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CMSgt Chief Master Sergeant Jason Heilman

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Chief Master Sergeant Jason T. Heilman is the Command Chief Master Sergeant, 36th Wing, Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. As the Command Chief, he serves as the principal enlisted leader to the 36th Wing Commander on all matters affecting the health, welfare, morale, utilization, readiness, training, and professional development for over 6,900 military and civilian personnel. Additionally, Chief Heilman coordinates with senior military leaders and Guam community partners throughout the Joint Region Marianas to support INDO-PACOM’s continuous bomber presence, theater security package and other multi-service mission partners.

Chief Heilman entered the Air Force as a Law Enforcement Specialist in July 1993. While attending technical training at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, he applied for and was selected to attend the Military Working Dog Handler’s course. He has performed in a variety of positions at the squadron, group, wing and major command levels. He has been assigned to locations in Texas, Turkey, Washington D.C., Delaware, Georgia, California, Korea, Germany, South Carolina and Japan. Chief Heilman has deployed on numerous occasions to locations in Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Pakistan, Kyrgyzstan, Iraq and Afghanistan.

Prior to assuming his current position, Chief Heilman served as the Command Chief, 39th Air Base Wing, Incirlik Air Base, Turkey.

EDUCATION
1993      Basic Military Training, Lackland AFB, TX
1993      Security Police, Law Enforcement Specialist, Lackland AFB, TX
1993      Military Working Dog Handler’s Course, Lackland AFB, TX 1994 Air Base Ground Defense Level One, Ft. Dix, NJ
1999      Airman Leadership School, Dover AFB, DE
1999      Military Working Dog Supervisor’s Course, Lackland AFB, TX 2005 Noncommissioned Officer’s Academy, Lackland AFB, TX
2005      Associate of Applied Science, Police Science, Community College of the Air Force, AL
2007      Senior Non-Commissioned Officer’s Academy (Non-Residence)
2007      Anti-Terrorism/Force Protection Level II, Creech AFB, NV
2007      Dynamics of International Terrorism & Responsible Officer’s Course, Hurlburt Field, FL
2010      Protective Services Training, Fort Leonard Wood, MO
2011      United States Marine Corps, Advanced Course (In-Residence), Camp Lejeune, NC
2011      Professional Manager’s Certification, Community College of the Air Force, AL
2014      Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice, Excelsior College (Magna Cum Laude),Albany, NY
2014      Advanced Officer’s Course, Lackland AFB, TX
2015      Dale Carnegie, Skills for Success, Charleston, SC
2017      Senior Enlisted Joint Professional Military Education Level II, National Defense University
2017      Command Chief Master Sergeant Training Course, Washington,DC
2018      Senior Enlisted Legal Orientation Course, Maxwell AFB, AL
2019      Enterprise Leadership Seminar, Kenan-Flagler Business School, University of North Carolina

ASSIGNMENTS
1. February 1994 – October 1995, Narcotic Military Working Dog Handler, Lackland AFB,TX
2. October 1995 – January 1997, Explosive Military Working Dog Handler, Incirlik AB,Turkey
3. January 1997 – March 1999, Military Working Dog Handler, Bolling AFB, Washington D.C.
(Deployed July-Nov 1997, Explosive Military Working Dog Handler, Prince Sultan AB, SaudiArabia)
4. March 1999 – March 2001, Military Working Dog Trainer, Dover AFB,DE
(Deployed February – March 2000, Lead Truck Commander, Ali Al Salem AB, Kuwait)
5. March 2001 – June 2004, Explosive Military Working Dog Handler/Trainer, Moody AFB, GA
(Deployed Nov 2001 – March 2002, Explosive Military Working Dog Handler, Shabaz AB, Pakistan)
(Deployed Nov 2002 – May 2003, Explosive Military Working Dog Handler, Manas AB,Kyrgyzstan)
6. June 2004 – November 2007, Security Forces Flight Chief, Travis AFB, CA
(Deployed Aug 2004 – February 2005, Customs Flight Chief, Camp Doha,Kuwait)
7. November 2007 – December 2008, Kennel Master, Osan AB, Republic of Korea
8. December 2008 – July 2009, NCOIC, Security Forces Training, Ramstein AB,Germany
(July 2009 – February 2010, NCOIC, Protective Service Detail-Bravo, Camp Eggers, Afghanistan)
9. January 2010 – June 2010, NCOIC, Installation Security, Ramstein AB,Germany
10. June 2010 – March 2012, Command Security Forces Inspector, HQ USAFE, Ramstein AB,Germany
11. March 2012 – August 2014, Operations Superintendent, Joint Base Charleston,SC
(Deployed July – November 2013, Group Operations Superintendent, Bagram AB, Afghanistan)
12. August 2014 – August 2015, Security Forces Manager, Joint Base Charleston,SC
13. August 2015 – February 2017, Security Forces Manager, Spangdahlem Air Base,Germany
14. March 2017– July 2018, Superintendent, 18th Mission Support Group, Kadena Air Base, Japan
15. July 2018 – July 2019, Command Chief, 39th Air Base Wing, Incirlik Air Base,Turkey
16. July 2019 – Present, Command Chief, 36th Wing, Andersen Air Force Base, Guam

MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS
Bronze Star Medal
Meritorious Service Medal with four oak leaf clusters
Air Force Commendation Medal with four oak leaf clusters
Army Commendation Medal
Air Force Achievement with two oak leaf clusters
Army Achievement Medal

OTHER ACHIEVEMENTS
Air Force Security Forces Higher Headquarters NCO of the Year, 2010
86th Airlift Wing SNCO of the Year, 2010
571st Contingency Response Group NCO of the Year, 2006

EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTION
Chief Master Sergeant 1 July 2015