Command and Mission

Lieutenant Colonel Monique C. Graham

Lieutenant Colonel Monique C. Graham is the commander of the 55th Force Support Squadron, Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska. She oversees 70 facilities and 600 employees, with an Appropriated Fund budget of $20M annually and Nonappropriated Fund revenues exceeding $8M annually. She is responsible for providing vital mission support through manpower and personnel, services sustainment, force development, Airman and family services, community services along with mortuary affairs, honor guard and installation readiness.  The Force Support Squadron supports more than 57,000 military, civilian, family members, and retirees, plus 50 associate units including United States Strategic Command and the 557th Weather Wing.

She is a career Force Support Officer with experience as Military Personnel Flight Commander, Section Commander, Chief of Officer Assignments, Liaison for Personnel Programs and Officer Assignments, Manpower Analyst, Squadron Operations Officer, Deputy and Commander.

EDUCATION
1994 Bachelor of Science with Honors, Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, Texas
1996 Mortuary Science, Dallas Institute of Funeral Service, Dallas, Texas
2005 Master of Arts with Honors, Webster University, St. Louis, Mo.
2015 Master of Military Operational Art and Science, Air Command and Staff College, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
2016 Air War College, Correspondence

ASSIGNMENTS

  1. June 2002-February 2004, Chief, Military Personnel Flight, 22d Mission Support Squadron, McConnell Air Force Base, Kan.
  2. February 2004-September 2006, Commander, Aircraft Maintenance Section, 22d Maintenance Squadron, McConnell AFB, Kan.
  3. September 2006-October 2007, Assistant Secretary of the Joint Staff, HQ EUCOM, Stuttgart, Germany, as a captain
  4. October 2007-November 2008, Chief, Officer Assignments and Liaison, Personnel Program, HQ EUCOM and HQ AFRICOM, Stuttgart, Germany
  5. November 2008-August 2010, Manpower Analyst, 5th Manpower Requirements Squadron, Tinker AFB, Okla.
  6. August 2010-June 2012, Flight Chief, Military Personnel, 72d Force Support Squadron, Tinker AFB, Okla.
  7. June 2012-July 2014, Deputy Director, 10th Force Support Squadron, United States Air Force Academy, Colo.
  8. July 2014-July 2015, Student, Air Command and Staff College, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
  9. July 2015-July 2017, Commander, 423d Force Support Squadron, Royal Air Force Alconbury, England
  10. July 2017-Present, Commander, 55th Force Support Squadron, Offutt AFB, Neb.

MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS
Meritorious Service Medal
Joint Service Commendation Medal
Air Force Commendation Medal
Joint Service Achievement Medal
Air Force Achievement Medal

EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTION
Second Lieutenant June1, 2002
First Lieutenant June 1, 2004
Captain June 1, 2006
Major June 1, 2012
Lieutenant Colonel April 1, 2017

 

Thomas C. Fahrer

Mr. Thomas C. Fahrer is the Deputy Director of the 55th Force Support Squadron, Offutt Air Force Base (AFB), Nebraska.  Along with the Commander, he oversees a squadron comprised of 70 facilities and 550 employees with an Appropriated Fund budget of $20M annually and Nonappropriated Fund revenues exceeding $8M annually.  Offutt’s Force Support activities include a 220K SF Fitness Center; 18-Hole Golf Course with Pro Shop and Restaurant; Collocated Club; 210-Room Lodging operation, 2 large Child Development Centers, a Youth Center operation; Outdoor Recreation with two RV Storage Lots, Base Lake Marina and Family Camping operations; Auto Hobby Shop; Frame & Design; Aero Club; Resource Management section; APF and NAF Civilian Personnel Offices; Airman & Family Readiness Center; Marketing Office and more.

Mr. Fahrer entered federal service in October 1982 after earning a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Bellevue University, Bellevue, Nebraska.  He is a career Force Support professional who has served as the Director of Services at Arnold AFB, Tennessee and the Deputy Director of Services at Offutt AFB, Nebraska, F. E. Warren AFB, Wyoming and at Spangdahlem Air Base (AB), Germany.  He also served as a staff officer for the MWR Directorate, Strategic Air Command, Offutt AFB, Nebraska.

EDUCATION
1983 Bachelor of Arts, Physical Education, Bellevue University, Bellevue, Neb.
1986 Recreations Supervisors School, Keesler Air Force Base (AFB), Mo.
1992 Chief Morale, Welfare, and Recreation School, Keesler AFB, Mo.
1993 Squadron Officer School, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
1999 AFIT Services Leadership School, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
1999 AFIT Mortuary Affairs School, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
2014 Master of Military Operational Art and Sciences, Air Command and Staff College, Maxwell AFB, Ala.

CAREER CHRONOLOGY

  1. October 1982 – March 1985, Sports Program Director, 3902nd Air Base Wing (ABW), Offutt Air Force Base (AFB), Neb.
  2. March 1985 – February 1987, Assistant Athletic Director, 3902nd ABW, Offutt AFB, Neb.
  3. February – November 1987, Community Center Director, 3902nd ABW, Offutt AFB, Neb.
  4. November 1987 – November 1989, MWR Staff Officer, Headquarters Strategic Air Command, Offutt AFB, Neb.
  5. November 1989 – May 1992, Chief of Recreation Services, 509th Services Squadron, Whiteman AFB, Mo.
  6. May 1992 – January 1996, Community Support Flight Chief, 509th Services Squadron, Whiteman AFB, Mo.
  7. January 1996 – December 1997, Family Programs Flight Chief, 90th Services Squadron, F. E. Warren AFB, Wyo.
  8. December 1997 – August 1998, Family Programs Flight Chief, 52nd Services Squadron, Spangdahlem Air Base (AB), Germany
  9. August 1998 – November 2000, Deputy Director of Services, 52nd Services Squadron, Spangdahlem AB, Germany
  10. November 2000 – August 2005, Deputy Director of Services, 90th Services Squadron, F. E. Warren AFB, Wyo.
  11. August 2005 – April 2008, Director of Services, 704th Mission Support Group Services Division, Arnold AFB, Ten.
  12. April 2008 – present, Deputy Director, 55th Force Support Squadron, Offutt AFB, Neb.

MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS
Air Force Civilian Achievement Medal
Air Force Civilian Exemplary Service Medal
Civilian Performance Awards 1993-1996 and 1998-2006
Quality Step Increase 1997
AFMC Senior Civilian Manager of the Year 2007
ACC Senior Civilian of the Year 2010

 

Major Laura M. Glass

Major Laura Glass is the Operations Officer for the 55th Force Support Squadron, Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska.  She is responsible for providing vital mission support through sustainment services in addition to mortuary affairs and installation readiness.  The Force Support Squadron supports more than 57,000 military, civilian, family members, and retirees, plus 50 associate units including United States Strategic Command and the 557th Weather Wing.

Major Glass received her Master’s degree in Elementary Education and received her commission from Reserve Officer Training Corps via West Virginia University. Her contigency experience includes two deployments in support of Operation Enduring Freedom serving as Officer in Charge of Executive Administration at a Forward Operating Base in Iraq, and as the Expeditionary Force Support Flight Commander at Kandahar Air Base in Afghanistan.

EDUCATION
2007 Bachelor of Art in Multidisciplinary Studies, West Virginia University, Morgantown, W.Va.
2007 Masters in Elementary Education, West Virginia University, Morgantown, W.Va.
2007 Air and Space Basic Course, Residence, Maxwell Air Force Base (AFB), Ala.
2011 Squadron Officer School, by correspondence
2011 Squadron Officer School, Residence, Maxwell AFB, Ala.

ASSIGNMENTS

  1. July – December 2007, Deputy Chief, Relocation and Employments, 75th Mission Support Squadron, Hill Air Force Base (AFB), Utah
  2. December 2007 – October 2009, Section Commander, 75th Security Forces Squadron, Hill AFB, Utah
  3. October 2009 – July 2010, Executive Officer, 75th Mission Support Group, Hill AFB, Utah
  4. July 2010 – May 2011, Chief, Military Personnel Section, 20th Force Support Squadron, Shaw AFB, S.C.
  5. May 2011 – June 2012, Sustainment Services Flight Commander, 20th Force Support Squadron, Shaw AFB, S.C.
  6. June 2012 – July 2013, Deputy Chief, Commander’s Action Group, Ninth Air Force, Shaw AFB, S.C.
  7. July 2013 – June 2014, Chief, Professional Officer Development/38P Functional Area Manager, Directorate of Manpower, Personnel, and Services, Headquarters Air Combat Command, Joint Base (JB) Langley-Eustis, Va.
  8. June 2014 – June 2016, Executive Officer, Directorate of Manpower, Personnel, and Services, Headquarters Air Combat Command, JB Langley-Eustis, Va.
  9. June 2016 –July 2017, Manpower and Personnel Flight Commander, 633d Force Support Squadron, JB Langley-Eustis, Va.
  10. July 2017 – Present, Operations Officer, 55th Force Support Squadron, Offutt AFB, Neb.

MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS
Defense Meritorious Service Medal
Meritorious Service Medal with one oak leaf cluster
Air Force Commendation Medal
Joint Service Commendation Medal
Air Force Achievement Medal with one oak leaf cluster
Meritorious Unit Award
Air Force Outstanding Unit Award

EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTION
Second Lieutenant May 30, 2007
First Lieutenant May 30, 2009
Captain May 30, 2011
Major February 1, 2017

CMSgt Joshua McGee Photo

Chief Master Sergeant Joshua R. McGee

Chief Master Sergeant Joshua R. McGee is the Superintendent of the 55th Force Support Squadron, 55th Wing, Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska.  He leads a squadron of 600 active duty enlisted, civilians, NAF employees, and contractors supporting 55th Wing personnel and tenant organizations at Offutt AFB and 50 associate units to include United States Strategic Command.  The Force Support Squadron supports 57,000 Air Force active-duty, guard and reserve, multi-service members, family members and retirees in the greater Omaha, NE area.  The squadron supports manpower and personnel programs, services sustainment, force development, Airman and family services, community services along with mortuary affairs, honor guard and installation readiness.

Chief McGee was born in Chicago, Illinois.  He enlisted into the Air Force in September 1992 and graduated from the Electrical Systems course at Sheppard AFB, Texas in March 1993. In 2004 he retrained into the Equal Opportunity career field. Chief McGee has held a variety of positions in the Equal Opportunity career field, to include Air Combat Command (ACC) Functional Manager.  Chief McGee has been assigned to bases in California, Texas, Republic of South Korea, Florida, Maryland, Italy and Virginia before assuming his current position.

EDUCATION
2000 Airman Leadership School, Kelly Air Force Base, San Antonio Tx
2008 Noncommissioned Officer Academy, Kapaun Air Force Base, Germany
2011 Associate degree in Applied Science Social Services, Community College of the Air Force
2011 Associate degree in Applied Science Mechanical and Electrical Technology, Community College of the Air Force
2012 Senior Noncommissioned Officer Correspondence, Air University, Maxwell AFB, Gunter Annex, Ala.
2013 Senior Enlisted Joint Professional Military Education (correspondence), Joint Staff College, Norfolk, Va.
2013 Bachelor of Science in Management, National Louis University, Chicago. Il
2016 Professional Management Certification, Air University, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
2017 Master of Business Administration (MBA), Webster University

ASSIGNMENTS

  1. March 1993 - April 1996, Electrical Systems Specialist, 722nd Civil Engineering Group, March Air Force Base, Calif.
  2. April 1996 - January 1997, Electrical Systems Journeyman, 67th Support Squadron, Kelly Air Force Base, Tex.
  3. January 1997 – May 2001, Electrical Systems Journeyman, 690th Air Intelligence Squadron, Lackland Air Force Base, Tex.
  4. May 2001 - May 2002, Electrical Systems Journeyman, 8th Civil Engineer Squadron, 8th Fighter Wing, Republic of South Korea
  5. May 2002 - May 2004, Electrical Systems Craftsman, 45th Civil Engineer Squadron, 45th Wing, Patrick Air Force Base, Fla.
  6. May 2004 - September 2004, Student, Equal Opportunity Advisor’s Course, Patrick Air Force Base, Fla.
  7. September 2004 - February 2007, Equal Opportunity Technician, 89th Airlift Wing Equal Opportunity, Andrews Air Force Base, Md.
  8. February 2007 - June 2010, Equal Opportunity Advisor, 31st Fighter Wing, Aviano Air Base, Italy
  9. June 2010 - April 2014, Manager, Air Combat Command Equal Opportunity Programs, Langley Air Force Base, Va.
  10. April 2014 – Aug 2017, Superintendent, Air Force Equal Opportunity Curriculum Development and Training, Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institute (DEOMI), Patrick Air Force Base, Fla.
  11. Aug 2017-Present, Squadron Superintendent, 55th Force Support Squadron, Offutt AFB, NE

MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS
Meritorious Service Medal
Air Force Commendation Medal with two oak leaf clusters
Air Force Achievement Medal with three oak leaf clusters

OTHER ACHIEVEMENTS
2008 SNCO of the Year, 31st FW, Wing Staff Agency, Aviano AB, Italy
2010 NAACP Roy Wilkins Renown Svc Award, Air Combat Command/A1, Langley AFB, VA
2012 Lance P. Sijan Leadership Award, Air Combat Command/A1, Langley AFB, VA
2014 SNCO of the Year, Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institute (DEOMI), Patrick AFB, FL
2016 Lance P. Sijan Leadership Award, Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institute (DEOMI), Patrick AFB, FL

EFFECTIVE DATE OF PROMOTION
Chief Master Sergeant July 1, 2017

Master Sergeant Daniel A. Werner

MSgt Daniel Adam Werner is the First Sergeant at the 55th Force Support Squadron, Offutt Air Force Base (AFB), Nebraska.  As First Sergeant, he is the principle advisor to the squadron commander on health, mentoring, esprit de corps, and welfare for the 187 military personnel. He serves as the squadron liaison for on and off-base agencies supporting quality of life, safety, health, and professional development.  Additionally, he advises the Commander concerning training and deployment readiness status. Furthermore, he oversees administrative actions, manages awards and promotion boards programs, and assesses quality of force indicators.  Finally, he provides guidance to all enlisted personnel on leadership, professional military education, military courtesies, discipline, and career counseling

Master Sergeant Werner entered the Air Force in July 2002.  He graduated from the bomber avionics apprentice course at Sheppard AFB, Texas in May 2003.  His background includes various duties in aircraft maintenance including avionics technician, section chief, and production superintendent.  He has also filled the role of Airman Dorm Leader at Kunsan Air Base (AB), South Korea.  Prior to his current position, MSgt Werner was a First Sergeant at the 55th Communications Squadron, Offutt AFB, Neb.

EDUCATION
2006 Airman Leadership School, Kirtland Air Force Base (AFB), N.M.
2011 Associate Degree, Avionic Systems Technology, Community College of the Air Force, Maxwell-Gunter AFB, Ala.
2013 Noncommissioned Officer Academy, Keesler AFB, Miss.
2014 Senior Enlisted Joint Professional Military Education Correspondence Course
2014 Senior Noncommissioned Officer Academy Correspondence Course, Maxwell-Gunter AFB, Ala.
2015 Professional Manager Certification, Air University, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
2016 Bachelor of Science in Technical Management, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Dayton Beach, Fla.
2016 USAF First Sergeant Academy, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
2018 Senior Noncommissioned Officer Academy, Maxwell AFB, Ala.

ASSIGNMENTS

  1. July – August 2002, Student, Basic Military Training, Lackland Air Force Base (AFB), Texas
  2. August 2002 – May 2003, Student, Technical Training School, Sheppard AFB, Texas
  3. May 2003 - January 2009, Circuit Card Repair Craftsman, 58th Maintenance Squadron, Kirtland AFB, N.M.
  4. January 2009 – January 2010, Airman Dorm Leader, 8th Civil Engineering Squadron, Kunsan Air Base (AB), South Korea
  5. January 2010 – May 2013, Aerospace Communication/Navigation Craftsman, 721st Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, Ramstein AB, Germany
  6. May 2013 – September 2016, Production Superintendent, 60th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, Travis AFB, Calif.
  7. October 2016 – March 2018, First Sergeant, 55th Communications Squadron, Offutt AFB, Neb.
  8. April 2018 – Present, First Sergeant, 55th Force Support Squadron, Offutt AFB, Neb.

MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS
Air Force Achievement Medal
Air Force Commendation Medal with two oak leaf clusters
Air Force Meritorious Service Medal

EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTION
Airman Basic July 9, 2002
Airman First Class Aug. 23, 2002
Senior Airman June 23, 2004
Staff Sergeant May 1, 2006
Technical Sergeant Jan. 1, 2012
Master Sergeant July 1, 2015