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Chief Master Sergeant Randy Kwiatkowski

Command Chief Master Sergeant

Chief Master Sergeant Randy Kwiatkowski
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Chief Master Sergeant Randy Kwiatkowski is the Command Chief Master Sergeant, U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colo. He advises the Academy’s Superintendent and senior staff in the direction of a premier higher-education institution offering a world-class, highly structured four-year regimen of comprehensive military training, unparalleled academics, expansive NCAA Division I intercollegiate program, sponsoring 29 men’s and women’s sports, and athletic programs, along with character development programs leading to a Bachelor of Science degree preparing outstanding young men and women to become Air Force officers motivated to lead American Airmen in the world’s greatest air, space and cyberspace force. Additionally, the Chief guides matters of military readiness, morale, quality of life and professional development of more than 9,000 permanent party and cadet personnel, and serves as the Superintendent’s enlisted representative on numerous committees, councils and boards.

Chief Kwiatkowski enlisted in the Air Force in October 1993. His multiple assignments and deployments include, Tinker AFB, Okla.; Prince Sultan Air Base, Saudi Arabia; Incirlik Air Base, Turkey; Howard Air Force Base, Panama; Thumrait Air Base, Oman; Chievres Air Base, Belgium; the U.S. Air Force Academy, Colo.; Cannon Air Force Base, N.M.; Port au Prince, Haiti; Osan Air Base, South Korea; Beale Air Force Base, Calif, Luke Air Force Base, Ariz and Ramstein Air Base. He has served on multiple deployments spanning operations Provide Comfort II, Northern Watch, Southern Watch and Unified Response. Most recently he served as Command Chief Master Sergeant, Air University, Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama.

Education

NATO Command Senior Enlisted Leader Course, Oberammergau, Germany (2020)

Facilitative Leader Training, Executive Leadership Group, Pueblo, Colo. (2019)

Keystone Command Senior Enlisted Leader Course, National Defense University, Washington D.C. (2018)

Senior Enlisted Joint Professional Military Education II, by correspondence (2017)

Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology, American Military University, Charles Town, W.V. (2017)

USAF Enterprise Leadership Seminar, Kenan-Flagler Business School, Charlotte, N.C. (2016)

Judge Advocate Senior Enlisted Leadership Orientation, Maxwell AFB, Ala. (2015)

AFSO 21 Executive Leadership Course, Knoxville, Tenn. (2015)

240-hr Chiefs Leadership Course, by correspondence (2014)

Joint Special Operations Forces Senior Enlisted Academy, MacDill AFB, Fla. (2011)

Coast Guard Chief Petty Officers Academy, TRACEN-Petaluma, Calif. (2010)

Associates in Applied Science, Education and Training Management, Community College of the Air Force (2008)

Associates in Applied Science, Aviation Management, Community College of the Air Force (2008)

Senior Noncommissioned Officers Academy, by correspondence (2007)

Principles of Instruction Course, USAFA, Colo. (2007)

Senior Enlisted Joint Professional Military Education, by correspondence (2007)

Noncommissioned Officers Academy, Peterson AFB, Colo. (2006)

Military Training Instructor School (AMT Course), Lackland AFB, Texas (2005)

Federal Aviation Administration / Aircraft Dispatch School, Queens, N.Y. (2004)

Airman Leadership School, Tinker AFB, Okla. (1997)

Professional Experience

USAFA Command Chief Master Sergeant, U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado (June 2022 – Present)

Command Chief Master Sergeant, Air University, Maxwell AFB, Ala. (July 2021 – May 2022)

Command Chief Master Sergeant, Third Air Force, Ramstein Air Base, Germany (July 2019 – June 2021)

Chief, Air Force Strategic Integration Group, Pentagon, Washington, D.C. (July 2018 – June 2019)

Command Chief Master Sergeant, 56th Fighter Wing, Luke AFB, Ariz. (June 2016 – July 2018)

Command Chief Master Sergeant, 9th Reconnaissance Wing, Beale AFB, Calif. (January 2015 – June 2016)

51st Operations Group, Superintendent, Osan AB, South Korea (May 2013 – January 2015)

51st Operations Support Squadron, Superintendent, Osan AB, South Korea (May 2012 – May 2013)

51st Operations Support Squadron, HARM Superintendent, Osan AB, South Korea (January 2012 – May 2012)

27th Special Operations Support Squadron, Superintendent, Cannon AFB, N.M. (May 2011 – January 2012)

27th Special Operations Support Squadron, HARM Superintendent, Cannon AFB, N.M. (May 2010 – May 2011)

73rd Special Operations Squadron, Flight Chief, Cannon AFB, N.M. (September 2009 – May 2010)

USAFA, Cadet Wing, Acting First Sergeant, Colorado Springs, Colo. (May 2009 – September 2009)

USAFA, Cadet Squadron 8, Academy Military Training NCO, Colorado Springs, Colo. (September 2005 – May 2009)

309th Airlift Squadron, Current Operations, Chievres Air Base, Belgium (May 2002 – September 2005)

Detachment 1, Current Operations, Chievres Air Base, Belgium (September 2001 – May 2002)

552 Air Control Wing, Training NCOIC, Tinker AFB, Okla. (June 1999 – September 2001)

964th Airborne Air Control Squadron, Aviation Resource Manager, Tinker AFB, Okla. (January 1994 – June 1999)

Honors & Awards

Air Force Legion of Merit with one oak leaf cluster

Air Force Meritorious Service Medal with three oak leaf clusters

Air Force Commendation Medal with two oak leaf clusters

Air Force Achievement Medal with four oak leaf clusters

Combat Readiness Medal with five oak leaf clusters

Air Force Good Conduct Medal with five oak leaf clusters

National Defense Service Medal with one bronze star

Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal

Southwest Asia Service Medal with one bronze star

Global War on Terrorism Service Medal

Korea Defense Service Medal

Armed Forces Service Medal

Humanitarian Service Medal with two bronze stars

Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal Air and Space Campaign Medal

OTHER ACHIEVEMENTS

Profession of Arms Center of Excellence, Professionalism Impact Award, Randolph AFB, Texas (2017)

Headquarters Air Force, 1C0X2 TSgt Dee Campbell Small Team of the Year, Osan AB, Republic of Korea (2012)

Headquarters Air Force, 1C0X2 TSgt Dee Campbell Large Team of the Year, Cannon AFB, N.M. (2011)

Distinguished Graduate, Joint Special Operations Forces SNCO Academy, MacDill AFB, Fla. (2011)

Headquarters Air Force, 1C0X2 TSgt Dee Campbell Large Team of the Year, Cannon AFB, N.M. (2010)

Headquarters Air Force, 1C0X2 SNCO of the Year, Cannon AFB, N.M. (2010)

USAFA, SMSgt William H. Coltrin Instructor of the Year, USAFA, Colo. (2009)

USAFA, SNCO of the Year, United States Air Force Academy, Colo. (2007)

USAFA, Lance P. Sijan Leadership Award, United States Air Force Academy, Colo. (2007)

USAFA, Outstanding Squadron of the Year, United States Air Force Academy, Colo. (2007)

USAFA, NCO of the Year, United States Air Force Academy, Colo. (2006)

John L. Levitow Award, NCO Academy, Peterson AFB, Colo. (2006)

Distinguished Graduate, Military Training Instructor School (AMT), Lackland AFB, Texas (2005)

Distinguished Graduate, Federal Aviation Administration/Aircraft Dispatch School, Queens, N.Y. (2004)

USAFE, Outstanding Young Leader of the Year Award, Ramstein AB, Germany (2004)

USAFE, Aviation Resource Management NCO of the Year, Ramstein AB, Germany (2002)

552nd Operations Group Aviation Resource Manager of the Year, Tinker AFB, Okla. (1999)

552nd Operations Group, Aviation Resource Manager of the Year, Tinker AFB, Okla. (1998)