COMMANDER THOMPSON: The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor to Master Sergeant
Robert Wheat (ARNG-NCO), telephone (573) 563-7667, e-mail <robert.
I am discouraged that we are seeing shortages in our First Sergeant manning, and that more master sergeants
are not taking advantage of this remarkable leadership opportunity.
I was at Incirlik Air Base in Turkey, and we have a big munitions storage area there, and I'm going up to the main guard shack and there's a master sergeant
and a technical sergeant standing there.
I love to tell the story of going up to the bomb dump in Incirlik (Air Base, Turkey) and getting saluted by this sharp master sergeant
and he is standing there with a sharp tech sergeant, and I say, "How are you?
He attained the highest enlisted grade of Chief Master Sergeant
and was recognized as the USAF Outstanding Munitions Manager and Missile Manager of the year.
Participants, ranging in rank from senior airman to chief master sergeant
, came from throughout the command and represented the four categories of our program.
Baker is the Chemical School Operations Noncommissioned Officer.
Putting the wisdom of Abraham Lincoln and Master Sergeant
Half-Mast together, we might have heard from them, "Preventive maintenance is an important principle that must be inflexible.
where the now-senior master sergeant
is first sergeant for the 42nd Medical Group.
He retired from military service in 1967 as an Air Force master sergeant
, then worked at Edwards Air Force Base as civilian branch chief of aerospace ground equipment.
More than 2,500 Aeromedical Evacuation crew members are, without a doubt, better prepared to deploy to austere locations worldwide and render quality patient care to wounded warriors defending our nation's freedom," said Senior Master Sergeant
Johnnie Wilson, Superintendent AE Operations and Aircrew Training at Headquarters Air Mobility Command, of the Karta courseware.