823d BDS chief retires after 27 years of service

Beth Houtz places a retirement pin on her husband, Chief Master Sgt. David Houtz, 823d Base Defense Squadron chief enlisted manager’s lapel, during his retirement ceremony, Dec. 1, 2017, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Houtz enlisted in the Air Force on Oct. 6, 1991. During his 27-year career, he has held numerous leadership roles while supporting Operations Provide Promise, Southern Watch, Enduring Freedom, Iraqi Freedom and Inherent Resolve. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Daniel Snider)

Beth Houtz places a retirement pin on her husband, Chief Master Sgt. David Houtz, 823d Base Defense Squadron chief enlisted manager’s lapel, during his retirement ceremony, Dec. 1, 2017, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Houtz enlisted in the Air Force on Oct. 6, 1991. During his 27-year career, he has held numerous leadership roles while supporting Operations Provide Promise, Southern Watch, Enduring Freedom, Iraqi Freedom and Inherent Resolve. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Daniel Snider)

Chief Master Sgt. David Houtz, 823d Base Defense Squadron chief enlisted manager, and his wife, Beth, present their son, Logan, with an appreciation award, during Houtz’s retirement ceremony, Dec. 1, 2017, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Houtz enlisted in the Air Force on Oct. 6, 1991. During his 27-year career, he has held numerous leadership roles while supporting Operations Provide Promise, Southern Watch, Enduring Freedom, Iraqi Freedom and Inherent Resolve. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Daniel Snider)

Chief Master Sgt. David Houtz, 823d Base Defense Squadron chief enlisted manager, and his wife, Beth, present their son, Logan, with an appreciation award, during Houtz’s retirement ceremony, Dec. 1, 2017, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Houtz enlisted in the Air Force on Oct. 6, 1991. During his 27-year career, he has held numerous leadership roles while supporting Operations Provide Promise, Southern Watch, Enduring Freedom, Iraqi Freedom and Inherent Resolve. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Daniel Snider)

Chief Master Sgt. David Houtz, 823d Base Defense Squadron chief enlisted manager, opens a gift during his retirement ceremony, Dec. 1, 2017, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Houtz enlisted in the Air Force on Oct. 6, 1991. During his 27-year career, he has held numerous leadership roles while supporting Operations Provide Promise, Southern Watch, Enduring Freedom, Iraqi Freedom and Inherent Resolve. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Daniel Snider)

Chief Master Sgt. David Houtz, 823d Base Defense Squadron chief enlisted manager, opens a gift during his retirement ceremony, Dec. 1, 2017, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Houtz enlisted in the Air Force on Oct. 6, 1991. During his 27-year career, he has held numerous leadership roles while supporting Operations Provide Promise, Southern Watch, Enduring Freedom, Iraqi Freedom and Inherent Resolve. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Daniel Snider)

Chief Master Sgt. David Houtz, 823d Base Defense Squadron chief enlisted manager, presents his son, Logan, with a U.S. flag during Houtz’s retirement ceremony, Dec. 1, 2017, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Houtz enlisted in the Air Force on Oct. 6, 1991. During his 27-year career, he has held numerous leadership roles while supporting Operations Provide Promise, Southern Watch, Enduring Freedom, Iraqi Freedom and Inherent Resolve. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Daniel Snider)

Chief Master Sgt. David Houtz, 823d Base Defense Squadron chief enlisted manager, presents his son, Logan, with a U.S. flag during Houtz’s retirement ceremony, Dec. 1, 2017, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Houtz enlisted in the Air Force on Oct. 6, 1991. During his 27-year career, he has held numerous leadership roles while supporting Operations Provide Promise, Southern Watch, Enduring Freedom, Iraqi Freedom and Inherent Resolve. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Daniel Snider)

Airmen from the 820th Base Defense Group stand at attention during the presentation of the colors at a retirement ceremony for Chief Master Sgt. David Houtz, 823d Base Defense Squadron chief enlisted manager, Dec. 1, 2017, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Houtz enlisted in the Air Force on Oct. 6, 1991. During his 27-year career, he has held numerous leadership roles while supporting Operations Provide Promise, Southern Watch, Enduring Freedom, Iraqi Freedom and Inherent Resolve. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Daniel Snider)

Airmen from the 820th Base Defense Group stand at attention during the presentation of the colors at a retirement ceremony for Chief Master Sgt. David Houtz, 823d Base Defense Squadron chief enlisted manager, Dec. 1, 2017, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Houtz enlisted in the Air Force on Oct. 6, 1991. During his 27-year career, he has held numerous leadership roles while supporting Operations Provide Promise, Southern Watch, Enduring Freedom, Iraqi Freedom and Inherent Resolve. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Daniel Snider)

Chief Master Sgt. David Houtz, 823d Base Defense Squadron chief enlisted manager, laughs while giving remarks during his retirement ceremony, Dec. 1, 2017, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Houtz enlisted in the Air Force on Oct. 6, 1991. During his 27-year career, he has held numerous leadership roles while supporting Operations Provide Promise, Southern Watch, Enduring Freedom, Iraqi Freedom and Inherent Resolve. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Daniel Snider)

Chief Master Sgt. David Houtz, 823d Base Defense Squadron chief enlisted manager, laughs while giving remarks during his retirement ceremony, Dec. 1, 2017, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Houtz enlisted in the Air Force on Oct. 6, 1991. During his 27-year career, he has held numerous leadership roles while supporting Operations Provide Promise, Southern Watch, Enduring Freedom, Iraqi Freedom and Inherent Resolve. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Daniel Snider)

Family of Chief Master Sgt. David Houtz, 823d Base Defense Squadron chief enlisted manager, smile during Houtz’s retirement ceremony, Dec. 1, 2017, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Houtz enlisted in the Air Force on Oct. 6, 1991. During his 27-year career, he has held numerous leadership roles while supporting Operations Provide Promise, Southern Watch, Enduring Freedom, Iraqi Freedom and Inherent Resolve.

Family of Chief Master Sgt. David Houtz, 823d Base Defense Squadron chief enlisted manager, smile during Houtz’s retirement ceremony, Dec. 1, 2017, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Houtz enlisted in the Air Force on Oct. 6, 1991. During his 27-year career, he has held numerous leadership roles while supporting Operations Provide Promise, Southern Watch, Enduring Freedom, Iraqi Freedom and Inherent Resolve.

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