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  • Blue Flag exercise 40th anniversary luncheon

    The 505th Combat Training Squadron hosted a Blue Flag exercise 40th anniversary luncheon at Hurlburt Field, Fla., Dec. 15, 2016. Blue Flag provides doctrinally correct air, space, and cyberspace crisis action planning.
  • Defenders, firefighters conduct training

    Hurlburt first responders conduct power tool training at Hurlburt Field, Fla., Dec. 13, 2016. Air Commandos participated in power tool training to enhance real-world emergency response capabilities to ensure global readiness.
  • Air Commandos return before holidays

    Team Hurlburt greets Air Commandos as they return from deployment at Hurlburt Field, Fla., Dec. 13, 2016. More than 125 Air Commandos were met by friends and family after serving for multiple months overseas.
  • Sirens sound, take action

    On any given day, a person at Hurlburt Field may hear the loud, booming words, “this is the command post,” via the giant voice base notification system.How many know what to do when you hear the words that follow?   The 1st Special Operations Wing command post ensures communications on base run efficiently and alerts Team Hurlburt personnel if
  • 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 combines the vertical takeoff, landing and hover
  • KC-10 Extender refuels CV-22 Ospreys

    Two CV-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft with the 8th Special Operations Squadron conduct an air-refueling mission with a KC-10 Extender from Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., over the Gulf of Mexico, Nov. 18, 2016. The air-refuel mission marked the first time an 8th SOS aircraft has connected to a KC-10. The KC-10 is an Air Mobility Command
  • Osprey flight engineers ensure readiness

    Air Commandos with the 8th Special Operations Squadron conduct a routine training mission on a CV-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft during a flight over Northwest Florida, Nov. 8, 2016. The CV-22 combines the vertical takeoff, hover and vertical landing qualities of a helicopter with the long-range, fuel efficiency and speed characteristics of a
  • Hurlburt hosts Haunted Lakes Fall Festival

    The 1st Special Operations Force Support Squadron hosted the Haunted Lakes Fall Festival at Gator Lakes Golf Course on Hurlburt Field, Fla., Oct. 28, 2016. The festival was a free event with complimentary food and fun for kids of all ages that included haunted hay rides, costume contests, games and a movie.
  • Hurlburt youth, family recognized in Air Force reading program

    A Hurlburt Field youth placed third at the Air Force level during the 2016 Department of Defense – Morale, Welfare and Recreation Summer Reading Program Oct. 17.The program, themed “Read – For the Win” is a Department of Defense-wide event that allows participants of all ages to earn prizes for reading throughout the summer. Participants are
  • Honorary Commander CoC strengthens base ties with community

    Hurlburt Field welcomed its newest honorary commanders with a change of command ceremony, a CV-22 Osprey demonstration and a banquet here Sept. 30.Hurlburt’s Honorary Commander Program is a year-long program, which began in 2004 and continues to sustain mutually-beneficial relationships between the local community and base.An honorary commander is
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