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CHIEF MASTER SERGEANT CARLOS E. LABRADOR

CMSgt Carlos E. Labrador is the Command Chief, National Air and Space Intelligence Center, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. As the senior enlisted leader of nearly 4,100 personnel, Chief Labrador advises the commander on all matters related to morale, quality of life, discipline, assignments, training, readiness, professional development and effective utilization of all personnel. With four groups, seven directorates and 16 squadrons, NASIC is the Air Force's analysis center for foreign air, space, and specialized intelligence. NASIC provides a broad range of tailored, integrated assessments, products, and services to joint operational forces, national policymakers and the acquisition community.

Chief Labrador enlisted in the Air Force in June 1996. In December 1996, he graduated from the Bioenvironmental Engineering Apprentice Course at Brooks Air Force Base, Texas. He has excelled in diverse leadership and management positions, to include Senior Enlisted Leader for Medical and Air Expeditionary Groups, Technical School Instructor and the Bioenvironmental Engineering Apprentice Course Director, Additional Duty First Sergeant, plus MAJCOM Functional Manager for both Air Force Central Command and Pacific Air Forces commands. Prior to his current assignment, Chief Labrador served as the Command Chief, 78th Air Base Wing, Robins Air Force Base, Georgia.

EDUCATION
1996 Bioenvironmental Engineering Apprentice Course, USAF School of Aerospace Medicine, Brooks Air Force Base, Texas
1999 USAF Airmen Leadership School, Eglin AFB, Fla.
2002 Basic Instructor Course, USAF Technical Training School, Lackland AFB, Texas
2003 Associates Degree, Bioenvironmental Engineering Technology, Community College of the Air Force
2003 Associates Degree, Instructor of Technology and Military Science, Community College of the Air Force
2004 Occupational Instructor Certification, Community College of the Air Force
2006 USAF Noncommissioned Officer Academy, Lackland AFB, Texas
2008 USAF First Sergeant Academy Additional Duty Course, Edwards AFB, Calif.
2011 USAF Senior Noncommissioned Officer Distance Learning Course, Air University
2013 USAF Senior Noncommissioned Officer Academy, Maxwell-Gunter AFB, Ala.
2015 Intermediate Executive Skills Course, San Antonio, Texas
2017 Combined Senior Leadership Course, Defense Health Headquarters, Falls Church, Va.
2017 USAF Chief Master Sergeant’s Leadership Course, Maxwell-Gunter AFB, Alaska
2018 Air Force Sustainment Center Art of the Possible Senior Leader Course, Tinker AFB, Okla.
2019 Command Chief Master Sergeant Training Course, Joint Base Andrews, Md.
2020 Air Advisor Advanced Course, USAF Expeditionary Operations School, Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J.
2021 Senior Enlisted Legal Orientation, Judge Advocate General’s School, Maxwell-Gunter AFB, Ala.
2021 USAF Enterprise Leadership Seminar, Kenan-Flagler Business School, University of North Carolina

ASSIGNMENTS OR CAREER CHRONOLOGY
1. June 1996 – August 1996, Trainee, Basic Military Training, Lackland AFB, Texas
2. August 1996 – December 1996, Student, Bioenvironmental Engineering Apprentice Course, USAF School of Aerospace Medicine, Brooks AFB, Texas
3. January 1997 – December 1997, Bioenvironmental Engineering Technician, 305th Aerospace Medicine Squadron, McGuire AFB, N.J.
4. December 1997 – November 2002, NCOIC, BE Radiation Protection Section, 96th Aerospace Medicine Squadron, Eglin AFB, Fla.
5. November 2002 – July 2006, Director, Bioenvironmental Engineering Apprentice Course, USAF School of Aerospace Medicine, Brooks City-Base, Texas
6. July 2006 – June 2011, NCOIC, Bioenvironmental Engineering, Air Force Research Laboratory, Detachment 7, Edwards AFB, Calif.
7. July 2011 – April 2014, Superintendent, 412th Aerospace Medicine Squadron, Edwards AFB, Calif.
8. April 2014 – May 2016, Bioenvironmental Engineering Superintendent, 18th Aerospace Medicine Squadron, Kadena AB, Japan (January 2015 – August 2015, AFCENT Theater Bioenvironmental Engineering Functional Manager, Al Udeid AB, Qatar)
9. June 2016 – July 2018, Superintendent, 673rd Aerospace Medicine Squadron & PACAF Bioenvironmental Engineering Functional Manager, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska
10. July 2018 – December 2020, Superintendent, 78th Medical Group, Robins AFB, Ga. (May 2020 – October 2020, Superintendent, 321st Air Expeditionary Group, Al Asad AB, Iraq)
11. December 2020 – June 2022, Command Chief Master Sergeant, 78th Air Base Wing, Robins AFB, Ga.
12. June 2022 – Present, Command Chief Master Sergeant, National Air and Space Intelligence Center, Wright-Patters AFB, Ohio

MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS
Meritorious Service Medal with six oak leaf clusters
Air Force Commendation Medal with one oak leaf cluster
Air Force Achievement Medal with one oak leaf cluster
Air Force Outstanding Unit Award with five oak leaf clusters
Air Force Organizational Excellence Award with one oak leaf cluster
National Defense Service Medal
Inherent Resolve Campaign Medal with bronze campaign star
Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
Air Force Expeditionary Service Ribbon with gold border and one oak leaf cluster

OTHER ACHIEVEMENTS
1996 Honor Graduate, Bioenvironmental Engineering Apprentice Course, Brooks AFB, Texas
1999 Distinguished Graduate, Airman Leadership School, Eglin AFB, Fla.
2006 Distinguished Graduate, Noncommissioned Officer’s Academy, Lackland AFB, Texas
2007 NCO of the Year, Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson AFB (HQ), Ohio
2008 NCO of the Year, Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson AFB (HQ), Ohio
2009 Add’l Duty 1st Sgt of the Year, Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson AFB (HQ), Ohio
2010 SNCO of the Year, Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson AFB (HQ), Ohio
2010 Add’l Duty 1st Sgt of the Year, Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson AFB (HQ), Ohio
2010 AFMC Staff Bioenvironmental Engineering Technician of the Year
2011 SNCO of the Year, 412th Medical Group, Edwards AFB, Calif.
2012 SNCO of the Year, 412th Medical Group, Edwards AFB, Calif.

EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTION
Chief Master Sergeant November 2016

(CURRENT AS OF JUNE 2022)