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CHIEF MASTER SERGEANT SHANE R. WAGNER

Chief Master Sgt. Shane R. Wagner is the Command Chief Master Sergeant, 633d Air Base Wing, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va. He is the primary advisor to the Commander for all matters pertaining to training, operations, maintenance, and force development for over 18,000 Air Force and Army personnel. The 633d Air Base Wing provides installation support to more than 100,000 military, civilian, retiree and family members. The wing’s two Mission Support Groups and Medical Group ensure base support for a multitude of units to include Air Combat Command, United States Army Training and Doctrine Command, four operational wings, eight Army Brigades, and 47 major associate units.

Chief Master Sgt. Wagner enlisted in the Air Force in 1993 as an Aircraft Armament Journeyman. Chief Wagner cross-trained into Air Force Weather in 1997 and has worked with the 6th Battalion, Republic of Korea, 7th Sustainment Brigade (TRADOC), 82nd Airborne Division, Joint Special Operations Command, and Air Force Special Operations Command. He has multiple combat deployments to Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Afghanistan, Kuwait and numerous classified locations in support of the Global War on Terrorism. Prior to assuming his current assignment, Chief Wagner served as Command Chief, 4th Fighter Wing and Train, Advise, Assist Command-Air, Afghanistan. His qualifications include, Basic Static Line Parachutist, Military Freefall, Air Advisor, and Army Pathfinder.

 

EDUCATION

 

1998  Airman Leadership School, Randolph Air Force Base, Texas. (Levitow Leadership Award)

1998  Community College of the Air Force Degree, Aircraft Armament Systems

2000  Community College of the Air Force Degree, Weather System Technology

2005  Noncommissioned Officer Academy, Gunter Annex, Maxwell AFB, AL

2008  Senior Enlisted Joint Professional Military Education, Correspondence

2009  USAF Senior Noncommissioned Officer Academy, Gunter Annex, Maxwell AFB, AL

2010  Baccalaureate of Science, Information Technology Management, AMU

2012  Masters of Business Administration, Strategic Leadership, Trident University

2014  Joint Special Operations Forces Senior Enlisted Academy, MacDill AFB, FL

2014  Professional Manager Certification, Community College of the Air Force

2015  Command Chief Master Sergeant Training Course, Randolph AFB, TX

2015  Senior Enlisted Legal Orientation, Maxwell AFB, AL

2016  Senior Enlisted Joint Professional Military Education II (E8-E9), Correspondence

2016  Continuous Process Improvement for Executives, Institute for Defense & Business, Chapel Hill, NC

2016  Leadership Enhancement/Development Program, Center for Creative Leadership, Greensboro, NC

2017  Air Advisory Academy, United States Air Force Expeditionary Center, Joint Base McGuire Dix-        Lakehurst, NJ

 

 

 

 

ASSIGNMENTS

 

  1. Sep 1993 - Nov 1993, Trainee, Basic Military Training, Lackland AFB, TX

  2. Nov 1993 - Feb 1994, Aircraft Armament Student, Lowry AFB, CO

  3. Feb 1994 - Feb 1997, F-15 Armament Journeyman, 94th Fighter Squadron, Langley AFB, VA

  4. Feb 1997 - Aug 1997, Weather Observing Student, Keesler AFB, MS

  5. Aug 1997 - Aug 1998, Weather Observer, Randolph AFB, TX

  6. Aug 1998 - Mar 1999, Weather Forecasting Student, Keesler AFB, MS

  7. Mar 1999 - Jan 2001, Weather Forecaster, 1st Fighter Wing, Langley AFB, VA

  8. Jan 2001 - Jan 2001, NCOIC Combat Weather, 607 Weather Squadron, Camp Humphreys, Republic Of Korea

  9. Jan 2001 - Apr 2004, Flight Chief, Detachment 1, 18th Weather Squadron, Ft. Eustis, VA

  10. Apr 2004 - Jun 2008, NCOIC 82nd ABN Division Combat Aviation Brigade Combat Weather Team, Fort Bragg, NC

  11. Jun 2008 - Jun 2012, Superintendent, Weather and Intelligence, Aviation Tactics Evaluation Group, Joint Special Operations Command, Fort Bragg, NC

  12. Jun 2012 - May 2014, Squadron Superintendent, 10th Combat Weather Squadron, Hurlburt Field, FL

  13. Jun 14 - Jul 15, Superintendent, 387th Air Expeditionary Group, Southwest Asia

  14. Jun 15 - Jan 16, Superintendent, 4th Operations Group, Seymour Johnson AFB, NC

  15. Jan 16 – May 17, Command Chief, 4th Fighter Wing, Seymour Johnson AFB, NC

  16. May 17 – May 18, Command Chief Master Sergeant, Train, Advise, Assist Command-Air and the 438th Air Expeditionary Wing, FOB Oqab, Kabul, Afghanistan

  17. Jul 18 – Present, Command Chief, 633rd Air Base Wing, JBLE, VA

 

MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS

 

Legion of Merit (combat device and oak leave cluster)

Bronze Star

Defense Meritorious Service Medal

Air Force Meritorious Service Medal (four oak leaf clusters)

Joint Service Commendation Medal

Air Force Commendation Medal (one oak leaf cluster)

Army Commendation Medal (three oak leaf clusters)

Joint Service Achievement Medal

Air Force Achievement Medal (two oak leaf clusters)

Army Achievement Medal

Presidential Unit Citation

Naval Presidential Citation

 

OTHER ACHIEVEMENTS

 

2000 7th AF Noncommissioned Officer of the Year

2001 PACAF Pierce Award

2005 18 ASOG Noncommissioned Officer of the Year

2005 Distinguished Graduate, Noncommissioned Officer Academy

2007 18 ASOG Senior Noncommissioned Officer of the Year

2008 Air Force Battlefield Weather Senior Noncommissioned Officer of the Year

2009 SOCOM 12 Outstanding Airman of the Year, Senior Noncommissioned Officer

2009 Distinguished Graduate, Senior Noncommissioned Officer Academy

2010 SOCOM Battlefield Weather Senior Noncommissioned Officer of the Year

2011 SOCOM Lance P. Sijan Senior Noncommissioned Officer of the Year

2014 Distinguished Graduate, Joint Special Operations Forces Senior Enlisted Academy

 

EFFECTIVE DATE OF PROMOTION

 

Chief Master Sergeant August 2012

 

(Current as of May 2018)


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