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CHIEF MASTER SERGEANT TONY B. JENKINS

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CMSgt Tony B. Jenkins currently serves as the Command Chief Master Sergeant, 621st Contingency Response Wing, headquartered at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey with additional forces stationed at Travis Air Force Base, California and at various Army and Marine Corps installations worldwide. He advises the commander and senior leadership on military readiness, mission effectiveness and professional development while providing assessments on operational matters. The wing deploys teams of versatile, mobility Airmen disciplined to solve problems in complex environments and build partner nation capacity. The wing's lean force of 1,500 contingency response and advisory Airmen advise, direct, and project airpower…anytime, anywhere!

CMSgt Jenkins is originally from Florida and enlisted in the Air Force in 1997. Since joining the Air Force, he has served as a KC-10A avionics technician, an HC-130P/N and MC-130P evaluator flight engineer, and a C-17A loadmaster. He has served overseas in Okinawa and stateside in California, Georgia, New Mexico, Texas, South Carolina, and Florida. He has flown combat missions in Operations ENDURING FREEDOM, IRAQI FREEDOM, FREEDOM’S SENTINEL, and INHERENT RESOLVE.

EDUCATION
2000 Associates Degree, Avionic Systems Technology, Community College of the Air Force 2001 Airman Leadership School, Travis AFB, California
2003 Associates Degree, Aviation Operations, Community College of the Air Force 2007 NCO Academy, Kadena AB, Japan
2009 USAF Senior NCO Academy, Correspondence
2010 Associates Degree, Instructor-In-Technology, Community College of the Air Force
2010 Baccalaureate Degree, Professional Aeronautics, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University 2010 Senior Enlisted Joint Professional Military Education, Correspondence
2011 Professional Manager Certification, Community College of the Air Force
2014 Master’s Degree, Aeronautical Science, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
2014 USN Senior Enlisted Academy, NAS Newport, Rhode Island
2015 Joint Fundamentals/Enterprise Management Course, Joint Special Operations University 2017 Senior Enlisted Joint Professional Military Education I & II, Correspondence

ASSIGNMENTS
1.October 1997 - December 2001, Communication/Navigation Systems Journeyman, 660 AGS, Travis AFB, California
2.December 2001 - July 2004, HC-130P/N Flight Engineer, 71 RQS, Moody AFB, Georgia
3.August 2004 - July 2008, MC-130P Evaluator Flight Engineer, 17 SOS, Kadena AB, Japan
4.August 2008 - May 2013, HC/MC-130P/N Evaluator Flight Engineer, 550 SOS, Kirtland AFB, New Mexico
5.May 2013 - May 2016, HC/MC-130P Command Flight Examiner, HQ AETC/A3V, JBSA-Randolph, Texas
6.June 2016 - January 2018, Superintendent, 14 AS, JB Charleston, SouthCarolina
7.January 2018 – April 2019, Superintendent, 33 OG, Eglin AFB, Florida
8.April 2019 – Present, Command Chief Master Sergeant, 621 CRW, Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, NewJersey

FLIGHT INFORMATION
Rating: Chief Enlisted Aircrew Flight Hours: 3,500
Aircraft Flown: C-130E, HC-130P/N, MC-130P, C-17A

MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS
Meritorious Service Medal with Three Oak Leaf Clusters Air Medal
Aerial Achievement Medal with Two Oak Leaf Clusters Air Force Commendation Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster
Air Force Achievement Medal with Two Oak Leaf Clusters
AF Outstanding Unit Award with Valor and One Silver and Two Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters AF Good Conduct Medal with Silver Oak Leaf Cluster
Afghanistan Campaign Medal with Service Star Iraq Campaign Medal with Service Star
Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal Global War on Terrorism Service Medal Korea Defense ServiceMedal
Humanitarian Service Medal

OTHER ACHIEVEMENTS
1997 Honor Graduate, Basic Military Training
1997 Distinguished Graduate, Communication and Navigation Apprentice Technical School 2000 Distinguished Graduate, Basic Flight Engineer Course
2004 Distinguished Graduate, C-130 Instructor Flight Engineer School 2007 Distinguished Graduate, Non-Commissioned Officer Academy
2007 17th Special Operations Squadron Non-Commissioned Officer of the Year 2009 58th Operations Group Senior Non-Commissioned Officer of the Year
2010 550th Special Operations Squadron Senior Non-Commissioned Officer of the Year 2014 Distinguished Graduate, Navy Senior Enlisted Academy
2014 HQ AETC/A2/3/10 Senior Non-Commissioned Officer of the Year

EFFECTIVE DATE OF PROMOTION
Chief Master Sergeant 01 November 2016

(Current as of April 2019)