• AC-130J undergoes arctic temperature cold soak

    The AC-130J gunship underwent its first cold soak at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., March 20, 2017. A cold soak is a test done to determine an aircraft's ability to function at O-degree temperatures and discover problems to codify best practices. The gunship will replace the AC-130U Spooky gunship after it completes the final stages of becoming
  • 1st SOFSS celebrates park reopening after renovations

    A reopening celebration was held at the Lil’ Commando Community Park, here, March 17, after renovations.Members of the 1st Special Operations Force Support Squadron reopened the park with a ribbon- cutting ceremony, a ticket raffle, a rock-climbing wall, Segway rides and a bounce house for family fun."We thought, ‘Let's bring the park up to today's
  • 1st SOSS HAVE ACE hosts Army Special Forces

    Soldiers with the 1st Battalion, 10th Special Forces Group, participate in 1st Special Operations Support Squadron HAVE ACE training at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., and Hurlburt Field, Fla., March 17, 2017. The 1st SOSS Operations Support Joint office coordinates two-week long training programs for Army, Navy and Marine special operations forces
  • CE thinks green, plants trees ahead of Arbor Day

    The 1st Special Operations Civil Engineer Squadron planted three new trees in honor of Arbor Day observed on the fourth Friday of April. Hurlburt Field was named one of 173 Tree City USA Communities in Florida for the 23rd consecutive year.
  • First EFMP 101 takes place in April

    The Airman and Family Readiness Center will hold an Exceptional Family Member Program 101 course from 11:00 a.m. to noon, April 17 at the King Auditorium, here.The EFMP is a mandatory enrollment program for all active duty service members who have a family member with special medical or educational needs.Based on the Air Force Medical Service
  • 1 SOSS expands Soldiers' capabilites

    The 1st Special Operations Support Squadron Operational Support Joint Office provided all-terrain vehicle techniques training to Soldiers with the 1st Battalion, 10th Special Forces Group  at Buck Pond in Navarre, Fla., March, 14, 2017. The 1st SOSS/OSJ facilitates special operations forces training to ensure global readiness. (U.S. Air Force photo
  • USAF EC Commander visits Hurlburt Field

    The commander of the U.S. Air Force Expeditionary Center paid a visit to Hurlburt Field, Fla., March 9-10.Maj. Gen. Christopher Bence visited the base to familiarize himself with the USAF EC tenant unit here, the U.S. Air Force Expeditionary Operations School’s Detachment 1, while accompanied by Chief Master Sgt. Larry Williams, command chief for
  • Estate Claims for Staff Sgt. Cody L. Larson

    If anyone has any claims for or against the estate of Staff Sgt. Cody L. Larson, please contact 1st Lt. Adrian Nuanes-Lucero, the Summary Courts Officer, at 505-315-8036, or by email at adrian.nuaneslucero.1@us.af.mil.
  • EOD Air Commandos conduct night training

    Six explosive ordinance disposal Air Commandos with the 1st Special Operations Civil Engineer Squadron performed a three hour, explosive ordnance cache training at the Eglin Range, March 9. Simulated cache training is conducted quarterly to ensure Hurlburt’s EOD Airmen are ready to execute operations worldwide.The EOD specialists began their night
  • Brain Injury Awareness Month recognized in March

    March is Traumatic Brain Injury Awareness month.This month is recognized to bring awareness to TBI and make sure Airmen know the signs of mild to severe TBI.“A Traumatic brain injury occurs when an external mechanical force causes brain dysfunction,” said Senior Airman Paul Cox, a mental health service specialist at the 1st Special Operations