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CHIEF MASTER SERGEANT DUSTIN L. HALL

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Chief Master Sergeant Dustin L. Hall serves as the Command Chief Master Sergeant for the 9th Reconnaissance Wing, Beale Air Force Base, California. The 9 RW provides the nation’s command authorities with high-altitude Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance capabilities in addition providing combat support forces for national and theater contingencies. Chief Hall is the principal senior enlisted advisor to the wing commander on all issues regarding the health, morale, welfare, discipline and readiness of 7,000 military, civilian and contractor personnel.

CMSgt Hall was born in Denver, Colorado and entered the Air Force in December of 1995. He graduated from the Airborne Mission Systems Specialist course at Keesler Air Force Base, MS in Sept 1996. His background includes various duties in the enlisted aviation arena at the unit, group, and major-command levels. Throughout his career, Chief Hall has filled a variety of roles including additional-duty First Sergeant, deployed operations superintendent, Career Development Course author, and Group Superintendent. His assignments include bases in Texas, Nebraska, the United Kingdom, Florida and Germany. He has also deployed numerous times in support of Operations Enduring Freedom, Iraqi Freedom, Global War on Terror, and other operations.

CMSgt Hall is a chief enlisted aircrew member with over 2,800 flight hours flying as an MC-130H Combat Talon II loadmaster and, previous to that, an MC-130P Combat Shadow Radio Operator. Prior to assuming his role as the 9 RW Command Chief, Chief Hall served as Senior Enlisted Advisor, Operations Directorate, Special Operations Command Europe at Patch Barracks in Stuttgart, Germany.

EDUCATION

2000 Airman Leadership School in residence, Offutt AFB, NE

2006 USAFE Noncommissioned Officer Academy, Kapaun AS, Germany

2007 Associates Degree in Aviation Operations, Community College of the Air Force

2009 Senior Enlisted Joint Professional Military Education, Joint Forces Staff College

2010 Senior Noncommissioned Officer Academy Correspondence Course

2011 Senior Noncommissioned Officer Academy, Maxwell AFB, AL

2013 Joint Special Operations Forces Senior Enlisted Academy, Joint Special Operations University, FL

2014 Joint Special Operations Planning Course, Joint Special Operations University, FL

2016 Professional Manager Certification, Community College of the Air Force

2017 Chief’s Leadership Course, Chief Master Sergeant Academy, Maxwell AFB, AL

2017 Senior Enlisted Joint Professional Military Education II, Joint Forces Staff College

2017 Command Chief Master Sergeant Training Course, Andrews AFB, MD

2018 Bachelor’s Degree, Aeronautics, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach, FL

2018 Enterprise Perspective Seminar, Alan L. Freed Associates, Washington D.C.

2019 Senior Enlisted Legal Orientation Course, Maxwell AFB, AL

ASSIGNMENTS

1. December 1995 – February 1996, Student, Basic Military Training, Lackland AFB, Texas

2. February 1996 – March 1996, Student, Technical Training School, Sheppard AFB, Texas

3. March 1996 – September 1996, Student, Technical Training School, Keesler AFB, Mississippi

4. September 1996 – October 1996, Student, Technical Training School, Fairchild AFB, Washington

5. October 1996 – February 2005, Airborne Mission Systems Specialist, 1st ACCS, Offutt AFB, Nebraska

6. February 2005 – February 2009, Radio Operator, 67th SOS, RAF Mildenhall, United Kingdom

7. February 2009 – February 2012, 1A3 Career Dev Course Author, 344th TRS, Lackland AFB, Texas

8. February 2012 – September 2014, Superintendent, 9th SOS, Hurlburt Field, Florida

9. Sept 2014 – Jun 2016, Senior Enlisted Mgr, A3 Stan/Eval Division, HQ AFSOC, Hurlburt Fld, Florida

10. June 2016 – November 2016, CEM, 352d Special Operations Support Sq, RAF Mildenhall, U.K.

11. November 2016 – December 2017, Superintendent, 752d Special Operations Gp, RAF Mildenhall, U.K.

12. Jan 2018 – Mar 2019, SEL, Operations Directorate, SOCEUR, Patch Barracks, Stuttgart, Germany

13. Mar 2019 – present, Command Chief Master Sergeant, 9th Reconnaissance Wg, Beale AFB, California

 

MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS

Defense Meritorious Service Medal

Meritorious Service Medal with silver oak leaf cluster

Air Medal

Aerial Achievement Medal with 4 bronze oak leaf clusters

Air Force Commendation Medal

Air Force Achievement Medal with 2 bronze oak leaf clusters

 

OTHER ACHIEVEMENTS

2006 Commandant’s Award Winner, NCO Academy

2006 Distinguished Graduate, NCO Academy

2006 HQ AFSOC Tuskegee Airman NCO of the Year

2009 352d Special Operations Group NCO of the Year

2010 344th Training Squadron Technical Training SNCO of the Year

2013 9th Special Operations Squadron SNCO of the Year

2013 1st Special Operations Wing Red Erwin SNCO of the Year

EFFECTIVE DATE OF PROMOTION

 

Chief Master Sergeant Jul 2016

(Current as of 8 March 2019)