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  • 4th Special Operations Squadron receives first AC-130J Ghostrider

    The new 4th SOS gunship is equipped with the Precision Strike Package, which includes a mission management console, a robust communications suite, two electro-optical/infrared sensors, advanced fire control equipment, a precision-guided munitions delivery capability, as well as trainable 30 mm and 105 mm weapons onboard. Additional improvements include updated crew seats with added safety features and a relocation of equipment into more optimal locations.
  • Air Commandos gather for 75th anniversary of Operation Thursday

    Hundreds of Air Commandos marked the 75th anniversary of Operation Thursday during a commemoration ceremony at the Hurlburt Field Air Park, March 5.Operation Thursday was an unorthodox operation in which the first Air Commandos worked alongside British “Chindits” to insert thousands of troops behind enemy lines during World War II. “Long before
  • K-9 handlers visit Hurlburt to sniff out explosive training with EOD

    The 1st Special Operations Security Forces Squadron Military Working Dog Section and 1st Special Operations Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal Flight hosted the 2nd Annual Improvised Explosive Device Awareness Training event on Hurlburt Field, Florida, Feb. 20, 2019.
  • Hurlburt Field Airman found deceased

    An Airman assigned to Hurlburt Field was found deceased on base early this morning, Dec. 3.
  • AF Safety goes mobile

    Air Force Safety Center released a mobile version of the Airman Safety App enabling Airmen at installations Air Force wide to voluntarily report safety issues with their devices as they encounter them.
  • Preventing Drug Use among Teens: What Parents Should Know

    According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, the use and misuse of alcohol, nicotine, and illicit drugs, and misuse of prescription drugs cost Americans more than $700 billion a year in increased health care costs, crime, and lost productivity. Every year, illicit and prescription drugs and alcohol contribute to the death of more than 90,000 Americans, while tobacco is linked to an estimated 480,000 deaths per year.
  • Gold Star families honored at breakfast

    Gold Star family members were honored at a breakfast held at the Soundside Club here on Oct. 26, 2018.
  • RED HORSE delivers basic needs

    A trip from Hurlburt Field, Florida, to Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, typically takes two hours. In the wake of Hurricane Michael, it was a four-hour journey for 16 Airmen from the 823rd RED HORSE Squadron. Hindered by destruction and debris, they backtracked through blocked roads with little to no communications or GPS capabilities.
  • MSgt. John Chapman honored with aircraft dedication

    The name John Chapman is already well known in the Air Force community, and it will now fly across the globe on the side of an iconic aircraft.
  • Tips for Effectively Managing Stress

    In today’s demanding, fast-paced and responsibility-filled society, a person should consider attaining and sustaining a state of self-awareness to reduce the potential of becoming excessively stressed. Stress is the body’s response to a perceived threat to prepare the body for fight or flight. The body’s reaction to stress is the same whether the source of the stress is positive or negative.
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