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SMSgt Jeff Willie

COMM:  915-696-3574
DSN:  461-3574

 

     Senior Master Sergeant Jeffery Willie currently serves as Superintendent,
Dyess AFB Honor Guard, 7th Bomb Wing,  Dyess Air Force, Texas.  His primary responsibilities are to provide military ceremonies and military funeral   honors throughout 38 Texas counties (110,000 square miles) and the
Dallas/Fort Worth National Cemetery.  

     Sergeant Willie entered the Air Force in April 1977.  After completion of basic training, he attended Security Police Technical School at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas.  Following technical training, he has had various assignments in the Security Police career field to include Hahn Air Base, Germany; Scott Air Force Base, Illinois; Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas; Florennes Air Base, Belgium; and Dyess Air Force Base, Texas.  In August 1990, Sergeant Willie retrained in the First Sergeant career field and has performed duties at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas; Dhahran, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia; and Seeb North Air Base, Muscat, Oman.

     In November 1983, Sergeant Willie was selected to be the Air Force Security Police Representative to the White House.  Additionally, Sergeant Willie is an Honorary Colonel in the Arkansas State Police, an honorary member of the Arkansas Highway Police, and a Certified Arkansas Law Enforcement Instructor in Rapid Response and Special Weapons and Tactics. He is an Adjunct Instructor for the Dyess Air Force Base Airman Leadership School, an Adjunct Teacher for Abilene Christian University, and a Franklin Covey 7 Habits of Highly Effective People Facilitator. He is also a certified mediator for Alternative Dispute Resolution. 

     EDUCATION
          1979    Air Force Emergency Service Team Instructor’s Course
          1982    Army NCO Professional Development (Army Infantry School);
                      Fort Benning, GA
          1982    Tactical Air Command NCO Leadership School; Myrtle Beach
                      Air Force Base, SC
          1984    Technical Instructor’s Course; Lackland Air Force Base, TX
          1985        Strategic Air Command Noncommissioned Officer’s Academy;
                      Barksdale Air Force Base, LA
          1990    First Sergeant Academy; Keesler Air Force Base, MS
          1995    Associate Degree, Community College of the Air Force
                             Personnel Administration/Human Resource Management
                             Security Administration
                             Instructor of Technology/Military Science
          1997    BS -- Corporate Training & Development, Abilene Christian
                      University
          1998    7 Habits of Highly Effective People Workshop
          1999    7 Habits of Highly Effective People Facilitator’s Course
          2000    USAF Senior Noncommissioned Officer’s Academy;
                      Gunter Air Force Base, AL
          2000    Basic Mediation Course, Resolution Group; Arlington, Texas
          2001    Air Combat Command Classroom Instructor Course
          2001    MS -- Organizational Human Resource Development, Abilene
                      Christian University 

     ASSIGNMENTS
         
1.  September 1977 –June 1979, Security Police Aircraft Parking Area
               Controller, 50th Security Police Squadron, Hahn AB, Germany
          2.  June 1979 – February 1983, Headquarters Military Airlift Command
               Elite Guard, Elite Guard Recruiter, 375th Security Police Squadron,
               Scott AFB, IL
          3.  February 1983 – October 1985, Security Police Air Base Ground
               Defense Instructor, 1314th Ground Combat Readiness Evaluation
               Squadron (Volant Scorpion), Little Rock AFB, AR
         
4.  October 1985 – October 1986, Security Police Quality Control
               Evaluator, 485th Security Police Group, Florennes AB, Belgium
          5.  October 1986 - August 1990, Senior Security Police  Instructor,
               Security Flight Chief, Security Shift Commander, Superintendent
               Security Police Support Branch, Superintendent Security Police Plans
               & Programs, 96th Security Police Squadron, Dyess AFB, TX
          6.  August 1990 – March 1992, First Sergeant, 96th Mission Support
               Squadron, Dyess AFB, TX
          7.  March 1992 - May 1993, First Sergeant, 96th Maintenance Squadron,
               Dyess AFB, TX
          8.  May 1993 – June 1994, First Sergeant, 917th Air Refueling Squadron,
               Dyess AFB, TX
          9.  June 1994 – September 1994, First Sergeant, 7th Security Police
               Squadron, Dyess AFB, TX
        10.    September 1994 – September 1996, First Sergeant, 7th Supply
               Squadron, Dyess Dyess AFB, TX
         11. February 1996 - May 1996, First Sergeant, 4404 Civil Engineer
               Squadron, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
         12. September 1996 – December 1997, First Sergeant, 7th Services
               Squadron, Dyess AFB, TX
         13. January 1998 – April 1998, established Dyess Air Force Base First
               Term Airman Center 
         14. April 1998 – September 1998, First Sergeant, 7th Logistics Support
               Squadron, Dyess AFB, TX
         15. October 1998 – October 1999, First Sergeant, 763rd Expeditionary
               Airlift Squadron, Seeb North Air Base, Muscat, Oman
         16. October 1999 – December 2000, First Sergeant, 13th Bomb
               Squadron, Dyess AFB, TX
         17. December 2000 – May 01, Instructor; Air Combat Command
               Classroom Instructor Course, Dyess AFB, TX

     MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS
          Meritorious Service Medal with four oak leaf cluster
          Air Force Commendation Medal with two oak leaf clusters
          Air Force Achievement Medal with one oak leaf cluster
          Humanitarian Service Medal
          National Defense Service Medal
          Armed Force Expeditionary Medal with star
          Air Force Outstanding Unit Award with four oak leaf clusters