Chief Master Sgt. Gene B. Jameson III is the Command Chief Master Sergeant, U.S. Air Force Warfare Center, The U.S. Air Force Warfare Center is the world’s premier proving ground for air, space and cyberspace lethality. Its mission is to develop Airmen and advance warfighter capabilities through testing, training and tactics development to dominate the multi-domain fight. From operational testing and tactics development programs to the advanced training schools, exercises and venues, the center provides Airmen with proven and tested technology, the most current tactics, superb academic training and a unique opportunity to practice integrated force employment. The center consists of innovative, highly skilled Airmen providing effective weapons, tactics, and command and control integrated across air, space and cyberspace for the combatant commanders.
As the senior enlisted leader, Chief Jameson serves as the primary advisor to the commander on matters concerning mission effectiveness, readiness, training, health, morale and welfare of more than 13,000 Airmen serving in the 57th Wing, 53rd Wing, 99th Air Base Wing, 505th Command and Control Wing, 350th Spectrum Warfare Wing, the Nevada Test and Training Range and the Air Force Joint Test Program Office.
Chief Jameson entered the Air Force in February 1994. He graduated from the Aircraft Control and Early Warning Radar course at Keesler AFB, Miss. in November of 1994. His background spans Electronic Combat Range Squadrons, Air Control Squadrons, Communication Squadrons, and Combat Communications squadrons. He was also a Master Military Training Instructor has served at the squadron, group, wing, and DoD Agency staff levels. His assignments include bases in Idaho, Utah, Texas, and Georgia and has served overseas in Italy. He has also deployed in support of Operations Southern Watch, Allied Force, Noble Eagle, Iraqi Freedom, New Dawn, Enduring Freedom, Freedom Sentinel, Inherent Resolve, and Combined Joint Task Force Horn of Africa.
Prior to assuming his current position, he served as the Command Chief Master Sergeant of the 48th Fighter Wing, RAF Lakenheath, England.
2000 Airman Leadership School, Aviano AB, Italy
2003 Associates of Science, Electronic Systems Technology, Community College of the Air Force
2005 Noncommissioned Officer Academy, Peterson AFB, Colo.
2006 Associates of Science, Instructor in Technology, Community College of the Air Force
2009 Senior Enlisted Joint Professional Military Education I Course, National Defense University Jt Forces Staff College
2012 Senior Noncommissioned Officer Academy, Gunter Annex, Ala.
2015 Bachelors of Science, Project Management, Bellevue University
2016 Senior Enlisted Joint Professional Military Education II Course, National Defense University, Jt Forces Staff College
2017 Command Chief Master Sergeant Training Course, Andrews AFB, Md
Feb 1994 – Mar 1994, Trainee, Basic Military Training, Lackland AFB, Texas
Mar 1994 – Dec 1994, Aircraft Control and Early Warning Radar School, Keesler AFB, Miss.
Dec 1994 – Sep 1996, Ground radar Systems Apprentice, 366th Electronic Combat Range Sq, Mt. Home AFB, Idaho
Sep 1996 – Jul 1998, Radar Maintenance Journeyman, 726th Air Control Sq., Mt. Home AFB, Idaho
Jul 1998 – Aug 2002, Radar Maintenance Craftsman, 603rd Air Control Sq., Aviano AB, Italy
Aug 2002 – Oct 2005, Assistant NCOIC Radar Maintenance Element, 729th Air Control Sq., Hill AFB, Utah
Oct 2005 – May 2009, Military Training Instructor, Military Drill and Ceremony NCO, and Section Supervisor, 322nd Training Sq., Lackland AFB, Texas
Sep 2009 – Oct 2010, Group Standardization and Evaluation Flight, 737th Training Gp., Lackland AFB, Texas
Oct 2010 – Jan 2011, Flight Chief Airfield Systems, 52nd Combat Communications Sq., Robins AFB, Ga.
Jan 2011 – Jun 2013, Manager, Wing Cyber Policy and Superintendent, Wing Standardization, 689th Combat Communications Wing, Robins AFB, Ga.
Jun 2013 – Jun 2014, Superintendent, Combat Plans, 53rd Combat Communications Sq., Robins AFB, Ga.
Jun 2014 – Nov 2014, Superintendent, Mission Systems, 51st Combat Communications Sq., Robins AFB, Ga.
Nov 2014 – May 2017, Senior Enlisted Leader, Defense Threat Reduction Agency, Kirtland AFB, N.M.
May 2017 – Jun 2018, Group Superintendent, 380th Expeditionary Mission Support Group, Al Dhafra AB, UAE
Sep 2018 – Jul 2020, Command Chief Master Sergeant, 80th Flying Training Wing, Sheppard AFB, Texas
Jul 2020 – Jun 2022, Command Chief Master Sergeant, 48th Fighter Wing, RAF Lakenheath, England
Jul 2022 – present, Command Chief Master Sergeant, U.S. Air Force Warfare Center, Nellis AFB, Nevada
MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS
Legion of Merit Medal with one oak leaf cluster
Bronze Star Medal with Valor Defense Meritorious Service Medal
Meritorious Service Medal with four oak leaf clusters
Air Force Commendation Medal with three oak leaf clusters
Air Force Achievement Medal with six oak leaf clusters Combat
2003 Air Force level Lt. General Leo Marquez Technician/Supervisor Award Winner
2007 322 TRS NCO of the Year
2007 Awarded Master Military Training Instructor Blue Rope
2008 Awarded AETC Master Instructor Badge
2008 322 TRS Master Military Training Instructor “Blue Rope” of the Year
2011 689 CCW General John P. Jumper Excellence in Warfighting Integration Award
2012 Distinguished Graduate, Senior Non-Commissioned Officer Academy
2012 Georgia Military Heroes Ultimate Wingman Award Winner
2014 Air Force’s Chief Information Officer Annual Team Award Winner
(Current as of Jul 2022)