• Broyles assumes command of 1st SOAMXS

    Air Commandos and their families attend the 1st Special Operations Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Assumption of Command ceremony at the Commando Hangar on Hurlburt Field, Fla., Jan. 12, 2017. Lt. Col. Philip Broyles, who previously served as the commander of the 801st Special Operations Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, assumed command of the 1st
  • 801st SOAMXS welcomes new commander

    Air Commandos and families attend the 801st Special Operations Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Change of Command ceremony at Hurlburt Field, Fla., Jan. 12, 2017. Maj. Bryan Hogan took command of the 801st SOAMXS from outgoing commander, Lt. Col. Philip Broyles. The 801st SOAMXS performs maintenance on CV-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft to ensure they
  • 2017 Munch ‘n Mends kickoff

    With the start of a new year, some Air Commandos may need to sew on another stripe. One way Airmen can prepare for that extra stripe is to attend the base chapel’s Munch ‘n Mend.The base chapel hosted its first monthly Munch ‘n Mend of the year Jan. 9, here.Munch n’ Mend is a free event where Air Commandos of all ranks, enlisted and officer, can
  • 15th SOS hosts change of command

    Air Commandos attend the 15th Special Operations Squadron Change of Command ceremony at Hurlburt Field, Fla., Jan. 6, 2017. Lt. Col. Michael Haack took command of the 15th SOS from Lt. Col. Jason Allen. Haack previously served as the operations officer of the 15th SOS.
  • Defenders, firefighters conduct training

    Hurlburt first responders conduct power tool training at Hurlburt Field, Fla., Dec. 13, 2016. Air Commandos participated in power tool training to enhance real-world emergency response capabilities to ensure global readiness.
  • Air Commandos return before holidays

    Team Hurlburt greets Air Commandos as they return from deployment at Hurlburt Field, Fla., Dec. 13, 2016. More than 125 Air Commandos were met by friends and family after serving for multiple months overseas.
  • Sirens sound, take action

    On any given day, a person at Hurlburt Field may hear the loud, booming words, “this is the command post,” via the giant voice base notification system.How many know what to do when you hear the words that follow?   The 1st Special Operations Wing command post ensures communications on base run efficiently and alerts Team Hurlburt personnel if
  • Hurlburt CV-22 Ospreys conduct water training

    Aircrew with the 8th Special Operations Squadron conducted a training mission on a CV-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft during a flight over Northwest Florida, Nov. 30, 2016. Air Commandos conduct water training as a way to transform training and ensure readiness for global special operations. The Osprey combines the vertical takeoff, landing and hover
  • 1st SOMXS innovation improves training platform

    Air Commandos with the 1st Special Operations Maintenance Squadron fabrication flight built a stand to assist the 1st Special Operations Communications Squadron conduct operational checks and training with the Ku Spread Spectrum antenna.
  • Air Commando donates bone marrow, saves life

    During a blood donation drive, technicians asked him if he wanted to sign up for the bone marrow registry. He agreed, and with a swipe to the inside of his cheek his DNA was entered into the system.Just a few years later this hasty decision turned into a lifesaving procedure for a stranger living in the United Kingdom, England.Close to six months