What is the Gulf Test and Training Range?

Residents of Navarre affectionately refer to the sounds of air traffic and booms of our military neighbors as “the sound of freedom.”

The nightly booms are a sign of a much bigger set of missions going on. Missions that are unique to Eglin Air Force Base and Hurlburt Field.

This is part one in a series of articles focusing on the impacts of the U.S. Air Force Eglin Gulf Test and Training Range, 123,000 square miles of overwater training and testing space.


Read the full article in the July 18 issue of Navarre Press.

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