|CHIEF MASTER SGT. SANDRA E. SANTOS|
Chief Master Sergeant Sandra E. Santos is Command Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force Reserve Command's 349th Air Mobility Wing located at Travis Air Force Base, California. As Command Chief Master Sergeant, she is responsible for advising the commander on the health, welfare, morale and discipline of the largest Air Force Reserve Associate Wing in the nation.
Previously, Chief Santos was the the Command Chief Master Sergeant, 932 Airlift Wing, Scott Air Force Base, Ill. She has held numerous leadership positions at the Headquarter Air Mobility Command, Tactical Airlift Control Center, and unit level. She deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2003 and 2008.
Chief Master Sergeant Santos enlisted in the United States Air Force and entered Basic Military Training, Lackland AFB, Texas in November 1981. Upon graduating basic training, she received technical training at Chanute AFB, Ill., in Aerospace Ground Equipment (AGE).
2010 U.S. Air Force Enterprise Management Seminar, Darden School of Business, University of Virginia
2010 Reserve Component National Security Course (RCNSC), National Defense University
2009 Master of Business Administration, Webster University, Cum laude
2008 Senior Enlisted Joint Professional Military Education Course, National Defense University
2005 Bachelor of Fine Arts, University of Missouri, Saint Louis, Missouri, Summa cum laude
2003 Associate of Human Resource Management, Air Force Community College
2002 USAF Senior NCO Academy
1997 Associate of Aerospace Ground Equipment, Air Force Community College
1995 NCO Academy
1993 AFRC NCO Leadership Development
1988 Supervisory Development Course
1987 NCO Preparatory Course
1. May 1982 - August 1983, Aerospace Ground Equipment Mechanic, 67th Equipment Maintenance Squadron, Bergstrom Air Force Base, Texas.
2. August 1983 - August 1985, Aerospace Ground Equipment Technician, 87th Fighter Interceptor Squadron, K.I. Sawyer Air Force Base, Mich.
3. August 1985 - April 1991, Air Reserve Technician (ART), Aerospace Ground Equipment Technician, 924th Tactical Fighter Group, Bergstrum Air Force Base, Texas.
4. April 1991 - August 1997, Basic Military Training Instructor, 8050th Basic Military Training Squadron, Lackland Air Force Base, Texas.
5. August 1997 - April 1999, Military Training Leader, 67th Security Forces Squadron, Lackland Air Force Base, Texas.
6. April 1999 - April 2001, First Sergeant, 433d Aeromedical Staging Squadron, Kelly Air Force Base, Texas.
7. April 2001 - February 2007, First Sergeant, 932d Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron, Scott Air Force Base, Ill.
8. February 2007 - August 2008, First Sergeant, 932 Civil Engineer Squadron, Scott Air Force Base, Ill.
9. August 2008 - June 2012, Command Chief Master Sergeant, 932 Airlift Wing, Scott Air Force Base, Ill.
10. June 2012 - Present, Command Chief Master Sergeant, 349th Air Mobility Wing, Travis Air Force Base, Calif.
DEPLOYMENT AND ADDITIONAL ASSIGNMENT INFORMATION
1. January 2003 - March 2003, First Sergeant, 363 Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance, Prince Sultan Air Base, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
2. March 2003 - May 2005, NCOIC of the Aeromedical Evacuation Contingency and Exercise Division, 618th Tanker Airlift Control Center, Headquarters Air Mobility Command, Scott Air Force Base, Ill..
3. May 2005 - July 2005, First Sergeant, Headquarters Air Mobility Command, Scott Air Force Base, Ill.
4. July 2006 - October 2006, Superintendent, A1 Family Matters, Headquarters Air Mobility Command, Scott Air Force Base, Ill..
5. July 2007 - February 2009, Community Readiness Administrator, A1SA Airman & Family Readiness Section, Headquarters Air Mobility Command, Scott Air Force Base, Ill..
6. May 2008 - September 2008, First Sergeant, 506 Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron, Kirkuk Regional Air Base, Iraq
7. February 2009 -June 2012, Yellow Ribbon Program Coordinator, Scott Air Force Base, Ill.
MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS
Meritorious Service Medal
Air Force Commendation Medal with one oak leaf cluster
AF Outstanding Unit Award with one oak leaf cluster
AF Organizational Excellence Award
Combat Readiness Medal
AF Good Conduct Medal
Air Reserve Forces Meritorious Service Medal with six oak leaf clusters
National Defense Service Medal with one device
Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal
Iraq Campaign Medal
Global War On Terrorism Expeditionary Medal
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
Armed Forces Service Medal
Air Force Expeditionary Service Ribbon with Gold Border
Air Force Expeditionary Service Ribbon
AF Longevity Service with four oak leaf clusters
USAF Basic Military Training Instructor Ribbon
Armed Forces Reserve Medal with 2 'M' Devices and two devices
USAF NCO PME Graduate Ribbon
Small Arms Expert Marksmanship Ribbon (Rifle)
AF Training Ribbon
EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTION
Staff Sergeant January 1, 1987
Technical Sergeant January 1, 1995
Master Sergeant July 1, 1999
Senior Master Sergeant October 1, 2003
Chief Master Sergeant November 1, 2008
(Current as of June 2012)