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  • 1st Special Operations Component Maintenance Squadron

    The 1st Special Operations Component Maintenance Squadron (1st SOCMS) provides command-wide, organizational and intermediate-level repair capability for a variety of aircraft including the AC-130U Spooky, AC-130H Spectre, MC-130H Combat Talon II, MC-130P Combat Shadow, and CV-22B Osprey. The talented maintenance personnel of 1st SOCMS Accessories
  • 9th Special Operations Squadron

    The 9th Special Operations Squadron (SOS) located at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., is one of nine flying squadrons within the 1st Special Operations Wing. The squadron flies MC-130P Combat Shadow aircraft. The mission of the 9th SOS is the clandestine penetration of enemy territory using low-level formation procedures to provide aerial refueling of
  • 1st Special Operations Wing

    MissionThe 1st Special Operations Wing (1st SOW) at Hurlburt Field, Fla. is one of two Air Force active duty special operations wings and falls under the Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC). The 1st SOW mission focus is unconventional warfare: counter-terrorism, combat search and rescue, personnel recovery, psychological operations, "deep
  • 25th Intelligence Squadron

    The 25th Intelligence Squadron (IS) is based at Hurlburt Field, FL and is commanded by Lt Col Jared B. Patrick. The squadron has an authorized strength of 252 airborne, ground, and support personnel assigned to the unit headquarters at Hurlburt Field as well as at four geographically-separated detachments. The 25 IS reports to the 361st
  • 39th Information Operations Squadron

    The 39th Information Operations Squadron, located at Hurlburt Field, Fla., is the U.S. Air Force's premier Information Operations and Cyber formal training unit. The unit conducts qualification and advanced training to provide mission-ready Information Operations and Cyber Warfare operators for all Air Force Major Commands. MissionProvide Advanced
  • 823D RED HORSE SQUADRON

    The 823d RED HORSE Squadron, or Rapid Engineer Deployable Heavy Operational Repair Squadron Engineer, is assigned to the Air Combat Command and is an associate unit on Hurlburt Field. This squadron is one of only four active-duty units of its kind in the Air Force. The RED HORSE squadron is highly mobile and self-sufficient. The special skills
  • 361st Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance Group

    MissionThe 361st Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Group located at Hurlburt Field, Fla. is a tailored Air Force Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Agency group that directly supports Air Force Special Operations Command. The 361st ISRG trains and equips both Direct Support Operators and Tactical Systems Operators who are
  • 1st Special Operations Equipment Maintenance Squadron

    The 1st Special Operations Equipment Maintenance Squadron is dedicated to providing the 1st Special Operations Wing with the best quality in maintenance, ensuring the wing can accomplish its mission "Any Time, Any Place." Comprised of five flights, more than 300 people provide essential maintenance with a broad range of capabilities. The
  • Namesakes for Hurlburt Field Streets

    The below streets were named for the following: Kissam Street - Capt Edward K. Kissam Jr Hartson Street - 1Lt Stanley G. Hartson Letourneau Circle - 1Lt Jack D. Letourneau Frazier Street - TSgt Floyd M. Frazier Westfall Circle - A1C Robert L. Westfall All were killed on 11 February 1962 when their C-47 aircraft crashed while flying over South
  • 556th Red Horse Squadron

    Mission The 556th Rapid Engineer Deployable Heavy Operational Repair Squadron Engineer (RED HORSE) Squadron, located at Hurlburt Field, Fla., is one of 15 RED HORSE Squadrons within Air Combat Command, Pacific Air Forces Command, Air Force Reserve Command, and the National Guard. The 556th RED HORSE Squadron provides the Air Force with a highly
  • Honor Guard

    The Hurlburt Field Ceremonial Guardsmen perform various ceremonies in a 20-county area of responsibility in Florida and Alabama. Honor Guard members stand tall; they are sharp, crisp, motionless by choice, volunteering to serve and represent every member, past and present, of the United States Air Force. Classes take place every three months and
  • MH-53 Pave Low

    The MH-53 Pave Low is a variant of the US Air Force's Sikorsky HH-53 Super Jolly Green Giant and the US Navy's CH-53 Sea Stallion. The MH-53 is used for long-range combat search and rescue (CSAR) and was developed to replace the HH-3 Jolly Green Giant. The HH-53s were later upgraded as MH-53 Pave Low series. In May of 1980, the Air Force's newly
  • MC-130P Combat Shadow

    Mission The Combat Shadow flies clandestine or low visibility, single or multi-ship low-level missions intruding politically sensitive or hostile territory to provide air refueling for special operations helicopters. The MC-130P primarily flies missions at night to reduce probability of visual acquisition and intercept by airborne threats.
  • Airman's Creed

    The Airman's Creed I am an American Airman. I am a warrior. I have answered my nation's call. I am an American Airman. My mission is to fly, fight, and win. I am faithful to a proud heritage, A tradition of honor, And a legacy of valor. I am an American Airman, Guardian of freedom and justice, My nation's sword and shield, Its sentry and avenger. I
  • Commanders

    16th Pursuit Group Maj Robert L. Walsh 2 Sep 33 Lt Col Willis H. Hale Sep 38 Maj Arthur L. Bump ca. 1939 Capt Robert J. Browne 24 Feb 41 Lt Col Otto P. Weyland 20 May 41 Maj John A. H. Miller 1 Mar 42 Lt Col Philip B. Klein 10 Apr 42 Lt Col Hiette S. Williams, Jr. Sep 42 Maj James K. Johnson ca. 1943 Maj Edwin Bishop, Jr. 25 Sep 43 1st Air Commando
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