Special Operations
  • Marine Raiders train with 160th SOAR at Hurlburt Field

    Marine Raiders with Marine Corps Special Operations Command perform helocast training with the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment out of Fort Campbell, Kentucky, at Hurlburt Field, Fla., Oct. 29, 2015. The Raiders spent a week at Hurlburt Field to perform specialized training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Christopher Callaway)
  • You got it, we bought it

    The end of the fiscal year has come and gone, and it’s beginning to feel like the holidays as units start receiving the goods and services they rushed and stressed to purchase before the Sept. 30 deadline.The work is not over for the 1st Special Operations Contracting Squadron members who are still closing out old contracts and observing the
  • Hurlburt Field Airmen and team members honored for volunteer service

    Hurlburt Field members, families and friends gathered together to celebrate the Angel Award Nominees and the Volunteer Excellence Award Nominees at the Soundside Club here, April 29.  The Angel Award is a prestigious award that was established in 1988 by Mrs. Eunice Welch, wife of retired Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Larry D. Welch.  Mrs. Welch
  • Ospreys perform formation flight in honor of Operation Eagle Claw

    Two CV-22 Ospreys fly in formation over Fort Walton Beach, Fla., April 24, 2015. The two ospreys performed a flyover for the annual Operation Eagle Claw ceremony held at the Airpark on Hurlburt Field, Fla. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Christopher Callaway)
  • STTS ride on

    Airmen from the Special Tactics Training Squadron learn how to drive a variety of all-terrain vehicles during advanced tactical vehicle training at Eglin Range, Fla., Feb. 1-4, 2014. The STTS trains special operations forces, including combat controllers and special tactics pararescuemen, for rapid global employment to enable airpower success in
  • Go, go, go: Air Commandos jump at 10,000

    Special Tactics Airmen from the 24th Special Operations Wing conduct qualification jumps from an MC-130H Talon II at 10,000 feet.
  • 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 Field leadership serves Thanksgiving lunch

    Desserts are served at the Reef Dining Facility during Thanksgiving lunch at Hurlburt Field, Fla., Nov. 27, 2014. Leadership from the Air Force Special Operations Command and 1st Special Operations Wing served Air Commandos and retirees during the lunch. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Christopher Callaway)
  • Hurlburt hosts Emerald Coast K-9 Clash

       Air Force and Army military working dog handlers and their four-legged partners gathered for the Emerald Coast K-9 Clash on Hurlburt Field, Fla., Nov. 15. The event, hosted by the 1st Special Operations Security Forces Squadron, is the first of its kind to be held here.The K-9 Clash allowed military working dog teams from across the Department
  • Air Commandos train out west

    Airmen from the 1st Special Operations Communications Squadron, construct an antenna in support of Exercise Carbonite Archer on Marine Corps Air Station Miramar at San Diego, Calif., Nov. 1, 2014. Carbonite Archer is an emergency deployment readiness exercise focusing on the 1st Special Operations Wing’s ability to deploy aircraft and personnel