Hurlburt Field Air Force Base
Hurlburt Field Air Force Base is located in Okaloosa County, Florida, west of the Town of Mary Esther. Okaloosa County is in the Gulf of Mexico on the Florida Panhandle. The area is known as the Emerald Coast. The Emerald Coast’s beaches and green waters make it large tourist attraction. Hurlburt is part of Eglin Air Force Base reservation. Hurlburt is the site of the Headquarters Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC), the 1st Special Operations Wing (1 SOW), the USAF Special Operations School(USAFSOS) and the Air Combat Command’s (ACC) 505th Command and Control Wing.
Hurlburt Field maintains Air Force Special Operations Forces for deployment around the world and to regional unified commands through the spectrum of conflict. The Air Force Special Operations Forces’ main goal is forward presence and engagement, information operations, precision employment/strike and special operations forces mobility.
When arriving at the base, report to the unit Command Support Staff (CSS). Staff will provide your in-processing worksheet (IDA worksheet). Report to the Commando Welcome Center, Bldg 90229. You will then be signed up for all mandatory in-processing meetings and complete your travel voucher.
There are nearly 24,000 military personnel, DoD civilians, and contractors, assigned to Hurlburt Field.