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  • COMMENTARY: Where Does Time Go?

    The news of Gen. Colin Powell (ret.) passing recently brought a memory to mind that I would love to share in the spirit of how precious time is.In 2002, I was stationed at Elmendorf AFB, Anchorage, AK, assigned to the 517th Airlift Squadron. As a Firebird, I flew C-130H’s to the remote, long-range radar sites situated along the extreme edges of the
  • MC-130H Combat Talon II return from deployment

    Two MC-130H Combat Talon II aircraft and their crews returned to Hurlburt Field, Oct. 6, 2021. Families patiently awaited the arrival of their loved ones as the aircraft flew in and landed. The aircraft most recently supported Operation ALLIES REFUGE and the final evacuation of Afghanistan.
  • Athletic trainer invaluable to special operations mission

    It was the perfect day to shoot hoops with the kids. Master Sgt. Jedidiah Payne, 2nd Special Operations Squadron operations superintendent, had his eye on the target, ready to show his kids his windmill slam dunk move when, in mid-jump, a snapping ping triggered a painful sensation through his muscles.Payne thought the popping sound indicated a
  • DAF expands civilian employee assistance program

    JOINT BASE SAN-ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas -- The Department of the Air Force expanded its Employee Assistance Program Oct. 1, following a recent contract award by the Air Force Installation and Contracting Center.The program, required by the Air Force Chief of Staff, provides a variety of services and support to DAF civilian employees and their
  • Wing welcomes new process manager

    For the past 50 years, the 919th Special Operations Wing has delivered around-the-clock support to the warfighter while also administering humanitarian and medical support to those in need.Providing this level of support starts at a basic level of following a step-by-step processes across every squadron in the Reserve's only special operations
  • Religious Accommodation Requests: What to Expect

    Air Education and Training Command officials continue their aggressive approach to ensure Airmen are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by the service’s Nov. 2 deadline. For Airmen seeking a religious accommodation request, chaplains play a critical role in ensuring each request is fully considered in accordance with DAFI 52-201, Religious Freedom
  • AFSOC hosts Virtual Resiliency Summit

    Air Force Special Operations Command Integrated Resilience Optimization Network (IRON) team recently hosted a Virtual Resiliency Summit September 28, 2021. The summit was held as a platform to address a range of emotions relating to personal and unfolding current world events.
  • Duke Field medics tackle myths surrounding COVID-19 vaccination

    In an effort to protect the health and wellbeing of the force, the Department of Defense has directed all Air Force Reserve members be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by Dec. 2, 2021.
  • AFSOC deputy commander visits FSU, FAMU cadets for Diversity and Inclusion event

    Florida State University and Florida A&M University hosted U.S Air Force Maj. Gen. Eric Hill, deputy commander of Air Force Special Operations Command, and service members from Hurlburt Field, Florida, Sept. 23, 2021, to speak to ROTC cadets about leadership, career opportunities, diversity and inclusion within the force. The day kicked off with a speech from Hill about the current security environment and future of the force.
  • Hurlburt Field recognizes Gold Star Mother’s and Family’s Day

    Gold Star Mother’s and Family’s Day, the last Sunday in September, is reserved to honor the family of those service members and remember the loss they have suffered. There are 35 gold star and Air Force Families Forever members assigned to Hurlburt Field.
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