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  • Public Affairs

    The Public Affairs Office is tasked with keeping the base, the public and the news media informed about Hurlburt Field. It manages the command information, community relations and media relations programs for the 1st Special Operations Wing. Public affairs now also encompasses the base photo lab, video and graphics.The most visible products of the
  • 720th Special Tactics Group

    Mission The 720th Special Tactics Group is an integral part of the Air Force Special Operations Command and is home-based at Hurlburt Field, Fla. The group is comprised of more than 800 Special Operations Combat Control, Pararescue, Combat Weather and support personnel. The 720th STG organizes, trains and equips Special Tactics forces worldwide to
  • 1st Special Operations Wing History

    In 1961, a special category of U.S. Air Force special operations forces was reestablished. Called Air Commandos during World War II, they now wear the emblem of the 16th Special Operations Wing at Hurlburt Field, Fla. The wing's lineage dates back to the 1st Air Commando Group created March 29, 1944 at Hailakandi, India. The unit first won fame
  • Civilian Personnel

    The 1st SOW Civilian Personnel Flight provides the full range of civilian personnel support to commanders, managers, supervisors, employees, and the families of appropriated fund Federal civilian employees. The flight provides management advisory services in the areas of employee relations, labor relations, position classification, training, and
  • 14th Weapons Squadron

    The mission of the USAF Weapons School is to teach graduate-level instructor courses, which provide the world's most advanced training in weapons and tactics employment to officers of the combat air forces. The Weapons School is headquartered at Nellis AFB NV with squadrons also at Dyess AFB TX, Barksdale AFB LA, Hurlburt Field FL, Holloman AFB NM,
  • Detachment 7 of the 373rd Training Squadron

    Detachment 7 of the 373rd Training Squadron, 982nd Training Group, Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, provides advanced aircraft maintenance training to the 16th Special Operations Wing, and is a Community College of the Air Force-affiliated school. Forty-one instructors from 14 aircraft maintenance career fields develop and teach more than 100 formal
  • 2nd Combat Weather Systems Squadron

    As an Air Force Weather combat weather team center of excellence and innovation test bed, Air Force Combat Weather Center (AFCWC) enhances the effectiveness of Air Force, Army, special operations, joint, and combined combat and battlefield weather team operations through investigation, integration and development, test and evaluation, and
  • Detachment 3, of the 342nd Training Squadron

    Detachment 3, of the 342nd Training Squadron is a geographically separated Air Education and Training Command unit aligned under the 37th Training Wing located at Lackland Air Force Base, Tx. The detachment instructs airmen to perform as Tactical Air Command and Control apprentices and craftsmen. Upon graduation, these "Joint Terminal Attach
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