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  • From Puerto Rico to the world

    “Hijo aqui no hay nada para ti, ve y persigue una mejor vida.” I’ll never forget the day my mother said those words to me. It was a Wednesday evening, and I had just finished my shift at a local grocery store. In English, the phrase translates to, “Son, there’s nothing here for you. Go and pursue a

  • Hurlburt Field evacuates aircraft, remains in HURCON 5

    Air Force aircraft here have evacuated the area in order to protect the assets from any potential impacts of Hurricane Ian. This evacuation provides the men and women of the 1 SOW the opportunity to support any crisis or contingency unimpeded by weather.

  • Air Commandos participate in POW/MIA 24-hour vigil run

    Air Commandos participated in a POW/MIA 24-hour vigil run at Hurlburt Field, Florida, Sept. 15-16, 2022. The run serves to honor and remember POW/MIA American service members from World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, the Cold War, the Gulf Wars and other recent conflicts.

  • Hurlburt Field holds 9/11 memorial ceremony

    Members of the 1st Special Operations Wing attend a 9/11 memorial ceremony at Hurlburt Field, Florida, Sept. 9, 2022. The ceremony honored the victims of 9/11, including the hundreds of first responders who lost their lives while responding to the attack.

  • Hurlburt Field Airpark Adventure: The AC-130U Spooky Gunship

    On May 19, 1997, the AC-130U Spooky gunship arrived at Hurlburt Field, Florida. This aircraft earned the nickname "Big Daddy" because it was the father of the AC-130U gunship fleet. Over the course of 23 years, the 4th Special Operations Squadron flew 7,236 combat hours and 1,392 sorties in "Big

  • SEAC visits AFSOC

    The SEAC attended the Talon 13 Remembrance Ceremony, visited AFSOC Headquarters and the 24th Special Operations Wing, had lunch with Airmen, and hosted an All-Call.

  • AF A3 senior advisor visits with Hurlburt MST

    Dr. Sandeep Mulgund, senior advisor to the Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations of the U.S. Air Force speaks with Airmen assigned to Mission Sustainment Team at Hurlburt Field, Florida, July 20, 2022. The MST works to establish forward operating bases in austere locations by providing initial site