Articles

  • Hurlburt Field elevates to HPCON Charlie in response to COVID-19

    Hurlburt Field officials have elevated the Health Protection Condition (HPCON) Level to Charlie in response to current COVID-19 conditions, Jan. 14, 2021. “We do not make this decision lightly,” said U.S. Air Force Col. Timothy Hood, vice commander of the 1st Special Operations Wing. “Given the

  • Hurlburt Medical Group Receives COVID-19 Vaccine

    Medics now have their biggest weapon against coronavirus due to the recent delivery of the COVID-19 vaccine at Hurlburt Field, Florida, Jan. 7, 2021.Paramedics, firefighters, security forces and other first responders are among the first members on base to receive the vaccine.

  • Air Commando overcomes hardship, earns EO of the Year

    Dedication. Motivation. Hard work.Not only are these very important qualities in any walk of life, but these qualities were specifically embodied by an equal opportunity Air Commando with the 1st Special Operations Wing.U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. William Spight, the NCO in charge of EO with the 1st

  • 1st SOCS Air Commando awarded SOF Communicator of the Year

    U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Brett Majesky, section chief of special mission support with the 1st Special Operations Communications Squadron, earned the Special Operations Forces Communicator of the Year Award for his performance in 2020 by providing significant contributions to the special operations

  • Ospreys hone rescue capabilities, combat readiness

    A CV-22B Osprey tiltrotor aircraft crew assigned to the 8th Special Operations Squadron hone rescue capabilities and combat readiness at Hurlburt Field, Florida, Nov. 16, 2020. Aircrew members with the 8th SOS fired approximately 600 rounds of .50-caliber ammunition and conducted simulated rescue

  • Hurlburt Field's EOD, DAGRE conduct full training exercise

    More than 20 explosive ordnance disposal and deployed aircraft ground response element Airmen conducted a three-day FTX at Hurlburt Field, Florida, simulating realistic deployed operations to ensure Air Commandos are ready any time, any place. EOD Airmen trained on realistic scenarios to include

  • 1st SOSS Air Commandos awarded for excellence, heroism

    U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Jim Slife, commander of Air Force Special Operations Command, presents the Airman’s Medal to Staff Sgt. Christian Magliocca, an MC-13H Combat Talon II loadmaster with the 1st Special Operations Support Squadron, Nov. 13, 2020, at Hurlburt Field, Florida. Magliocca received

  • AC-130J crew maintain proficiency, combat readiness

    An AC-130J Ghostrider gunship crew with the 73rd Special Operations Squadron participates in a live-fire training mission over Eglin Range, Florida, Nov. 9, 2020. The 73rd SOS provided close air support to U.S. Army Rangers by firing 60 bursts of 105mm high-explosive rounds and 300 rounds of 30mm