HURLBURT FIELD
Hurlburt Field, FL 32544, USA

RELOCATION/WELCOME GUIDE

Digital Relocation/Welcome Guide

Information

Upon Arrival

There are two nearby airports.  • Okaloosa Regional Airport is north of Hurlburt Field on State Road 85, near Eglin Air Force Base  • Pensacola Airport is on Airport Road in Pensacola, about 35 miles from Hurlburt Field

Welcome

"Any Time, Any Place," is the motto of the 1st Special Operations Wing, the host unit at Hurlburt Field. As key players in such military operations as the capture of Manuel Noriega in Panama in 1989, Operation Desert Storm in 1991, Operation Provide Hope in Somalia in 1994, Operation Uphold

Installation Overview

Hurlburt Field is located on the Gulf of Mexico in the Florida Panhandle, 35 miles east of Pensacola (United States). This area is also known as the Emerald Coast and is a major tourist attraction for its breathtaking white beaches and the emerald green waters. The cost of living in

History

Hurlburt Field, home of the Air Force Special Operations Command and the 1st Special Operations Wing, has a long and distinctive history. Hurlburt Field was named for 1st Lt. Donald W. Hurlburt, a World War II pilot, who perished in an aircraft accident on the Eglin military reservation in 1943.

Fast Facts

Hurlburt Field is located on the Gulf of Mexico in the Florida Panhandle, 35 miles east of Pensacola (United States). Hurlburt Field is located in the city of Mary Esther, Florida and is very close to Eglin AFB. This area is also known as the Emerald Coast and is a

Units

Established at Hurlburt Field, Fla., on May 22, 1990, AFSOC is a major command and the Air Force component of U.S. Special Operations Command, a unified command located at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla. AFSOC is America's specialized air power, delivering Special Operations power anytime, anywhere. AFSOC is responsible to

Partner Units

The Air Force Special Operations Training Center is a primary subordinate unit of Air Force Special Operations Command. Established as a provisional group in March 2008, awaiting initial stand-up in fall 2008, the AFSOC will consist of a single commander task organized to recruit, assess, select, indoctrinate and train AFSOC

Community

There are 680 housing units available to people assigned to Hurlburt Field. To request an on-base house, take a copy of your orders to the housing office at your current base the month prior to your reporting month and complete a housing application form. A copy of your orders and

The Emerald Coast

The Emerald Coast is a beautiful expanse of white sand beaches and emerald colored seas stretching both east and west to the south of Hurlburt Field. Barrier islands, the Inter coastal Waterway and the Gulf of Mexico are all part of the Emerald Coast, which boasts beautiful beaches, warm waters,

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