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Air Force Reserve command chief visits Dobbins

Chief Master Sgt. Dwight D. Badgett, command chief master sergeant for Air Force Reserve Command, speaks to recent graduates of the NCO Leadership and Development Course at a recognition ceremony at the Dobbins Air Reserve Base (Ga.) Consolidated Club July 31, 2009. The chief visited Dobbins July 31 and Aug. 1 as part of his duties as adviser to the AFRC commander on enlisted matters. (U.S. Air Force photo/Don Peek)

Chief Master Sgt. Dwight D. Badgett, command chief master sergeant for Air Force Reserve Command, speaks to recent graduates of the NCO Leadership and Development Course at a recognition ceremony at the Dobbins Air Reserve Base (Ga.) Consolidated Club July 31, 2009. The chief visited Dobbins July 31 and Aug. 1 as part of his duties as adviser to the AFRC commander on enlisted matters. (U.S. Air Force photo/Don Peek)

DOBBINS AIR RESERVE BASE, Ga. -- In late July, the command chief master sergeant of Air Force Reserve Command left his office at Robins Air Force Base, Ga., and traveled up the road to meet with Air Force reservists here.

Chief Master Sgt. Dwight D. Badgett represents the highest level of enlisted leadership in the command. Part of his job involves advising the commander on matters concerning the health, morale, welfare and effective use of the command's enlisted Airmen at more than 65 locations.

Chief Badgett also serves as his boss's representative on several committees, councils and boards, and takes part in numerous military and civilian functions worldwide.

During his Dobbins visit, he congratulated recent graduates of the NCO Leadership and Development Course and passed on word of encouragement at a recognition ceremony at the consolidated club July 31. The next day the chief spoke to members of the 700th Airlift Squadron about issues reservists are experiencing throughout the Air Force.

During his two-day immersion of the units and people of Dobbins, Chief Badgett talked about common concerns shared by reservists and listened to the Airmen's questions and comments. (Air Force Reserve Command News Service)