173rd Fighter Wing Civilian of the Year - Brett Hulstrom

In 2015 Hulstrom expertly responded to 38 in-flight emergencies and 120 off base emergencies ensuring the safety of on and off base personnel. He is the key member of a three person task force deployed to support central Oregon’s Canyon Creek conflagration efforts where he devoted seven successive days delivering fire protection to homes in the Bend and La Pine area. Hustrom was instrumental in to the development and execution of the 2015 Sentry Eagle Action Plan, where coordinated and engaged with multiple agencies and personnel ensuring safe operations for 72 aircraft, 1,300 military member, and 5,000 civilians during the open house. He led Kingsley Field’s participation in the county wide emergency response agency and safety fair showcasing airport firefighting vehicles and educating the public on Kingsley fire and emergency service abilities. Hulstrom developed partnerships with local municipal fire departments for training and actual emergency response bolstering base and community relations. He was key to interagency mass casualty training at Sky Lakes Medical Center which highlighted the agencies mutual prowess.

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