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COMMAND CHIEF MASTER SERGEANT JIMMIE JONES

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CMSgt Jimmie Jones is the Command Chief of the 164th Airlift Wing. He is responsible to the Wing Commander and is the focal point for all activities affecting the enlisted force. Chief Jones advises commanders and staff on mission effectiveness, professional development, military readiness, training, utilization, health, morale, welfare and quality of life for the wing's enlisted Airmen and takes action to address shortfalls or challenges. He provides leadership to the enlisted force and is the functional manager for group superintendents and first sergeants within the wing.
CMSgt Jones is a native Memphian. He joined the 164th Airlift Wing, Tennessee Air National Guard on May 19, 1988. He served in the Pneudraulic Shop and worked hard to eventually become the Pneudraulic Shop Military Supervisor. In June of 2006 CMSgt Jones was selected to be the 164th Maintenance First Sergeant. In April of 2008 he was selected to be the Maintenance Operations Flight Superintendent. CMSgt Jones served as the 164th Airlift Wing Maintenance Group Superintendent from 2013 to 2016.

EDUCATION
1981 Graduate of Melrose High School, Memphis Tennessee
1993 Certificate of Aviation Maintenance Technology, Tennessee Technology, Memphis, TN
1994 Aviation School of America, General Radio/Telephone Operator, 1991 Non Commissioned Officer Preparatory Course FCC License
2001 Non Commissioned Officer Academy 2005 USAF Senior Non Commissioned Officer Academy
2010 Chief Master Sergeant Executive Seminar

ASSIGNMENTS
1. Jul 1988 - Aug 1988, Air Force Basic Training, Lackland Air Force Base, TX
2. Aug 1988 - Dec 1988, Aircraft Pneudraulic Technical Training, Chanute Air Force Base, IL
3. Dec 1988 - Aug 1997, Aircraft Pneudraulic System Journeyman, 164th Airlift Wing, TN
4. Aug1997 - Dec 2006, Aircraft Pneudraulic Superintendent, 164th Airlift Wing, TN
5. Dec 2006 - Apr 2008, First Sergeant, 164th Airlift Wing, TN*
6. Apr 2008 - Feb 2013, Maintenance Operations Flight Superintendent, 164th Airlift Wing, TN
7. Feb 2013 - Aug 2016, Maintenance Group Superintendent, 164th Airlift Wing, TN
8. Aug 2016 - Present, Command Chief, 164th Airlift Wing, TN


MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS
Air Force Meritorious Service Medal
Air Force Commendation Medal
Air Force Achievement Medal
Air Force Outstanding Unit Award
Air Reserve Forces Meritorious Service Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal

OTHER ACHIEVEMENTS
Tennessee National Guard Commendation Ribbon
Tennessee National Guard War Service Ribbon
Tennessee National Guard Service Ribbon
Tennessee National Guard Volunteer Ribbon
Tennessee National Guard Distinguished Unit Commendation Tennessee National Guard Volunteer Recruiting and Retention Tennessee National Guard Outstanding Unit Performance Commendation

EFFECTIVE DATE OF PROMOTION
Chief Master Sergeant, Sep 2008
Senior Master Sergeant, Aug 2006
Master Sergeant, Mar 2003
Technical Sergeant, Sep 1997
Staff Sergeant, Jul 1994
Senior Airman, Nov 1991
Airman First Class, Sep 1989