• 1 SOMXS Airmen perform routine paint jobs

    Airmen, assigned to the 1st Special Operations Maintenance Squadron aircraft structural maintenance, perform routine paint jobs on aircraft panels and equipment at Hurlburt Field, Florida, Jan. 25, 2024. The panels are sprayed with gray paint to protect them from corrosion and match the aircraft’s

  • 1 SOSFS Airmen participate in an active shooter exercise

    Airmen assigned to the 1st Special Operations Security Forces Squadron help a simulated injured individual during an active shooter exercise at Hurlburt Field, Florida, Nov 15, 2023. The exercise is held routinely every couple months to help Airmen get ready for real world scenarios.

  • An airman’s journey from battlefield to baseball field

    Growing up playing baseball, it was a dream for Tech Sgt. Travis J. Hackett to join a professional baseball team.While he may not be a professional baseball player, the 1st Special Operations Security Forces Squadron defender continues to play – now with a goal of improving veterans’ lives.

  • JCOC immerses in mock-deployment demonstration at Hurlburt Field

    Air Commandos assigned to the 21st Special Tactics Squadron participate in an airfield establishment exercise at Hurlburt Field, Florida, Sept. 21, 2023. Members of the 21st STS jumped from an MC-130J to conduct the airfield establishment exercise during the 94th Joint Civilian Orientation

  • AFSOC MC-130J’s train formation flight

    Two MC-130J Commando II aircraft from the 1st Special Operations Wing take off from Hurlburt Field, Florida, Jul. 6, 2023. The 1st Special Operation Wing, especially postured for rapid intervention in any crisis or conflict, launched two MC-130Js in support of U.S. Southern Command to enhance