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Hurlburt Field to conduct ‘readiness exercise’, advises of potential disruptions

Hurlburt Field will conduct a readiness exercise from Feb. 26-28, 2024 to test the base’s emergency response capabilities. Base officials advise residents on and off base to allow extra time when commuting […]

Firefighters with the 1st Special Operations Civil Engineer Squadron participate in an exercise at Hurlburt Field, Fla., Jan. 31, 2017. Air Commandos participated in an exercise to hone real-world emergency response capabilities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Joseph Pick)

Hurlburt Field will conduct a readiness exercise from Feb. 26-28, 2024 to test the base’s emergency response capabilities.

  • The exercise may result in power outages, limited services, and delays entering and exiting the base during the exercise period.

Base officials advise residents on and off base to allow extra time when commuting for appointments and services. They encourage the community to remain alert and immediately report suspicious activities to the 1st Special Operations Security Forces Squadron Base Defense Operations Center at 884-7777. 

The exercise aims to ensure Eglin’s ability to effectively activate crisis response procedures and manage operations under duress.

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