The 33rd Fighter Wing mission is to train world-class F-35 Lightning II pilots, maintainers, air battle managers and intelligence personnel. It is an associate unit at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., an Air Force Materiel Command base. Visit the website
Auxiliary Field Six is the site of Camp James E. Rudder and the home of the Army's 6th Ranger Training Battalion. The 6th RTB conducts the final phase of the U.S. Army Ranger Course. The entire course is 61 days in length and is divided into three phases. Each phase is conducted at different geographical and environmental locations. Its mission at Eglin is to expose Ranger students to a fast-paced, 18 day field training exercise. Read the full fact sheet
Joint Deployable Analysis Team
The Joint Deployable Analysis Team (JDAT) is a subordinate division of the Deputy Director for Cyber and Command, Control, Communications and Computers Integration (DD C5I), Joint Staff J6. Transitioned from United States Joint Forces Command's Joint Fires Integration and Interoperability Team (JFIIT) in June 2011, JDAT conducts field analysis of Command and Control (C2) information systems and procedures, producing decision-quality data to improve C2 integration and interoperability.
The Defense Threat Reduction Agency research and Development Counter Weapons of Mass Destruction, Weapons and Capabilities Division was relocated to Eglin AFB as part of the Base Realignment and Closure congressional mandate of 2005. The Weapons and Capabilities Division researches, develops and demonstrates innovative technologies and capabilities to actively counter the full spectrum of Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and High-yield Explosive threats. DTRA CXW strives to provide intellectual and technical leadership that delivers capabilities for defeating current and future adversary WMD facilities and systems. As part of its pledge to make the world safer, DTRA partners with research and development elements of all services to bring real solutions for combating Weapons of Mass Destruction to the war fighter. Visit the website
The Air Force SEEK EAGLE Office, a part of the 96th Test Wing at Eglin AFB, is the USAF Center of Excellence for aircraft-store compatibility. The AFSEO mission is to ensure new warfighter capabilities through the application and transfer of aircraft-store compatibility expertise.
The mission of the Armament Directorate is to equip warfighters with strike weapons to fight and win decisively. The wing designs, develops, produces, fields, and sustains a family of air-to-ground munitions, enhancing warfighter capabilities (both U.S. and allies) in defeating a spectrum of enemy targets.
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919th Special Operations Wing
The 919th Special Operations Wing, located about five miles south of Crestview and 20 miles from Eglin main at Duke Field, is the only special operations wing in the Air Force Reserve Command. In wartime or a contingency, the 919th SOW reports to Air Force Special Operations Command at Hurlburt Field, Fla., its gaining major command. Visit the Web site
20th Space Control Squadron
The mission of the 20th Space Control Squadron is to detect, track, identify, and report near earth and deep space objects in earth's orbit, and provide space object identification data in support of United States Strategic Command's space control mission. The men and women of the 20th SPCS operate and maintain the AN/FPS-85 radar, the Air Force's only phased-array radar dedicated to tracking earth-orbiting objects.
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AFOTEC Det 2
In the summer of 1977, the Air Force Operational Test and Evaluation Center stood up Detachment 2 at Eglin to meet the growing demand to provide realistic operational testing for new and modified weapon systems. Since then, Detachment 2 has partnered with the warfighter and the developmental test community to provide the most thorough and rigorous operational test programs found anywhere in the world. Read the full fact sheet
Naval School Explosive Ordnance Disposal
Naval School Explosive Ordnance Disposal (NAVSCOLEOD) is a Navy-managed command, jointly staffed by Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps personnel. NAVSCOLEOD had its official ribbon cutting on the new consolidated training facility in April 1999. Read the full fact sheet
7th Special Forces Group
The 7th Special Force Group is one of five active Special Forces Groups providing specialized support to the combatant commanders.
Special Forces units perform seven doctrinal missions: Unconventional Warfare, Foreign Internal Defense, Special Reconnaissance, Direct Action, Combating Terrorism, Counter-proliferation, and Information Operations. These missions make Special Forces unique in the U.S. military, because they are employed throughout the three stages of the operational continuum: peacetime, conflict and war.