Chain of Command

Drill Team Knowledge

Base Commander: Dr. Ted Landry

Group Commander (CC): Sebastian Walsh

Deputy CC: Grace Baldwin

Senior Enlisted Advisor: Dylan Anderson

Operations Squadron CC: Saachi Sharma

Performance Squadron CC: Madisen Campbell

Support Squadron CC: Jordan Pimentel


Air Force Manual Governing Drill and Ceremonies:  AFMAN 36-2203

Air Force Instruction Governing Uniform Wear:  AFI 36-2903


Air Force Core Values

Integrity First 

Service Before Self 

Excellence In All We Do


AFJROTC Honor Code:

We will not lie, steal, or cheat, nor tolerate among us anyone who does.


Air Force Mission: To fly and fight and win in air, space, and cyberspace.


Air Force Vision: Global vigilance, reach, and power.


Birthday Of The Air Force: 18 Sep, 1947 


Air Force Song

Off we go into the wild blue yonder, Climbing high into the sun;

Here they come zooming to meet our thunder, At 'em boys, Give 'er the gun! 

Down we dive, spouting our flame from under, Off with one helluva roar! 

We live in fame or go down in flame., Nothing can stop the U.S. Air Force!


Rifle Knowledge:  If you are asked a question regarding the Daisy Drill Rifle where the answer is only true of the M11903 Springfield Rifle that the daisy is a replica of (Ie. Maximum range, magazine capacity, etc.) begin with Sir/Ma'am, if this rifle were operational.


Daisy Drill Rifle Description:

"Sir/Ma'am, This rifle is a Daisy Drill Rifle, a replica of a United States issued, M1903A3 Springfield, 30-ought-6 caliber, breech-loading, bolt operated, air-cooled, shoulder fired weapon, Sir/Ma'am".

-Maximum Effective Range: 500 yds.

-Maximum Range: 2500 yds. 

-Length:  43 Inches 

-Length With Bayonet: 59 Inches

-Weight: 8.69lbs

-Weight With Bayonet:  9.69lbs

-Magazine Capacity: 5 Rounds

-Muzzle Velocity: 2800 fps. 

The Springfield rifle was invented by Erskine Allen.   It was used primarily in World Wars One and Two.



Airman's Creed

I am an American Airman.   I am a Warrior.   I have answered my Nation's call.  I am an American Airman. 

My mission is to Fly, Fight, and Win.  I am faithful to a Proud Heritage, A Tradition of Honor, 

And a Legacy of Valor.   I am an American Airman. Guardian of Freedom and Justice,  My Nation's Sword and Shield, Its Sentry and Avenger.  I defend my Country with my Life. I am an American Airman. 

Wingman, Leader, Warrior.   I will never leave an Airman behind, I will never falter, And I will not fail.


Chain of Command

Commander in Chief:  The Honorable Donald J. Trump

Secretary of Defense:  The Honorable Mark Esper

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff:  General Joseph Dunford

Secretary of the Air Force:  The Honorable Matthew Donovan

Chief of Staff of the Air Force:  Gen. David L. Goldfien

Air Education and Training (AETC) Commander:  Lt. Gen. Marshall B. Webb

Air University Commander:  Lt. Gen Anthony J. Cotton

AFROTC Commander:  Col. Tammy M. Knierim

AFJROTC Director:  Col. Steven T. Sanders

TX-20062 Base Commander:  Dr. Ted Landry

Senior Aerospace Science Instructor:  Lt Col David McMartin 

Aerospace Science Instructors:  CMSgt Dan Ciufo, CMSgt Rick Robinson 


Secretary of State:  The Honorable Mike Pompeo

Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force:  CMSAF Kaleth O. Wright

Secretary of Homeland Security: The Honorable Kevin McAleenan


Cadet Chain of Command 

Group Commander: C/ Lt Col Sebastian Walsh

Deputy Group Commander: C/ Maj Grace Baldwin

Senior Enlisted Advisor: C/ SMSgt Dylan Anderson

Support Squadron Commander: C/ Capt Jordan Pimentel

Operations Squadron Commander: C/ Capt Saachi Sharma

Performance Squadron Commander: C/ Capt Madisen Campbell

Alpha Flight Commander: C/ 1st Lt Joseph Rosner

Bravo Flight Commander: C/ 1st Lt Aaron Soltmann

Charlie Flight Commander: C/ 1st Lt Sarah McMartin

Delta Flight Commander: C/ 1st Lt Bella Pianezzola

Echo Flight Commander: C/ 1st Lt Mitchell Croxton

Foxtrot Flight Commander: C/ 1st Lt Anthony Campbell

Golf Flight Commander: C/ 1st Lt Noah Lane

Management Flight Commander: C/ 1st Lt Grant Stephens

Community Service Officer: C/ 2nd Lt Tyler Clough

Personnel Officer: C/ 2nd Lt Zachary Walker

Public Affairs Officer: C/ 2nd Lt Annaleise Parsons

Logistics Officer: C/ 2nd Lt Emma Ivey

Drill Team Chain of Command


Drill Team Commander: C/ 1st Lt Mitchell Croxton

Armed Team Commander: C/ Lt Col Sebastian Walsh

Unarmed Team Commander: C/Maj Grace Baldwin

Color Guard NCO: C/ Ssgt Emma Schimmel

Armory Officer: C/ Maj Jordan Pimentel

Armory NCO: C/ Ssgt Tim Dzeina

Armory Airman: C/ Amn Nathan Failde


Active Duty Rank Insignias


Enlisted Ranks

Airman Basic (AB) - E-1, No insignia

Airman (Amn) - E-2 (1 stripe)

Airman First Class (A1C) - E-3 (2 stripes)

Senior Airman (SrA) - E-4 (3 stripes)

Staff Sgt. (SSgt) - E-5 (4 stripes)

Technical Sgt (TSgt) - E-6 (5 stripes)

Master Sgt (MSgt) - E-7 (5 stripes down, 1 stripe up)

Master Sgt-First Sgt. - E-7 (5 stripes down, 1 stripe up/w/ diamond in the upper blue field)

Senior Master Sgt (SMSgt) - E-8 (5 stripes down, 2 stripes up)

Senior Master Sgt. First Sgt. - E-8 (5 stripes down, 2 stripes up, w/ diamond in the upper blue field)

Chief Master Sgt. (CMSgt) - E-9 (5 stripes down, 3 stripes up)

Chief Master Sgt. First Sgt. - E-9 (5 stripes down, 3 stripes up, w/ diamond in the upper blue field)

Command Chief Master Sgt. - E-9 (5 stripes down, 2 stripes up, w/ star in the upper blue field)

**Note: Command Chief Master Sgt is a position, not a seperate grade

Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force

(CMSAF) - E-9 (5 stripes down, 3 stripes up, w/ the Great Seal and 2 stars in the upper blue field and a star and laurel wreath in the center)


*All enlisted ranks (except CMSAF) have a "circle and star" in the center. 

Example:"Sir/Ma'am, the rank insignia of a Staff Sergeant is four stripes down with a circle and star in the center, Sir/M'am" 

Example:"Sir/Ma'am, the rank insignia of a Senior Master Sergeant First Sergeant is five stripes down, two stripes up, with a diamond in the upper blue field and a circle and star in the center, Sir/Ma'am."


Officer Ranks

Second Lieutenant (2d Lt) - O-1 (1 gold bar)

First Lieutenant (1 Lt) - O-2 (1 silver bar)

Captain (Capt) - O-3 (2 silver bars)

Major (Maj) - O-4 (1 gold oak leaf)

Lieuteant Colonel (LtCol) - O-5 (1 silver oak leaf)

Colonel (Col) - O-6 (1 silver eagle)

Brigadier General (BGen) - O-7 (1 silver star)

Major General (MGen) - O-8 (2 silver stars)

Lieutenant General (LtGen) - O-9 (3 silver stars)

General (Gen) - O-10 (4 silver stars)

General of The Air Force (5 silver stars in a pentagon)


Cadet Rank Insignias

Enlisted Ranks


Cadet Airman Basic (C/AB) (no insignia)

Cadet Airman (C/Amn) (1 stripe)

Cadet Airman 1st Class (C/A1C) (2 stripes)

Cadet Senior Airman (C/SrA) (3 stripes)

Cadet Staff Sergeant (C/SSgt)  (4 stripes)

Cadet Technical Sergeant (C/TSgt)  (5 stripes)

Cadet Master Sergeant (C/MSgt) (5 stripes, 1 stripe up)

Cadet Senior Master Sergeant (C/SMSgt)  (5 stripes up, 2 stripes down)

Cadet Chief  Master Sergeant (C/CMSgt) (5 stripes up, 3 stripes down)


All cadet enlisted ranks have a "shield and torch in the center"


Example:"Sir/Ma'am, the rank insignia of a Cadet Senior Master Sergeant is five stripes down, two

stripes up, with a shield and torch in the center, Sir/Ma'am"


Officer Ranks

Cadet Second Lieutenant (C/2d Lt) (1 thin bar)

Cadet First Lieutenant (C/1st Lt)  (2 thin bars)

Cadet Captain  (C/Capt) (3 thin bars)

Cadet Major (C/Maj) (1 thick bar)

Cadet Lieutenant Colonel (C/LtCol) (1 thick and 1 thin bars)

Cadet Colonel (C/Col) (1 thick and 2 thin bars)