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
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 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.
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
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."
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
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"
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)