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Hurlburt Field, Fla., is home to the Air Force Special Operations Command and the 1st Special Operations Wing and has a long and distinctive history. Hurlburt Field was originally designated as Auxiliary Field No. 9, one of the original small pilot and gunnery training fields built on the sprawling Eglin Air Force Base complex in the 1940s.

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Wanted: Airmen selfie videos

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July 21, 2014 in Florida, Hurlburt Field by clevine

Do you have a unique story about the path that led you to the Air Force? Are you proud of your job and how it impacts the bigger Air Force mission? Do you work in an exceptional unit? If so, the Air Force wants to hear from you!

The 2014 American Airman Video Contest, which began July 1, is open to all Airmen -- uniformed, civilian, Guard and Reserve -- who want to share their story of being an Airman. The contest rules have been relaxed to allow participants to shoot up to a one-minute video, or selfie, talking about their story as an Airman or about the unique mission they do every day. The content of the video is limited only by the imagination.
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Meet the Hurlburt Field Postal team

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July 21, 2014 in Florida, Hurlburt Field by clevine


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Hurlburt Airmen control the skies

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July 18, 2014 in Florida, Hurlburt Field by clevine



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Honorary Commanders visit 1st SOG

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July 18, 2014 in Florida, Hurlburt Field by clevine


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Sprains, strains at peak during summer heat

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July 18, 2014 in Florida, Hurlburt Field by clevine

Every year hundreds of Air Commandos here push their bodies to the limits while duking it out during summer sporting events, unaware of the potentially harmful side effects they inflict on their muscles.

"Florida summers have some of the hottest days of the year," said Senior Airman Bo Hume, Hurlburt Field sports director. "Anything from dehydration to knee injury could happen when the proper precautions aren't taken such as stretching or drinking water. Hydrating will help prevent most injuries because your muscles will have enough water to avoid cramping."
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1st SOSS HAVE-ACE hosts 82nd Airborne Division joint combat training exercise

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July 18, 2014 in Florida, Hurlburt Field by clevine


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AFRS Films Commercial at Hurlburt

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July 18, 2014 in Florida, Hurlburt Field by clevine


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1st Special Operations Support Squadron host joint training exercise

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July 18, 2014 in Florida, Hurlburt Field by clevine


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Existing tools help users reduce PII breaches

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July 17, 2014 in Florida, Hurlburt Field by clevine

Members of 24th Air Force are refurbishing an old email tool to help Air Force users reduce breaches of personally identifiable information, or PII.

The Digital Signature Enforcement Tool, or DSET, which currently prompts users to provide a digital signature when an email contains an active hyperlink or attachment, is being reconfigured to scan emails and attachments for PII. DSET was first introduced to Microsoft Outlook in 2009 by the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center.

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1st SOSFS honors fallen defenders

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July 14, 2014 in Florida, Hurlburt Field by clevine

Two Security Forces Air Commandos raised money and spent time putting together a fallen defender memorial wall at the 1st Special Operations Security Forces Squadron on Hurlburt Field, Fla., May 16.

Tech. Sgt. Timothy Lloyd, 1st SOSFS security manager, and Staff Sgt. Toni Dudley, 1st SOSFS desk sergeant, came up with the fallen defender memorial wall and design while one day reminiscing about fellow defender Airmen they had lost in action.

"We wanted to keep their memory alive," said Lloyd.
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Stay safe during summer PT

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July 10, 2014 in Florida, Hurlburt Field by clevine

As the cold subsides and the summer heat continues to rampage, it is important to remember certain safety tips during sports and physical training.

Tip #1: Always warm up before exercise.

"The purpose of a warm-up is to increase the temperature of the muscles and prepare your heart and lungs for the demands of endurance and strength training," said April Royster, 1st Special Operations Aerospace Medical Squadron health and fitness specialist. "The main point is to gradually increase the intensity from resting to your goal intensity during the planned activity."
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Operation Homecoming: Air Commandos return on Fourth of July

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July 8, 2014 in Florida, Hurlburt Field by clevine


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Air Commandos run Firecracker 5K

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July 3, 2014 in Florida, Hurlburt Field by clevine


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Air Commandos enjoy 19th Annual Sound of Independence

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July 2, 2014 in Florida, Hurlburt Field by clevine


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Hurlburt pharmacy provides 800mg of care

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July 2, 2014 in Florida, Hurlburt Field by clevine


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