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CHIEF MASTER SERGEANT DAVID M. BULLARD
Chief Master Sergeant David Bullard serves as the Command Chief Master Sergeant for the Alabama Air National Guard, Joint Forces Headquarters, Montgomery, AL. He is responsible for all affairs concerning the enlisted personnel of the AL ANG.
Chief Bullard enlisted in the Alabama Air National Guard in 1983. He began his career as a Crew Chief assigned to the 117th TRW Consolidated Aircraft Maintenance Squadron maintaining RF-4C aircraft. Later the wing converted to the present refueling wing and the KC-135R aircraft. In 2004 Chief Bullard was selected as the 117th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron First Sergeant. In 2008 Chief Bullard was selected as the 117th ARW Wing First Sergeant. Chief Bullard proudly served as a First Sergeant for over
eight years. In 2012 Chief Bullard was selected as the 117th Operations Group Superintendent. 2013 thru 2019 he served as the 117th Wing Command Chief. Throughout his career Chief Bullard has been called upon to serve on numerous boards and working groups for the AL ANG. He has also been called upon to deploy numerous times to include support of Operations Desert Shield, Enduring Freedom, Iraqi Freedom and Noble Eagle. Prior to his current assignment, CMSgt Bullard served as the State Command Chief for the Alabama Air National Guard. Chief Bullard is retired from a 28 year civilian career as a Firefighter/EMT with the City of Homewood Alabama.
1982 Graduate Hueytown High School Ala.
1983 Jefferson State Junior College Coursework Architectural Technology
1986 Non-Commissioned Officer Preparatory Course
2003 Non-Commissioned Officer Academy (non-residence)
2004 First Sergeant Academy
2006 Senior Non-Commissioned Officer Academy (non-residence)
2012 ANG Chiefs Executive Course
2014 ANG Command Chief Orientation Course
July 1983 August 2004 Crew Chief 117th Tactical Reconnaissance Wing, 117th Air Refueling Wing, Sumpter Smith ANG Base Birmingham Ala.
August 2004 September 2008 First Sergeant 117th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron 117th Air Refueling Wing, Sumpter Smith ANG Base Birmingham Ala.
October 2008 October 2012 Wing First Sergeant 117th Air Refueling Wing, Sumpter Smith ANG Base Birmingham Ala.
November 2012 April 2013 Operations Group Superintendent 117th Air Refueling Wing, Sumpter Smith ANG Base Birmingham Ala.
April 2013 February 2019, Wing Command Chief, 117th Air Refueling Wing, Sumpter Smith ANG Base, Birmingham, Ala.
February 2019 - September 2020, State Command Chief, AL ANG, Joint Forces Headquarters, Montgomery, Ala.
September 2020 - Present, Command Senior Enlisted Leader, ALNG, Joint Forces Headquarters, Montgomery, AL
MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS
Meritorious Service Medal
Air Force Commendation Medal with two oak leaf clusters
Air Force Achievement Medal with two oak leaf clusters
Meritorious Unit Award
Air Force Outstanding Unit Award with three oak leaf clusters
Air Reserve Forces Meritorious Service Medal with nine
devices National Defense Service Medal with one bronze star
Southwest Asia Service Medal with one bronze star Iraq Campaign Medal
Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
Armed Forces Service Medal Air & Space Campaign Medal
Nuclear Deterrence Operations Service Medal with one oak leaf cluster
Air Force Overseas ribbon Short
Air Force Expeditionary Service ribbon with gold border
AF Longevity Service ribbon with six devices
Armed Forces reserve Medal with 3 "M" device
Small Arms Expert Marksmanship ribbon (rifle)
AF Training ribbon
Kuwait Liberation Medal
2002 117th Logistics Group Outstanding Airman of the Quarter
EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTION
Airman Basic July 1983
Airman First Class 1984
Senior Airman November 8 1985
Sergeant June 30 1987
Staff Sergeant January 29 1989
Technical Sergeant January 21 2000
Master Sergeant August 20 2004 Senior
Master Sergeant October 10 2008
Chief Master Sergeant September 1 2011
(Current as of September 2019 Click here to download)