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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
0 9/29
2006
Honorary commanders enjoy a Hawaiian themed event with base leadership at The Soundside. (U.S. Air Force Photograph by Senior Airman Ali Flisek) Honorary commanders inducted at Hurlburt
The 16th Special Operations Wing officially inducted its new honorary commanders and command chief with an orientation day and banquet here Sept. 21. This year the 16th SOW Honorary Commanders Pro-gram will also include an honorary chaplain to complete the team. The purpose of the program is to further strengthen community ties and to create
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2006
HURLBURT FIELD, Fla. -- Maj. Gen. Michael W. Wooley assumed command of Air Force Special Operations Command during a ceremony here July 1.  (Courtesy photo) Special operations mission grows on several fronts
The commander of Air Force Special Operations Command spoke at the 2006 Air Force Association Air and Space Conference and Technology Exposition here Sept. 26 about the importance and growth of special operation forces. "We're growing on a lot of different fronts," said Lt. Gen. Michael W. Wooley. "We're starting a second wing," the general said.
0 9/27
2006
Default Air Force Logo Recycling pays Hurlburt big dividends
An empty cola can is worth money to the base. That means that the next thing you do is important because whether or not you recycle that aluminum can is critical to the base recycle center making money for quality of life spending. According to Mr. Craig Overstreet, 16th Civil Engineer Squadron Environmental Flight, there are three reasons why
0 9/08
2006
Default Air Force Logo Enlisted personnel now responsible for updating assignments online
Enlisted Airmen are now responsible for updating their own assignment preferences online through the virtual Military Personnel Flight. The Air Force has recently automated the assignment preference functions currently being accomplished by the commander's support staff. "I'm very excited about this, especially for deployed Airmen," said Senior
0 9/08
2006
Default Air Force Logo 16th LRS streamlines in-processing time following deployments
The 16th Logistics Readiness Squadron has developed a more expeditious process for in-processing Airmen returning from deployment. More than 180 Hurlburt Field Airmen who returned from a deployment Sept. 2 began the in-processing procedures Tuesday and found they have been streamlined, are more informative and time-saving, allowing them to start
0 9/08
2006
Master Sgt. Dallas Webb, 16th Communications Squadron. (Courtesy Photograph)
CS mourns loss of one of their own
A master sergeant from the 16th Communications Squadron was pronounced dead Wednesday morning at an area hospital. Master Sgt. Dallas Webb, 43, was found unconscious in the backyard of his home in Commando Village at approximately 7 a.m. He was transported by ambulance to Fort Walton Beach Medical Center where he was pronounced dead at 7:53
0 9/07
2006
Senior Airman Adam Servais was a combat controller assigned to the 23rd Special Tactics Squadron at Hurlburt Field, Fla. He was killed Aug. 19 when his vehicle came under hostile fire in Afghanistan's Uruzgan Province. (Courtesy photo)
23rd gathers to say goodbye
A memorial service was held here Aug. 25 to honor a combat controller killed in combat in Afghanistan less than a week ago.Senior Airman Adam P. Servais, 23rd Special Tactics Squadron, was assigned to a special forces operational detachment in support of Operation Enduring Freedom when he was killed by enemy fire in the Oruzgan Province Aug.
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2006
Default Air Force Logo 11th IS Airman receives Bronze Star for actions in Southwest Asia
A Bronze Star was awarded to the 11th Intelligence Squadron acting director of operations during a ceremony at Air Force Special Operations Command Head-quarters Wednesday morning. Capt. Loree Filizer received the medal for her actions leading to an airstrike in June that killed a known enemy of the United States. "My job was to help facilitate
0 8/25
2006
Senior Airman Adam Servais was a combat controller assigned to the 23rd Special Tactics Squadron at Hurlburt Field, Fla. He was killed Aug. 19 when his vehicle came under hostile fire in Afghanistan's Uruzgan Province. (Courtesy photo)
Combat Controller Killed in Afghanistan
A memorial service will be held in Freedom Hangar at 9 a.m. August 25, 2006  to honor 23rd Special Tactics Squadron combat controller Senior Airman Adam Servais who was killed in action in Afghanistan Saturday. Airman Servais, who was working side-by-side with the Afghan National Army as part of a special operations forces team, died when his
0 8/23
2006
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