Air Force Col. Jocelyn Schermerhorn speaks during the ceremony in which she assumed command of the 1st Special Operations Wing at Hurlburt Field in Florida

'There are no barriers' — Meet the first female commander of the 1st Special Operations Wing

As if taking command of the most-deployed wing in the Air Force wasn't enough of a challenge, Col. Jocelyn Schermerhorn comes into the role as the COVID-19 pandemic intrudes on the wing's operations, and as the Air Force, in the wake of the George Floyd shooting, grapples with issues of race and diversity

Michael Leary

Hurlburt Field airman arrested for indecent exposure at Florida TJ Maxx

The victim told deputies that she saw A1C Michael Leary watching her while shopping and following her around the store

Air Force diving

Special tactics airman dies during training swim in Florida

An Air Force Special Tactics combat controller was found dead Thursday afternoon after he went missing during a surface training swim at a Florida naval base.


Air Force crew receives medals for ‘legendary airmanship' in 9-hour firefight against ISIS stronghold in Afghanistan

“In 10 years as a JTAC, I’d never seen any kind of fire support as responsive."


Coast Guard suspends search for special tactics airman who fell from C-130

The Coast Guard has suspended its search for the Hurlburt Field airman who from from an C-130 Hercules transport aircraft during a training exercise over the Gulf of Mexico