• Structural specialists renovate softball field press box

    Airmen from the 556th RED HORSE and the 1st Special Operations Civil Engineer Squadron conduct renovations on the softball field press box at Hurlburt Field Fla., Sept. 15, 2016. Renovations to the press box include new exterior and interior walls and replacing plumbing components and restroom partitions. The 1st SOCES used earnings from the
  • 105mm loaded on AC-130J

    The AC-130J Ghostrider gunship is a highly modified C-130J aircraft, and fourth generation gunship that contains advanced features. The primary missions of the AC-130J are close-air support, air interdiction and armed reconnaissance. The close-air-support missions include troops in contact, convoy escort and point-air defense. (U.S. Air Force photo
  • Rain or shine: crew chiefs carry on

    Crew chiefs with the 801st Special Operations Aircraft Maintenance Squadron tow a CV-22B Osprey tiltrotor aircraft into the Freedom Hangar at Hurlburt Field, Fla., Aug. 11, 2016. The Osprey combines vertical takeoff, hover and vertical landing capabilities of a helicopter with the long-range, fuel efficiency and speed characteristics of a turboprop
  • Air Commandos arm a C-130

    Air Commandos from the 4th Aircraft Maintenance Unit perform a foreign object debris walk at Hurlburt Field, Fla., July 20, 2016. Performing a FOD walk ensures no debris is on the flightline that could cause damage to aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Dennis Spain)
  • Fabrication Flight: Putting the pieces back together since 1944

    Staff Sgt. James Griffith, left, and Staff Sgt. David Sidatt, aircraft structural maintenance Airmen with the 1st Special Operations Maintenance Squadron, perform an inspection on aircraft parts at Hurlburt Field, Fla., May 17, 2016. Airmen with the 1st SOMXS aircraft structural maintenance shop save the Air Force more than $100,000 a year by
  • RED HORSE paves the way

    Airmen with various RED HORSE and Civil Engineering squadrons prepare to pave a parking lot on Hurlburt Field, Fla., April 20, 2016. As part of a two-week milling and paving training course, more than 20 Airmen from across the globe participated by laying asphalt to repair a parking lot. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joseph Pick)
  • 801st SOAMXS keeps mission going despite heavy rain

    A CV-22B Osprey is prepared to be towed into Freedom Hangar at Hurlburt Field, Fla., Oct. 27, 2015. The 801st SOAMXS crew chiefs continued normal operations despite the after-effects of Hurricane Patricia at Hurlburt Field. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Christopher Callaway/Released)
  • 1st SOLRS maintains oldest vehicle on Hurlburt

    The 1st Special Operations Logistics Readiness Squadron Vehicle Maintenance Flight manages a fleet of a approximately 600 base-wide vehicles and trains all vehicle control officers. This flight shoulders the responsibility of keeping the wing's vehicle fleet in service at all times.
  • 15th AMU help keep Talons flying

    Staff Sgt. James Klutts, 9th Aircraft Maintenance Unit dedicated crew chief, handles equipment at Hurlburt Field, Fla., Dec. 8, 2014. The 15th AMU’s mission is to perform equipment maintenance in support of worldwide special operations missions. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Christopher Callaway)
  • Weapons do not fix themselves

    Senior Airman Christopher Crawley, 1st Special Operations Security Forces Squadron Combat Arms Training and Maintenance instructor, checks am M9 pistol maintenance tag at Hurlburt Field, Fla., December 2, 2014. CATM instructors provide firing training and maintain all weapons used by CATM and Security Forces. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class