• Hurlburt Airmen Recognized at Military Appreciation Football Game

    The Fort Walton Beach High School Athletics Program hosted the 2021 Military Appreciation football game on Thursday, October 7th, 2021. Col. Jocelyn Schermerhorn, the 1st Special Operations Wing commander, was asked to conduct the opening coin toss at the start of the varsity game between the Fort

  • The 1 SOMDG ‘Jack of all trades’: physicians assistants kickoff PA Week

    The 1st Special Operations Medical Group kicked off physician assistant’s week here on Oct. 6, with a breakfast gathering, starting a week-long appreciation for the medical Air Commandos that can often be seen as the jack of all trades in the facility.PA Week is meant to highlight the versatile and

  • 1st SOMDSS opens ScriptCenter

    The 1st Special Operations Medical Group and 1st Special Operations Medical Support Squadron opened use of the brand new ScriptCenter, located in the base exchange on Sept. 4, 2020“It’s what we call, in the pharmacy world, an external will-call system,” said U.S. Air Force Capt. Michael Braud, chief

  • Hurlburt Field conducts anti-terrorism/force protection exercise

    Members of the 1st Special Operations Wing conducted an exercise that simulated a terrorist attack on base to provide inspection teams the opportunity to assess how the base would respond in a real-world attack. Participants were permitted to take off their masks during designated portions of the

  • 1 SOHCOS Airman continues Cuban heritage, keeps Air Commandos ready

    Her father grew up in the communist-socialist country of Cuba and continually saw freedoms taken away from citizens who were often cast into economic hardship.In 1996, at just 21 years old, her father left Cuba. He immigrated to the United States on a marriage visa to begin a better life with his

  • 1 SODS keeps Air Commandos deployable

    Senior Airman Ceiera Taylor, a dental technician with the 1st Special Operations Dental Squadron, prepares to take x-rays of a patient at Hurlburt Field, Fla., Oct. 4, 2016. Taylor takes x-rays for the dentist as part of an annual check-up for patients. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jeff

  • 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