Hurlburt Field
  • BPACS strengthens U.S. and Latin American relations

    The United States Special Operations schoolhouse, here, graduated 34 attendees July 22, from the Building Partnership Aviation Capacity Seminar.The BPACS is a two week course, held four times a year, which brings aviation-minded partner national military personnel together with U.S. civilians and military members. The intent of the seminar is to
  • 1st SOCES preserves endangered species habitat

    Just below the soil’s surface rests a small black and grey or white net-like patterned creature called the Ambystoma bishopi, also known as the reticulated flatwoods salamander, an endangered type of salamander whose habitat exists amongst the seasonal ponds found throughout the base.Per the base environmental policy, Hurlburt Field is committed to
  • 1st SOMXS Airman employs CPR to save a life

    It was a beautiful day July 3 in Dauphin Island, Alabama, the sun was bright, and the temperature was just right for a relaxing at the beach. However, the peace was suddenly broken when a woman’s screams filled the air.Tech. Sgt. Jason Mayfield, NCO in charge of aircraft structural maintenance with the 1st Special Operations Maintenance Squadron,
  • 901st SOAMXS conduct pre-flight inspections

    Air Commandos from the 15th Aircraft Maintenance Unit perform a foreign object damage walk at Hurlburt Field, Fla., July 20, 2016. During a F.O.D. walk, Airmen spread out and pick up any loose objects they see that could damage the aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Isaac O. Guest)
  • Blue Flag exercise marks 40th Anniversary

    Lightning crashes, and fire shoots from the ground. Smoke fills the room as Dorothy and her companions shake with fear of the great and powerful Wizard of Oz, until Toto pulls back the emerald green curtain to reveal a mere mortal operating a machine that creates the illusion of the ruler of Emerald City. Much like the infamous man behind the image
  • Hurlburt’s second J-model gunship arrives

    An AC-130J Ghostrider gunship, Block 20 model, arrives at Hurlburt Field, Fla., for the first time July 18, 2016. This aircraft is the first of 21 AC-130Js with the 105mm canon modification scheduled to be delivered here. The AC-130J Ghostrider's primary missions are close air support, air interdiction and armed reconnaissance. (U.S. Air Force
  • 1st SOCS Airmen ensure speakers are audible

    Staff Sgt. Andrew Muhlhahn, a radio frequency systems technician with the 1st Special Operations Communications Squadron, unloads audio equipment at the Freedom Hangar on Hurlburt Field, Fla., July 15, 2016. Airmen from the 1st SOCS are charged with an additional duty to setup audio systems for public address at base functions. (U.S. Air Force
  • Hurlburt Field Recycling Program remains cost productive

    As of June 13, the Hurlburt Field Recycling Program has stream-lined their operating processes, keeping labor costs down.All buildings now have a designated pick-up day and consolidated location. Additionally, each building is responsible for getting their recyclables to the curbside on their weekly pick-up date.For the weekly recycling pick up
  • Airmen welcomed home during Operation Homecoming

    A child raises a poster to celebrate her father’s return from deployment during Operation Homecoming at Hurlburt Field, Fla., July 7, 2016. The returning Airmen were welcomed home by family, friends and coworkers. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Dennis Spain)
  • Hurlburt hosts 2nd Annual Healthy Lifestyle Festival

    Health and Wellness Center representatives’ discuss healthy lifestyle choices with shoppers at the 2nd Annual Healthy Lifestyle Festival at Hurlburt Field, Fla., July 8, 2016. The festival was an opportunity for Airmen and their families to be educated on the importance of healthy lifestyle choices. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jeff