the best
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2017
Air Force Sports Triathlon (U.S. Air Force graphic/Gregory Hand) Air Force selects 2017 triathlon team
The Air Force recently selected the 2017 Air Force Triathlon Team that will represent the service at the 2017 Armed Forces Triathlon Championship June 7-11 at Naval Base Ventura County, California. If nominated at the championship, members will advance to compete at the Conseil International du Sport Militaire World Military Triathlon Championship
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A black bear lays in a tree at the Soundside playground on Hurlburt Field, Fla., May 22, 2017. Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation personnel have set out traps and encourage residents to clean and store their grills and trash cans in a secured compound such as a shed or covered enclosure. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joseph Pick) Bears sniff their way to Hurlburt playground
Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation personnel have spotted and set out traps for three black bears at the Soundside playground on Hurlburt Field, Fla., May 22, 2017. Residents are encouraged to clean and store their grills and trash cans in a secured compound such as a shed or covered enclosure. If a bear is approaching, the most important thing
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2017
Airman 1st Class Daniel Goerdt, a crew chief with the 4th Aircraft Maintenance Unit, installs a flat baffle into the wing of an AC-130U Spooky gunship at Hurburt Field, Fla., May 19, 2017. Flat baffles are replaced on wings of aircraft to improve in-flight aerodynamics. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Dennis Spain) Air Commandos keep aircraft airborne
Air Commandos from the 4th Aircraft Maintenance Unit finish install a flat baffle on an AC-130U Spooky gunship at Hurburt Field, Fla., May 19, 2017. Flat baffles are replaced on wings of aircraft to improve in-flight aerodynamics. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Dennis Spain)
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Participants take-off during the 2nd Annual Run to Honor event at Hurlburt Field, Fla., May 18, 2017. Air Force Special Operations Command Families Forever Program and the 1st Special Operations Force Support Squadron hosted the 2nd Annual Run to Remember 5k ruck, 5k and 10k. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Krystal M. Garrett) Hurlburt hosts 2nd Annual Run to Honor
Air Force Special Operations Command Families Forever Program and the 1st Special Operations Force Support Squadron hosted the 2nd Annual Run to Honor 5k ruck, 5k and 10k run event May 18, here.The Run to Honor is an event held to commemorate Air Commandos, who were lost in the line of duty, through participation in athletic and memorial
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Senior Master Sgt. Shawn Martell, maintenance superintendent with the Florida Air National Guard Detachment 2, and Tech. Sgt. Jeremy Adams, a CV-22 Osprey crew chief with the FLANG Detachment 2, inspects a CV-22 at Hurlburt Field, Fla., May 24, 2017. The FLANG Det 2 employs officers and enlisted personnel in maintenance and aircrew positions to aid the 8th Special Operations Squadron and the 801st Special Operations Aircraft Maintenance Squadron. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jeff Parkinson) FLANG Det 2 is making its mark
Florida Air National Guard Detachment 2 has been at Hurlburt since December 2015 and are only a few Airmen away from fulfilling all of their full-time positions.The FLANG Det 2 employs officers and enlisted personnel in maintenance and aircrew positions to aid the 8th Special Operations Squadron and the 801st Special Operations Aircraft Maintenance
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2017
Airman 1st Class Zachary Kirby, a fitness specialist with 1st Special Operations Force Support Squadron, assits customers with after-hours access to the Aderholt Fitness Center, Hurlburt Field, Fla., May 10, 2017. Registering for after-hours access allows Team Hurlburt members to gain access to the fitness center, after business hours, using their common access card. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Isaac O. Guest IV) Fitness Specialists provide Team Hurlburt with facility, resources
Air Commandos of the Aderholt Fitness Center, known as fitness specialists, provide Team Hurlburt with a facility and resources to enhance physical readiness. Daily tasks for fitness specialists vary from cleaning, organizing and issuing equipment, teaching classes, and assisting customers. Fitness Specialists receive one week of training in
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