• Airman wins $200 in AADD poster contest

    Airman Basic Jeremy Bell, 505th Training Squadron, arrived at Hurlburt Field in April, and by Memorial Day weekend, he was ready to roll - for Airmen Against Drunk Driving. During the 505th Command and Control Wing commander's call July 20, Airman Bell was presented a check for $200 for his AADD award-winning poster depicting the reasons Airmen
  • New on base? Team Hurlburt welcomes you!

    I would like to personally welcome all new Hurlburt Field teammates. Congratulations on what will surely be an exciting assignment for you and your family. Our mission is unlike any other in the Air Force. Our people take best care of each other like nowhere else. Whether at home station or in the field, our Airmen are ready to serve "Anytime,
  • Dr. Rhodes checks in as new 16th MDG commander

    The 16th Medical Group changed commanders during a ceremony here July 20 in Commando Hangar. Col. (Dr.) David Rhodes took command from Col. (Dr.) Timothy Jex, who is moving across the base to become the command surgeon at Air Force Special Operations Command. "There are two major things that I will remember most about being your commander," said
  • MC-130W arrives for duty at Hurlburt Field

    Adding a twelfth airframe to its inventory, the 16th Special Operations Wing grew one-plane larger July 21 with the arrival of the MC-130W. The new airframe touched down at 12:44 p.m., taxied, then parked in front of base operations for a reception including Col. Paul Harmon, 16th SOW vice commander. The pilots were Lt. Col. Thomas Markland and
  • Lady Commandos end winning season

    The Hurlburt Field Lady Commandos ended the 2006 softball regular season with an overall record of 21-5. During the season, the Lady Commandos placed third in the season opener here and third in the World Softball League Tournament in Panama City, Fla. Their positions qualified them for the WSL championships in September as well as the Military
  • Gate-to-gate security depends on US Protect

    Team Hurlburt is made up of various components such as active-duty members, Guard and Reserve, retirees, civilians and contractors. Each of these components should be respected in their individual positions and authority. US Protect contractors have executive authority, which means their authority stems directly from the installation commander, the
  • 16th MSG hosts change of command ceremony

    The 16th Mission Support Group changed commanders during a ceremony here July 14 in Commando Hangar. Col. Michael Smietana took command from Col. Clifford "Skip" Day, who is leaving to become the director of security forces protection division at headquarters Pacific Air Forces, Hickam Air Force Base, Hawaii. "Two years ago when I took command I
  • 16th CMS/16th MDG team edge out 16th LRS 2-1 in soccer

    Two first-half goals pushed the 16th Component Maintenance Squadron/16th Medical Group combined team over the 16th Logistics Readiness Squadron 2-1 in intramural soccer action Tuesday. 16th CMS’s Jason Rose and Travis Augustine scored, and the maintenance squadron finished the season with nine wins, three losses and three ties for third place in
  • EMS 1 fixes OSS 8-2

    Three runs in the first inning were enough Tuesday to propel the 16th Equipment Maintenance Squadron 1 team over the 16th Operations Support Squadron 8-2 on field 2. John Schreiber went two-for-three at the plate and scored twice to lead the EMS offense. This was EMS’s third win in a row since the intramural softball season resumed after a