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  • Air Commando aids SNCO after motorcycle mishap

    A Hurlburt Field safety chief, strapped on his helmet, pulled on his gloves and hopped on his Harley Davidson motorcycle. Then, he cruised out of his driveway to make the drive down Highway 98 like any other day. The slight fall chill of Nov. 15 in Florida wouldn't stop Master Sgt. Shawn Malcolm, 505th Command and Control Wing chief of safety, and
  • Troubled Airman evolves, becomes Hurlburt ALS commandant

    There is no discernible reason to believe an airman leadership school commandant could have ever encountered trouble in their career ... or is there?Master Sgt. Jennifer Griffiths, Hurlburt Field ALS commandant, said she was involved in a spat that no one, even herself, could have ever imagined happening.As a senior airman, she said she was working
  • Air Commando with herencia Hispana

    From Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, the nation celebrates and recognizes the unforgettable contributions Hispanic and Latino Americans have made to the United States. Hispanic Heritage Month is a time for celebration, remembrance and recognition of unique aspects that make up the Hispanic culture and story.Known as the "Great American Melting Pot", the U.S.
  • Contemplating 9/11

    Some were glued to the television, some to their radios waiting for information, while others were going about their day none the wiser. A nation waited and wondered while their logic attempted to catch up with their hearts. This was the start of the horrific tragedy of 9/11; the results that followed will be remembered throughout history. On that
  • Local finds his plane in Hurlburt Field Airpark

    A man walks into the Hurlburt Field Air Park and notices he flew one of the planes during Vietnam--no, Kenneth Krohn actually flew the exact plane with the exact same tail number during the Vietnam War, as well as the C-123 Provider, albeit less frequently."We go out [to Hurlburt Field] once in a while to fix things, and one day I had a little
  • Celebrating women's equality

    Aug. 26 is Women's Equality Day. What does this mean? It means that this is the day that we celebrate National Women's Suffrage. What does that mean? It means Aug. 26 is the anniversary of women gaining the right to vote, particularly in political elections. In 1848, thousands of people marched in places like New York City and Washington D.C.,
  • Former NFL player shows Airmen to get their 'game on'

    They've deployed countless times to defend their country any time, any place. They are the products of years of training, dedication to duty and professionalism from serving their country. But were they ready for "game on?"More than 50 Air Commandos participated in game-based training known as "game-on" during a presentation sponsored by the USO at
  • Opposing Forces program prepares Air Commandos for battle

    Preparing for battle is an essential part of mission success. One tool used to prepare these brave men and women is the Opposing Forces program at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M.OPFOR was designed to enhance training capabilities for Air Commandos."OPFOR provides Airmen with dynamic training environments that mimic current and future operational
  • Eternal memorial: Widows remember fallen daily

    Gray-haired, with faces creased by time, three women sat around a table, chatting. They looked like grandmothers, but they were more than that.Shuffling papers on the tabletop and pointing out familiar faces in exchanged photographs, the women marked the passage of time with snippets of conversation about the memory of their husbands and their
  • Chat, Chew at Lunch Lingo

    Venir apprendre, meaning "come learn" in French is the message William Vander Bought, U.S. Air Force Special Operations School Language Center French instructor, would like to get out to the community here. People can vendir apprendre at Lunch Lingo.Lunch Lingo is a language seminar held Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. for those who
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