Chief Master Sergeant SHANE A. PRICE

CHIEF MASTER SERGEANT SHANE A. PRICE

CMSgt Shane Allen Price is the 175th Wing Command Chief, Martin State Airport, Baltimore, Md. He serves as the key enlisted advocate and advisor to the Wing Commander on operational effectiveness and training of the Wing’s enlisted Airmen. He is a key member of the command’s leadership team and works with other enlisted leaders to include the State Command Chief, Group Superintendents and First Sergeants concerning enlisted matters. Chief Price advises the Wing Commander concerning enlisted promotions, recognition programs, awards and decorations. He participates in the Wing Force Management Plan concerning all enlisted members and is responsible for the professional development of 1,400 Airmen. As the wing’s First Sergeant Functional Manager, Chief Price oversees the First Sergeant program, to include the selection process and the Wing First Sergeant Council.

CMSgt Price was born in Baltimore, Maryland. He enlisted in the Maryland Air National Guard in June 1996 and completed Air Force Basic Military Training at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas in March 1997. Upon completion of Aerospace Maintenance Technical Training located at Sheppard AFB, Texas and Little Rock AFB, Arkansas he then reported to the Maryland Air National Guard. He began his career assigned to the 135th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron as an Aircraft Mechanic until 2005. During the remainder of his time in maintenance, he held numerous roles and leadership positions; he worked as a Flight Line Production Supervisor, Flight Chief and Accessories Maintenance Flight Supervisor. His maintenance career included various deployments and operations to include serving in Operation Iraqi Freedom, Operation Enduring Freedom, Operation Deep Freeze, Coronet Oak and Joint Enterprise. In 2013 he joined the 175th Cyberspace Operations Group and held the positions of the 276th Cyberspace Operations Squadron Superintendent and Cyberspace Operations Group Superintendent leading 190 enlisted members from June of 2017 until June 2021.

EDUCATION

1997 Aerospace Maintenance Apprentice, Sheppard, Air Force Base, Tx.

1998 Airman Leadership School Course, Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala., by correspondence

1999 Aerospace Maintenance Journeyman Course, Sheppard AFB, Tx.

1999 C-130J Aircraft Maintenance Systems and Rolls-Royce Engine Course, Baltimore, Md.

2001 Aerospace Maintenance Journeyman Course, Sheppard, AFB, Tx.

2006 Non-Commissioned Officer Academy, Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala., by correspondence

2008 Senior Non-Commissioned Officer Academy, Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala., by correspondence

2012 Incident Command System for Expanding Incidents, Baltimore, Md.

2012 Advanced ICS Command and General Staff, Baltimore, Md.

2013 Senior Enlisted Joint Professional Military Education Course., by correspondence

2014 Information Technology Fundamentals, Keesler Air Force Base, Miss.

2014 Knowledge Operations Management, Keesler Air Force Base, Miss.

2014 Associate of Applied Science Degree, Aviation Maint. Technology, Community College of the Air Force

2017 Contemporary Base Issues Course, Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, NJ

2018 Chief Master Sergeant’s Executive Course, Joint Base Andrews, Md.

ASSIGNMENTS

February 1997 – March 1997, Basic Military Training School, Lackland Air Force Base, Texas

March 1997 – August 1997, Aerospace Maintenance Apprentice, Sheppard, Air Force Base, Texas

August 1997 – September 1997, Aerospace Maintenance Follow On, Little Rock, Air Force Base, Arkansas

January 1998 – June 2000, Isochronal Aircraft Mechanic, 135th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, Baltimore, Md

June 2000 – August 2005, Flight line Aircraft Mechanic, 135th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, Baltimore, Md

August 2005 – September 2012, C-130J Aircraft Maintenance Flight Chief/Production Supervisor, 135th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, Baltimore, Md

September 2012 – December 2013, Accessories Maintenance Supervisor, 135th Maintenance Squadron, Baltimore, Md

January 2014 – July 2017, 276th Cyberspace Operation Squadron Superintendent, 175th Cyberspace Operations Group, Baltimore, Md

June 2017 – June 2021, 175th Cyberspace Operation Group Superintendent, 175th Wing, Baltimore, Md

June 2021 – Present, Command Chief Master Sergeant, 175th Wing, Martin State ANGB, Md

MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS

Meritorious Service Medal with oak leaf cluster

Air Force Commendation Medal with one oak leaf cluster

Air Force Achievement Medal Meritorious Unit Award

AF Outstanding Unit Award with two oak leaf clusters

Air Reserve Forces Meritorious Service Medal with five oak leaf clusters

National Defense Service Medal

Antarctica Service Medal

Afghanistan Campaign Medal with bronze star

Global War On Terrorism Expeditionary Medal

Global War On Terrorism Service Medal

Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal

Air Force Expeditionary Service Ribbon with Gold Border and oak leaf cluster

AF Longevity Service with three oak leaf clusters

Armed Forces Reserve Medal with two hourglass and three 'M' Devices

USAF NCO PME

Graduate Ribbon with two oak leaf clusters

Small Arms Expert Marksmanship Ribbon

AF Training Ribbon

NATO Medal with bronze star

STATE AWARDS AND DECORATIONS

Maryland Meritorious Service Medal

Maryland Outstanding Unit Ribbon

Maryland National Guard Outstanding Airman of the Year Ribbon

Maryland National Guard Overseas Service Ribbon with two Devices

Maryland National Guard State Service Medal with three Devices

Maryland National Guard State Active Duty Medal with one Device

Louisiana Emergency Service Medal

EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTION

Airman First Class June. 2,1996

Senior Airman Oct. 3, 1997

Staff Sergeant Jul. 7, 2000

Technical Sergeant June. 9, 2004

Master Sergeant June. 23, 2006

Senior Master Sergeant Sept. 23, 2009

Chief Master Sergeant Dec. 22, 2016

(Current as of Aug 2021)