• Spectre Post holds barbecue thanking 16th SOW Airmen

    The Veteran’s of Foreign Wars Post 11367, also known as the “Spectre Post”, will host a free Military Appreciation Day barbecue on Saturday at their post in Navarre from noon to 4 p.m. “It’s a way for us to meet the men, women and children of Hurlburt Field and to show our thanks for what they do to carry on fight for freedom, said Karen Warden,
  • Get your motors running - Riding with Sentinels of Freedom

    Riding down U.S. Hwy. 98 on 700 pounds of motorcycle and feeling the 1,450 cubic centimeters of power, it’s easy to see the attraction that comes from cruising the road biker-style. Fridays is when the members of the Sentinels of Freedom motorcycle club meet for the weekly lunch ride. “We meet at The Soundside at noon Fridays,” said Tech. Sgt. S.C.
  • Safety office monitors seat belts, cell phones

    Sitting in the cab of the ground safety truck, Staff Sgt. Ed Lecuyer, 16th Special Operations Wing Safety Office, observes motorists, watches for seat belt and cell phone use violators. Using a counter, he marks off each vehicle. When a car enters with occupants who aren’t wearing seat belts, he makes a notation on a chart. “We’re trying to make
  • Honorary Commanders tour 16th Mission Support Group

    The 16th Special Operations Wing’s honorary commanders toured the 16th Mission Support Group May 11th. The tour was part of the honorary commander program’s plan to spotlight one of the 16th SOW’s four groups each quarter. With the vast and various missions performed by the 16th MSG, it was difficult to narrow down the facilities they would have
  • $30K awarded to three Airmen

    Three Hurlburt Field NCOs recently got approved to receive $10,000 each for their ideas, which saved the Air Force money. Master Sgt. Mark Gauthier, Air Force Special Operations Command A4, Tech. Sgt. Arnoldo Cuevas, 16th Civil Engineer Squadron, and Tech. Sgt. Matthew Wilson, AFSOC A4, combined are expected to save the Air Force more than $865,000
  • Best in Air Force 16th MSS Airmen, flights prove they’re unsurpassed

    Everyone that works on base has at one point or another had the privilege to work with one of the outstanding Airmen or flights that are part of the 16th Mission Support Squadron. Recently, two Airmen and two flights in the squadron won Air Force-level awards. The military personnel flight won the Gerrit D. Foster Jr. Award; the civilian personnel
  • Alcohol-related incidents trigger coming changes

    Seven alcohol-related incidents last weekend triggered a chain of events that will result in Hurlburt Field’s policy being changed. Col. Norman J. Brozenick Jr., 16th Special Operations Wing commander, is considering aggressive measures to rein in the number of people being caught drinking underage or driving under the influence of alcohol. Both of
  • Eason Hangar

    Repairs of the Eason Hangar’s roof, doors and offices due to age, hurricane and wind damages started in December 2005 and will continue with four separate phases until 2009. Hurricane Ivan in 2004 damaged a large part of the roof, some siding and severely stressed the 16 large hangar door sections. After fixing the roof, Hurricane Dennis came along
  • Hurlburt commemorates Desert One 26th anniversary

    The 16th Special Operations Wing took a break from its operational readiness exercise April 28 to remember the sacrifice of those Airmen and Marines who gave their lives at Desert One, an effort to rescue 52 American hostages in Iran. More than 100 Airmen, dressed in flight suits, battle dress uniforms, and chemical warfare suits gathered at the