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Chief Master Sergeant ERIC M. ORNDOFF

Chief Master Sergeant Eric M. Orndoff is the Command First Sergeant, Functional Manager at Headquarters Air Force Reserve Command, Robins Air Force Base, Georgia. In this role, he oversees the management and career development of over 500 First Sergeants and manages the special duty portfolio of over 1400 positions within the command. He provides guidance to 43 Command Chiefs to include deployment and contingency taskings. He is the command liaison to the First Sergeant Special Duty Manager and the advisor to the First Sergeant Academy. Additionally, he advises the MAJCOM Command Chief on matters concerning discipline, health, morale, welfare, professional development, and quality of life issues that impact over 70,000 military and civilian personnel.

Chief Orndoff entered the Air Force in May 1992 and graduated from the Personnel Apprentice course in June 1992. He served over 14 years on active duty working in various positions within the Personnel career field before transferring to the Air Force Reserve in 2006, where he has served at the wing and headquarters level within the Personnel, First Sergeant, and Military Training career fields, Prior to this assignment, Chief Orndoff served as Chief, HQ AFRC Technical Training Liaison, Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas.

1992 Basic Personnel Apprentice Course, Keesler AFB, Miss.
1995 Manpower/Personnel Basic Module Course, Ramstein AB, Germany
1997 Airman Leadership School, Offutt AFB, Neb.
1998 Personnel Craftsman Course, Keesler AFB, Miss.
2002 Personnel Support for Contingency Operations Course, Keesler AFB, Miss.
2005 Noncommissioned Officers Academy, Keesler AFB, Miss.
2011 Air Force First Sergeant Academy, Maxwell-Gunter AFB, Ala.
2012 Air Force Senior Noncommissioned Officers Academy, Maxwell-Gunter AFB, Ala., by correspondence
2013 Senior Enlisted Joint Professional Military Education Course, Norfolk, Va., by correspondence
2014 Senior Noncommissioned Officer Leadership Development Course, Whiteman AFB, Mo.
2015 Associates in Applied Science in Human Resource Management, Community College of the Air Force, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
2015 Associates in Applied Science in Fire Science, Columbia Southern University, Orange Beach, Ala.
2015 Bachelors of Science in Fire Service Administration, Columbia Southern University, Orange Beach, Ala.
2019 Professional Manager Certification, Community College of the Air Force, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
2019 Senior Enlisted Joint Professional Military Education Course II, Norfolk, Va., by correspondence
2021 Chief Master Sergeant Orientation Course, Robins AFB, Ga.

1. May 1992 - June 1992, Proficiency Advancement Trainee, Basic Military Training, Lackland AFB, Texas
2. June 1992 – August 1992, Student, Basic Personnel Specialist School, Keesler AFB, Miss
3. September 1992 – October 1994, Personnel Specialist, 5th Communications Squadron, Minot AFB, N.D.
4. October 1994 – November 1996, Personnel Relocations Journeyman, 39th Mission Support Squadron, Incirlik AB, Turkey (February 1996 – May 1996) NCOIC, Personnel Support for Contingency Operations, Rhein-Main AB, Germany
5. November 1996 – April 2001, NCOIC, Orderly Room, Detachment 1, 755th Communications Squadron, Elkhorn, Neb.
6. April 2001 – October 2006, NCOIC, Commanders Support Staff, 509th Logistics Readiness Squadron, Whiteman AFB, Mo, (November 2002 – December 2002) Superintendent, Air Force Personnel Section, Joint Task Force-Southwest Asia, Prince Sultan AB, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia; (December 2002 – May 2003) Executive Officer, Manpower and Personnel Directorate, US Central Command Air Forces, Prince Sultan AB, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia; (May 2003 – July 2003); Team Member, Decorations Processing Unit, Ninth Air Force, Shaw AFB, S.C.
7. October 2006 – October 2010, Personnel Technician, 442d Maintenance Group, Whiteman AFB, Mo.
8. October 2010 – September 2014, First Sergeant, 442d Logistics Readiness Squadron, Whiteman AFB, Mo.
9. September 2014 – November 2015, First Sergeant, 442d Civil Engineer Squadron, Whiteman AFB, Mo.
10. November 2015 – April 2019, First Sergeant, 442d Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, Whiteman AFB, Mo.; (October 2016 – January 2017) First Sergeant, 358th Fighter Squadron (ACC), Whiteman AFB, Mo.; (January 2018 – April 2018) First Sergeant, 451st Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron and 303d Expeditionary Fighter Squadron, Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan; (October 2016 – April 2019), Yellow Ribbon Reintegration Program Manager, 442d Fighter Wing, Whiteman AFB, Mo. 11. May 2019 – June 2021, Section Chief, Readiness and Training, Readiness and Integration Organization Detachment 3, Peterson AFB, Colo. (October 2019 – July 2020) Senior Enlisted Leader, Readiness and Integration Organization Detachment 3 Peterson AFB, Colo.
12. June 2021 – December 2023, Chief, Headquarters Air Force Reserve Command Technical Training Liaison, Sheppard AFB, Texas
13. December 2023 – Present, Command First Sergeant, Functional Manager, Headquarters Air Force Reserve Command, Robins AFB, Ga.

Meritorious Service Medal with one oak leaf cluster Joint Service Commendation Medal Air and Space Force Commendation Medal with “C” device and two oak leaf clusters Air and Space Force Achievement Medal with one oak leaf cluster Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal

1999 55th Communications Group Personnel Manager of the Year
2005 Distinguished Graduate, Noncommissioned Officer’s Academy
2016 442d Fighter Wing First Sergeant of the Year

Airman First Class May 29, 1992
Senior Airman Sept. 29, 1994
Staff Sergeant Feb. 1, 1999
Technical Sergeant June 1, 2003
Master Sergeant Oct. 1, 2010
Senior Master Sergeant Jan. 1, 2016
Chief Master Sergeant Oct. 1, 2021

(Current as of December 2023)