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  • AFSOC IG conducts first no-notice inspection

    Air Force Special Operations Command’s Inspector General team conducted its first no-notice inspection since 2013, Nov. 30 – Dec. 2, 2020, on the 1st Special Operations Wing.
  • Hurlburt Field conducts anti-terrorism/force protection exercise

    Members of the 1st Special Operations Wing conducted an exercise that simulated a terrorist attack on base to provide inspection teams the opportunity to assess how the base would respond in a real-world attack. Participants were permitted to take off their masks during designated portions of the exercise out of safety concerns that surpassed the concern of transmitting coronavirus disease 2019.
  • Special Tactics Wing, AFRL develop smartphone app to mitigate COVID-19 risk

    Medical and Preservation of the Force and Family team members of the 24th Special Operations Wing, headquartered at Hurlburt Field, Florida, teamed up with the Air Force Research Lab to develop a way to monitor ST operators’ health status during the pandemic straight from their smartphones.
  • Special Tactics Airmen support vital training, maintain readiness through COVID-19

    Special Tactics Airmen from the 23rd Special Tactics Squadron filled in to conduct interoperability training with the 14th Weapons Squadron assigned to the U.S. Air Force Weapons School detachment at Hurlburt Field, Florida for a Special Operations Force Exercise on April 22, 2020.
  • 2 pararescue Airmen receive Silver Star Medals for gallant actions in Afghanistan

    Two U.S. Air Force pararescue Airmen received the Silver Star Medal in a ceremony Dec. 13 here for gallantry in action against enemies of the United States while deployed to Afghanistan.
  • Air Force Special Operations medics delivered care and rebuilt infrastructure after Caribbean hurricanes

    In the wake of the devastation left by Hurricane Irma this September, disaster relief efforts mobilized across the Caribbean as soon as the storm returned to sea. Small teams of Air Force Special Operations medics from the 27th Special Operations Wing were among the first disaster relief teams on the ground, executing a mission for which they are uniquely suited.
  • SERE conducts water survival training

    Aircrews maintain proficiency in water survival skills with tutelage by survival, evasion, resistance and escape specialists with the 1st Special Operations Support Squadron at Hurlburt Field.
  • Hurlburt welcomes Airmen with open arms

    Hurlburt Field leadership and the 1st Special Operations Force Support Squadron have established recent programs to ensure that new Air Commandos transition smoothly into the special operations community here. The new Commando Welcome Center held its grand opening Sept. 15. The center is focused on showing newcomers and their families that they are
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