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Hurlburt Field, FL

Hurlburt Field, FL

Hurlburt Field, FL

Information about moving to Hurlburt Field

Hurlburt Field is located in Okaloosa County immediately to the west of Mary Esther, Florida and is actually a part of the greater Eglin AFB. Upon moving to Hurlburt Field, you’ll find that it is home to:

  • Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC)
  • The 1st Special Operations Wing (1SOW)
  • the United States Air Force Special Operations School (USAFSOS)
  • The Air Combat Command’s 505th Command and Control Wing.

After moving to Hurlburt Field and while living on base, you’ll find there are many ways for airmen and their families to stay involved and connected with one another and the base. Services, programs, and activities provided right on base include:

  • The One Page At A Time Reading Program – a no cost program designed to increase reading motivation in children grades K-8th
  • Weight Warriors – keep your family fit with this 8 week program designed to help you fight the battle on weight loss
  • On-base Recreation - programs provided to entertain your whole family, including activities like arts and crafts, bowling, golf, paintball, FAMcamp, and many others
  • On-base Services - provided directly on base like the Airmen & Family Readiness Center, Child Development Center, and Youth Programs available to aid your family in staying in touch with everyday needs.

If you need help moving to Hurlburt Field, check out U-Pack’s military relocation! U-Pack combines affordable moving with fast, reliable service and military discounts for the perfect DITY option.

Moving to Hurlburt Field – The local area

Hurlburt Field is located immediately to the west of Mary Esther, Florida and is situated between Fort Walton Beach and Navarre. The town has a population of approximately 4,055. It is conveniently located by Destin, a world-class beach and resort community, where you can stroll and play along 24 miles of white sandy beaches. In a matter of a day’s time, you can fish, boat, golf, shop, swim, and dine along the beach. And, if you’re looking for a special night away from base on Hurlburt Field, Destin is full of beautiful beach houses, quaint bed and breakfast get-a-ways, exquisite private rentals, and many other wonderful places to hide away.

Moving to Hurlburt Field puts you in the pathway of some of the most beautiful scenery in the country. If you enjoy the beach-bum side of life, you’ll love Hurlburt Field and the surrounding area. Welcome to the Emerald Coast, America’s gateway to beach resort living.

Helpful tips for beach safety when moving to Hurlburt Field

  • If caught in a rip current (powerful currents of water moving away from shore), don’t fight the current. You should swim out of the current, then to shore, but if you just can’t escape it, float or tread water.
  • Pay close attention to the flag warning system; the flags are there for your safety. A red flag means high hazard due to rough waters, strong surfs, or currents, and a double red flag means the water is closed to public use.
  • Always have plenty of sunscreen, protective eye wear, wide brimmed hats, and long-sleeved swim shirts to protect your skin from harmful UV rays.
  • Drink plenty of water while playing out in the sun to prevent dehydration.
  • Never swim alone – always use the buddy system.

Resources for moving to Hurlburt Field

Base Website
Base Information
Support Squadron
Outdoor Recreation

The service center for Hurlburt Field, FL is located in Pensacola, FL.

Information about Hurlburt Field, FL

Est. Population: Unknown
County: Okaloosa
Latitude: 30.4167
Longitude: -86.6667
Zip Codes: 32544