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  • Ospreys' conduct air-to-air refueling mission

    Two CV-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft conduct an air-to-air refueling mission with an MC-130H Combat Talon II at Hurlburt Field, Fla., Sept. 7, 2016. The Osprey is a tiltrotor aircraft that combines the vertical takeoff, hover and vertical landing qualities of a helicopter with the long-range, fuel efficiency and speed characteristics of a turboprop
  • AFSOC Marathon Team: SrA Chamberlain

    The following article is the third part of a four-part series about four Hurlburt Field Air Commandos who have earned a spot on the Air Force Special Operations Command Marathon team participating in the 20th Annual Air Force Marathon Sept. 17.
  • Medical Logistics keeps 1st SOMDS supplied

    Senior Airman Christopher Lomax, a medical logistics journeyman from the 1st Special Operations Medical Support Squadron, uses a forklift to reach tri-wall boxes at Hurlburt Field Fla., Aug. 30, 2016. A tri-wall box holds supplies that are sent to deployed troops if biological, nuclear or radiological emergencies occur.
  • Behind the scenes with the three C’s

    Just as Bruce Wayne receives no credit for his deeds as the Dark Knight, three 1st Special Operations Wing units often go unrecognized for their teamwork that takes place behind the scenes. They are responsible for keeping the base equipped and able to provide combat ready forces anytime, anyplace.The combined efforts of the 1st Special Operations
  • MWDs: Working hand-in-paw to remain combat ready

    During a routine training session, a military working dog trainer takes control of a leash from a handler. At the end of the leash stands a seven-year old, 70-pound fury-faced security forces veteran. The trainer gives the order ‘heel,’ a command that tells the veteran to stand firm against the left side of the trainer’s leg.  Instead, Ziko, a
  • Air Commandos fly low, drop cargo

    Tech. Sgt. Vince Telmanik, a loadmaster with the 15th Special Operations Squadron, sits on the ramp of an MC-130H Combat Talon II aircraft during routine low-level flying training, part of Task Force Exercise Olympus Archer at Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, Aug. 21, 2016. Olympus Archers focus is to maximize training opportunities for more
  • AFSOC Marathon Team: SrA Nathaniel Kjos

    The following article is the first of a four-part series about four Hurlburt Field Air Commandos who have earned a spot on the Air Force Special Operations Command Marathon team participating in the 20th Annual Air Force Marathon Sept. 17.
  • Medical Group exercises skills during TFX Olympus Archer

    Members of the 1st Special Operations Medical Group, in conjunction with aircrew assigned to the 1st Special Operations Wing and members of the 21st Special Tactics Squadron, conducted medical evacuations and in-flight medical procedures during Task Force Exercise Olympus Archer here, Aug. 18.Olympus Archer focuses on maximizing training
  • Air Commandos kick off TFX Olympus Archer

    More than 230 Air Commandos and seven aircraft with the 1st Special Operations Wing arrived here, for Task Force Exercise Olympus Archer, Aug. 15.Full Mission Profiles began Aug. 18, with aircrews teaming up with members of the 21st Special Tactics Squadron and 1st Special Operations Medical Group to conduct medical evacuations and in-flight
  • 1 SOW Commander brings in the new J

    An MC-130J Commando II lands on the flightline at Hurlburt Field, Fla., Aug. 11, 2016. This aircraft is scheduled to be modified into an AC-130J Ghostrider gunshipin the coming months. The Ghostrider’s primary missions are close air support, air interdiction and armed reconnaissance. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kentavist Brackin)
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