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Military dress code and civilian attire standards will be enforced at all dining facilities on Hurlburt. Dress codes enforced at dining facilities
Dress code standards for Hurlburt dining facility patrons have been revisited. Any individual at the base dining halls dressed in military attire will wear their uniform in compliance with Air Force Instruction 36-2903, Dress and Personal Appearance, and the appropriate directives which prescribe the wearing of the other services' uniforms.
0 10/13
2006
Default Air Force Logo Air Commandos history revived in 1960s
(This is part three in a series of Air Commando history articles leading up to the reactivation of the 1st Special Operations Wing here Nov. 16) The 1st Air Commando Group inactivated after World War II on Nov. 3, 1945. It appeared that the group was doomed to remain a non-entity, especially after the Air Force disbanded the organization on Oct. 8,
0 10/13
2006
Default Air Force Logo Base pool services no longer free, small fee charged
The 16th Services Squadron reinstated a series of fees and charges at the Aquatics Center Sunday. Fees will apply for open swim times; however, designated military lap swimming will remain free. Free swimming and pool use began about 10 years ago when money from appropriated funds designated from Congress and non-appropriated funds generated from
0 10/06
2006
Default Air Force Logo Insurance rate hikes could leave homeowner's in bind
Hurricane season is drawing to a close and, fortunately for all, it has been relatively calm on the Gulf Coast compared to the devastation seen by the past few year's brutal beatings. However, the aftershocks of such elemental forces as hurricanes Ivan, Dennis and Katrina are still battering the bank accounts of residents up and down the Gulf
0 10/06
2006
Default Air Force Logo Energy Awareness Month highlighted on Hurlburt Field
October is Energy Awareness Month, and many people on base are helping Hurlburt conserve energy without even realizing it. The 16th Civil Engineer Squadron worked behind the scenes and completed a $2.7 million energy project in August 2005. The project included retrofitting lights in 45 buildings, installing low-flow toilets and faucets in 24
0 10/06
2006
Default Air Force Logo Air Commando aircraft history ahead of its time
(This is part two in a series of Air Commando history articles leading up to the re-activation of the 1st Special Operations Wing here Nov. 16) The World War II Air Commando force consisted of C-47 and UC-64 transports, P-51 fighters, L-1 and L-5 utility aircraft, CG-4A and TG-5 gliders, B-25 bombers and YR-4 helicopters. One of these new
0 10/06
2006
Default Air Force Logo What does it hurt? Making sense of professionalism
What does it hurt? If someone has sunglasses on their head or hands in their pockets while in uniform, what does it hurt to tell them? What does it hurt to tell someone to please get off the phone, especially when our national anthem is playing? What does it hurt to talk to the individual who was so impatient and inconsiderate that he went past all
0 10/06
2006
Senior Airman Matt Owen, 16th Communications Squadron, is welcome home by his wife, Senior Airman Ali Flisek, 16th CS, after he returned home Monday night from deployment,  This was the first Operation Homecoming held at Hurlburt Field. (U.S. Air Force Photograph Senior Airman Andy Kin) Airmen step off plane, into arms of loved ones
More than 200 Hurlburt Field and Eglin Air Force Base Airmen returned home to the Emerald Coast Mon-day night following deployments to Southwest Asia. Airmen returning home from deployments are certainly nothing new to this special operations base, which has seen plane after plane of Airmen returning from the front lines of the Global War on
0 10/06
2006
Default Air Force Logo Wing revisits history of 1st SOW
The 1st Special Operations Wing (SOW) has a rich and honored history that began in Burma and continues at Hurlburt Field. The 1st SOW can trace its lineage back to "Project 9" which evolved into the 1st Air Commando Group during World War II. During the Quebec Trident Conference of August 1943, it was decided to coordinate the land and air forces
0 9/29
2006
Capt. Abigail Ruscetta (U.S. Air Force Photograph by Dylan Laurie) 16th CMS officer wins Gen. Lew Allen Award
A Hurlburt Field maintenance officer has been named the winner of the General Lew Allen, Jr., Trophy for 2006. Capt. Abigail Ruscetta, 16th Component Maintenance Squadron operations officer, received the honor in recognition of her outstanding performance involved in aircraft sortie generation. "It is wonderful to be recognized -- but I am just one
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2006
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