Chief Master Sergeant Stephen C. Nolan

Chief Master Sergeant Stephen C. Nolan currently serves as the Senior Enlister Leader for the 194th Mission Support Group, Camp Murray, Washington. He is the principal adviser to the Commander for all enlisted matters. He provides enlisted oversight for 223 Airmen in a diverse series of missions supporting both Federal and State, steady state and contingency tasking’s. His responsibilities include providing the Commander with the enlisted perspective on strategic vision, goals and objectives, and enlisted professional development. He coordinates with headquarters staff agencies, commanders, and senior enlisted personnel on matters pertaining to the command’s mission, vision, core values, commander’s intent and enlisted utilization.
Chief Nolan entered the Air Force in January 1988. He graduated from the Wideband Communications Course at Keesler AFB, MS, in Feb 1989. He served in the 143rd Combat Communications Squadron located at Boeing Field, Seattle, Washington serving in a variety of roles, ranging from Wideband Communications Specialist to TRC-170 Team Chief. He transferred to the 111th Air Support Operations Squadron as TRC-170 Team Chief, TriTac Radio NCOIC, Satellite/Wideband & Telemetry NCOIC, Communications Systems and Mission Systems Superintendent. From 2005-2008 he served as a Traditional Guardsmen First Sergeant for the 262nd Information Warfare Aggressor Squadron on McChord AFB. In 2015 he was selected as the Chief Enlisted Manager for the 143rd Information Operations Squadron. Additionally, in 2004 Chief Nolan deployed to Bahgram and Kandhar AB, then returned in 2012 to Kabul Air Field In Afghanistan to support the war on terrorism on the ADVON team. As a National Guardsman, he has deployed numerous times to support wildfires, floods, civil disturbances and other times when Washington was in need.
1992 Airman Leadership School (In Residence)
1992 CCAF Maxwell AFB, AL AAS Electronic SYS Tech
1996 Noncommissioned Officer Academy (In Residence)
1999 Pierce College Steilacoom, WA AAS CPU Science
2004 Senior Noncommissioned Officer Academy (In Residence)
2006 USAF First Sergeants Academy
2007 CCAF, Maxwell AFB AAS, Human Resource Management
2012 Joint Senior Non Commissioned Officer Course I
2014 Joint Senior Non Commissioned Officer Course II
2016 ANG Chief Executive Course
1. Jun 1988 – Feb 1989, Student, Basic Military Training, Lackland AFB, Texas
2. Feb 1989 – Oct 1989, Student, Technical Training School, Keesler AFB, Miss.
3. Oct 1989 – Sep 1994, Wideband Communications Specialist, 143rd CBCS, Boeing Field, Seattle, WA
4. Sep 1994 – May 1997, TRC Team Chief, 111 ASOC, Camp Murray ANGS, WA
5. May 1997 – Feb 2001, Assistant NCOIC, TRITAC Radio, 111 ASOC, Camp Murray ANGS, WA
6. Feb 2001 – Nov 2005, NCOIC, Satellite, Wideband & Telemetry, 111 ASOC, Camp Murray ANGS, WA
7. Nov 2005 – Feb 2008, First Sergeant, 262 IWAS, McChord AFB, WA
8. Feb 2008 – Apr 2008, Comm Systems Superintendent, 111 ASOS, Camp Murray ANGS, WA
9. Apr 2008 – Jun 2015, Mission Systems Superintendent, 111 ASOS, Camp Murray ANGS, WA
10. June 2015 – July 2020, Squadron Superintendent, 143rd Information Operations Squadron, Camp Murray ANGS, WA
11. July 2020 – Present. Senior Enlisted Leader, 194th Mission Support Group, Camp Murray ANGS, WA
Meritorious Service Medal
Air Force Achievement Medal
Joint Meritorious Unit Award
GWOT Expeditionary Medal
Humanitarian Service Medal
AF Expeditionary Service Ribbon
Small Arms Expert Marksman Ribbon
Air Force Commendation Medal
Army Achievement Medal
Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal
111th ASOS SRNCO of the Qtr Sep-Nov 2013
111th ASOS SRNCO of the Qtr Jun-Aug 2012
194th ASOG SRNCO of the Year 2010
194th RSW SRNCO of the Year 2008
WA State SRNCO of the Year 2004
Chief Master Sergeant 11/13/2015
(Current as of June 2022)