Chief Master Sergeant BRIDGET K. "BB" BRUHN

Chief Master Sgt. Bridget Bruhn is the Command Chief, 505th Command and Control Wing, Hurlburt Field, Fla. She is the advisor to the 505th CCW Commander on issues affecting the health, welfare, morale, training, proper utilization and professional development of the wing’s 1000 enlisted, officer and civilian personnel. The 505th CCW is comprised of the 505th Test and Training Group at Hurlburt Field, Fla., 505th Combat Training Group at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., and Detachment 1, 505th CCW at Fort Leavenworth, Kan.

Chief Bruhn entered the U.S. Air Force in 1998, in the chaplain service support field and later cross-trained into communications.

Throughout her career, she deployed or directly supported Operations Allied Force, Iraqi Freedom, Enduring Freedom, Odyssey Dawn, and Unified Protector. Prior to her current position, the chief master sergeant served as the Senior Enlisted Leader, 354th Communications Squadron, Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska.


2001 Airman Leadership School, Fairchild Air Force Base, Wash.

2005 Noncommissioned Officer Academy, Peterson AFB, Colo.

2005 Associate of Arts, Pierce Community College, Wash.

2005 Associate in Applied Science, Information Systems Technology, Community College of the Air Force, Maxwell AFB, Ala.  

2006 Associate in Applied Science, Social Services, CCAF, Maxwell AFB, Ala.  

2008 Bachelor of Science, Workforce Education and Development, Southern Illinois University

2011 Information Technology Graduate Program, University of Maryland University College

2011 USAF Senior Noncommissioned Officer Academy, Maxwell AFB, Ala.

2011 Professional Manager Certification, CCAF, Maxwell AFB, Ala. 

2014 Joint Special Operations Forces Senior Enlisted Academy, MacDill AFB, Fla.

2017 Chief Master Sergeant Leadership Course, Maxwell-Gunter AFB, Montgomery, Ala.

2020 Senior Enlisted Legal Orientation, Maxwell AFB, Ala.

2021 Doctorate of Business Administration, Organizational Leadership, Northcentral University, Scottsdale, Ariz.

2021 Command Chief Master Sergeant Training Course, Joint Base Andrews, Md.

2022 Global Foreign Policy Seminar, China, East Asia, Oceania, and Indo-Pacific Command, Alan L. Freed Associates, Washington, D.C.

2023 Air Force Enterprise Leadership Seminar, Kenan-Flagler Business School, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill


1. March 1998 - May 1998, Trainee, Basic Military Training, Lackland Air Force Base, Texas

2. May 1998 - July 1998, Trainee, Chaplain Service Support Personnel, Maxwell AFB, Ala.

3. July 1998 - November 2002, Religious Program Support, 92d Air Refueling Wing, Fairchild AFB, Wash.

4. November 2002 - March 2003, Communications Computer Systems Operations, Keesler AFB, Miss.

5. March 2003 - July 2007, Noncommissioned Officer in Charge, Information Protection, 62d Communications Squadron, McChord AFB, Wash.

6. July 2007 - July 2008, NCOIC, Network Operations, Headquarters Allied Air Component Command, Izmir, Turkey

7. July 2008 - July 2012, Section Chief, Theatre Command and Control Systems, HQ AC, Ramstein Air Base, Germany

8. August 2012 - July 2014, Superintendent, 461st Air Control Networks Squadron, Robins AFB, Ga.

9. July 2014 - July 2015, Superintendent, 51st Combat Communications Squadron, Robins AFB, Ga.

10. July 2015 - July 2016, Superintendent, Network Operations Flight, 51st CS, Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea

11. July 2016 - January 2017, Superintendent, Pacific Air Forces Cyber Support Squadron, Joint Base Pearl Harbor Hickam, Hawaii

12. February 2017 - July 2019, Superintendent, 792d Intelligence Support Squadron, JBPHH, Hawaii

13. July 2019 - May 2020, Chief Enlisted Manager, 747th Base Communications Squadron, JBPHH, Hawaii

14. May 2020 - July 2022, Senior Enlisted Leader, 354th Communications Squadron, Eielson AFB, Alaska

15. July 2022 - present, Command Chief, 505th Command and Control Wing, Hurlburt Field, Fla.


Meritorious Service Medal with three oak leaf clusters

Defense Meritorious Service Medal

Joint Service Commendation Medal

Air Force Commendation Medal with two oak leaf clusters

Joint Service Achievement Medal

Air Force Achievement Medal


1998 Distinguished Graduate, Chaplain Service Institute Technical School

2001 Distinguished Graduate, Airman Leadership School

2001 Leadership Award, Airman Leadership School

2002 Air Education Training Command Commander’s Award: Top Graduate, Communication-Computer Systems Technical School

2005 Distinguished Graduate, Noncommissioned Officer Academy

2013 9th Air Force Information Dominance Senior Noncommissioned Officer of the Year

2014 461st Air Control Wing Senior Noncommissioned Officer of the Year

2014 Team Robins Senior Noncommissioned Officer of the Year


Chief Master Sergeant Feb. 1, 2017

(Current as of: June 2024)