Hurlburt Field
  • 1st SOLRS Airmen test gas mask for leaks

    Airman 1st Class Maxwell Dean, a material management apprentice with the 1st Special Operations Logistics Readiness Squadron, removes the outlet valve cover of a gas mask before sanitization at Hurlburt Field, Fla., July 7, 2016. The valve must be removed for sanitization to ensure all internal components of the mask are properly cleaned. (U.S. Air
  • 1 SOMXS Airmen prevent corrosion

    Airman 1st Class Taylor Hill, an aircraft structural maintenance journeyman with the 1st Special Operations Maintenance Squadron, puts on a full-face respirator mask before painting an engine kit at Hurlburt Field, Fla., June 29, 2016. Corrosion specialist wear these masks to protect themselves from the toxic fumes and residue used in materials for
  • Barbeque brings together Hurlburt families, wildlife

    Todd Quinn, a zoology instructor at Lighthouse Christian Academy, holds up a bat for Hurlburt Field children to see during a Key Spouse and Deployed Family Barbeque at the Soundside Marina on Hurlburt Field, Fla., June 23, 2016.Quinn entertained children with various fuzzy creatures in his care while explaining about each of the animals unique
  • 505th CTS re-opens newly renovated facility

    The 505th Combat Training Squadron held a ribbon-cutting ceremony here, June 27, for the re-opening of the Air Component Control Facility, or the “Mezz”, after seven months of construction.The 505th CTS is a tenant unit located here that conducts virtual exercises such as Blue Flag and the Joint Expeditionary Force Experiment. Exercises such as
  • Hurlburt agencies partner to promote healthy lifestyle

    More than two dozen children participated in the third week of the 2016 Summer Reading Program at the Hurlburt Field Library June 23.This year the Summer Reading Program theme is Summer Olympics and called ‘Read-for the win.’Week three highlights eating right. Those in attendance learned the importance of eating fruits and vegetables and being
  • Air Commandos cupcake wars

    Air Commandos battled it out in the kitchen at Hurlburt Field, Fla., June 17, 2016. The teams were issued a secret ingredient and competed to earn a spot in the championship showdown at the end of the year.  
  • 1st SOSS: Controlling the air

    Airman 1st Class Patrick Nunn, an airfield systems technician with the 1st Special Operations Support Squadron, pulls a circuit board for inspection at Hurlburt Field, Fla., June 17, 2016. Airfield systems technicians install, remove and maintain navigation and air traffic control ground-to-air radio systems. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st
  • Hurlburt youth offer service, repairs to base

    More than 60 volunteers with the Special Operations Youth group wrapped up their final day of servicing and repairing different areas on and around Hurlburt Field June 17.The repairs are part of the youth group’s summer community outreach program where they select various locations in the local community to improve every two years.For 2016, the
  • AFSOC names 18 as aircrew members of the year

    Eighteen Airmen were announced June 6 as Air Force Special Operations Command’s 2015 aircrew members of the year winners.