Hurlburt Field colonel tests positive for COVID-19, shares experience

Northwest Florida

HURLBURT FIELD, Fla. (WKRG) — Col. Richard R. Dickens, commander of the 505th Command and Control Wing, is the first person at Hulburt Field to test positive for COVID-19.

The Hurlburt Field Facebook page shared his experiences on Facebook Thursday “to not only #SpreadStrength as a face of resiliency but to stress the importance of taking care of our health and well-being to serve to the best of our ability.”

Dickens said he thinks he contracted the virus when he went to a conference in London, England.

Watch the video above to learn more.


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