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    Hurlburt Field, FL, US  

    Recent Images

    Hurlburt Field’s EOD conducts CONUS IED training

    Hurlburt Field’s EOD conducts CONUS IED training

    05.17.2019 | Photo by <a href="/portfolio/1547061/joel-miller">Airman 1st Class Joel Miller</a>
    U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Ashton Flynt, an explosive ordnance disposal technician with the 1st Special Operations Civil Engineer Squadron,...
    Hurlburt Field's EOD conducts CONUS IED training

    Hurlburt Field's EOD conducts CONUS IED training

    05.16.2019 | Photo by <a href="/portfolio/1582477/blake-wiles">Airman 1st Class Blake Wiles</a>
    U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Teddy Compston, left, and U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Brian Elsinghorst, right, explosive ordnance disposal technicians...
    First Air Commando from 1st SOW lands on newly constructed air strip Broadway LZ

    First Air Commando from 1st SOW lands on newly...

    05.16.2019 | Photo by <a href="/portfolio/1370182/dennis-spain">Senior Airman Dennis Spain</a>
    A PC-12 Pilatus aircraft lands on Broadway Landing Zone at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, May 16, 2019. This PC-12 was the first aircraft from the...
    Air Commandos return from deployment in time for Mother’s Day

    Air Commandos return from deployment in time for...

    05.11.2019 | Photo by <a href="/portfolio/1370182/dennis-spain">Senior Airman Dennis Spain</a>
    U.S. Air Force Capt. Micah Uveges, a flight control officer with the 4th Special Operations Squadron, reunites with his family during Operation...
    AFSOC pays tribute to fallen Airmen during 4th Annual Run to Honor 5K

    AFSOC pays tribute to fallen Airmen during 4th...

    05.10.2019 | Photo by <a href="/portfolio/1456565/nicole-king">Staff Sgt. Nicole King</a>
    Runners write the names of fallen Air Commandos on their running bibs prior to the 4th annual Run to Honor 5K at Hurlburt Field, Florida, May 10,...
    AFSOC pays tribute to fallen Airmen during 4th Annual Run to Honor 5K

    AFSOC pays tribute to fallen Airmen during 4th...

    05.10.2019 | Photo by <a href="/portfolio/1456565/nicole-king">Staff Sgt. Nicole King</a>
    U.S. Air Force Maj. William Steininger-Holmes performs memorial push-ups in front of a sign bearing the names of fallen Air Commandos after...
    Lt. Col. Alvin Jenkins takes command of 1st Special Operations Support Squadron

    Lt. Col. Alvin Jenkins takes command of 1st Special...

    05.10.2019 | Photo by <a href="/portfolio/1370182/dennis-spain">Senior Airman Dennis Spain</a>
    U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Alvin Jenkins is the commander of the 1st Special Operations Support Squadron at Hurlburt Field, Florida. The 1st SOSS...
    AFSOC welcomes new USSOCOM leader

    AFSOC welcomes new USSOCOM leader

    05.07.2019 | Photo by <a href="/portfolio/1582477/blake-wiles">Airman 1st Class Blake Wiles</a>
    U.S. Army Gen. Richard D. Clarke, left, the commander of U.S. Special Operations Command, and U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Brad Webb, right, commander...

    Recent Videos

    Hurlburt Field EOD Conducts IED Exercise

    Hurlburt Field EOD Conducts IED Exercise

    05.16.2019 | Video by <a href="/portfolio/1483498/edward-coddington">Airman 1st Class Edward Coddington</a>
    Explosive ordnance disposal technicians with the 1st Special Operations Civil Engineer Squadron conducted a three day improvised explosive device...
    Explosive Ordnance Disposal

    Explosive Ordnance Disposal

    05.15.2019 | Video by <a href="/portfolio/1221508/tarelle-walker">Staff Sgt. Tarelle Walker</a>
    U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Ashton Flynt, an explosive ordnance disposal technician with the 1st Special Operations Civil Engineer Squadron, removes...
    Non-Destructive Inspection at Hurlburt Field

    Non-Destructive Inspection at Hurlburt Field

    05.14.2019 | Video by <a href="/portfolio/1221508/tarelle-walker">Staff Sgt. Tarelle Walker</a>
    Non-Destructive Inspection team members with the 1st Special Operations Maintenance Squadron demonstrate the process for inspecting aircraft parts...
    Adaptive Lightning

    Adaptive Lightning

    05.14.2019 | Video by <a href="/portfolio/1483498/edward-coddington">Airman 1st Class Edward Coddington</a> and <a href="/portfolio/1582477/blake-wiles">Airman 1st Class Blake Wiles</a>
    Airmen from the the 557th Weather Wing’s 2nd Weather Group test software during Exercise Adaptive Lightning 19, at Hurlburt Field, Florida, May...
    Adaptive Lightning

    Adaptive Lightning

    05.14.2019 | Video by <a href="/portfolio/1483498/edward-coddington">Airman 1st Class Edward Coddington</a>
    Airmen from the the 557th Weather Wing’s 2nd Weather Group test software during Exercise Adaptive Lightning 19 at Hurlburt Field, Florida, May...
    Hurlburt Field Metals Technology

    Hurlburt Field Metals Technology

    05.14.2019 | Video by <a href="/portfolio/1456565/nicole-king">Staff Sgt. Nicole King</a>
    Airmen from the 1st Special Operations Maintenance Squadron Metals Technology shop use various machines to make parts for aircraft and equipment...
    Hurlburt Field Metals Technology

    Hurlburt Field Metals Technology

    05.14.2019 | Video by <a href="/portfolio/1456565/nicole-king">Staff Sgt. Nicole King</a>
    Airmen from the 1st Special Operations Maintenance Squadron Metals Technology shop use various machines to make parts for aircraft and equipment...
    492nd Change of Command

    492nd Change of Command

    05.06.2019 | Video by <a href="/portfolio/1221508/tarelle-walker">Staff Sgt. Tarelle Walker</a>
    Carpetbaggers and Air Commandos from the 492nd Special Operations Wing gather for a change of command ceremony at Hurlburt Field, Florida, May 6,...

    Recent News Stories

    Defenders rid Hurlburt of rusty chain gang

    Defenders rid Hurlburt of rusty chain gang

    04.04.2019 | Story by <a href="/portfolio/1547061/joel-miller">Airman 1st Class Joel Miller</a>
    Defenders with the 1st Special Operations Security Forces Squadron conducted a dorm-wide Bike Rodeo at Hurlburt Field, Florida April 4. A Bike...
    Air Commando travels the world, trains special missions aviators

    Air Commando travels the world, trains special...

    03.28.2019 | Story by <a href="/portfolio/1199267/andrea-posey">Senior Airman Andrea Posey</a>
    Growing up in Alberta, Canada, one Air Commando never dreamed she would one day be traveling the world and seeing different cultures as part of...

    Air Commando pursues dream of flying on AFSOC airframes

    03.20.2019 | Story by <a href="/portfolio/1199267/andrea-posey">Senior Airman Andrea Posey</a>
    U.S. Air Force Capt. Holly Mapel fulfills her childhood dream of flying as a combat systems officer and operational flight test director with the 18th Flight Test Squadron at Hurlburt Field, Florida.
    Hurlburt honors Jockey-14 crew with 25th Anniversary Memorial Ceremony

    Hurlburt honors Jockey-14 crew with 25th...

    03.14.2019 | Story by <a href="/portfolio/1547061/joel-miller">Airman 1st Class Joel Miller</a>
    Air Commandos along with friends and families of the fallen Jockey-14 crew attended a 25th anniversary memorial ceremony to honor the team at the...
    Hurlburt Field, 4th SOS receive first Block 30 AC-130J Ghostrider gunship

    Hurlburt Field, 4th SOS receive first Block 30...

    03.12.2019 | Story by <a href="/portfolio/1079302/marleah-cabano">Staff Sgt. Marleah Cabano</a>
    The 4th Special Operations Squadron is now home to Air Force Special Operations Command's newest aircraft -- the Block 30 AC-130J Ghostrider gunship.
    Air Commandos gather for 75th anniversary of Operation Thursday

    Air Commandos gather for 75th anniversary of...

    03.05.2019 | Story by <a href="/portfolio/1431469/caleb-pavao">Senior Airman Caleb Pavao</a>
    Hundreds of Air Commandos gathered for the 75th anniversary of Operation Thursday during a commemoration ceremony at the Hurlburt Field Air Park,...
    K-9 handlers visit Hurlburt to sniff out explosive training with EOD

    K-9 handlers visit Hurlburt to sniff out explosive...

    02.20.2019 | Story by <a href="/portfolio/1045160/kentavist-brackin">Tech. Sgt. Kentavist Brackin</a>
    The 1st Special Operations Security Forces Squadron Military Working Dog Section and 1st Special Operations Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive...

    Recent Audio

    The Great Carrier Reef

    06.21.2014 | Audio by <a href="/portfolio/1159041/stephen-ellis">Senior Airman Stephen Ellis</a>
    Hurlburt Field's Single Airmen Program has given its participants once-in-a-lifetime opportunities. Senior Airman Stephen Ellis explains how the...

    HAVE ACE

    12.12.2013 | Audio by <a href="/portfolio/1159041/stephen-ellis">Airman 1st Class Stephen Ellis</a>
    Sometimes, a simple shooting range isn't enough to train special operators. Airman 1st Class Stephen Ellis introduces us to the people who provide...

    The Mission Has Changed

    09.12.2013 | Audio by <a href="/portfolio/1159041/stephen-ellis">Airman 1st Class Stephen Ellis</a>
    Members of a Hurlburt Field combat training squadron go through unique training to prepare for deployed missions. Airman First Class Stephen Ellis...

    SecAF visits Hurlburt Field Radio

    09.11.2013 | Audio by <a href="/portfolio/1155149/robert-mason">Airman 1st Class Robert Mason</a>
    The acting Secretary of the Air Force, the Honorable Eric K. Fanning visits Hurlburt Field during his ongoing tour of stateside bases. (Radio edit)

    Set In Stone

    07.02.2013 | Audio by <a href="/portfolio/1159041/stephen-ellis">Airman 1st Class Stephen Ellis</a>
    The TACP Fallen Heroes Memorial now honors an Air Force hero who was killed in action. Airman First Class Stephen Ellis tells about the day the...

    CBRNE Exercise

    05.15.2013 | Audio by <a href="/portfolio/1363838/brandy-burke">Airman 1st Class Brandy Burke</a>
    On April 15, 2013, the bombings at the Boston Marathon put the city in a panic. Firemen and medical workers provided aid at the finish line and...

    Like grandfather, like grandson

    04.30.2013 | Audio by <a href="/portfolio/1159041/stephen-ellis">Airman 1st Class Stephen Ellis</a>
    Every airman has a different reason for joining the Air Force. Some airmen join for the education benefits; others join to man the guns. Airman...

    Hurlburt airman receives medal for heroism

    04.12.2013 | Audio by <a href="/portfolio/1088626/dominique-dickens">Tech. Sgt. Dominique Dickens</a>
    Capt. Brian Steorts, a pilot from the 34th Special Operations Squadron, received the Airman's Medal for acts of heroism at Hurlburt Field, Fla.,...