Hurlburt Field is located on the Gulf of Mexico in the Florida Panhandle, 35 miles east of Pensacola. Hurlburt Field is very close to Eglin AFB.
This area is also known as the Emerald Coast and is a major tourist attraction for its breathtaking white beaches and the emerald green waters.
Hurlburt Field is home to the Air Force Special Operations Command and the 1st Special Operations Wing and has a long and distinctive history
Eglin Air Force Base is located in northwest Florida, comprising over 640 square miles. This is a military friendly area and also a major tourist attraction due to the white sand beaches. Eglin is located 60 miles east of Pensacola, FL.
BRAC 2005 is expected to make a major impact on Eglin and the surrounding infrastructure as the overall base population will increase to around 38,000 by 2015. Military Construction will total over $732 million.
NAS Pensacola is located in the panhandle of Northwest Florida. The installation covers a total of 8,423 acres of land - 5,804 acres at NAS Pensacola proper, and over 2,500 acres at other locations.
NAS Pensacola was the first Naval Air Station commissioned by the U.S. Navy in 1914. Tens of thousands Naval Aviators have received their training there including John H. Glenn, USMC who became the first American to orbit the earth in 1962 and Neil Armstrong who became the first man to set foot on the moon in 1969.
Corry Station is part of the greater NAS Pensacola installation, located 3 miles from NAS Pensacola’s main gate. Corry Station is a gated complex, home to several information warfare community training and operational commands, a field office of the Department of Homeland Security, a reserve Army command, as well as MWR and Navy Exchange facilities.
Saufley Field has been in the supporting cast of Navy Pensacola’s long-running drama, “Cradle of Naval Aviation,” for more than 50 years.