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CHIEF MASTER SGT. CARLO J. FENICOTTERO JR.

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Command Chief Master Sgt. Carlo J. Fenicottero Jr. is the senior enlisted member of the 124th Fighter Wing. He advises the commander on matters affecting the welfare and morale of enlisted members of the 124th Fighter Wing.

Chief Fenicottero enlisted in the Air Force in April 1973. He graduated aircraft maintenance technical school at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas in November 1973 and has served in numerous leadership positions in the aircraft maintenance career field. His career accomplishments include expeditionary tours to Operations NOBLE ANVIL, NORTHERN and SOUTHERN WATCH, and two IRAQI FREEDOM tours.

Prior to his selection as wing command chief, Chief Fenicottero served as the 124th Maintenance Group's Quality Assurance Superintendent and was responsible for the professional development of 420 enlisted personnel in the maintenance group and the quality maintenance and generation of 21 assigned A-10C aircraft, which perform an average of more than 4,600 combat flight training hours annually.

MILITARY EDUCATION:

1975 NCO Prep Course Andersen AFB, Guam
1977 Air Force NCO Academy, Little Rock AFB, Arkansas
1984 Air National Guard NCO Academy, Knoxville, Tennessee
1988 Aircraft Maintenance Course, Gowen Field, Boise, Idaho
1998 Aircraft Maintenance Plans and Scheduling Course, Gowen Field, Boise, Idaho
1993 U.S. Air Force Senior NCO Course
2005 Senior Executive Course, Washington, DC
2009 Diversity Champions Course, Gowen Field, Boise, Idaho
2010 Chief Leadership Course, Montgomery, Alabama
2013 USAF Command Chief Orientation Course, Lackland AFB, Texas

DUTY ASSIGNMENTS:

November 1973 - October 1975, C-130E crew chief trainee, 463 OMS Dyess AFB, Texas
October 1975 - June 1977, HC-130E crew chief, 605 MASS, Anderson AFB, Guam
June 1977 - Novmeber 1978, crew chief C-130E aircraft, Little Rock AFB, Little Rock, Ark.
November 1978 - June 1988, crew chief RF-4C aircraft, Gowen Field, Boise, Idaho
June 1988 - March 1996, plans and scheduler, maintenance operations center, Flight Chief on RF-4C/F-4G aircraft, Gowen Field, Boise, Idaho
March 1996 - June 1997, C-130E Flightline expediter and Flight Chief, 124th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, Gowen Field, Boise, Idaho
June 1997 - August 2000, A-10 Production Superintendent, 124th Aircraft Generation Squadron, Gowen Field, Boise, Idaho
August 2000 - August 2011, Superintendent, 124th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, Gowen Field, Boise, Idaho
April 2011 - July 2012, Quality Assurance Superintendent, 124th Maintenance Group, Gowen Field, Boise, Idaho
July 2012 - present, Command Chief, 124th Fighter Wing, Gowen Field, Boise, Idaho

MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS:

Meritorious Service Medal with one oak leaf cluster
Air Force Commendation Medal with one oak leaf cluster
Air Force Achievement Medal with two oak leaf clusters

EFFECTIVE DATE OF PROMOTION:

Chief Master Sergeant January 2002