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  • Hurlburt focuses on families through nursing rooms

    Units across Hurlburt Field welcomed the application of the U.S. Air Force Guidance Memorandum implemented August 14, 2020, establishing the requirement of lactation rooms for nursing mothers. This new memorandum requires units to provide a safe, quiet space for new mothers to take lactation breaks and a space to store milk. The memorandum instructions detail the responsibilities and procedural steps to enable commanders to align the needs of nursing mothers with mission requirements. Approximately 14 units on Hurlburt have already designated spaces for family rooms to support Air Commandos and their families with plans to establish more soon.
  • ACC to conduct experiment testing agility and lead wing concepts during AGILE FLAG 21-1

    Air Combat Command will conduct an experiment known as Agile Flag 21-1 from Oct. 21-29 to test agile combat employment and a new lead wing deployment concept. During Agile Flag 21-1, the 366th Fighter Wing from Mountain Home AFB, Idaho, will test its ability to deploy as a lead Air Expeditionary Wing with a wing-level air staff. The unit will employ mission generation, command and control, and base operating support elements from its main operating base at Tyndall AFB, Florida, while supporting a forward operating base at Hurlburt Field, Florida, and a contingency location at Eglin AFB, Florida.
  • Hurlburt Cyber Warfare Airman Featured in DoD Recruiting Magazine

    FUTURES Magazine, an annual Department of Defense publication highlighting the lives of military service members, shadowed an Airman from the 505th Command and Control Wing headquartered on Hurlburt Field, Florida, on and off-duty over two days.
  • Advanced Battle Management System OnRamp #2, Accelerating Data-Sharing and Decision-Making

    The 805th Combat Training Squadron, also known as the Shadow Operations Center-Nellis (ShOC-N) participated in the most recent Air Force Advanced Battle Management System (ABMS) Onramp #2 exercise Aug. 31 - Sept. 3, 2020.
  • 605 TES Testing Effort Crucial to Ensure ABMS, Real-time to Any Shooter and Any Sensor

    The Advanced Battle Management System Onramp #2, one of the most extensive joint experiments in recent history with the participation of all the services, including the U.S. Coast Guard, 35 military platforms, 70 industry teams, 65 government teams, spanning 30 geographic locations and four national test ranges concluded its second field test Aug. 31 – Sept. 3, 2020.
  • 505th Command and Control Wing Welcomes New Vice Commander

    For the members of the 505th Command and Control Wing (CCW) and its 14 geographically separated units, a new face is visible as part of the wing's command team. U.S. Air Force Colonel Karl Weinbrecht, 505th Command and Control Wing vice commander, took the position to develop the Air Operations Center's combat capability and lead the U.S. Air Force's (USAF) Distributed Mission Operations and live, virtual, and constructive capabilities.
  • 505th Communications Squadron holds modified change of command ceremony

    On Friday, June 12th, due to COVID-19 precautions, the 505th Communications Squadron, Hurlburt Field, Florida, released a prerecorded change of command ceremony. The outgoing commander, Major Gilberto Perez, relinquished command to Lieutenant Colonel Veronica Williams. The ceremony was presided over by Colonel Shayne Yorton, commander of the 505th Combat Training Group, Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada.
  • Spitler takes command of Shadow Operations Center-Nellis

    Lieutenant Colonel David Spitler became commander of the 805th Combat Training Squadron (CTS), also known as the Shadow Operations Center-Nellis (ShOC-N), during a change of command ceremony, June 5th, on Nellis Air Force Base (AFB), Nevada.
  • 84th Radar Evaluation Squadron changes command

    Lieutenant Colonel Jesse Scott assumed command of the 84th Radar Evaluation Squadron (84 RADES) from Lt. Col. David Pennington during a virtual change of command ceremony at Hill Air Force Base (AFB), Utah, on June 4, 2020. Colonel Francisco Gallei, commander of the 505th Test & Training Group, Hurlburt Field, Florida, presided over the ceremony via video teleconference (VTC) due to COVID-19 travel restrictions. The 84 RADES is a subordinate unit of the 505th Command and Control Wing, on Hurlburt Field.
  • Briggs takes command of Det 1, 605 TES

    TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. --Lieutenant Colonel Dameion Briggs assumed command of Detachment 1, 605th Test and Evaluation Squadron (Det 1, 605 TES) from Lt. Col. Scott Gregg during a virtual change of command ceremony at Tinker Air Force Base (AFB), Oklahoma, on June 2nd. Lieutenant Colonel Carly Sims, commander of the 605 TES, Hurlburt Field, Florida, presided over the ceremony remotely.
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