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Chief Master Sergeant ROBERT C. SCHULTZ

Chief Master Sergeant Robert C. Schultz is the Command Chief Master Sergeant, Air Force Sustainment Center, headquartered at Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma. Chief Schultz is the senior enlisted leader and advisor to the commander for the center, leading 40,000 total force Airmen spanning three air logistics complexes, three air base wings, and two supply chain wings which operate from 26 locations around the world. Chief Schultz is responsible for ensuring the commander's directions are carried out to execute the assigned mission of providing mission-essential support to joint and interagency operations, allies, coalition partners, and foreign military sales partners to deliver combat power for America.

Chief Schultz enlisted in the Air Force in 1996 and has an extensive background in the Air Transportation and First Sergeant career fields having served in the Pacific, European, and Middle Eastern theaters. He has deployed to various locations in support of Operations IRAQI and ENDURING FREEDOM, New DAWN, and Joint Task Force Horn of Africa. Prior to his current position, he served as the Command Chief for the 60th Air Mobility Wing, Travis Air Force Base, Calif.

2000 Airman Leadership School, Ramstein Air Base, Germany
2001 Associate in Applied Science, Transportation Management, Community College of the Air Force
2006 USAF Noncommissioned Officer Academy, Kadena AB, Okinawa, Japan
2006 Bachelor of Arts, Business Management, University of Maryland University College, Largo
2007 USAF First Sergeant Academy, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
2008 Associate in Applied Science, Human Resource Management, Community College of the Air Force
2009 USAF Senior Noncommissioned Officer Academy, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
2011 Senior Enlisted Joint Professional Military Education, Joint Forces Staff College
2012 Advanced Air Mobility Operations Course, Air Expeditionary Center, Joint Base McGuire/Dix/Lakehurst, N.J.
2013 Logistics Readiness Senior Noncommissioned Officer Course, Air University
2017 Accelerated Aircraft Maintenance Officers Course, Sheppard AFB, Texas
2018 Joint and Combined Warfighter School, Joint Forces Staff College, Naval Air Station Norfolk, Va.
2019 Senior Enlisted Legal Orientation, Judge Advocates General's School, Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala.
2019 USAF Enterprise Leadership Seminar, Kenan-Flagler Business School, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
2021 Keystone Command Senior Enlisted Leader Course, National Defense University, Washington, D.C.

April 1996 – August 1996, Trainee, Basic & Technical Military Training, Lackland, Air Force Base, Texas
August 1996 – January 1998, Mobile Aerial Port Journeyman, 721st Air Mobility Squadron, McGuire AFB, N.J.
January 1998 – December 2001, Cargo Processing Supervisor, 723rd Air Mobility Squadron, Ramstein AB, Germany
December 2001 – June 2003, Unit Training Manager, Det 3, 721st Air Mobility Operation Group, Aviano AB, Italy
June 2003 – May 2004, NCOIC Wing Protocol, 31st Fighter Wing, Aviano AB, Italy
May 2004 – December 2005, NCOIC Aircraft Services, 724th Air Mobility Squadron, Aviano AB, Italy
December 2005 – December 2007, NCOIC Air Terminal Operations Center, 730th Air Mobility Squadron, Yokota AB, Japan
December 2007 – September 2008, First Sergeant, 374th Operations Support Squadron, Yokota AB, Japan
September 2008 – May 2009, First Sergeant, 374th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, Yokota AB, Japan
May 2009 – July 2010, First Sergeant, 374th Security Forces Squadron, Yokota AB, Japan (January 2010 – May 2010, First Sergeant, 332nd Expeditionary Force Support Squadron, Joint Base Balad, Iraq)
July 2010 – August 2011, First Sergeant, 374th Medical Group, Yokota AB, Japan
August 2011 – May 2014, Passenger Operations Supt, 437th Aerial Port Squadron, Joint Base Charleston, S.C. (February 2013 – August 2013, Air Transportation Supt, AFCENT/A4, Al Udeid AFB Qatar; August 2013 – May 2014 Cargo Operations Supt, 437th Aerial Port Squadron, Joint Base Charleston, S.C.)
May 2014 – May 2015, Chief Enlisted Manager, 8th Expeditionary Air Mobility Squadron, Al Udeid AB, Qatar
May 2015 – June 2016, Chief Enlisted Manager, 733d Air Mobility Squadron, Kadena AB, Japan
June 2016 – September 2017, Air Transportation MAJCOM Functional Manager, HQ AMC, Scott AB, Ill.
June 2017 – March 2019, Superintendent, 62d Maintenance Group, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash.
March 2019 – July 2020, Command Chief, 62d Airlift Wing, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash.
July 2020 – September 2021, Command Chief, 60th Air Mobility Wing, Travis AFB, Calif.
September 2021 – present, Command Chief, Air Force Sustainment Center, Tinker AFB, Okla.

Legion of Merit
Meritorious Service Medal with seven oak leaf clusters
Air Force Commendation Medal with one oak leaf clusters
Air Force Achievement Medal with seven oak leaf clusters
Meritorious Unit Award with two oak leaf clusters
Outstanding Airman of the Year
Iraq Campaign Medal
Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal
Air and Space Campaign Medal
Nuclear Deterrence Operations Service Medal North Atlantic Treaty Organization Medal

2000 Distinguished Graduate, Airman Leadership School
2000 21st Air Force Passenger Service Specialist of the Year
2005 724th Air Mobility Squadron Noncommissioned Officer of the Year
2006 John L. Levitow Award, Noncommissioned Officer Academy
2006 15th Expeditionary Mobility Task Force Transportation Noncommissioned Officer of the Year
2006 15th Expeditionary Mobility Task Force Noncommissioned Officer of the Year
2008 374th Maintenance Group First Sergeant of the Year
2009 374th Maintenance Group Lance P. Sijan Leadership Award
2009 Distinguished Graduate, Senior Noncommissioned Officer Academy
2009 Pacific Air Forces First Sergeant of the Year
2010 Pacific Air Forces 12 Outstanding Airmen of the Year
2012 437th Airlift Wing Senior Noncommissioned Officer of the Year

Chief Master Sergeant 1 November 2014

(Current as of September 2021)