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  • Hurlburt Field 9/11 Memorial Ceremony

    A Hurlburt Field 9/11 Memorial Ceremony was held to pay tribute to the almost 3,000 victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
  • 9/11 Memorial Ruck Ceremony

    Airmen, family members and community partners from across Hurlburt Field and the local area participated in a 9/11 Memorial Ruck Ceremony to pay tribute to the almost 3,000 victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
  • Estate claims notice

    If anyone has any claims for or against the estate of Staff Sgt. Angel Gazca, please contact 1st Lt. Emily Meyer, the Summary Court Officer, at (850) 884-0297 or by email at emily.meyer.6@us.af.mil.
  • 2nd CWSS hosts deployed weather systems training

    Airmen use a TMQ-53 tactical meteorological observing system handheld display to gather data from the system’s sensor during a deployed weather systems training at Hurlburt Field, Florida, Sept. 2, 2021. The sensor can detect rain rates, wind speed and direction, cloud height, lightning and more. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Miranda
  • It’s okay to ask for help

    When I was a bright-eyed, young Airman eight or nine years ago, one of the first stories I was tasked with writing was about the base mental health clinic. One of the technicians I interviewed kind of hesitantly asked me why I was bothering writing a story about them, but I didn’t understand him.
  • Hurlburt Field initiates HURCON 5

    Base officials initiated Hurricane Condition 5 today to prepare for the possible arrival of winds exceeding 50 knots within 96 hours. HURCON 5 is a level of warning used by the Air Force to assist commanders in preparing their units for storm response actions and is meant to focus the base’s attention on the storm and signal the start of active preparation.
  • 23rd SOWS: Hurricane prepared with a global impact

    The National Hurricane Center and the 23rd Special Operation Weather Squadron are currently monitoring Hurricane “X” located southwest of the area of responsibility. This system will slowly begin to curve north and northeast before it makes landfall over Alabama Wednesday morning. The expansive wind field will contribute to a prolonged period of tropical storm force winds extending across the western Florida panhandle. Impacts to Hurlburt Field are as follows… For weather Airmen, this is a common message crafted to alert and inform the 1st Special Operations Wing Commander and mission partners of potential threats to base resources and the population. “We are part of the planning process for missions but also deal with resource protection,” said U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Mandy Wright, 23rd SOWS craftsman. “We tailor our reports to each aircraft and the potential threats that are inherent to various weather conditions.”
  • Special Tactics Airmen augment Haiti earthquake humanitarian relief efforts

    Special Tactics Airmen assigned to the 24th Special Operations Wing are currently responding to a request to augment humanitarian aid efforts in Haiti following a 7.2 magnitude earthquake on Aug. 14.
  • 1st SOSS, 417th FLTS conduct Operation Blood Rain

    U.S. Air Force Airmen assigned to the 1st Special Operations Support Squadron and the 417th Flight Test Squadron conduct Operation Blood Rain at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, Aug. 5, 2021. Operation Blood Rain is a research project in support of United States Special Operations Command, testing the safety of blood after it has experienced
  • Hurlburt Field initiates HURCON 5

    Base officials initiated Hurricane Condition 5 at 8:30 a.m. today to prepare for the possible arrival of winds exceeding 50 knots within 96 hours.HURCON 5 is a level of warning used by the Air Force to assist commanders in preparing their units for storm response actions and is meant to focus the base’s attention on the storm and signal the start
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