Articles

  • MC-130H Combat Talon II return from deployment

    Two MC-130H Combat Talon II aircraft and their crews returned to Hurlburt Field, Oct. 6, 2021. Families patiently awaited the arrival of their loved ones as the aircraft flew in and landed. The aircraft most recently supported Operation ALLIES REFUGE and the final evacuation of Afghanistan.

  • 23rd SOWS: Hurricane prepared with a global impact

    The National Hurricane Center and the 23rd Special Operation Weather Squadron are currently monitoring Hurricane “X” located southwest of the area of responsibility. This system will slowly begin to curve north and northeast before it makes landfall over Alabama Wednesday morning. The expansive wind

  • Designated Driver: Airman saves lives

    It was a normal Thursday night when Nick Cervantes drove to Okaloosa Island to pick up a friend he had met on temporary duty. She invited him out to a bar with her other friends. Initially Cervantes was skeptical about going out since he had work in the morning, but he eventually agreed to be their

  • 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

  • First Munitions Squadron in AFSOC History

    Formerly with the 1st Special Operations Maintenance Squadron, the munitions flight distinguished themselves as a new squadron in the 1st Special Operations Wing.The 1st Special Operations Munitions Squadron activated July 8, 2020, and is the first munitions squadron in Air Force Special Operations

  • 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

  • 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

  • Special Operations flight surgeon earns second set of wings

    For Capt. Matt Stein, earning his pilot wings from the Euro-NATO Joint Jet Pilot Training program was not the first time he donned a set of wings. Prior to arriving for Undergraduate Pilot Training at ENJJPT, Stein was a Special Operations Forces Medical Element flight surgeon for the 1st Special