Hurlburt Field in Okaloosa County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Special Tactics Memorial
Special Tactics Operator
We are a community bonded
by sacrifice, service and dedication to duty.
We are a product of American patriots: families and
mentors who shape and guide us to a life of service.
We are forged by professional leaders and hardened warriors.
We know the costs of freedom intimately with the faces of our
loved ones in our mind, but often out of our reach, and the faces
of our fallen teammates etched eternally in our memory.
Despite the sacrifices, we are a community of
resilience, strength and valor.
As long as there is an enemy in front of us, a teammate beside us
and a family behind us, we will fight to the last breath.
We deliver airpower effects to the battlefield, rescue the
distressed and fight any enemy in the defense of freedom.
We bring American airpower to bear for our nation with
unprecedented precision and relentless persistence.
We accept risk others will not ...we tread where others dare not.
We are Special Tactics Airmen
"First There...That Others May Live."
Erected 2016 by the Air Force Special Operations Command.
Location. 30° 24.861′ N, 86° 42.027′ W. Marker is in Hurlburt Field, Florida, in Okaloosa County. Memorial can be reached from the intersection of Oneal Avenue and Independence Road. Located at the Hurlburt Field Memorial Air Park just inside the main gate. Base access is required. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 315 Independence Road, Hurlburt Field FL 32544, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Spooky (a few steps from this marker); C-47 Sky Train (within shouting distance of this marker); Lieutenant Colonel Joe Madison Jackson (within shouting distance of this marker); Airman First Class John Lee Levitow (within shouting distance of this marker); *A Grateful Nation Remembers* (within shouting distance of this marker); C-123 Provider (within shouting distance of this marker); Montagnard Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Bird Air Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hurlburt Field.
Also see . . . USAF Public Affairs article: "Nation’s first special tactics memorial unveiled" (Submitted on October 30, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on October 30, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 30, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 218 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 30, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.