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CHIEF MASTER SERGEANT JAIME L. CAPPS

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Chief Master Sergeant Jaime L. Capps is the Command Chief Master Sergeant, 22nd Air Refueling Wing, McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas, one of the Air Force’s three core tanker wings. The wing provides all-weather, in-flight aerial refueling for U.S. and allied military aircraft and airlift for Global Reach projection of troops, equipment and supplies worldwide. In this position, Chief Capps advises the 22nd Air Refueling Wing Commander on the health, morale, welfare, mission effectiveness and proper utilization of more than 2,400 enlisted personnel assigned to five groups comprised of 17 squadrons, 14 wing staff agencies, two detachments and one geographically separated unit.

Chief Capps grew up in Manchester, Connecticut, and entered the Air Force through the delayed enlistment program in January 1994. Her background as a health services manager includes TRICARE Operations and Patient Administration, Resource Management and Medical Readiness. She has had several leadership roles at the flight, squadron, group and headquarters levels. She has been stationed at locations throughout the United States, PACAF and Europe.


EDUCATION
2000 Airman Leadership School, RAF Feltwell, United Kingdom
2004 Associate of Applied Science in Logistics Management, Community College of the Air Force, Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama
2004 Bachelor of Science in Health Care Administration, Bellevue University, Bellevue, Nebraska
2005 Associate of Applied Science in Healthcare Management, Community College of the Air Force, Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama
2007 Noncommissioned Officer Academy, Kadena AB, Japan
2011 Senior Enlisted Joint Professional Military Education
2011 Air Force Senior NCO Academy, Gunter Annex, Alabama
2011 Professional Manager Certification, Community College of the Air Force
2012 Lean for Healthcare Course, University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine
2014 Intermediate Executive Skills Course, San Antonio, TX
2014 Intermediate Executive Skills Course, San Antonio, TX
2016 Combined Senior Leader Course, Falls Church, VA

ASSIGNMENTS
1. June 1995-July 1996, Logistics Journeyman, Reese AFB, Texas (AETC)
2. July 1996-October 1999, Logistics Journeyman, RAF Mildenhall, UK (USAFE)
3. December 1999-July 2001, Health Services Craftsman, RAF Lakenheath, UK (USAFE)
4. July 2001- July 2005, Uniformed Business Office Manager, Nellis AFB, NV (ACC)
5. July 2005- July 2007, NCOIC, Resource Management Flight, Andersen AFB, Guam (PACAF)
6. July 2007- July 2010, NCOIC, Medical Readiness/MDSS Superintendent, Hanscom AFB, MA (AFMC)
7. July 2010 – August 2011, Health Services Management Career Development Course Writer, Ft Sam Houston, TX (AETC)
8. August 2011- May 2015, Superintendent, Resource Management Division, Air Force Medical Operations Agency
9. May 2015 – February 2017, Superintendent, 779th Medical Support Squadron, Joint Base Andrews, MD (AFDW)
10. February 2017 – August 2018, Group Superintendent, 22d Medical Group, McConnell AFB, KS (AMC)
11. August 2018 – Present, Command Chief, 22d Air Refueling Wing, McConnell AFB, Kansas


MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS
Meritorious Service Medal with three oak leaf clusters
Air Force Commendation Medal with one oak leaf cluster
Air Force Achievement Award with three oak leaf clusters
Air Force Recognition Ribbon
National Defense Service Medal
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal

OTHER ACHIEVEMENTS
1997 Senior Airman Below the Zone
2003 ACC Health Services Management NCO of the Year
2003 ACC Resource Management NCO of the Year
2004 AWFC/Nellis AFB NCO of the Year
2004 ACC Resource Management NCO of the Year
2004 USAF Resource Management NCO of the Year
2006 PACAF Health Services Management NCO of the Year
2007 Distinguished Graduate, Noncommissioned Officer Academy
2009 AFMC Medical Readiness SNCO of the Year
2013 HAF/SG SNCO of the Year

EFFECTIVE DATE OF PROMOTION
Chief Master Sergeant August 1, 2015

(Current as of September 2018)