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  • Chief orientation prepares selects for the next level

    The Thomas N. Barnes Center for Enlisted Education welcomed 483 chief master sergeant-selects from across the globe to Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama, Feb. 20 – 23, for the 2024 Chief Master Sergeant Orientation.

  • AETC’s newest chiefs locked on readiness, competition at AU

    The Combat Air Forces chair at Air University and faculty member at Air War College, Col. Scott Hoffman, briefed Air Education and Training Command’s 51 new chiefs on “Re-Orienting for Competition or Conflict with Great Powers,” Feb. 13, 2023.

  • Sheppard honors Dibble, Gruenes during Chief Recognition Ceremony

    Chief Master Sgt. William P. Dibble, 373rd Training Squadron superintendent, and Chief Master Sgt. William R. Gruenes, 782nd Training Group superintendent of military training, were honored during a Chief Recognition Ceremony June 11, 2021, for attaining the highest enlisted rank in the Air Force.

  • Purpose deriving from the heart

    “So many times, when I face adversity in my career, I would simply stop and think to myself ‘What would you do?’ That would be my compass and sound judgement on how to proceed. I love you Chief Master Sgt. Player.”This was one of the last text messages that a close family member sent to Senior

  • Goodfellow Chiefs bring the THUNDER!

    Service members, honored guests, family and friends gathered to celebrate with three of the Air Force’s soon-to-be chief master sergeants and the newest honorary chief of Goodfellow Air Force Base at the event center on Feb. 7.

  • First senior enlisted in-residence students near graduation at AWC

    The first group of enlisted Airmen to attend Air University’s Air War College in-residence at Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama, is close to graduating from the Air Force’s top school for officer professional military education.The four chief master sergeants selected for the May 2017 graduating class