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Chief Master Sgt. Jeffrey M. Craver is Command Chief, 31st Fighter Wing, Aviano Air Base, Italy. He is the primary advisor to the wing commander on all issues regarding the welfare, readiness, morale, and proper utilization and progress of all assigned enlisted Airmen. He also provides guidance to 30 chief master sergeants and 14 first sergeants.

Chief Craver entered the Air Force in March 1986. He has served in various leadership positions at the tactical and operational levels, and has deployed to Kandahar AB, Afghanistan, and Al Udeid AB, Qatar, in support of Operations IRAQI and ENDURING FREEDOM as well as Tanzania, Africa, in support of presidential taskings. His assignments include bases in, Germany, Korea, Japan, Canada, Idaho, Washington and Italy.

1987 NCO Preparatory School, Sembach Air Base, Germany
1999 Noncommissioned Officer Academy, Kadena Air Base, Japan
1999 Community College of the Air Force degree in Airway Science
2006 Senior NCO Academy, Maxwell-Gunter Air Force Base, Ala.
2007 Chiefs Leadership Course, Maxwell-Gunter Air Force Base, Ala.
2009 Bachelors in Management, University of Phoenix
2009 Air Force Smart Operations 21 Senior Leaders Course, Stuttgart, Germany
2009 Gettysburg Leadership Experience, Gettysburg College, Pa.
2009 Command Chief Orientation Seminar, Lackland Air Force Base, Texas
2010 USAF Senior Leadership Course, Center for Creative Leadership, Greensboro, N.C.
2011 USAF Enterprise Management Seminar, Darden School of Business, University of Virginia

1. July 1986 - June 1989, Electronic Counter-Counter Measures Technician, 606th Tactical Control Squadron, Basdahl Air Station, Germany
2. July 1989 - June 1990, Weapons Assignment Technician, 621st Air Control Squadron, Osan AB, Korea
3. August 1990 - February 1993, NCOIC, Weapons Flight, North West Air Defense Sector, McChord AFB, Wash.
4. February 1993 - May 1998, NCOIC, Weapons Training, 51st Air Control and Warning Squadron, North Bay, Canada
5. June 1998 - June 2001, Operations Superintendent/First Sergeant, 610th Air Control Flight, Misawa AB, Japan
6. July 2001 - June 2003, Flight Superintendent, Bravo Flight, 621st Air Control Squadron, Osan AB, Korea
7. August 2003 - April 2005, Superintendent, Operations Training, 726th Air Control Squadron, Mountain Home AFB, Idaho
8. April 2005 - June 2007, Superintendent, Air and Space Operations Center, 603rd Air Operations Center, Ramstein AB, Germany
9. June 2007 - March 2009, Operations Enlisted Manager, 603rd Air Control Squadron, Aviano AB, Italy
10. March 2009 - October 2010, Group Superintendent, 31st Operations Group, Aviano AB, Italy
11. October 2010 - Present, Command Chief Master Sergeant, 31st Fighter Wing Aviano AB, Italy

Meritorious Service Medal with three oak leaf clusters
Air Force Commendation Medal with four oak leaf clusters
Air Force Achievement Medal with one oak leaf cluster
AF Outstanding Unit Award
AF Organizational Excellence Award
Combat Readiness Medal
AF Good Conduct Medal with one silver leaf cluster and one oak leaf cluster
Air Force Recognition Ribbon
National Defense Service Medal
Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
Korean Defense Service Medal
AF Overseas Ribbon Short
AF Overseas Ribbon Long with two oak leaf clusters
AF Longevity Service with four oak leaf cluster
USAF NCO PME Graduate Ribbon with two oak leaf cluster
Small Arms Expert Marksmanship Ribbon (Rifle)
AF Training Ribbon

1989 Senior Airman Below the Zone
1996 Top Scope, William Tell Air to Air Meet, GCI Category
1996 Top GCI Team Award, William Tell Air to Air Meet
1996 1st Air Force NCO of the Year
1996 Air Combat Command NCO of the Year
1999 NCO Academy Distinguished Graduate
2000 35th Operations Group NCO of the Year, Misawa Japan
2001 621 ACS NCO of the Year, Osan AB, Korea
2002 621 ACS SNCO of the Year, Osan AB, Korea
2003 SNCO Academy Distinguished Graduate
2004 366th Operations Group SNCO of the Year, Mountain Home AFB, Idaho
2010 Senior Mentor, Chiefs Leadership Course

Airman First Class Mar 17, 1986
Senior Airman Jan 17, 1988
Staff Sergeant Dec, 01, 1990
Technical Sergeant Mar 01, 1998
Master Sergeant Feb 01, 2002
Senior Master Sergeant Mar 01, 2005
Chief Master Sergeant Dec 01, 2007

(Current as of January 2011)

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