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  • Airman will posthumously receive Medal of Honor

    The White House announced July 27, 2018, that Air Force Tech. Sgt. John Chapman will be posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor Aug. 22, for his extraordinary heroism during the Battle of Takur Ghar, Afghanistan, in March 2002.
  • Airman to be awarded Medal of Honor

    President Donald Trump will posthumously award the Medal of Honor to the family of a fallen U.S. Air Force Special Tactics Combat Controller at a ceremony Aug. 22 for his extraordinary heroism in March 2002 while deployed to Afghanistan.
  • VCJCS visits Air Commandos during AFSOC immersion

    U.S. Air Force Gen. Paul J. Selva, vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, visited Hurlburt for an Air Force Special Operations Command immersion July 16-17.
  • 1st SOW welcomes new commander

    Hundreds of Air Commandos welcomed a new commander to the 1st Special Operations Wing during a change of command ceremony, June 22. Lt. Gen. Brad Webb, the commander of Air Force Special Operations Command, presided over the ceremony which introduced Col. Mike Conley as the new wing commander, the title formerly held by Col. Tom Palenske.
  • Officials announce 2018 Outstanding Airmen of the Year winners

    Air Force officials have named the service’s top enlisted members with the announcement of the 12 Outstanding Airmen of the Year winners for 2018. The 12 Outstanding Airmen of the Year for 2018 (listed alphabetically) are: Senior Master Sgt. Melissa A. Beam, Air Combat CommandStaff Sgt. Elizabeth G. Caulfield, Air Force District of WashingtonStaff
  • POTFF hosts AFSOC CARE summit

    Air Commandos and their caregivers attended a Caregiver and Resilience Education summit in Panama City from June 4-8.
  • AFSOC civilian wins PACE Leadership Impact Award

    An Air Force Special Operations Command civilian was awarded the Profession of Arms Center of Excellence Leadership Impact Award, which recognizes exceptional programs and those who create them.
  • REUNITED: AFSOC commander visits museum, boards former helicopter

    Lt. Gen. Brad Webb, Air Force Special Operations Command commander, was all smiles as he was recently reunited with a particularly distinctive MH-53 M “Pave Low IV” special operations helicopter at the Robins Air Force Base Museum of Aviation. On Aug. 11, 2008, then Col. Webb flew tail number 70-1626 as his Pave Low fini flight from Hurlburt Field,
  • Air Force transitions to a single combat uniform

    Air Force leaders announced the service will move to a single combat utility uniform, adopting the Operational Camouflage Pattern, or OCP, already in use by the Army and Airmen in combat zones and in certain jobs across the Air Force.
  • 24 Airmen awarded DFCs at Hurlburt Field

    There were 808 lives that hung in the balance as terrorists launched coordinated attacks against friendly forces. Joint special operations teams were exposed and under duress as AC-130U Spooky Gunship crews circled above, pushing the limits of gun barrels to the melting point and providing precision airstrike capabilities to the troops below. Four