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  • Month of the Military Child, Child Abuse Prevention Month recognize sacrifices, increase awareness

    There are approximately 1.9 million military children worldwide who face unique challenges related to military life and culture.Hurlburt is home to more than 5,500 of those 1.9 million military children.“Military children are often times forgotten when we talk about the mission, what they face and the stressors they incur,” said Shirley Sims,
  • Air Commandos welcome new commander

    Col. Sean Farrell assumed command of the 1st Special Operations Wing here Jan. 6.Col. Bill West relinquished command to Farrell, the former commander of the 27th Special Operations Group at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M.Farrell is no stranger to Florida. He was born on Eglin Air Force Base, earned his commission through ROTC at Florida State
  • Hurlburt Airmen sharpen shooting skills

    Staff Sgt. Anthony Montz, 1st Special Operations Security Forces Squadron Combat Arms Training and Maintenance instructor, gives instructions during small arms training at Hurlburt Field, Fla., Nov. 13, 2014. CATM instructors train and qualify Airmen on required weapons needed for deployments. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Jeff Parkinson)
  • 1st SOFSS offers new fitness classes

    The Aderholt and Riptide Fitness centers are now offering six new fitness classes at different times throughout the week. The interactive classes were added to keep Air Commandos healthy, active and fit.   “More classes were added at different locations for those with busy schedules,” said Airman Morgan Clark, 1st Special Operations Force Support
  • 801st SOAMXS Airman earns Bronze Star

    An Airman from the 801st Special Operations Aircraft Maintenance Squadron received a Bronze Star medal during a ceremony here, Oct. 2. Staff Sgt. Reuben Bocock, 801st SOAMXS tilt-rotor maintenance craftsman, earned a Bronze Star for his efforts downrange. Between April 25, 2013 and Feb. 22, 2014, Bocock distinguished himself while engaged in
  • Court-martial sentence announced

    Tech. Sgt. Robert A. Condon, a former special agent, assigned to the Air Force Office of Special Investigations, 9th Field Investigations Squadron, Hurlburt Field, Fla., was found guilty on Sept. 24 by general court-martial of multiple sexual assaults, forcible sodomy, assault, stalking, impeding an investigation, false imprisonment, obstruction of
  • Enlisted evaluation and promotion systems implementation timeline

     In July, the chief of staff and chief master sergeant of the Air Force announced a series of incremental changes to the Enlisted Evaluation and Weighted Airman Promotion Systems scheduled for implementation from August 2014 through January 2017.The evaluation and promotion systems changes are slated for implementation in a phased manner for the
  • Fort Walton Beach High School hosts military appreciation night

    Tech. Sgt. Ismael Villegas, Special Tactics Training Squadron special tactics member, delivers the game football at Fort Walton Beach High School, Fort Walton Beach, Fla., Sept. 12, 2014. Fort Walton Beach High School hosted a military appreciation night, to pay tribute to the dedication of their local servicemen and women. . (U.S. Air Force
  • Hurlburt Field celebrates Air Force's 67th anniversary

    Lt. Col. James Beaty, 1st Special Operations Wing Force Support Squadron commander, and Airman 1st Class Kelsey Bryant, 1st Special Operations Aircraft Maintenance Squadron weapons load crew apprentice and the youngest Airman stationed at Hurlburt Field, Fla., cut an Air Force birthday cake at the Riptide Dining Facility, Sept. 18, 2014. The
  • Hurlburt inducts new Honorary Commanders

    Team Hurlburt hosted a change of command ceremony for honorary commanders at the Soundside Club here, Sept. 19.As the old honorary commanders transition out, 11 new members from the local community will serve a one year term as new honorary commanders for various Hurlburt units.The Honorary Commanders program began a decade ago with the intent to
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