Congratulations on your orders.
The Grim Reapers of STRIKE FIGHTER SQUADRON ONE ZERO ONE based out of Eglin AFB, FT Walton Beach, FL are eager to assist your transition. Upon reciept of these orders, immediately contact the Command Sponsor Coordinator at VFA101.SPONSOR.PROGRAM@US.AF.MIL or call the SDO at 850-885-3850. Welcome Aboard.
On this page, you'll find some helpful information, contacts, and links that will hopefully make your transfer a seamless one.
WHERE IS EGLIN AFB?
Eglin Air Force Base is located in northwest Florida, comprising over 640 square miles. This is a military friendly area and also a major tourist attraction due to the white sand beaches. Eglin is located 60 miles east of Pensacola, FL.
As part of the detailing process, you should be assigned a sponsor to ensure your transfer is a smooth one. If you have orders in hand and have not yet heard from your sponsor, please contact our Career Counselors at (850) 885-3864 and you will be assigned a sponsor. You can expect to receive a sponsor message/letter and a Welcome Aboard Package soon after receiving orders. Having a sponsor is the single most important factor in making your move to Eglin AFB a painless one.