Chief Master Sgt. Jeffrey L. Davis is the Superintendent for the 513th Air Control Group at Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma. The 513th is the only Air Force Reserve unit that maintains and flies the E-3 Sentry, an Airborne Warning and Control System aircraft, and reports directly to 10th Air Force. The chief is responsible for the effective management and utilization of more than 260 enlisted aircrew, maintenance and support personnel in 15 Air Force specialties working in support of airborne command and control operations.
Chief Davis enlisted in the Air Force in 1992 after graduating from Tulsa Christian High School in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He served six years on active duty in the 552nd Air Control Wing at Tinker before continuing his military service in the Air Force Reserve with the 970th Airborne Air Control Squadron. While assigned to the 970th, Davis was the noncommissioned officer in charge of radar technicians and was responsible for training and operational management of the section.
Chief Davis has more than 23 years of experience in operational squadrons including training, safety, command and control, and joint and multi-national operations. He is a senior technician with more than 3,000 flight hours in the E-3, including missions flown in support of operations Northern Watch, Southern Watch, Enduring Freedom, Noble Eagle and Iraqi Freedom.
1997 Airman Leadership School, Tinker AFB, Okla.
1998 Associate of Applied Science Avionics Systems Technology, Community College of the Air Force, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
2000 Associate of Science Business, Oklahoma City Community College, Oklahoma City
2003 Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice, University of Central Oklahoma, Edmond
2006 NCO Academy, by correspondence
2008 Senior NCO Academy, by correspondence
2015 Senior Enlisted Joint Professional Military Education, by correspondence
1. September 1993–April 1994, E-3 Airborne Radar Operator Student, 552nd Training Squadron, Tinker AFB, Okla.
2. April 1994–May 1995, E-3 Airborne Radar Operator, 963rd Airborne Warning and Control Squadron, Tinker AFB, Okla.
3. May 1995–August 1998, E-3 Airborne Radar Technician, 963rd AWACS, Tinker AFB, Okla.
4. March 2000–August 2007, E-3 Airborne Mission Systems Technician, 970th Airborne Air Control Squadron, Tinker AFB, Okla.
5. August 2007–April 2014, Noncommissioned Officer in Charge of Airborne Radar Technicians, 970th AACS, Tinker AFB, Okla.
6. April 2014–present, Superintendent, 513th Air Control Group, Tinker AFB, Okla.
Rating: senior technician
Flight Hours: more than 3,000 flight hours
Aircraft Flown: E-3B/C/G
MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS
Meritorious Service Medal
Aerial Achievement Medal with two oak leaf clusters
Air Force Commendation Medal
Air Force Achievement Medal
Joint Meritorious Unit Award with one oak leaf cluster
AF Outstanding Unit Award with Valor Device with seven oak leaf clusters
AF Organizational Excellence Award
Combat Readiness Medal with ten oak leaf clusters
AF Good Conduct Medal with one oak leaf cluster
Air Reserve Forces Meritorious Service Medal with four oak leaf clusters
National Defense Service Medal
Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal
Southwest Asia Service Medal
Afghanistan Campaign Medal
Global War On Terrorism Expeditionary Medal
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
Humanitarian Service Medal
Air Force Expeditionary Service Ribbon with Gold Border with three oak leaf clusters
AF Longevity Service with four oak leaf clusters
Armed Forces Reserve Medal with 2 'M' Devices
USAF NCO PME Graduate Ribbon
Small Arms Expert Marksmanship Ribbon (Pistol)
EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTION
Airman Aug. 27, 1992
Airman First Class Oct. 14, 1992
Senior Airman Aug. 14, 1994
Staff Sergeant March 1, 2000
Technical Sergeant March 1, 2002
Master Sergeant July 1, 2006
Senior Master Sergeant Oct. 1, 2012
Chief Master Sergeant Dec. 1, 2014
(Current as of November 2016)