• Hurlburt Field hosts Air Force men’s volleyball team

    The Air Force volleyball team held try outs and a training camp at Hurlburt Field, Fla., May 11-25, 2017. Out of more than 50 applicants, 18 Airmen tried out and 12 Airmen made the team for the 2017 season. In addition to tryouts and training camp, the team toured a CV-22 Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft assigned to the 8th Special Operations Squadron.
  • In-Service Recruiters offer options when separating

    Airmen who plan to separate, or are looking into leaving active duty but wish to continue their military service, can transition into the Air Force Reserves with the help of the in-service recruiters, here.Master Sgts. John Fusco and Michael Perkins are the in-service recruiters for Hurlburt and are here to help those separating make the best
  • Air Force selects 2017 triathlon team

    The Air Force recently selected the 2017 Air Force Triathlon Team that will represent the service at the 2017 Armed Forces Triathlon Championship June 7-11 at Naval Base Ventura County, California. If nominated at the championship, members will advance to compete at the Conseil International du Sport Militaire World Military Triathlon Championship
  • Bears sniff their way to Hurlburt playground

    Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation personnel have spotted and set out traps for three black bears at the Soundside playground on Hurlburt Field, Fla., May 22, 2017. Residents are encouraged to clean and store their grills and trash cans in a secured compound such as a shed or covered enclosure. If a bear is approaching, the most important thing
  • Air Commandos keep aircraft airborne

    Air Commandos from the 4th Aircraft Maintenance Unit finish install a flat baffle on an AC-130U Spooky gunship at Hurburt Field, Fla., May 19, 2017. Flat baffles are replaced on wings of aircraft to improve in-flight aerodynamics. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Dennis Spain)
  • Hurlburt hosts 2nd Annual Run to Honor

    Air Force Special Operations Command Families Forever Program and the 1st Special Operations Force Support Squadron hosted the 2nd Annual Run to Honor 5k ruck, 5k and 10k run event May 18, here.The Run to Honor is an event held to commemorate Air Commandos, who were lost in the line of duty, through participation in athletic and memorial
  • FLANG Det 2 is making its mark

    Florida Air National Guard Detachment 2 has been at Hurlburt since December 2015 and are only a few Airmen away from fulfilling all of their full-time positions.The FLANG Det 2 employs officers and enlisted personnel in maintenance and aircrew positions to aid the 8th Special Operations Squadron and the 801st Special Operations Aircraft Maintenance
  • Fitness Specialists provide Team Hurlburt with facility, resources

    Air Commandos of the Aderholt Fitness Center, known as fitness specialists, provide Team Hurlburt with a facility and resources to enhance physical readiness. Daily tasks for fitness specialists vary from cleaning, organizing and issuing equipment, teaching classes, and assisting customers. Fitness Specialists receive one week of training in
  • 492nd SOW activation completes circle of Air Commando history

    The Air Force Special Operations Air Warfare Center was inactivated, and the 492nd Special Operations Wing was activated during a ceremony here, May 10. Simultaneously, the 492nd Special Operations Group and the 492nd Special Operations Training Group were activated under the 492nd SOW.The activation ceremony bridged Air Force Special Operations
  • Hurlburt CDC receives re-accreditation

    Thanks to the dedicated personnel at Hurlburt Field’s Child Development Center Main, the CDC received a re-accreditation from the National Association for the Education of Young Children, March 28. The NAEYC accreditation is a national accreditation system with set professional standards for early childhood education programs. To be awarded an