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  • Tips for Effectively Managing Stress

    In today’s demanding, fast-paced and responsibility-filled society, a person should consider attaining and sustaining a state of self-awareness to reduce the potential of becoming excessively stressed. Stress is the body’s response to a perceived threat to prepare the body for fight or flight. The body’s reaction to stress is the same whether the source of the stress is positive or negative.
  • 1st SOW welcomes new commander

    Hundreds of Air Commandos welcomed a new commander to the 1st Special Operations Wing during a change of command ceremony, June 22. Lt. Gen. Brad Webb, the commander of Air Force Special Operations Command, presided over the ceremony which introduced Col. Mike Conley as the new wing commander, the title formerly held by Col. Tom Palenske.
  • Hurlburt Field 2017 Annual Drinking Water Report

    The 1st Special Operations Civil Engineering Squadron and Bioenvironmental Engineering personnel are committed to providing safe drinking water to the Hurlburt Field community.The 2017 Annual Drinking Water Quality Report is now available. The report contains important information about the source and quality of your drinking water and is intended
  • 23rd Special Operations Weather Squadron track a developing storm

    Air Commandos with the 23rd Special Operations Weather Squadron, observe weather data at Hurlburt Field, Fla., May 17, 2018. The 23rd SOWS provides timely, accurate and tailored weather analysis for planning and executing phases of deployed, exercising and garrisoned Special Operations Forces worldwide.
  • Fuels distribution runs a clean operation

    If a 3,000-pound car carries about 18 gallons of gas, imagine what a 76,000-pound C-130 would require. The 1st Special Operations Logistics Readiness Squadron petroleum oils lubricants flight ensures the fuel destined for Air Commandos is stored, inspected and transported safely to accomplish the 1st Special Operations Wing mission … any time, any
  • 24 Airmen awarded DFCs at Hurlburt Field

    There were 808 lives that hung in the balance as terrorists launched coordinated attacks against friendly forces. Joint special operations teams were exposed and under duress as AC-130U Spooky Gunship crews circled above, pushing the limits of gun barrels to the melting point and providing precision airstrike capabilities to the troops below. Four
  • Care in the air: Teams deliver patient care in challenging environments

    The back of an aircraft is a challenging place to deliver medical care. For Air Force medical crews, treating patients in the air is just part of the job.
  • Secure Messaging makes communicating with your Air Force doctor simple

    In today’s connected world, we expect most communication to be convenient and instantaneous. Why should communicating with your health provider be any different? That is why the Air Force Medical Service offers a secure messaging platform for patients and families to communicate safely and quickly with their providers.
  • Female physician builds partnerships through Global Health Engagements

    A career in the Air Force is often a truly global experience. For Lt. Col. Elizabeth Erickson, her experiences in military health outreach around the world allows her to build strong partnerships.
  • TRICARE changes improve services to Air Commandos

    New laws required by the 2017 National Defense Authorization Act, combined with the recent TRICARE move from three regions to two, will result in a plethora of changes to the military health system beginning Jan. 1, 2018.Several aspects of the existing TRICARE system will remain in place through the changes, such as several different plans being
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