Command Chief Master Sergeant at
22nd Air Force, Dobbins Air Reserve Base, Georgia
Clinton Ronan graduated
from Erie Community College with a degree in Business Administration despite
dealing with a learning disorder. He is now a Command Chief Master Sergeant in the
22nd Air Force at Dobbins Air Reserve Base in George. He is also a Team Leader with the Defense
Contract Management Agencies Navy Special Emphasis Operation in Buffalo.
As someone who once struggled
with a learning disorder and never thought school was for him, Clint Ronan has
overcome his challenges and is an advocate for others to continue their
education and invest in themselves. He
is now a Command Chief Master Sergeant at the 22nd Air Force,
Dobbins Air Reserve Base in Georgia. Chief Ronan enlisted in the Air Force
Reserve in April 1991 and began his Air Force career as an Aerospace Propulsion
Specialist with the 914th Maintenance Squadron.
Chief Ronan advises the
commander on readiness concerns, morale, welfare, and the effective utilization
of more than 13,235 assigned enlisted personnel. He also provides guidance to
nine assigned Chief Master Sergeants and performs as the functional manager for
134 Number Air Force First Sergeants. He is the liaison and spokesperson
between the enlisted force and the commander. Additionally, he represents the
command’s enlisted force at a variety of military and civilian conferences,
forums and speaking engagements. Lastly, he serves as the commander’s
representative to Numbered Air Force and Air Force Reserve Command committees,
councils, boards, and military and civilian functions.
In 2003, during Operation Iraqi Freedom, Chief
Ronan served as a Propulsion Journeyman for the Maintenance Squadron. In 2006,
he deployed again to Southwest Asia as the 746th Expeditionary Maintenance
Squadron Flight Chief in Southwest Asia. Prior to his current position, Chief
Ronan was selected as the 914th Airlift Wing Command Chief in 2011. In his
civilian life, Chief Ronan is a Team Leader with the Defense Contract
Management Agencies Navy Special Emphasis Operations in Buffalo.