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CMSgt CHIEF MASTER SERGEANT CAROL C. ORR

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CMSgt Carol C. Orr serves as the Command Chief for the HQ 154th Wing, Hawaii Air National Guard, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii. She is the Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Wing Commander on all issues regarding the wartime readiness, morale, welfare, professional development and proper utilization of more than 1900 Airmen. She manages the Chiefs’ Council to improve and inform the enlisted force, is the functional manager for subordinate units’ Group Superintendents and First Sergeants advocating enlisted issues through the State Command Chief Master Sergeant.

Chief Orr entered in the Hawaii Air National Guard in July 1987. She completed her technical training at Keesler AFB, MS as Ground Radio Communications Equipment Specialist in June 1988. She entered into the AGR program in October 1994 becoming a full-time member of the Hawaii Air National Guard. October 2003 she cross-trained into the Personnel career field and has filled various management positions within the Force Support Squadron to include the Military Personnel Flight Superintendent. During this period Chief Orr has augmented PACAF IG on numerous inspections in Korea, Guam, and Alaska and is well versed with PACOM operations. She has also backfilled 13th AF/A1R as the Personnel Readiness Supt providing MAJCOM support, accountability and operational support to over 12 Numbered AF Wings. In July 2015 Chief Orr worked as the Chief Enlisted Manager for the Human Resources Office, Hawaii Air National Guard. She was the Supervisory Human Resources Specialist (Employee Relations) of the Hawaii National Guard administering and implementing Office of Personnel Management, National Guard Bureau, Air Force, and State Policies.

Prior to assuming her current position, the Chief was the Group Superintendent, 154th Maintenance Group, Joint Base Pearl
Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii serving more than 1000 Total Force Airmen assigned to the Group.

EDUCATION
1987 Ground Radio Communications Equipment Specialist, Keesler AFB, MS
1991 Information Management Specialist, Keesler AFB, MS
1994 Noncommissioned Officer Preparatory Military Course, Maxwell AFB by correspondence
1997 Associate of Applied Science Degree, Information Resources Management, Community College of the Air Force
1997 Associates of Arts, Liberal Arts, Leeward Community College
2001 Noncommissioned Officer Academy, Maxwell AFB by correspondence
2002 Senior Noncommissioned Officer Academy, Maxwell AFB, Ala., by correspondence
2003 Personnel Specialist, Keeser AFB, MS
2013 Bachelors of Science in Business, Human Resource Management, University of Phoenix
2017 ANG Chiefs Executive Course, Joint Base Andrews, Md.

ASSIGNMENTS
1. October 1987 – November 1987, Student, Basic Military Training, Lackland AFB, Texas
2. November 1987 – June 1988, Student, Technical Training School, Keesler AFB, Mississippi
3. June 1988 – October 1991, Ground Radio Communications Equipment Specialist, 298th Air Traffic Control Flight,
PMRF, Kekaha, Kauai County, HI
4. October 1991 – December 1994, Information Management Specialist, 154th Consolidated Aircraft Maintenance4 Squadron, Hickam AFB, Hawaii
5. December 1994 – January 1997, Information Management Journeyman, 154th Wing, Financial Management, Hickam AFB, Hawaii
6. February 1997 – April 2001, Information Management Craftsman, 154th Logistics Group, Hickam AFB, Hawaii
7. May 2001 – October 2003, Information Resources Management Craftsman, 154th Communications Flight, Hickam AFB, Hawaii
8. October 2003 – October 2009, Readiness Management Supervisor, 154th Mission Support Flight, Hickam AFB, Hawaii
9. October 2009 – September 2015, Manpower & Personnel Superintendent, 154th Force Support Squadron, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii
10. October 2015 – September 2018, Chief Enlisted Manager/AGR-Air Program Manager, JFHQ, Hawaii National Guard, Diamond Head, Hawaii
11. October 2018 – October 2019, Chief Enlisted Manager/Supervisory Human Resources Specialist (Employee Relations), JFHQ, Hawaii National Guard, Diamond Head, Hawaii
12. October 2019 – December 2019, Group Superintendent, 154th Maintenance Group, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii
13. December 2019 – Present, Command Chief, Headquarters 154th Wing, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii

MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATION
Meritorious Service Medal
Air Force Commendation Medal with one oak leaf cluster
Air Force Achievement Medal with four oak leaf clusters
Air Force Outstanding Unit Award with three oak leaf clusters

STATE AWARDS AND DECORATIONS
Hawaii National Guard Commendation Medal
Hawaii Service Medal
Hawaii Hurricane Iniki Ribbon
Hawaii Recruiting Ribbon

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS AND ASSOCIATIONS
Enlisted Association of the National Guard Lifetime Member
Hawaii Air National Guard Top III Vice-President and Secretary 2007-2010

EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTION
Airman First Class, July 18, 1987
Senior Airman, Oct. 30, 1992
Staff Sergeant, Nov. 16, 1994
Technical Sergeant, July 13, 1998
Master Sergeant, July 15, 2001
Senior Master Sergeant, Mar. 12, 2007
Chief Master Sergeant, Apr. 1, 2017
(Current as of January 2020)