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Hurlburt Airmen transition into Space Force, become Guardians

Four Air Commandos with the 1st Special Operations Communications Squadron made the leap into the U.S. Space Force during a ceremony Feb. 5 2021.

The communications Airmen formally transitioned into their new roles as Guardians after taking the oath of enlistment from their flight commander in front of their closest wingmen and family members, while also livestreaming the ceremony for dozens of others to join in safely from home.

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County leases mass vaccination site

The Santa Rosa County Board has leased the former Bealls store at 6209 Highway 90 West in Milton’s Parkmore Plaza to become a mass
vaccination site.

County administrator Dan Schebler signed the paperwork last week under the COVID-19 Local State of Emergency that’s under effect. Commissioners formally supported the action Thursday.

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Inmate dies in SRSO detention

Investigators were called to a death investigation at the Santa Rosa Sheriff's Office detention facility. An inmate was located in a cell and appeared to be deceased, according to a press release from the Sheriff's Office. Emergency life saving measures were immediately provided by deputies and facility medical staff.

At this time, Major Crimes Detectives are working this case as a possible suicide, the release said, adding that it appears to be an isolated incident. The investigation remains active and ongoing.

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