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  • Final AC-130U Spooky returns from combat deployment

    The final AC-130U Spooky gunship returned here from the airframe’s last scheduled combat deployment July 8, 2019. While still on alert to respond to contingencies as needed for the next few months, the Spooky is being replaced downrange by the AC-130J Ghostrider, the most lethal and innovative gunship in the world.
  • Estate claims for Senior Airman Justin Ginnell

    If anyone has any claims for or against the estate of Senior Airman Justin Ginnell, please contact 1st Lt Christopher Locke, the Summary Courts Officer, at 850-884-3798 or by email at christopher.locke.4@us.af.mil.
  • Air Commando travels the world, trains special missions aviators

    Growing up in Alberta, Canada, one Air Commando never dreamed she would one day be traveling the world and seeing different cultures as part of her job. Dissatisfaction with her career at the time pushed her to seek something more in the U.S. Air Force. 
  • Air Commando pursues dream of flying on AFSOC airframes

    As a child, she sat in front of the TV watching the “Top Gun” movie over and over again and listening to Tom Cruise proclaim, “I feel the need – the need for speed!” Watching the aircraft soar across the screen made it clear to her that she wanted to fly when she grew up.
  • Hurlburt honors Jockey-14 crew with 25th Anniversary Memorial Ceremony

    Air Commandos along with friends and families of the fallen Jockey-14 crew attended a 25th anniversary memorial ceremony to honor the team at the Hurlburt Field Air Park, March 14. Jockey-14 was the tactical call sign of the AC-130H Spectre gunship crew, assigned to the 16th Special Operations Squadron, that crash landed in the Indian Ocean,
  • 4th Special Operations Squadron receives first AC-130J Ghostrider

    The new 4th SOS gunship is equipped with the Precision Strike Package, which includes a mission management console, a robust communications suite, two electro-optical/infrared sensors, advanced fire control equipment, a precision-guided munitions delivery capability, as well as trainable 30 mm and 105 mm weapons onboard. Additional improvements include updated crew seats with added safety features and a relocation of equipment into more optimal locations.
  • Air Commandos gather for 75th anniversary of Operation Thursday

    Hundreds of Air Commandos marked the 75th anniversary of Operation Thursday during a commemoration ceremony at the Hurlburt Field Air Park, March 5.Operation Thursday was an unorthodox operation in which the first Air Commandos worked alongside British “Chindits” to insert thousands of troops behind enemy lines during World War II. “Long before
  • K-9 handlers visit Hurlburt to sniff out explosive training with EOD

    The 1st Special Operations Security Forces Squadron Military Working Dog Section and 1st Special Operations Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal Flight hosted the 2nd Annual Improvised Explosive Device Awareness Training event on Hurlburt Field, Florida, Feb. 20, 2019.
  • Estate claims for Senior Airman Luis Navajas

    If anyone has any claims for or against the estate of Senior Airman Luis Navajas, please contact 2nd Lt. Vance Mathis, the Summary Court Officer, at 386-795-7587 or 850-884-4592, or by email at vance.mathis.1@us.af.mil.
  • Estate claims for Staff Sergeant Jorge Hernandez

    Contact for any claims for or against the estate of Staff Sgt. Jorge Hernandez.
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