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  • CV-22s make history

    CV-22 Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft assigned to the 8th Special Operations Squadron, with Hurlburt Field, and 20th SOS, with Cannon Air Force Base, N.M., fly over Hurlburt Field, Fla., Jan. 3, 2017. This training mission was the first time in Air Force history that 10 CV-22s flew in formation

  • Hurlburt CV-22 Ospreys conduct water training

    Aircrew with the 8th Special Operations Squadron conducted a training mission on a CV-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft during a flight over Northwest Florida, Nov. 30, 2016. Air Commandos conduct water training as a way to transform training and ensure readiness for global special operations. The Osprey

  • Osprey flight engineers ensure readiness

    Air Commandos with the 8th Special Operations Squadron conduct a routine training mission on a CV-22 Osprey during a flight over Northwest Florida, Nov. 8, 2016. The CV-22 combines the vertical takeoff, hover and vertical landing qualities of a helicopter with the long-range, fuel efficiency and

  • Hurlburt youth, family recognized in Air Force reading program

    A Hurlburt Field youth placed third at the Air Force level during the 2016 Department of Defense – Morale, Welfare and Recreation Summer Reading Program Oct. 17.The program, themed “Read – For the Win” is a Department of Defense-wide event that allows participants of all ages to earn prizes for

  • AFSOC Marathon Team: Lt. Col. Fields

    The following article is the second part of a four-part series about four Hurlburt Field Air Commandos who have earned a spot on the Air Force Special Operations Command Marathon team participating in the 20th Annual Air Force Marathon Sept. 17.

  • MWDs: Working hand-in-paw to remain combat ready

    During a routine training session, a military working dog trainer takes control of a leash from a handler. At the end of the leash stands a seven-year old, 70-pound fury-faced security forces veteran. The trainer gives the order ‘heel,’ a command that tells the veteran to stand firm against the left

  • AFSOC Marathon Team: SrA Nathaniel Kjos

    The following article is the first of a four-part series about four Hurlburt Field Air Commandos who have earned a spot on the Air Force Special Operations Command Marathon team participating in the 20th Annual Air Force Marathon Sept. 17.

  • Air Commandos kick off TFX Olympus Archer

    More than 230 Air Commandos and seven aircraft with the 1st Special Operations Wing arrived here, for Task Force Exercise Olympus Archer, Aug. 15. Full Mission Profiles began Aug. 18, with aircrews teaming up with members of the 21st Special Tactics Squadron and 1st Special Operations Medical Group

  • Emerald Warrior 17: Planning starts for 10th exercise

    Nearly 100 military planners gathered here this week to develop training requirements for Emerald Warrior 2017, the largest irregular warfare exercise in the Department of Defense.In its 10th iteration, Emerald Warrior faces a challenge no special operator can train for: a smaller budget."I was here