Chief Master Sergeant CARL T. VOGEL

Chief Master Sergeant Carl T. Vogel is the Command Chief, 319th Reconnaissance Wing, Grand Forks Air Force Base, North Dakota. As the command chief, he serves as the principle senior enlisted advisor to the wing commander on the morale, welfare, discipline, training, fitness and effective utilization of the base’s combat ready personnel assigned to the wing, and three detachments. The 319th Reconnaissance Wing executes a budget of $70 million, and employing aircraft, equipment and facilities valued at $3.8 billion. The wing trains, deploys, and redeploys over 2,200 Airmen in support of Air Expeditionary Force and combatant commander requirements. It also provides facilities and equipment support for the Department of Homeland Security, Customs and Border Protection, the Space Development Agency, and Defender support at Cavalier Space Force Station. The wing is one of two worldwide locations that operate the High Frequency Global Communication System, providing operational support of senior leader communications for all Department of Defense agencies, including the President of the United States.

1999 Aircraft Armament Systems Apprentice Course, Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas
2003 Airman Leadership School, Langley AFB, Va.
2004 Aircraft Armament Systems Craftsman Course, Sheppard AFB, Texas
2005 Network Intelligence Analysis Apprentice Course, Goodfellow AFB, Texas
2008 Digital Network Analysis Course, Corry Station, Fla.
2009 Associates of Applied Science, Aircraft Systems Technology, Community College of the Air Force, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
2009 Associates of Applied Science, Communications Applications Technology, CCAF
2010 Global Geo-Location Course, Ft. Bragg, N.C.
2013 Associates of Applied Science, Instructor of Technology, CCAF
2013 USAF Noncommissioned Officer Academy, Lackland AFB, Texas
2015 USAF Senior Noncommissioned Officer Academy (Course 14) by Correspondence
2016 Senior Enlisted Joint Professional Military Education by Correspondence
2016 Senior Enlisted ISR Master Skills Course, Goodfellow AFB, Texas
2017 USAF Senior Noncommissioned Officer Academy, Maxwell-Gunter AFB, Ala.
2018 Professional Manager Certification, CCAF
2019 Senior Enlisted Joint Professional Military Education II by Correspondence
2019 Bachelor of Arts, Organizational Leadership, Forbes School of Business, Ashford University, Chandler, Ariz.

1. October 1999 – February 2000, Student, 363 Training Squadron, Sheppard AFB, Texas
2. March 2000 – February 2002, Weapons Load Team, 71 Fighter Squadron, Langley AFB, Va. (August – December 2000, Weapons Load Team, Incirlik Air Base, Turkey) (December 2001 – March 2002, Weapons Load Team, Prince Sultan AB, Saudi Arabia)
3. March 2002 – January 2004, Weapons Standardization Lead Crew, 1st Operations Group, Langley AFB, Va. (January – February 2003, Weapons Lead Load Crew, Prince Sultan AB, Saudi Arabia)
(February – April 2003, Weapons Lead Load Crew, King Faisal AB, Saudi Arabia)
4. February 2004 – August 2005, Weapons Team Chief, 71 FS, Langley AFB, VA
5. September 2005 – February 2006, Student, 316 TRS, Goodfellow AFB, Texas
6. March 2006 – March 2008, Intelligence Analyst and Deputy Flight Chief, National Security Agency, 29 Intelligence Squadron, Ft. Meade, Md.
(December 2006 – May 2007, NSA Liaison to National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, NGA Location)
7. April 2008 – April 2009, Tech Reporter, Instructor, Evaluator, 303 IS, Osan AB, Republic of Korea
8. April 2009 – March 2012, Network Analyst, Deputy Flight Chief, 451 IS, Menwith Hill Station, United Kingdom
(July 2010 – January 2011, NCOIC, Remotely Piloted Vehicle Ops, Joint Task Force, Bagram Air Base,
9. March 2012 – March 2014, Instructor Supervisor, Section Chief, 316 TRS, Goodfellow AFB, Texas
10. March 2014 – January 2015, Flight Chief, 316 TRS, Goodfellow AFB, Texas
11. January 2015 – October 2016, Operations Superintendent, 316 TRS, Goodfellow AFB, Texas
12. October 2016 – May 2017, Flight Chief, Div Lead, 93d IS, NSA-Texas, JBSA-Lackland, Texas
13. May 2017 – January 2018, Senior Enlisted Leader, NSA E&T, 93d IS, NSA-Texas, JBSA-Lackland, Texas
14. January 2018 – January 2019, Superintendent, Plans and Strategy, 24 AF, JBSA-Lackland, Texas
15. January – August 2019, Superintendent, ISR Directorate, 24 AF, JBSA-Lackland, Texas
16. August – October 2019, Superintendent, Commander’s Action Group, 24 AF, JBSA-Lackland, Texas
17. October 2019 – June 2020, Superintendent, Commander’s Action Group, 16 AF, JBSA-Lackland, Texas
18. June 2020 – February 2021, Superintendent, 303d IS, Osan AB, Republic of Korea
19. February 2021 – February 2022, Senior Enlisted Leader, 694 ISRG, Osan AB, Republic of Korea
20. March 2022 – May 2023, Senior Enlisted Leader, 693 ISRG, Ramstein AB, Germany
21. June 2023 – Present, Command Chief, 319th Reconnaissance Wing, Grand Forks AFB, ND

Defense Meritorious Service Medal
Meritorious Service Medal with two oak leaf clusters
Joint Service Commendation Medal with oak leaf cluster
Air Force Commendation Medal with four oak leaf clusters
Air Force Achievement Medal

2006 Distinguished Graduate, Top Graduate, Network Intelligence Analysis Apprentice Course
2008 Distinguished Graduate, Top Graduate, Digital Network Analysis Course
2011 NCO Lance P. Sijan, 691st ISR Group
2011 NCO of the Year, 691st ISR Group
2013 Distinguished Graduate, Noncommissioned Officer Academy
2014 Senior Enlisted Lance P. Sijan, 17th TRW
2015 Senior Enlisted Tuskegee Airman, 17th TRW
2016 SNCO of the Year, 17th TRG
2017 Distinguished Graduate, Senior Noncommissioned Officer Academy
2018 Senior Enlisted Lance P. Sijan, 24 AF
2019 Summa Cum-Laude, Organizational Leadership, Ashford University

Chief Master Sergeant, November 2020

(Current as of June 2023)