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  • Airmen volunteer to beautify base

    As you drive through the front gate of Hurlburt Field, you see the Air Park with various historical aircraft to the right and a large children's park to your left. First impressions are a large portion of determining where to make a home. Airmen on Hurlburt Field help the base's first impression by volunteering for base beautification to keep their
  • 14 WPS teaches future leaders

    Tucked away and partially hidden by the cover of trees, the 14th Weapons Squadron is an inconspicuous member of the Hurlburt Field community. Nevertheless, this small geographically-separated unit of the U.S. Air Force Weapons School is hard at work making an impact through its graduates within the Air Force and the Air Force Special Operations
  • Two women who accept nothing but success

    Editor's note: This is part one in a three-part series on the Transition Assistance Program at Hurlburt Field, Fla.Angela Sanclemente and LaVonne Vasquez are community readiness consultants who combine for more than 30 years of transition assistance experience. The wide breadth of experience helps the duo boast one clear message about the
  • Hurlburt's Spooky Mission!

    On a cold, dark Halloween night lurks a shadow in the sky. The smell of fire lingers in the air. A loud ratcheting sound can be heard from miles away. If you live near Hurlburt Field, what you are witnessing is an appearance of the AC-130U "Spooky" gunship in action. It all began during another time period: the Vietnam War. The AC-47 "Spooky" was
  • Trial and Triumph Through Safety

    One of Hurlburt's own has been spreading the Air Force's safety message. Staff Sgt. Dwayne Hopkins is the Air Force Special Operations Command representative for the Airman-to-Airman Safety Advisory Council also known as A2A, for a two-year term. As an AFSOC representative, he briefs young Airmen about how personal protective equipment saved his
  • Master the Arts

    On occasion of retirement many friends, co-workers and families gather together to celebrate an Airman's contribution to their. The final act of appreciation is the presentation of the shadow box, that contains an American flag and various medals and awards earned through a military career. The Frame Shop at Hurlburt Field specializes in making
  • "Carnivores" run rampant at obstacle course

    A young Airman dodged left and right through rows and rows of 50-pound, hanging sandbags as he crossed the bridge to the Soundside. He gasped for air as he evaded the last bag only to look up and see the course wasn't over yet--he had many more obstacles to go. The obstacles were part of the Carnivore Confidence Course at Hurlburt Field Oct. 19.The
  • Fly, Fight, Win...Read?

    When was the last time you read a book that changed your perspective, helped your career, or resonated with you? The Chief of Staff of the Air Force has put together a reading list that Hurlburt Field Airmen agree does just that. The CSAF reading list is so important that Lily Woods, a librarian at Hurlburt Field, makes sure that every new Airmen
  • New Mothers get ready for PT test

    Staff Sgt. Grace Escalona, NCO In-Charge of client systems of 505th Communications Squadron, gave birth to a baby girl just six week ago. Now back to work, she has to prepare for her physical training test, after four months of inactivity, mandatory for all active duty personnel. What does she do to prepare? Maybe she isn't quite ready to run
  • Hurlburt Field urges 'Have 2 Ways Out'

    There once was a naughty cow in Chicago..According to the National Fire Protection Association, a popular legend states that this cow was responsible for the deaths of 250 people, left 100,000 homeless, destroyed more than 17,400 structures and burned more than 2,000 acres of Chicago land in 1871.While the Great Chicago Fire makes for another mark
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