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  • CV-22 Osprey

    MissionThe CV-22 Osprey is a tiltrotor aircraft that combines the vertical takeoff, hover and vertical landing qualities of a helicopter with the long-range, fuel efficiency and speed characteristics of a turboprop aircraft. Its mission is to conduct long-range infiltration, exfiltration and resupply missions for special operations
  • Chaplain's office

    Serving the spiritual needs of the Hurlburt Field community, the 1st SOW Chapel offers confidential counseling and worship opportunities. The chapel is located just inside the main gate, and there are many programs designed to accommodate the free exercise of religion and other personal beliefs. The Chaplain Corps provides pastoral support for the
  • COMMANDER'S ACTION LINE

    The Commander's Action Line a direct line to the 1st Special Operations Wing commander for any questions or suggestions about the Hurlburt community. To receive a response when calling the commander's action line, leave your name, unit and telephone number. Action lines of general interest to the community will be published on Hurlburt's official
  • 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
  • Commando Chronology

    Mar 29, 1944The 1st Air Commando Group, operating in the Burma-India-China theater, stands up. Nov 21, 1964Twenty-two streets are renamed at Hurlburt Field in honor of air commandos who died in Vietnam. Nov 21, 1970The Son Tay prisoner of war raid. 1st Special Operations Wing pilots fly 25 hours under automatic weapons fire in support of the
  • C-46 Commando

    The Curtis-Wright Corporation C-46 was developed form the original XC-55 design of 1936. The first flight took place March 26, 1940, and by the time of first delivery to the Army Air Force in 1942, it had been named the C-46 Commando. Ultimately, more than 3,000 C-46s were built and the aircraft remained in service into the 1960s and the Vietnam
  • C-123K Provider

    The Chase Aircraft G-20 cargo glider evolved through stages into the C-123 Provider. From the G-20, Chase developed into the XC-123 in 1949 with a 67-troop capacity and the SC-123A in 1951. The XC-123A with four J-47 turbojet engines first flew April 21, 1951, as the first all-jet Air Force cargo transport. Chase began deliver of C-123As in 1952.
  • 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
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