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CHIEF MASTER SERGEANT TAMMY S. LADLEY

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Chief Master Sergeant Tammy S. Ladley currently serves as the senior enlisted member of the 124th Fighter Wing, where she advises the commander on matters affecting the morale, health, welfare and professional development of the over 900 enlisted members. She is the vital link between the commander, enlisted personnel and support agencies.

Chief Master Sergeant Ladley enlisted in the Air Force February of her senior year under the delay enlistment program (DEP). Chief Ladley shipped for Basic Military Training on December 2, 1985. Her first duty location was Holloman AFB, NM, as an Inventory Management Specialist. Chief Ladley was transferred to Sembach AB, Germany in November of 1987. During her three years in Germany, she was handpicked to work in four different areas of Base Supply. Chief Ladley transferred to Hill AFB, UT where she was assigned to the Component Repair Squadron (CRS) as Material Control Specialist for the F16 Avionic back shop. Chief Ladley separated from the Air Force in October 1993 fulfilling her military obligation. She joined the Idaho Air National Guard in November 1993 as a Logistic Specialist. In November 1994, she served as a Production Recruiter. Chief Ladley was selected to be the Recruiting Office Supervisor in October 1996. As the Recruiting Office Supervisor, the Recruiting Office consistently produced over 147 enlistments a year for a six-year period. Additionally, she was selected to be the Recruiting and Retention Superintendent (RRS) in June 2003. As the Superintendent, she was instrumental in establishing a referral program, realigning the recruiting chain of command and establishing a state recruiting awards program. She was consistently chosen by the National Guard Bureau to perform staff assistance visits on other ANG units, focusing on process improvement, regulatory clarification and compliance.  She was instrumental in writing the course utilized to train the superintendents in the field and trained instructors to facilitate the course. Chief Ladley was recognized in 2010 by the National Guard Bureau Recruiting and Retention Director for outstanding contribution to the field of Recruiting and Retention. Prior to assuming her current position, Chief Ladley served as the Military Management Personnel Officer for Joint Force Headquarters, Boise, ID.

EDUCATION
1991 Noncommissioned Officer Preparatory Course, Germany
1991 Noncommissioned Officer Leadership School, Germany
1997 Noncommissioned Officer Course, Non-residence
2000 Senior Noncommissioned Officer Course, Non-residence
2011 Senior Enlisted Joint Professional Military Education Course, Non-residence
2012 ANG Chief's Executive Course, Joint Base Andrews, MD
2014 ANG Command Chief Orientation Course, Lackland AFB, TX
2014 USAF Enterprise Leadership Seminar, Chapel Hill, NC
2015 Air Force Smart Operations Executive Course, Knoxville, TN
2016 Air Force Leadership Development Program, Colorado Springs, CO

ASSIGNMENTS
1. December 1985 - November 1987, Inventory Management Specialist, Holloman AFB, New Mexico
2. November 1987 - May 1991, Inventory Management Specialist, Sembach AB, Germany
3. May 1991 - October 1993, Inventory Management Specialist, Hill AFB, Utah
4. November 1993 - November 1994, Inventory Management Specialist, Idaho Air National Guard, Idaho
5. November 1994 - October 1996, Production Recruiter, Idaho Air National Guard, Idaho
6. October 1996 - June 2003, Recruiting Office Supervisor, Idaho Air National Guard, Idaho
7. June 2003 - September 2011, Recruiting/Retention Superintendent, Idaho Air National Guard, Idaho
8. September 2011 - Sept 2013, Military Personnel Management Officer, Idaho Air National Guard
9. September 2013 - Present, 124th Fighter Wing Command Chief, Idaho Air National Guard, Idaho

MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS
AF Meritorious Service Medal with three oak leaf clusters
AF Commendation Medal with three oak leaf clusters
Army Commendation Medal
AF Achievement Medal two oak leaf clusters
AF Outstanding Unit Award
AF Good Conduct Medal two oak leaf clusters
Air Reserve Forces Meritorious Service Medal one silver leaf Cluster

STATE AWARDS AND DECORATIONS
Idaho Emergency Duty Ribbon with one device
Idaho Recruiting Ribbon
Idaho Reenlistment Ribbon with four bronze oak clusters
Idaho Service Ribbon with silver and bronze oak clusters

PROFESSIONAL MILITARY ORGANIZATIONS
Idaho Enlisted Association
Veterans of Foreign War
American Legion

OTHER ACHIEVEMENTS
1987 Supply Squadron Airman of the year, Holloman AFB, NM
1987 Resource Management Airman of the year, Holloman AFB, NM
1991 Distinguished Graduate Noncommissioned Officer Preparatory Military Course, Germany
1991 Distinguished Graduate Noncommissioned Officer Leadership School, Germany
1995 Recruiting School Sales Award, Lackland AFB, TX
2005 Region 1 Recruiting and Retention Superintendent of the year
2007 Region 1 Recruiting and Retention Superintendent of the year
2007 ANG Recruiting and Retention Superintendent of the year

EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTION
Chief Master Sergeant 5 June 2010

(Current as of May 2016)