• AF selects 2017 Air Force Men’s Volleyball Trial Camp attendees

    The Air Force recently selected attendees for the 2017 Air Force Men’s Volleyball Trial Camp May 6-23 at Hurlburt Field, Fla. At camp, coaches will select the top athletes to represent the service at the 2017 Armed Forces Championship May 24-29 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.Congratulations to:Coach Capt. Karl Grosselin, Los Angeles Air Force Base,
  • Air Commandos receive Distinguished Flying Cross

    Three Air Commandos were awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross during a ceremony here, April 21, for their heroic achievements during a Dec. 21, 2013, mission in Africa. The DFC is a medal awarded to any officer or enlisted member of the U.S. Armed Forces, who distinguishes himself or herself in combat in support of operations by heroism or
  • The Pillars II - Sleep

    Whether active-duty Air Force, civilian or contractor, life happens, and you can’t always be prepared for it. An important part of making daily Air Force missions happen is ensuring Airmen are ready for what life hands them. Chaplain (Maj.) Jim Bridgham, wing chaplain, and Capt. Jerry Walker III, Ph.D., Surgeon General, 363rd Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Wing, 25th Air Force, have created 'The Pillars' podcasts to help Airmen boost their resilience. (U.S. Air Force Podcast by Chaplain (Maj.) Jim Bridgham and Capt. Jerry Walker, Ph.D.)
  • Hurlburt Field hosts Battle of the Badges softball tournament

    Hurlburt hosted a softball championship, Battle of the Badges, at Hurlburt Field, Fla., April 14. The Battle of the Badges is a softball tournament in which police officers and firefighters from Okaloosa County, Hurlburt Field and Eglin Air Force Base compete to be known as the 2017 Battle of the Badges champion.
  • Hurlburt hosts SAPR Awareness Month 5K

    Hurlburt Field hosted a Sexual Assault Prevention and Response 5-kilometer run in observance of Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month at the Air Park here, April 19. More than 250 Team Hurlburt members participated in the event. The first 100 runners to finish were given a free t-shirt , and donuts and water were offered at the end of the
  • 4th SOS aircrew fire for readiness

    Air Commandos with the 4th Special Operations Squadron conducted a live-fire training mission in an AC-130U Spooky gunship at the Eglin Range, Fla., April 17. The AC-130U gunship’s primary missions are close air support, air interdiction and armed reconnaissance. The AC-130U is equipped with a 25mm Gatling gun, 40mm and 105mm canons, and can take
  • DBIDS upgrade allows for faster traffic flow

    Air Commandos should notice a difference in traffic at the installation gates due to a Defense Biometrics Identification System upgrade that was implemented March 27, here.DBIDS grants access to the installation through identification and biometric capabilities. The system verifies authorizations and assigns access privileges based on identity,
  • Air Commandos complete 6th Annual Air Commando Ruck March

    Air Commandos arrive at Hurlburt Field, Fla., after completing the 6th Annual Air Commando Ruck March April 14, 2017. The Airmen completed the final leg of a 450 miles from MacDill Air Force Base honoring fallen Air Force Special Operations Command members. This year’s ruck march is dedicated to the Air Commandos assigned to the 27th Special
  • USAFSOS celebrates 50 years of CIWC

    For 50 years, the U.S. Air Force Special Operations Schoolhouse, here, has taught the Department of Defense’s longest running course on Irregular Warfare.The Contemporary Irregular Warfare Course is a five-day educational program that presents irregular warfare theory, doctrine, concepts, and examples from the tactical to strategic level through
  • AF selects 2017 bowling camp candidates

    The Air Force recently selected the candidates for the service's 2017 Bowling Trial Camp May 2-4 at Camp Pendleton, California.Based on each athlete's performance at the camp, coaches will select the top candidates to represent the Air Force at the 2017 Armed Forces Bowling Championship May 5-9 at the Marine base. Congratulations to:Coaches Steven