• 505th CCW hosts multi-domain C2 joint exercise

    The 505th Command and Control Wing hosted subject matter experts from around the world during a ground-breaking exercise here July 17 - 21, focused on developing the concept of multi-domain command and control.
  • Hurlburt Field youth meet exotic animals

    A group of Team Hurlburt youth watch an animal specialist give a presentation at Hurlburt Field, Fla., July 27. The animal exhibit presentation was part of the Hurlburt Field Library’s Summer Reading Program, a program designed to encourage young people to read over the summer months. The animal exhibit introduced kids to exotic wildlife such as a
  • Ospreys land on USS Oak Hill

    Aircrews with the 8th Special Operations Squadron conduct deck landing qualifications on the flight deck of the amphibious dock landing ship USS Oak Hill (LSD 51). The 8th SOS conducts deck landings four to six times a year to ensure aircrews are qualified, current and ready to conduct global operations any time, any place.
  • Weather techs earn base StormReady certification

    Hurricanes, tornadoes, torrential downpours: the Florida panhandle experiences it all. How does Team Hurlburt make sure severe weather doesn’t stop the mission?
  • New Air Force health mobile app available for patients

    The Air Force Medical Service has launched a new mobile app to connect Airmen and patients to news and information about the AFMS. The new app is a mobile version of the AFMS website, and lets users customize their experience based on the Air Force military treatment facility (MTF) they use. This way, patients can get information about clinic
  • New annual Mental Health Assessment requirement begins July 31

    Starting July 31, 2017, Airmen undergoing their annual Periodic Health Assessment may notice something new. A Mental Health Assessment will now be part of every annual PHA, to help ensure that Airmen suffering from undiagnosed mental health issues are referred to the necessary care.Mental health issues are a serious problem for U.S. Armed Forces
  • 'Dirt Boyz' keep digging

    The “Dirt Boyz” from the 1st SOCES re-leveled a ditch outside the 1st Special Operations Medical Group building to maintain efficient storm drains and prevent flooding during heavy rain. These Airmen, identified as “Dirt Boyz,” are known for their work on roadways, pavements and the surrounding environment on Hurlburt. The process of re-grading
  • Back It Up: Summer Driving Safety

    Risk management and situational awareness are two key phrases known for their importance and application across the Air Force.The Air Force began an updated safety initiative in October 2016 that would replace the 101 Critical Days of Summer.“Quest for Zero is an Air Force initiative to achieve zero mishaps on- or off-duty ,” said Staff Sgt.
  • SERE submerges aircrew for proficiency

    Survival, evasion, resistance and escape specialists with the 1st Special Operations Support Squadron conduct rotary wing water survival training with 8th Special Operations Squadron aircrew at Hurlburt Field, Fla., July 18. The 1st SOSS SERE specialists conduct rotary wing water survival training quarterly to ensure aircrew are proficient on
  • Hurlburt Field maintainers prepare for Total Force Exercise 17-3

    Aircrew and maintainers prepared an 15th Special Operations Squadron MC-130H Combat Talon II, loaded an individual storage unit, as well as other equipment necessary in preparation for Total Force Exercise 17-3 at Smyrna, Tn. This TFX is a joint forces training exercise that gives members of the 1st Special Operations Wing the opportunity to work