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Default Air Force Logo 1st SOLRS streamlines, reorganizes, validates operations process
For a long time the Air Force has sought to instill smart operations into practical results. Recently, the Air Force turned its attention to logistics readiness and asked Hurlburt Field to set the example. The 1st Special Operations Logistics Readiness Squadron is one of 12 LRS squadrons currently going through a validation procedure aimed at
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2007
An Airman demonstrates the proper personal protective equipment required for motorcylists operating on Hurlburt Field. Any rider not wearing all PPE, including a color-contrasting jacket or vest will be denied access to the base. (U.S. Air Force photo by Jamie Haig) Base reaffirms riding requirements
Effective immediately, those failing to wear the proper personal protective equipment while operating a motorcycle will be denied base access. "Motorcycle riders can wear a brightly colored jacket or a vest, either one is acceptable," said Tech. Sgt. Brian Bailey, 1st Special Operations Wing Safety Office. According to the safety office, vehicular
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2007
Default Air Force Logo 2006 Communications and Information Award Winners
Air Force Special Operations Command announced the 2006 communications and information award winners for the command which recognize individuals and teams for excellence and ingenuity in their field. The AFSOC winners will be submitted for Air Force level awards. "Our communications and information professionals' achievements are truly noteworthy,
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2007
Default Air Force Logo AFSOC nominees for Air Force awards
Air Force Special Operations Command recently nominated three individuals and one organization for Air Force level awards. Staff Sgt. Michael Passmore, 16th Special Operations Squadron, Hurlburt Field, Fla., is the AFSOC nominee for the 2007 Pitsenbarger Award. The Air Force Sergeants Association presents the award annually to an Airman who
0 3/20
2007
Default Air Force Logo Air Force historian visits AFSOC, 1st SOW, discusses future of career field
"The Air Force Special Operations Command history office has an outstanding program, one of the best in the Air Force," were the words the director of the Air Force history and museum programs used to describe Hurlburt's history offices. C.R. "Dick" Anderegg, met with base historians Tuesday and Wednesday to discuss the past, present and future of
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2007
Special tactics Airmen utilize a wide range of Air Force assets to accomplish their jobs. (Courtesy photo) Special tactics: Do you have what it takes?
In special tactics, just getting to work is extreme. Special tactics Airmen freefall out of an aircraft and use ram-air parachute to land at a precise location - on land or at sea. They infiltrate by amphibious means by either rubber raiding craft or combat dive using SCUBA gear. They operate on airfields with motorcycles, travel cross-country on
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2007
A communication specialist makes adjustments on an antenna during set up of the Operation Combined Eagle exercise March 8 at Duke Field. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Mareshah Haynes) Combined exercise prepares Airmen for battle
Airmen from Hurlburt Field, the Air National Guard and Air Force Reserves participated in a communications exercise at Duke Field March 8. Operation Combined Eagle was a total force communications exercise intended to get all stateside Air Force Special Operations Command communications squadrons to work together on one mission. This was the first
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2007
Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Rodney J. McKinley joins a 16th Special Operations Squadron gunner, Master Sgt. Preface Hedin, with loading the 105mm howitzer on the AC-130H Spectre gunship Monday night, while Senior Airman Mathew Busman works the 40mm Bofors cannon, and Staff Sgt. James Mobley oversees the process. The chief visited Hurlburt Monday and Tuesday. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Andy Kin) CMSAF visits Hurlburt, brings good news about AF future
Enlisted Airmen at Hurlburt Field gained the opportunity this week to meet and hear from Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force Rodney J. McKinley. During his three-day stay here, Chief McKinley immersed himself in the Air Force Special Operations Command mission. "I've been fully impressed since day one with everything I've seen here," the chief
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2007
More than 200 Airmen returned home from deployment to Southwest Asia early Wednesday morning to a crowd of families and co-workers. (Courtesy photo) Operation Homecoming

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2007
Chief Master Sgt. Jeffrey Richardson, 1st Special Operations Wing command chief, speaks to the enlisted force at Hurlburt before an enlisted call Tuesday. (U.S. Air Force photo by Stephanie Jacobs) Command chief lands: Hurlburt welcomes new Air Commando to its ranks
When asked how he liked his new job, the new 1st Special Operations Wing command chief said, "It's a dream come true, the best job in the Air Force. It's not often that you get the opportunity to serve such an awesome wing of Air Commandos." Chief Master Sgt. Jeffrey Richardson, a 28-year Air Force veteran, arrived here from the 352nd Special
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2007
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