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1st SOSS: Controlling the air from the ground

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Collaboration among several Air Force specialities and 1st Special Operations Support Squadron elements create a safe environment for aircraft to fly.

Air traffic controllers with the 1st Special Operations Support Squadron, monitors aircraft movement at Hurlburt Field, Fla., to enable a safe, orderly and expeditious flow of aircraft on the flightline and in the air.

Airfield systems technicians install, remove and maintain navigation and air traffic control ground-to-air radio systems.

Airfield managers of the 1st SOSS perform routine airfield checks to inspect and maintain the airfield to prevent any mishaps during aircraft movement.