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CHIEF MASTER SERGEANT RAYMOND C. DAWSON

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Chief Master Sergeant Raymond C. Dawson is the 192d Fighter Wing Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Superintendent. He advises the commander on matters influencing the morale, welfare, quality of life and professional development of Airmen assigned to the 192d AMXS. He also advises the commander of any maintenance issues that affect 192d AMXS's ability to supply F-22's to meet mission requirements.


Chief Dawson was born in Richmond, Virginia and joined the Virginia Air National Guard in October 1979. He worked as a crew chief on the F-105, A-7, and F-16 aircraft. Chief Dawson has supported many contingency deployments, such as, Operation's DENY FLIGHT Aviano AB, Italy, PROVIDE COMFORT, Incirlik AB, Turkey, ENDURING FREEDOM and IRAQI FREEDOM, Al Udeid AB, Qatar. He has also deployed to various locations around the world such as, Denmark, Panama, Germany, Spain, Canada, Iceland, Curacao, and Norway. Since May 2006, Chief Dawson has been instrumental facilitating the Total Force Integration effort between the 1st and 192d Fighter Wing at Langley AFB, Virginia. He is married to Constance with one step daughter Whitney and one grand daughter Taylor.

EDUCATION

1990 Airman Leadership School, ANG TEC, McGee Tyson, TN.
1995 SNCO Academy (non-Residence)
1998 NCO Academy, ANG TEC, McGee Tyson, TN.
2009 Chief's Executive Course

ASSIGNMENTS
1. October 1979-Jauary 2005, Tactical Aircraft Mechanic, 192d FW, Richmond IAP, Virginia.
2. January 2005-October 2007, Tactical Aircraft Mechanic Supervisor, 192d FW, Richmond IAP, Virginia and Langley, AFB, Virginia.
3. Oct 2007-April 2008, Aircraft Maintenance Unit Superintendent, 192d FW, Langley AFB, Virginia.
4. April 2008-October 2008, 192d Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Chief, 192d Fighter Wing, Langley AFB, Virginia.
5. October 2008-May 2009 (Acting) 192d Maintenance Group Chief, 192d Fighter Wing, Langley AFB, Virginia.
6. May 2009-present, 192d Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Chief, 192d Fighter Wing, Langley AFB, Virginia.



MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS

Meritorious Service Medal with 1 Device
Air Force Commendation Medal with 3 Devices
Air Force Achievement Medal
Air Force Outstanding Unit Award with 2 devices
Air Reserve Forces Meritorious Service Medal with 9 Devices
Southwest Asia Service Medal with 1 Device
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
Air Force Expeditionary Service Ribbon with Gold Border

OTHER ACHIEVEMENTS

Tactical Aircraft Mechanic Technical School Honor Graduate
ACC Production Superintendent Course
Aircraft Mishap Investigation Course
192d Chief's Council President 2008-2010

EFFECTIVE DATE OF PROMOTION
Chief Master Sergeant May 2008

(Current as of June 2011)




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