• Hurlburt recognizes Glaucoma Awareness month

    Ever had an air puff test when visiting the optometrist? During the test, a puff of air is blown into the patient’s eye in order to record the resistance of the cornea. While such a test may seem out of place in a medical facility, it is actually known as the tonometry test and is used to detect the disease, glaucoma.January is Glaucoma Awareness
  • FARP: Night Owls of USSOCOM

    The FARP program is a United States Special Operations Command initiative that trains petroleum, oils and lubrication Airmen to perform covert, nighttime refueling operations in deployed locations where fueling stations are not accessible or when air-to-air refueling is not possible.
  • Hurlburt Field Chapel hosts MLK commemorative service

    The chapel hosted its annual Martin Luther King Jr. commemorative service, Jan. 12, here.Nearly 100 Air Commandos, active duty and retired, attended the service where Chaplain (Maj.) Michelle Law-Gordon, staff chaplain with Air Force Reserve Command, spoke to commemorate Martin Luther King Jr.“Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was a great advocate for
  • Hurlburt hosts MLK basketball tournament

    The 1st Special Operations Force Support Squadron hosted a basketball tournament to commemorate and celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Eight Air Force teams from nearby bases competed in the two-day, double-elimination tournament. Hurlburt Field finished second in the championship game against Maxwell Air Force Base in the 2nd annual Martin
  • Broyles assumes command of 1st SOAMXS

    Air Commandos and their families attend the 1st Special Operations Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Assumption of Command ceremony at the Commando Hangar on Hurlburt Field, Fla., Jan. 12, 2017. Lt. Col. Philip Broyles, who previously served as the commander of the 801st Special Operations Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, assumed command of the 1st
  • 801st SOAMXS welcomes new commander

    Air Commandos and families attend the 801st Special Operations Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Change of Command ceremony at Hurlburt Field, Fla., Jan. 12, 2017. Maj. Bryan Hogan took command of the 801st SOAMXS from outgoing commander, Lt. Col. Philip Broyles. The 801st SOAMXS performs maintenance on CV-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft to ensure they
  • 25 IS strengthens global communications capabilities

    Members of the 25th Intelligence Squadron assemble a Hawkeye lite satellite dish at Hurlburt Field, Fla., Jan. 11, 2017. The satellite dishes are part of the special operations deployable node Silent Dagger. Silent Dagger provides classified network reach-back for intelligence support to Air Force Special Operations Command’s SILENT SHIELD mission.
  • 801st SOAMXS: from piece to beast

    Airmen assigned to the 801st Special Operations Aircraft Maintenance Squadron perform routine maintenance on a CV-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft at Hurlburt Field, Fla., Jan. 9, 2017. The 801st SOAMXS provides regular maintenance for the Osprey assigned to the 8th Special Operations Squadron.
  • 2017 Munch ‘n Mends kickoff

    With the start of a new year, some Air Commandos may need to sew on another stripe. One way Airmen can prepare for that extra stripe is to attend the base chapel’s Munch ‘n Mend.The base chapel hosted its first monthly Munch ‘n Mend of the year Jan. 9, here.Munch n’ Mend is a free event where Air Commandos of all ranks, enlisted and officer, can
  • Hurlburt’s pharmacy takes no breaks for National Pharmacist Day

    When an Air Commando, dependent or retiree gets sick here, a pharmacy team of 13 begin gathering the needed medications to aid in that patient’s recovery. Leading Hurlburt’s crew are four pharmacists.The nation observes National Pharmacist Day annually on Jan. 12, honoring the personnel who provide relief in medicinal to pained or sick