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COMMAND CHIEF MASTER SERGEANT BROOKE P. MCLEAN

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Chief Master Sergeant Brooke P. McLean is the Command Chief Master Sergeant for Pacific Air Forces, Hickam Air Force Base, Hawaii. In this position, he leads the 45,000 Total Force enlisted Airmen of Pacific Air Forces. His responsibilities include advising the PACAF commander on all matters affecting the readiness, training, professional development and effective utilization of assigned enlisted personnel and coordinating with the headquarters staff, commanders, and senior personnel on administration and implementation of command policy.

Chief McLean has an extensive background in logistics and has served in numerous key positions including joint operations in Europe, the Pacific, Southwest Asia, and Africa. His deployment experience includes support of Operations Provide Comfort, Provide Promise, Deny Flight, Southern Watch, Allied Force, Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom.

EDUCATION
1986 Noncommissioned Officer Preparatory Course, Royal Air Force Mildenhall, UK
1988 Noncommissioned Officer Leadership School, RAF Upwood, UK
1991 Associates Degree in Logistics Management, Community College of the Air Force
1992 USAFE Noncommissioned Officer Academy, RAF Upwood, UK
1993 Revolutionary Warfare Course, Joint Special Operations University, Hurlburt Field, Fla.
1994 Cross-cultural Communications Course, Joint Special Operations University, Hurlburt Field, Fla.
1998 Senior Noncommissioned Officer Academy, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
2001 Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Management, Excelsior College, N.Y.
2005 Southwest Asia Orientation Course, Joint Special Operations University, Hurlburt Field, Fla.
2006 Dynamics of Internal Terrorism, Joint Special Operations University, Hurlburt Field, Fla.
2006 Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institute, Leadership Team Awareness Course, Patrick AFB, Fla.
2007 USAF Senior Leadership Course, Center for Creative Leadership, Greensboro, N.C.
2008 Master of Aeronautical Science Degree in Management, Embry Riddle, Daytona, Fla.
2009 Keystone Senior Enlisted Leader Course, National Defense University, Washington, D.C.
2009 AFSO21 Executive Leaders Course (John Deere), University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tenn.

ASSIGNMENTS
1. June 1983 - September 1986, Military Pay Specialist, 1st Space Wing, Peterson Air Force Base, Colo.
2. October 1986 - October 1989, Plans and Programs Specialist, 513th Airborne Command and Control Wing, RAF Mildenhall, UK
3. October 1989 - March 1992, Plans and Support Agreements NCOIC, 28th Logistics Support Squadron, 28th Bomb Wing, Ellsworth AFB, S.D.
4. April 1992 - September 1994, Wing Plans and Programs NCOIC, 39th Special Operations Wing, RAF Alconbury, UK
5. October 1994 - April 1996, Group Exercises Superintendent, 352nd Special Operations Group, RAF Mildenhall, UK
6. May 1996 - June 1998, Plans and Programs Superintendent, 9th Logistics Support Squadron, 9th Reconnaissance Wing, Beale AFB, Calif.
7. June 1998 - June 1999, Logistics Readiness Superintendent, 607th Air Support Squadron, 607th Air Support Group, 7th Air Force, Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea
8. July 1999 - July 2001, Wing Plans Superintendent, 52nd Fighter Wing, Spangdahlem AB, Germany
9. July 2001 - July 2002, Command Deployment Manager, Headquarters Pacific Air Forces, Hickam AFB, Hawaii
10. July 2002 - November 2005, Logistics Readiness Superintendent, 16th Logistics Readiness Squadron, 16th Special Operations Wing, Hurlburt Field, Fla.
11. November 2005 - August 2006, Command Chief Master Sergeant, 386th Air Expeditionary Wing, Ali Al Salem AB, Kuwait
12. September 2006 - Jun 2008, Command Chief Master Sergeant, 314th Airlift Wing, Little Rock AFB, Ark.
13. June 2008 - October 2009, Command Chief, 1st Special Operations Wing, Hurlburt Field, Fla.
14. October 2009 - Present, Command Chief Master Sergeant, Pacific Air Forces, Hickam AFB, Hawaii

MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS
Bronze Star
Meritorious Service Medal with silver and three bronze oak leaf clusters
Joint Service Commendation Medal
Air Force Commendation Medal with oak leaf cluster
Air Force Achievement Medal with oak leaf cluster
Joint Meritorious Unit Award with oak leaf cluster
Meritorious Unit Award
Air Force Outstanding Unit Award with "V" device
Southwest Asia Service Medal with bronze star
Korean Defense Service Medal
Armed Forces Service Medal
Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal
Air & Space Campaign Medal

OTHER AWARDS
1986 John L. Levitow Award Winner, NCO Preparatory Course
1988 Distinguished Graduate, NCO Leadership School
1992 Distinguished Graduate and Commandant's Award Winner, NCO Academy
1994 Air Force Special Operations Command Logistics Plans NCO of the Year
1994 352d Special Operations Group NCO of the Year
1997 Air Combat Command Logistics Plans Senior NCO of the Year
1997 9th Reconnaissance Wing Senior NCO of the Year
2000 United States Air Forces in Europe Logistics Plans SNCO of the Year
2000 52d Fighter Wing Senior NCO of the Year
2000 3rd Air Force Senior NCO of the Year

EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTION
Master Sergeant July 1994
Senior Master Sergeant Feb. 1999
Chief Master Sergeant Oct. 2002

(Current as of October 2009)