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Hurlburt Field
Hurlburt Field is the headquarters of the Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC), the Air Force component of U.S. Special Operations Command and the 1st Special Operations Wing, AFSOC's oldest and largest unit, the 505th Command and Control Wing, and the 24th Special Operations Wing.  AFSOC's mission is to provide Air Force special operations forces for worldwide deployment in the conduct of the War on Terrorism in order to disrupt, defeat, and destroy terrorist networks that threaten the United States, its citizens, and interests worldwide. Hurlburt is also home to the 39th Information Operations Squadron Network Warfare Training, and the Joint Special Operations University.
 
 
Responsibilities are to provide aerospace surface interface, agile combat support, combat aviation advisory operations, information warfare, personnel recovery and rescue operations, precision aerospace fires, psychological operations, specialized aerospace mobility and specialized refueling to unified commands. Hurlburt Field is located in the southern portion of the Eglin reservation in Okaloosa County occupying 6,634 acres.

Installation Statistics

  • Buildings: 646
  • Buildings Square Feet: 5.5 Million
  • Acreage: 6,634


Hurlburt Field employs more than 8,700 military and almost 2,000 civilian personnel. 

The wing is divided into four groups: 
 
1st Special Operations Group:
  • 1st Special Operations Support Squadron
  • 4th Special Operations Squadron, AC-130U Spooky Gunship
  • 8th Special Operations Squadron, CV-22 Osprey
  • 9th Special Operations Squadron, MC-130P Combat Shadow
  • 11th Special Operations Intelligence Squadron
  • 15th Special Operations Squadron, MC-130H Combat Talon II
  • 23rd Special Operations Weather Squadron
  • 34th Special Operations Squadron, U-28A
  • 319th Special Operations Squadron, U-28A 
 1st Special Operations Maintenance Group:
  • 1st Special Operations Component Maintenance Squadron
  • 1st Special Operations Equipment Maintenance Squadron
  • 801st Special Operations Aircraft Maintenance Squadron
  • 1st Special Operations Maintenance Squadron
1st Special Operations Mission Support Group:
  • 1st Special Operations Civil Engineer Squadron
  • 1st Special Operations Communications Squadron
  • 1st Special Operations Contracting Squadron
  • 1st Special Operations Logistics Readiness Squadron
  • 1st Special Operations Force Support Squadron
  • 1st Special Operations Security Forces Squadron
1st Special Operations Medical Group:
  • 1st Special Operations Medical Operations Squadron
  • 1st Special Operations Medical Support Squadron
  • 1st Special Operations Aerospace Medicine Squadron
  • 1st Special Operations Dental Squadron

 

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