deck control supervisor, dam supervisor, special quarters supervisor, security clerk, and control center supervisor Staff sergeant Counselor, mail chief, SNCO
Career Distance (SSgt/E-6) training chief, custodian, Education Program.
Staff Sergeant Matthew Chapman, Second-in-Command, General Platoon, Theatre Equipment Support Battalion (4 Close Support Battalion REME), said: "Sergeant Kups was a robust SNCO
, always standing up for his beliefs no matter what the opposition or confrontation.
Additionally, the CEM was a logical choice because it got the CEM engaged quickly in the squadrons where a solid network of SNCOs
existed to cross-flow information.
I must admit that I didn't fully understand the true meaning of what that SNCO
said until several years later.
One of the SNCOs
was not happy with the slow pace and directed the Marines to pick up their pace.
I have a few former SNCOs
in the SFS and tell them to look to you (as well as their SFM) as often as possible for mentorship opportunities.
As critical components of the Air Force's ability to project airpower, SNCOs
have a great deal of experience and leadership ability that they use to leverage resources and personnel against a variety of mission requirements.
When they see a photo of a SNCO
or any AF member, for that matter, in Airman magazine, they assume a staff member has verified that members photographed are in compliance with AF instructions.
They provided three designated drivers for the 2 BW annual SNCO
induction ceremony--ensured a safe ride home for all.
Air Force impact, joint and coalition support in deployed AOR, and a wing leader all culminated in his selection as AFSPC FM Superintendent of 2003 and Wing Staff Agency SNCO
of the Year.
While deployed, he filled a one-deep SNCO
position with astounding results.
This was not unusual since the SNCO
was known as an "Internet junkie.