XO: COMMANDER Chris S. Hulitt
Commercial: 805-989-8536 DSN: 351
Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron
One One Two
NBVC Point Mugu, CA
A native of Randallstown, Maryland, Commander Chris “Mullet” Hulitt graduated from Towson University in 1996 with a Bachelor’s of Science. He received his commission through Officer Candidate School in Pensacola, FL in September 1998, and earned his wings of gold in 1999.
His first fleet assignment was with the VAW-115 “Liberty Bells,” forward deployed to NAS Atsugi Japan, where he served as the Assistant Operations and Quality Assurance Officer. While attached to VAW-115 he completed multiple Western Pacific deployments on board the USS KITTY HAWK (CVN 63) and supported Operation SOUTHERN WATCH and initial major combat operations during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM.
After his assignment in the Liberty Bells, CDR Hulitt served as the Navy Command and Control/Air Intercept Control Subject Matter Expert, AIC Division Officer and NSAWC Journal Editor at the Navy Fighter Weapons School (TOPGUN) in Fallon, NV.
Following his tour in Fallon, CDR Hulitt was the Training Officer and Weapons and Tactics Instructor for the VAW-121 “Bluetails” at NAS Norfolk, VA. After this tour he received a Master’s of Arts in National Security and Strategic Studies from the Naval War College, where he graduated “with distinction.”
CDR Hulitt’s Department Head tour was with the VAW-112 “Golden Hawks” at NAS Point Mugu, CA where he served as the Quality Assurance, Training, Maintenance and Operations Officer. During his assignment to VAW-112 he deployed to the Western Pacific and in support of Operation NEW DAWN (Iraq) and ENDURING FREEDOM.
After his Department Head tour, CDR Hulitt reported to HQ U.S. Africa Command J33 in Stuttgart, Germany for joint duty, where he served as a Joint Operations Center Team Chief and Operations Officer.
His decorations include the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, one Strike Flight Air Medal, five Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medals, the Joint Service Achievement medal, the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal and various other unit citations and campaign ribbons. He has flown more than 1800 flight hours in the E-2C and other tactical aircraft.