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1st Special Operations Comptroller Squadron

Emblem Significance: Blue alludes to the sky, the primary theater of Air Force operations. Yellow refers to the sun and the excellence required of Air Force personnel. The wings with legs grasping currency suggests the unit's control of spending funds to provide for the needs of its parent Wing. The sword and "S" allude to a dollar sign, and with the globe, symbolize the Squadron's involvement with financial resources that provide for a worldwide defense.

Emblem Significance: Blue alludes to the sky, the primary theater of Air Force operations. Yellow refers to the sun and the excellence required of Air Force personnel. The wings with legs grasping currency suggests the unit's control of spending funds to provide for the needs of its parent Wing. The sword and "S" allude to a dollar sign, and with the globe, symbolize the Squadron's involvement with financial resources that provide for a worldwide defense.

The 1st Special Operations Comptroller Squadron is a 1st SOW staff agency managing the financial business of Hurlburt Field. Its award-winning financial professionals strive for continuous, courteous, and accurate customer service while providing peacetime and wartime world-wide support to all members, both active and retired, of the uniformed services, other members of the DoD components, as well as civilian employees.

Its offices are located on the ground floor of Bldg. 90210. Customer service hours are 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m Monday through Friday.

Many personal financial services are available on the Air Force's "My Pay" website and eFinance (accessible via Virtual Finance on the AF Portal under the "Life and Career" tab), where Airmen may manage their pay, file travel vouchers, and review thousands of FAQs without the face-to-face visits to finance needed in the past.

Military members stationed at Hurlburt Field can email the following
addresses for assistance:
For all military pay questions, email milpay.questions@hurlburt.af.mil
For all TDY related questions, email TDY.questions@hurlburt.af.mil
For all PCS, retirement, and separation questions, email
PCSRetSep.questions@hurlburt.af.mil

Lineage
Constituted 16th Statistical Control Unit on 20 Oct 1942. Activated on 26 Oct 1942. Disbanded on 31 Mar 1944. Reconstituted, and redesignated 16th Comptroller Squadron, on 11 Jul 1995. Activated on 1 Oct 1995. Redesignated 1st Special Operations Comptroller Squadron on 16 November 2006.

Assignments
Air Transport Command, 26 Oct 1942-31 Mar 1944. 16th Special Operations Wing, 1 Oct 1995-15 Nov 2006. 1st Special Operations Wing 16 Nov 2006-.

Stations
Gravelly Point, VA, 26 Oct 1942-31 Mar 1944. Eglin Air Force Auxiliary Airfield #9 (Hurlburt Fld), FL, 1 Oct 1995-.

Honors
Service Streamers
World War II American Theater

Decorations
Air Force Outstanding Unit Award with Combat "V" Device
1 Jun 97 - 31 May 99
1 Jul 03 - 30 Jun 05
1 Sep 06-30 Jun 07

Air Force Outstanding Unit Award
[1 Oct] 95 - 31 May 97
1 Jul 99 - 30 Jun 01
1 Jul 01 - 30 Jun 03
1 Jul 05 - 31 Aug 06

Emblem Significance: Blue alludes to the sky, the primary theater of Air Force operations. Yellow refers to the sun and the excellence required of Air Force personnel. The wings with legs grasping currency suggests the unit's control of spending funds to provide for the needs of its parent Wing. The sword and "S" allude to a dollar sign, and with the globe, symbolize the squadron's involvement with financial resources that provide for a worldwide defense.

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