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Technical Sergeant Melissa M. Bravo is the NCOIC, Administration Management for AFROTC Detachment 752, Wilkes University, Wilkes-Barre, PA. She manages personnel records and administrative processes for 4 cadre, 2 AFIT/AECP students, and 36 cadets.  Sergeant Bravo enlisted in the Air Force in 2005. After graduating basic training, she attended technical training for the Information Management course at Keesler AFB, Mississippi. In 2006, she was assigned to the 56th Fighter Wing, Luke AFB, Arizona, where she reached many career milestones. During this time, Sergeant Bravo served as the main point of contact for all professional evaluations, decorations, and correspondence that required the wing commander signature or approval. Her outstanding duty performance and many accomplishments led to the selection of the Outstanding Information Manager Airman of the Year in 2007. In 2009, Sergeant Bravo was assigned to the 782d Training Group, Sheppard AFB, Texas, hired to work in the 82d Training Wing Command Section, and then assigned to the 982d Training Group. While at Sheppard AFB, Sergeant Bravo has contributed to the 82d Training Wing mission by volunteering with Airman Against Drunk Driving, becoming points of contact for the 82d Training Wing Staff Agencies and 982d Training Group Air Force level fund raisers, and participating with Junior Enlisted Team Sheppard. Currently, at AFROTC Detachment 752, Sergeant Bravo is working toward her Masters in Business Administration, volunteering at the local Veterans Affairs Medical Center, committee member of the city’s Veterans Day Parade Committee, and is the treasurer for the local youth sports league.

EDUCATION:

  • 2009 USAF PME, Airmen Leadership School, Sheppard AFB, Texas
  • 2010 CCAF Degree in Information Management, Air University
  • 2011 Bachelors of Arts in Communication Studies, Ashford University 

ASSIGNMENTS:

  1. February 2006 – February 2009, Information Manager Wing Command Section, 56th Fighter Wing, Luke AFB, Arizona
  2. February 2009 – August 2009, Information Manager, 782d Training Group, Sheppard AFB, Texas
  3. August 2009 – May 2011, Assistant NCOIC Wing Command Section, 82d Training Wing, Sheppard AFB, Texas
  4. May 2011 – November 2013, NCOIC Knowledge Operations Management, 982d Training Group, Sheppard AFB, Texas
  5. November 2013 – Present, NCOIC Administration Management, AFROTC Detachment 752, Wilkes University, Pennsylvania 

MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS:

  • Air Force Commendation Medal
  • Joint Service Achievement Medal
  • Air Force Achievement Medal
  • Air Force Good Conduct Medal
  • Air Force Longevity Service Award
  • USAF NCO PME Graduate Ribbon

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS AND AFFILIATIONS:

  • 2007, 2008 56th Fighter Wing Staff Agency Council Airman Representative
  • 2009, 782d Training Group Booster Club Vice-President
  • 2013, 982d Training Group Unit Advisory Fund Council Secretary

OTHER ACCOMPLISHMENTS:

  • 2007 56th Fighter Wing Outstanding Information Manager Airman of the Year
  • 2008 56th Fighter Wing Staff Agencies Airman of the Quarter (April-June)
  • 2009 782d Training Group Junior Enlisted of the Quarter (April-June)
  • 2009 82d Training Wing Junior Enlisted of the Quarter (April-June)

EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTION:

  • Airman First Class- 20 September 2005
  • Senior Airman- 20 January 2008
  • Staff Sergeant – 1 March 2010
  • Technical Sergeant – 1 April 2015