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Senior Master Sergeant Gloria Kuzmicki


Department of Behavioral Sciences and Leadership

Gloria Kuzmicki
Contact Information

(719) 333-1311




SMSgt Gloria L. Kuzmicki is an Instructor at the Department of Behavioral Sciences and Leadership, Dean of Faculty, USAF Academy, Colorado Springs, CO. She is the Leadership 300 course director, leading five faculty who teach over 1,000 cadets annually, with a goal of providing a world-class undergraduate education.  Sergeant Kuzmicki coordinates with Senior Faculty and the Director of Academic Operations to schedule 40 faculty and 25 academic courses for over 3,500 cadets annually.  Finally, as an Academic Enlisted Faculty, she collects and reports research data across commissioning sources and advises Senior Enlisted Leaders on development of the career field.

Sergeant Kuzmicki enlisted in the Air Force in February 2003.  She graduated from the Information Management course at Keesler Air Force Base in May 2004.  Throughout her career she has provided support while serving at the detachment, squadron, group and wing levels under five separate major commands.  Her assignments include bases in North Carolina, Arizona, South Korea, North Dakota, and New Mexico.  Additionally, she has deployed in support of operations ENDURING FREEDOM and INHERENT RESOLVE.

Prior to assuming her current position, Sergeant Kuzmicki was the Superintendent of Resiliency Operations and directed the installation onboarding program.  Additionally, she served as the Base Functional Manager for Administration, coordinating training, manning, deployment and overseeing career progression for 25 wing and 6 tenant positions across 4 Major Commands.


Diversity and Inclusion, Cornell University (2021)

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the Workplace, University of South Florida (2021)

Senior Noncommissioned Officer Academy (SNCOA), Gunter Annex, AL (2020)

Hogan Assessment Certification, MetaSkills (2020)

Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) Training for Trainers, LivingWorks (2018)

Enterprise Management Course, JSOU, MacDill AFB, FL (2019)

Joint Fundamentals, Joint Special Operations University (JSOU), MacDill AFB, FL (2017)

Professional Managers Certification, CCAF (2016)

Education Specialist, Educational Leadership, Liberty University (2016)

Resilience Training Assistant, Minot AFB, ND (2016)

Noncommissioned Officer Academy, Lackland AFB, TX (2015)

Senior Enlisted Joint PME Course, National Defense University (2014)

Graduate Certificate, Business Management and Leadership, Liberty University (2013)

Master of Arts, Human Services, Marriage and Family, Liberty University (2013)

Bachelor of Arts, Psychology, Arizona State University (2010)

Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies, Organizational Studies, Arizona State University (2010)

Bachelor of Science, Addiction Counseling, Grand Canyon University (2010)

Airman Leadership School, Seymour Johnson AFB, NC (2007)

Associates in Applied Science, Information Resource Management, Community College of the Air Force (CCAF) (2005)

Professional Experience

Instructor, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Leadership, Department of Faculty, United States Air Force Academy, CO (June 2019–Present)

Superintendent, Resiliency Operations, 27th Special Operations Wing, Cannon AFB, NM (January 2018–June 2019)

Superintendent, Wing Executive Services, 27th Special Operations Wing, Cannon AFB, NM (July 2017–December 2017)

Superintendent, Wing Executive Services, 91st Missile Wing, Minot AFB, ND (December 2016 – July 2017)

NCOIC, Administration, 447th Air Expeditionary Group, Incirlik AB, Turkey (October 2015 – December 2015)

NCOIC, Administration, 332d Expeditionary Operations Group, Ahmed Al Jaber AB, Kuwait (May 2015–October 2015)

NCOIC, Commander’s Support Staff, 5th Aircraft Maintenance Sq, Minot AFB, ND (June 2014 – December 2016)

NCOIC, Knowledge Operations, 51st Mission Support Group, Osan AB, Republic of Korea (June 2012 – June 2014)

NCOIC, Knowledge Operations Management, 455th Expeditionary Maintenance Group, Bagram AB, Afghanistan (May 2010–November 2010)

NCOIC, Cadet Actions, Arizona State University, ROTC Det 025, Tempe, AZ (October 2007–June 2012)

Commander’s Support Staff, 4th Comptroller Sq, Seymour Johnson AFB, NC (February 2006–October 2007)

Information Manager, 4th Communications Sq, Seymour Johnson AFB, NC (May 2004–February 2006)

Honors & Awards

Meritorious Service Medal with oak leaf cluster

Air Force Commendation Medal with two oak leaf clusters

Air Force Achievement Medal


Distinguished Graduate, Senior Noncommissioned Officer Academy (2020)

USAFA Dean of Faculty Senior Noncommissioned Officer of the Year (2019)

5th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Expeditionary Noncommissioned Officer of the Year (2015)

Distinguished Graduate, Robert D. Gaylor Noncommissioned Officer Academy (2015)

5th Maintenance Group Noncommissioned Officer of the Year (2014)

51st Mission Support Group Noncommissioned Officer of the Year (2013)