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  • ACC to conduct experiment testing agility and lead wing concepts during AGILE FLAG 21-1

    Air Combat Command will conduct an experiment known as Agile Flag 21-1 from Oct. 21-29 to test agile combat employment and a new lead wing deployment concept. During Agile Flag 21-1, the 366th Fighter Wing from Mountain Home AFB, Idaho, will test its ability to deploy as a lead Air Expeditionary Wing with a wing-level air staff. The unit will employ mission generation, command and control, and base operating support elements from its main operating base at Tyndall AFB, Florida, while supporting a forward operating base at Hurlburt Field, Florida, and a contingency location at Eglin AFB, Florida.
  • CMSAF visits Air Commandos, tours 1st SOW aircraft

    Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force JoAnne S. Bass spoke with Air Commandos at Hurlburt Field, Florida, Oct. 20, 2020. Air Commandos assigned to the 1st Special Operations Wing briefed Bass on the capabilities of 1st SOW aircraft and how they are employed to accomplish Air Force Special Operations Command missions any time, any place.
  • Hurlburt Field transitions to HPCON Bravo

    Hurlburt Field officials have lowered the Health Protection Condition (HPCON) Level to Bravo in response to COVID-19 conditions.
  • The 1 SOMDG ‘Jack of all trades’: physicians assistants kickoff PA Week

    The 1st Special Operations Medical Group kicked off physician assistant’s week here on Oct. 6, with a breakfast gathering, starting a week-long appreciation for the medical Air Commandos that can often be seen as the jack of all trades in the facility. PA Week is meant to highlight the versatile and essential job that PAs do as crucial members of a medical staff team.
  • 1st SOMDG hosts diversity, inclusion month kickoff

    The 1st Special Operations Medical Group held a diversity and inclusion month kickoff at Hurlburt Field, Florida, Oct. 5, 2020. The 1st SOMDG diversity and inclusion council was formed to research, develop and propose mechanisms that will help create a supportive, positive and inclusive work environment for all staff at the 1st SOMDG.
  • Hurlburt Field enters HURCON 5 in preparation for potential hurricane

    As of 12:00 p.m. today, base officials initiated Hurricane Condition 5 to prepare for the possible arrival of tropical storm or hurricane force winds on Friday, Oct. 9, 2020, here, based on the current forecast for Tropical Storm Delta, located in the central Caribbean Sea. HURCON 5 is a level of warning used by the Air Force to assist commanders in preparing their units for storm response actions. It is meant to focus the base’s attention on the storm and signal the start of active preparation.
  • Osprey's fire for readiness, soar above Emerald Coast

    Aircrew members with the 8th Special Operations Squadron conducted approach and landing training, and fired approximately 600 rounds of .50-caliber ammunition, ensuring Air Force Special Operation Command’s tip of the spear capability and presence. The CV-22B Osprey tiltrotor aircraft combines the vertical takeoff, landing and hover capabilities of a helicopter with the long-range, fuel efficient and speed characteristics of a turboprop aircraft.
  • AFE ensures safety for Air Commandos

    The 8th Special Operations Squadron aircrew flight equipment office inspects and maintains all flight equipment for the CV-22B Osprey tiltrotor aircraft to ensure the successful completion of Air Force special operations missions any time, any place.
  • 1st SOMDSS opens ScriptCenter

    The 1st Special Operations Medical Group and 1st Special Operations Medical Support Squadron opened use of the brand new ScriptCenter, located in the base exchange on Sept. 4, 2020 “It’s what we call, in the pharmacy world, an external will-call system,” said U.S. Air Force Capt. Michael Braud, chief of pharmacy operations with the 1st SOMDSS. “That’s just a fancy way to say a medication pick-up cabinet, but it’s external to the pharmacy so you’re not having to wait to pick up your prescription.”
  • 1st SOLRS ground transportation moves the mission

    Ground transportation specialists transport people, supplies, munitions and outsized expeditionary forces to assist the mission, ensuring mission essential delivery to special operations and conventional forces throughout the globe.
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