• Third time around for 16th Services employee

    On June 15 in Denver, Colo., 10 days after his 73rd birthday, Jim Hernandez, 16th Services Squadron, will receive the Air Force Services Civilian Specialist Award for demonstrating the best leadership, management, customer focus and operational outcome. After 24 years with the U.S. Army as military police and 20 years working as a fraud
  • Gate-to-Gate race highlights Memorial Day

    A herd of Hurlburt Field runners ran in Eglin Air Force Base's Gate-to-Gate Run Monday. This was the 21st consecutive year Eglin conducted the run to honor fallen service members on Memorial Day. More than 1,700 runners, walkers and wheelchair racers from around the country participated in the certified race course, which took them past the All
  • Commandos strive for outstanding

    After months of preparation and more than five exercises, Hurlburt Field kicked off the highly anticipated operational readiness inspection early Monday morning. During the two-phase inspection, the inspector general team from Air Force Special Operations Command will observe and record the 16th Special Operations Wing's ability to process
  • 16th Maintenance Group holds annual awards bash

    More than 1,000 Airmen attended the 16th Maintenance Group’s annual Maintenance Bash in Freedom Han-gar May 18, to recognize top performers at Air Force, major command, wing and group levels. The MXG bash was started to celebrate the largest operational maintenance group in the Air Force. To kick off the bash, Colonel Norman Brozenick Jr., 16th
  • Wing commander highlights way ahead

    Wing Airmen informed of force shaping, mission expansion. In three separate commander’s calls May 26, Airmen of the 16th Special Operations Wing were informed of pending force-shaping cuts and potential expansion of the special operations mission. Col. Norman Brozenick Jr., 16th SOW commander, called the mandatory formations to open the information
  • Safety office, command chief share summer safety tips

    As summer approaches, the 16th Special Operations Wing Safety Office is taking proactive steps to help Airmen learn ways to keep their families, and themselves, safe. The 101 Critical Days of Summer began Monday, marking the start of a dangerous season for injuries to Airmen. Baseball and volleyball games, swimming, surfing and motorcycle riding
  • Toastmasters club speaks out on improving possibilities

    The ability to speak well in front of a group can be the key to a successful career, and possibly, a happier life. Those who are naturally fluent have an unfair advantage; but for the inarticulate there is help. The Hurlburt Toastmasters Club is celebrating the start of its fourth year of providing Hurlburt Field members the opportunity to improve
  • Bronze Stars, Purple Heart awarded to Airmen

    Two Bronze Stars and a Purple Heart were awarded to three combat controllers from the 720th Operations Support Squadron at the 20th Special Operations Squadron auditorium here Friday. Tech. Sgt. Ryan Stanhope and Staff. Sgt. David Overton were both presented with Bronze Stars, and Tech. Sgt. Matthew Scheleich received a Purple Heart at the
  • Hurlburt mapmakers strut their stuff at expo

    The Air Force Special Operations Command Geospatial Community hosted a mapping expo from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. at J.R. Rocker’s Tuesday. The community consists of AFSOC intelligence, the GeoBase and GeoReach programs, Special Operations Forces Planning, Rehearsal, Execution and Planning and the 720th Special Tactics Group. The community manages all
  • Keystone Club molds future leaders of America

    Some Hurlburt Field teens do more than just watch television and play video games. They volunteer to help at special base events, hold movie nights, pool parties and go on weekend trips. But most of all, they have fun. The Keystone Club is the reason these teens are so active. Located in the teen center, the club meets at 7:30 p.m. every Friday