Combat Controller

A gunslinger messenger for God

A gunslinger messenger for God

The message from the charismatic battle-tested active duty military leader is simple: surrender.  Not to your enemies but to God.  It’s the message Navarre residents Damon Friedman and his wife Dayna are bringing to men and women across the country through The Surrender Project. And Saturday night at Coastline Calvary Chapel in Gulf Breeze, the […]

Special Tactics honors deceased double Silver Star recipient

Special Tactics honors deceased double Silver Star recipient

Hurlburt Field, Fla. — The Special Tactics community mourns the loss of retired Tech. Sgt. Sean Harvell, a highly decorated Air Force combat controller who passed away April 26. “Our thoughts and prayers are with the friends and families of Sean,” said Col. Michael Flatten, 24th Special Operations Wing vice commander. “Sean served his nation […]

Special Tactics airmen killed in hostile incident

Special Tactics airmen killed in hostile incident

Special Tactics Airmen, Capt. Matthew D. Roland, 27, and Staff Sgt. Forrest B. Sibley, 31, were attacked at Camp Antonik, a forward operating base in Helmand Province, Afghanistan, on Aug. 25, 2015.  Two individuals wearing Afghan National Defense and Security Forces uniforms opened fire on them at a vehicle checkpoint. The airmen later succumbed to their wounds […]