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Duke Field

Duke Field is home for the 919th Special Operations Wing (SOW), the only special operations unit in the Air Force ...
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Eglin AFB

Eglin Air Force Base spans three counties in Northwest Florida; Santa Rosa, Okaloosa and Walton supporting tes...
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Hurlburt Field

Hurlburt Field is the headquarters of the Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC), the Air Force component...
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U.S. Coast Guard

Coast Guard Station Destin, commissioned in November 1977, is located on Choctawhatchee Bay at the east end of...
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Building For The Future - 07/10/2017

Building For The Future Looking beyond beaches and the military to boost economic development BY LINDA KLEINDIENST ~ Article written by 850 Magazine   Okaloosa and Walton countie...

Coastal Home Base - 07/10/2017

Coastal Home Base Military presence keeps Okaloosa’s economy fit   BY TABITHA YANG AND TONY BRIDGES ~ Written by 850 Magazine   An F-35C Lightning II taxis down the fli...

Duke Field
Duke Field is home for the 919th Special Operations Wing (SOW), the only special operations unit in the Air Force Reserve. The 919th SOW reports to the Air Force Reserve Command's Tenth Air Force in peacetime, and becomes part of AFSOC at Hurlburt Field if mobilized for conflict. Active duty units of the Air Force Special Operations Air Warfare Center  (AFSOAWC) are currently based at Duke Field.   ...
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Eglin AFB
Eglin Air Force Base spans three counties in Northwest Florida; Santa Rosa, Okaloosa and Walton supporting test and training activities for numerous development programs, operational military units, military schools, and various federal agencies.  Assigned to the 96th Test Wing and Air Force Materiel Command, Eglin AFB is a joint-service installation supporting Air Force, Army and Navy units and hosts mor...
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Hurlburt Field
Hurlburt Field is the headquarters of the Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC), the Air Force component of U.S. Special Operations Command and the 1st Special Operations Wing, AFSOC's oldest and largest unit, the 505th Command and Control Wing, and the 24th Special Operations Wing.  AFSOC's mission is to provide Air Force special operations forces for worldwide deployment in the conduct of ...
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U.S. Coast Guard
Coast Guard Station Destin, commissioned in November 1977, is located on Choctawhatchee Bay at the east end of Okaloosa Island. Primary missions include Search and Rescue and a wide range of law enforcement activities including Recreational and Commercial Boating Safety, Fisheries, Marine Environmental Protection, Ports, Waterways, Coastal Security and Drug Interdiction. The unit’s area of responsibility...
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Industries

Okaloosa County is host to a wide array of businesses and industries. From Tourism to Aerospace & Defense, our diversity reflects th...
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TeCMEN

The Technology Coast Manufacturing and Engineering Network, TeCMEN, was established by the Economic Development Council of Ok...
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