• Avoiding Government Motor Vehicle misuse

    Ever see a random vehicle with the words “FOR OFFICIAL USE ONLY” on the license plate and wondered where it was going and what is was being used for?The vehicle in question is undoubtedly a Government Motor Vehicles, one of military’s most widely used assets. GMVs are utilized to move military assets and off-set the cost of vehicle rentals for
  • EOD Air Commandos conduct tool training

    Explosive ordinance disposal specialists with the 1st Special Operations Civil Engineer Squadron conduct EOD tool training at Hurlburt Field, Fla., Mar. 6, 2017. EOD specialists conduct tool training to remain familiar with equipment and ensure readiness to execute operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joseph Pick)
  • Air Commandos enjoy laughs

    Air Commandos and their families attend a comedy show featuring Walter Campbell and Ben Bailey, comedians, at the King Auditorium on Hurlburt Field, Fla., March 3, 2017. The 1st Special Operations Force Support Squadron, in conjunction with Air Forces Services Agency, hosted the free event to invest in the resiliency of the force and family.
  • Seminar to teach Air Commandos to “Know your rights”

    The 1st Special Operations Wing Judge Advocate is set to have Servicemembers Civil Relief Act Seminars Feb. 27 at the King Auditorium at 9 a.m. and at the 4th Special Operations Squadron at 2 p.m.The Servicemembers Civil Relief Act is a statue designed to protect servicemembers against civil actions. It restricts or limits actions against these
  • Ratchet 33 aircrew remembered during memorial ceremony

    More than 900 Air Commandos, fellow special operations service members, civilians and families gathered to remember four fallen Airmen during a ceremony at the air park, here, Feb. 16.Capt. Ryan P. Hall from the 319th Special Operations Squadron, Capt. Nicholas S. Whitlock and 1st Lt. Justin J. Wilkens from the 34th Special Operations Squadron and
  • Direct link to Wing leadership helps‘max perform’ Airmen’s time

    The Hurlburt Time Saver button, a clickable shortcut, was added to desktops base wide Feb. 9.The button, a clock being thrown in the trash with an interdictory circle, is a tool Air Commandos can use to submit ideas and requests to the 1st Special Operations Wing leadership to help maximize the performance of the Airmen and the base.“It’s tough to
  • Families, friends welcome home Air Commandos

    Air Commandos are welcomed home during an Operation Homecoming at Hurlburt Field, Fla., Feb. 7, 2017. Operation Homecoming is a program designed to allow families to welcome home Air Commandos as they return from deployments.
  • POTFF offers mentorship

    The Preservation of the Force and Family team is raising awareness of the importance and impact of mentoring in honor of National Mentoring Month.
  • Hurlburt Field youth program classroom earns national recognition

    The Hurlburt Field Youth Program’s outdoor classroom for ages 9-12 earned national recognition as a certified Nature Explore Classroom through the Nature Explore Program in December 2016. Nature Explore is a national initiative, sponsored by the Arbor Day Foundation and Dimensions Foundation in collaboration with environmental, educational, design and health organizations, meant to foster highly-effective, nature-based outdoor learning.
  • FARP: Night Owls of USSOCOM

    The FARP program is a United States Special Operations Command initiative that trains petroleum, oils and lubrication Airmen to perform covert, nighttime refueling operations in deployed locations where fueling stations are not accessible or when air-to-air refueling is not possible.