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  • A piece of Hurlburt history recovered

    Operation Desert Storm, Jan. 31, 1991. AC-130H Spectre, Spirit 03, tail number 696567, had been raining hellfire on enemy combatants into the early hours of the morning. As dawn slowly brightened the dark skies, the Spectre began its return to base when the crew valorously turned back toward the fight to provide critical air support to U.S. Marines on the ground. A single Iraqi surface-to-air missile launched at the gunship, bringing the aircraft down. All 14 Air Commandos lost their lives.
  • AC-130J GHOSTRIDER VISITS JAPAN

    An AC-130J Ghostrider gunship has arrived at Kadena Air Base, Okinawa, Japan on March 29, 2021. Regularly stationed at Hurlburt Field, Florida, this is the first time the updated J model of the AC-130 has landed or operated in Japan.
  • Hurlburt Airmen transition into Space Force, become Guardians

    Four Air Commandos with the 1st Special Operations Communications Squadron made the leap into the U.S. Space Force during a ceremony Feb. 5, 2021.
  • 1st SOW commemorates 30th anniversary of Spirit 03

    The 1st Special Operations Wing hosted a 30th anniversary remembrance ceremony for the fallen crew of Spirit 03 at the Hurlburt Field Air Park Jan. 29. The 14-person crew’s AC-130H Spectre gunship was shot down by an Iraqi surface-to-air missile while conducting a combat mission during Operation Desert Storm, Jan. 31, 1991.
  • Take charge of your health by completing a Health Risk Assessment

    The Air Force Civilian Health Promotion Services program (CHPS) is a mobile worksite wellness program providing free health and wellness services and resources to the Federal Civilian workforce at Hurlburt Field.
  • COVID-19 Question and Answer with the 1st SOMDG

    Video with the 1st Special Operations Medical Group COVID-19 question and answer session.
  • Hurlburt Field elevates to HPCON Charlie in response to COVID-19

    Hurlburt Field officials have elevated the Health Protection Condition (HPCON) Level to Charlie in response to current COVID-19 conditions, Jan. 14, 2021. “We do not make this decision lightly,” said U.S. Air Force Col. Timothy Hood, vice commander of the 1st Special Operations Wing. “Given the uptick of COVID-19 cases in our area, it’s the most logical thing to do because ultimately, we want to ensure the health and safety of our Airmen and their families.”
  • Hurlburt Medical Group Receives COVID-19 Vaccine

    Medics now have their biggest weapon against coronavirus due to the recent delivery of the COVID-19 vaccine at Hurlburt Field, Florida, Jan. 7, 2021. Paramedics, firefighters, security forces and other first responders are among the first members on base to receive the vaccine.
  • 1st SOCES HVAC specialists replace A/C chiller

    Heavy equipment journeymen with the 1st Special Operations Civil Engineer Squadron conduct an air conditioning chiller replacement at Hurlburt Field, Florida, Dec. 8, 2020. HVAC specialists maintain systems necessary to regulate air quality and temperature in facilities throughout the U.S. Air Force.
  • Estate claims for Senior Airman Canaan S. Johnson

    If anyone has any claims for, or against, the estate of Senior Airman Canaan S. Johnson, please contact U.S. Air Force 2nd Lt. Andrew Groleau, the Summary Courts Officer, at (850) 884-6629 or by email at andrew.groleau@us.af.mil.
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