(Hidden) Biographies

Chief Master Sergeant BRIAN R. JENSENIUS

CHIEF MASTER SERGEANT BRIAN R. JENSENIUS

Chief Brian Jensenius is the Command Chief Master Sergeant at the 22nd Air Force, Dobbins Air Reserve Base, Ga. He advises the 22nd Air Force Commander on all matters concerning the health, morale, welfare, readiness, and effective management of more than 9,800 assigned enlisted members at 64 locations. The 22nd Air Force contributes to worldwide operational missions to include aerial spray, fire suppression, weather reconnaissance, tactical airlift and airdrop, and aeromedical evacuation. Chief Jensenius provides leadership and guidance as the commander’s representative to numerous committees, councils and boards, and military functions throughout the command.

Chief Jensenius entered the Air Force in January 1996, and graduated from the Communication/Navigation Systems Maintenance course at Keesler AFB, MS in July 1996. Chief Jensenius has held many positions executing flight line and back shop operations to include Crew Chief, Shift Supervisor, Expeditor, Avionics Flight Chief, Accessories Flight Chief, Aircraft Maintenance Unit Superintendent, Maintenance Superintendent and Squadron Senior Enlisted Leader. His assignments include bases in New Jersey, North Carolina, and Indiana. Prior to his current position, he was the Command Chief for the 434th Air Refueling Wing, Grissom Air Reserve Base, Indiana.

Chief Jensenius has deployed numerous times to bases in Germany, Diego Garcia, Spain, New Jersey and the United Arab Emirates in support of Operations DESERT FOX, ALLIED FORCE, SOUTHERN WATCH, ENDURING FREEDOM, IRAQI FREEDOM, FREEDOM’S SENTIEL and ALLIES WELCOME.

EDUCATION

2003 Airman Leadership School, Maxwell AFB, Ala, by correspondence

2005 Noncommissioned Officer Academy, McGuire Air Force Base (AFB), N.J.

2008 Senior Noncommissioned Officer Academy, Maxwell AFB, Ala, by correspondence

2009 Senior Noncommissioned Officer Joint PME, by correspondence

2011 Associate Degree, Avionic Systems Technology, Community College of the Air Force, Maxwell AFB, Ala

2012 Associate Degree, Aircraft Maintenance Technology, Community College of the Air Force, Maxwell AFB, Ala

2014 United States Coast Guard Chief Petty Officer Academy, Training Center Petaluma, Petaluma, Calif.

2016 Bachelor of Science, Business Administration, Thomas Edison State University, Trenton, N.J.

2017 Chief Master Sergeant Orientation Course, Robins AFB, Ga.

2018 Senior Enlisted Joint PME II, by correspondence

2019 Chief Leadership Course, Maxwell-Gunter AFB, Ala

2021 Transnational Issues, Alan L. Freed Associates, Inc.

2022 Senior Enlisted Legal Orientation Course, The Air Force JAG School, Maxwell AFB, Ala

2022 Reserve Component National Security Course, Fort McNair, Washington D.C.

2024 Keystone Command Senior Enlisted Course, National Defense University, Washington, D.C.

ASSIGNMENTS

  1. August 1996 – January 2000, Communication/Navigation Systems, 605th Aircraft Generation Squadron, McGuire Air Force Base (AFB), N.J.

(Deployed Jan – May 1997, Communication/Navigation System Technician, 605th Aircraft Generation Squadron)

(Deployed Sep – Oct 1998, Communication/Navigation System Technician, 605th Aircraft Generation Squadron)

(Deployed Nov – Dec 1998, Communication/Navigation System Technician, 605th Aircraft Generation Squadron)

(Deployed Jan – May 1999, Communication/Navigation System Technician, 605th Aircraft Generation Squadron)

  1. August 2002 – December 2010, Communication/Navigation Systems/Shift Supervisor, 714th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, Joint Base McGuire Dix Lakehurst, N.J.(Deployed September – October 2004, Communication/Navigation System Technician, 380th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron)

(Deployed September – October 2006, Expediter, 380th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron)

  1. December 2010 – March 2015, Avionics Flight Chief, 514th Maintenance Squadron, Joint Base McGuire Dix Lakehurst, N.J.
  2. March 2015 – March 2016, Accessories Flight Chief, 514th Maintenance Squadron, Joint Base McGuire Dix Lakehurst, N.J.
  3. March 2016 – April 2017, Maintenance Superintendent, 414th Maintenance Squadron, Seymour Johnson AFB, N.C.
  4. April 2017 – July 2017, AMU Superintendent, 414th Maintenance Squadron, Seymour Johnson AFB, N.C.
  5. July 2017 – April 2019, Squadron Superintendent, 414th Maintenance Squadron, Seymour Johnson AFB, N.C.
  6. April 2019 – October 2022, Senior Enlisted Leader, 714th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, Joint Base McGuire Dix Lakehurst, N.J.
  7. (Deployed December 2020 – April 2021, Extender AMU Superintendent, 380th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron)

    (Deployed September 2021, Group Superintendent, 335th Air Expeditionary Group, Task Force Liberty)

  8. November 2022 – May 2024, Command Chief, 434th Air Refueling Wing, Grissom Air Reserve Base, IN
  9. June 2024 – Present, Command Chief, 22nd Air Force, Dobbins ARB, Ga.

MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS

Legion of Merit

Meritorious Service Medal with silver and bronze oak leaf clusters

Air Force Commendation Medal with oak leaf cluster

Air Force Achievement Medal with oak leaf cluster

 

OTHER ACHIEVEMENTs

1998 Airmen of the Quarter, Hawk Flight, 605th Aircraft Generation Squadron

2008 Senior Noncommissioned Officer of the Year, 714th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron

2010 Senior Noncommissioned Officer of the Year, 714th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron

2014 Lt. Gen Leo Marquez Supervisor Manager, 514th Maintenance Group

2014 STEP II Promotion to Senior Master Sergeant

 

EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTION

Airman Jan. 10, 1996

Airman First Class Nov. 10, 1996

Senior Airman Jan. 10, 1999

Staff Sergeant Nov. 1, 2003

Technical Sergeant May 1, 2005

Master Sergeant May 1, 2007

Senior Master Sergeant Oct. 1, 2014

Chief Master Sergeant Feb. 1, 2017

(Current as of June 2024)