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CHIEF MASTER SGT. ALVIN R. DYER

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Chief Master Sergeant Alvin R. Dyer is the Command Chief Master Sergeant, Seventh Air Force, Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea. He serves as the principle senior enlisted advisor to the commander on morale, welfare, training, mission readiness and effective utilization of more than 9,500 combat-ready personnel assigned to two wings, one air operations center, five collocated operating bases and 19 geographically-separated operating locations. As the senior enlisted Airman for the Air Component Command of United Nations Command and Combined Forces Command, he regularly interfaces with Republic of Korea and United States service component senior enlisted leaders to ensure the combat readiness of the alliance.

 

Chief Dyer graduated from the Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning course, Sheppard AFB, Texas. His background includes various duties within the civil engineer arena. Throughout his career, he has filled a myriad of roles including First Term Airman Center, NCOIC and additional First Sergeant. His assignments include bases in Mississippi, Arkansas, Georgia, and Florida.

 

Chief Dyer has also served overseas in Germany, Japan, South Korea, Alaska, and deployed in support of Operations SOUTHERN WATCH, IRAQI FREEDOM, ENDURING FREEDOM, and INHERENT RESOLVE.

 

EDUCATION

1999 – Airman Leadership School, Randolph AFB, Texas

2003 – Associate of Applied Science, Mechanical Electrical Technology, Community College of the Air Force

2006 – Noncommissioned Officer's Academy, Tyndall AFB, Fla.

2010 – Senior Noncommissioned Officer Academy Correspondence Course

2010 – Senior Enlisted Joint Professional Military Education Correspondence Course

2010 – Professional Manager Certification, Community College of the Air Force 2012 United States Navy Senior Enlisted Academy, New Port, R.I.

2015 – Bachelors of Science, Human Resources, Columbia Southern University, Orange Beach, Ala.

2017 – Chief's Leadership Course, Maxwell Gunter AFB, Ala.

2017 – Command Chief's Orientation Course, Joint Base Andrews AFB, Va.

2018 – Enterprise Leadership Seminar, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, N.C.

2018 – Center for Creative Leadership, Colorado Springs, Colo. 2018 – Senior Enlisted Legal Orientation, Maxwell AFB, Ala.

2020 – Senior Leader Security Seminar, Montross, Va.

2020 – Africa Seminar Political-Economic Conflict Seminar, Washington D.C.

 

ASSIGNMENTS

  1. June 1995 - February 1999, HVAC/R Specialist, 14th Civil Engineer Squadron, Columbus AFB, Miss.

  2. February 1999 - April 2001, HVAC/R Craftsman, 12th Civil Engineer Squadron, Randolph AFB, Texas

  3. April 2001 - April 2002, HVAC/R Supervisor, 8th Civil Engineer Squadron, Kunsan AB, Republic of Korea

  4. April 2002 - June 2003, HVAC/R Supervisor,12th Civil Engineer Squadron, Randolph AFB, Texas

  5. June 2003 - August 2006, NCOIC, Zone 3, 314th Civil Engineer Squadron, Little Rock AFB, Ark.

  6. September 2006 - August 2010, Superintendent, Infrastructure, 23rd Civil Engineer Squadron, Moody AFB, Ga.

  7. September 2010 - September 2011, Superintendent, Operations Support, 8th Civil Engineer Squadron, Kunsan AB, Republic of Korea

  8. September 2011 - September 2013, HVAC/R Force Development Manager, Air Force Civil Engineer Center, Tyndall AFB, Fla.

  9. September 2013 - July 2016, Superintendent, Operations Flight, 374th Civil Engineer Squadron, Yokota AB, Japan

  10. July 2016 - September 2017, Squadron Superintendent, 354th Civil Engineer Squadron, Eielson AFB, Alaska

  11. September 2017- January 2018, Group Superintendent, 354th Mission Support Group, Eielson AFB,      Alaska

  12. January 2018 - May 2019, Command Chief Master Sergeant, 52d Fighter Wing, Spangdahlem AB, Germany

  13. June 2019 - July 2020, Command Chief Master Sergeant, 380th Air Expeditionary Wing, Southwest Asia

  14. July 2020 – October 2021, Command Chief Master Sergeant, 96th Test Wing, Eglin Air Force Base, Fla.

15. October 2021 – Present, Command Chief Master Sergeant, Seventh Air Force, Osan AB, Republic of Korea

 

MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS:

Legion of Merit with one Oak Leaf Cluster

Meritorious Service Medal with one silver Oak Leaf Cluster Air Force Commendation Medal with two Oak Leaf Clusters Air Force Achievement Medal with three Oak Leaf Clusters

 

OTHER ACHIEVEMENTS:

1999 Leadership Award, Airman Leadership School

2006 Distinguished Graduate, Non Commissioned Officer Academy

2012 Distinguished Graduate, United States Navy Senior Enlisted Academy

 

EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTION:

Chief Master Sergeant July 2016

(Current as of October 2021)