Chief Master Sergeant JOSHUA T. SKARLOKEN

Chief Master Sergeant Skarloken is the Command Chief Master Sergeant, 93rd Air Ground Operations Wing, Moody Air Force Base, Georgia. The wing supports eight of the ten U.S. Army Divisions and consists of four groups with more than 2,800 Airmen at 20 locations throughout the continental United States. The 93 AGOW’s subordinate units are the 3rd Air Support Operations Group at Fort Hood, TX, the 18th ASOG at Fort Bragg, NC, the 5th Combat Weather Group at Fort Bragg, NC, and the 820th Base Defense Group at Moody AFB, GA. The ASOGs are home to the Tactical Air Control Party weapon system and Special Warfare Mission Support; providing Air, Space and Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance expertise to plan, coordinate and execute the supported ground commander’s scheme of maneuvers, command and control capabilities and precision strike expertise. The 5 CWG predicts and provides meteorological intelligence in support of the joint force to enable and generate combat power by exploiting environmental conditions most advantageous for our allies and most adverse for strategic competitors, both in garrison and deployed. The 820 BDG is the only one of its kind in the U.S. Air Force; providing rapidly deployable, fully integrated, highly specialized forces for active internal and external base defense.

Chief Skarloken entered the Air Force in October of 1999. A career Defender, his background includes a myriad of Security Forces positions at the squadron and headquarters level, at both stateside and overseas bases. He has executed and managed Building Partner Capacity missions throughout Europe and Africa and deployed in support of Operations IRAQI FREEDOM, ENDURING FREEDOM, FREEDOM'S SENTINEL, INHERENT RESOLVE, and SPARTAN SHIELD and NATO's RESOLUTE SUPPORT MISSION.

Chief Skarloken advises the wing commander on matters influencing the readiness,training, equipping, morale, welfare, quality of life, and professional development of all assigned members of the wing. Prior to his current assignment, Chief Skarloken was the Senior Enlisted Leader, Inspections Directorate, Department of the Air Force Inspection Agency, Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico. 

2004 Airman Leadership School, Minot AFB, ND
2004 U.S. Army Special Reaction Team School, Fort Leonardwood, MO
2005 Associate in Applied Science, Criminal Justice, Community College of the Air Force
2006 U.S. Army Military Police Investigations School, Fort Leonardwood, MO
2010 Senior Enlisted Joint Professional Military Education, Joint Forces College, VA
2011 Noncommissioned Officer Academy, Kapaun Air Station, Germany
2011 Force Protection & Intelligence Formal Training Unit, Air Mobility Warfare Center, Fort Dix, NJ
2013 Professional Manager Certification, Community College of the Air Force
2014 U.S. Marine Corps Advanced Course (SNCOA), Camp Lejeune, NC
2015 Bachelors of Science Degree, Criminal Justice, Cum Laude Honors, Park University
2018 Master of Business Administration Degree, Columbia Southern University
2020 Chief Leaders Course, Gunter Annex, Maxwell AFB, AL
2021 Diversity & Inclusion Certification, Cornell University
2021 Senior Enlisted Joint Professional Military Education Level 11, Joint Forces College, VA
2022 U.S. Air Force Inspectors General Training Course, Kirtland AFB, NM
2023 Senior Enlisted Legal Orientation Course, Maxwell AFB, AL
2023 Wing Command Team Course, Maxwell AFB, AL


  1. March 2000-August 2005, Missile Security Instructor, Flight Security Controller, Security Response Team Leader, 91st Security Forces Group, Minot AFB, ND
  2. August 2005-November 2007, NCOIC Physical Security/Pass & ID, Security Forces Controller, 355th Security Forces Squadron, Davis-Monthan AFB, AZ
    (Jun-Dec 06, Assistant NCOIC/Compound Controller, Compound 7, 886th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron, Camp Bucca, Iraq)
  3. November 2007-February 2012, Superintendent, Investigations & Antiterrorism/Force Protection, NCOIC, Mobility & Equipment, Patrolman, 569th United States Forces Police Squadron, Vogelweh AS, Germany
    (Apr-Oct 10, Provost Sergeant/Criminal Investigator, Task Force Rushmore, Camp Phoenix, Kabul, Afghanistan)
  4. February 2012-March 2013, Security Forces Manager, 821st Security Forces Squadron, Thule AB, Greenland
  5. March 2013-June 2017, Superintendent, SF Operations, Superintendent, Logistics & Resources, NCOIC, SF Operations, 366th Security Forces Squadron, Mountain Home AFB, ID
    (Apr-Oct 16, Squadron Superintendent, 451st Expeditionary Support Squadron, Kandahar AF, Afghanistan)
  6. June 2017-July 2019, Superintendent, Protection Services Division, Superintendent, Force Protection & Requirements, Air Force Installation & Mission Support Center, Detachment 4, Ramstein AB, Germany
  7. July 2019-January 2021, Security Forces Manager, 319th Security Forces Squadron, Grand Forks AFB, ND
  8. January 2021-July 2022, Senior Enlisted Leader, 628th Security Forces Squadron, Joint Base Charleston, SC (Nov 21-May 22 Senior Enlisted Leader, 378th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron, Prince Sultan Air Base (PSAB), Kingdom of Saudi Arabia)
  9. July 2022-June 2023, Senior Enlisted Leader, Inspections Directorate, Department of the Air Force Inspection Agency, Kirtland AFB, NM
  10. June 2023-Present, Command Chief Master Sergeant, 93rd Air Ground Operations Wing, Moody Air Force Base, GA

Meritorious Service Medal w/ eight oak leaf clusters
Air Force Commendation Medal w/ one oak leaf cluster
Army Commendation Medal
Air Force Achievement Medal

2000 Distinguished Graduate, Security Forces Academy
2006 355th Security Forces Squadron Outstanding Flight Level NCO of the Year
2010 86th Airlift Wing NCO of the Year
2012 821st Security Forces Squadron Outstanding Staff Support SNCO of the Year
2012 821st Air Base Group Lance P. Sijan Senior Enlisted Nominee
2013 366th Fighter Wing SNCO of the Year
2018 Air Force Material Command Security Forces Outstanding Higher Headquarters NCO
2018 Air Force Material Command International Affairs Excellence Award - Enlisted Category
2019 Air Combat Command's Outstanding Medium Security Forces Unit of the Year (GFAFB)
2021 United States Air Forces Central's Outstanding Medium Security Forces Unit of the Year (PSAB)
2021 Air Mobility Command's Outstanding Large Security Forces Unit of the Year (JBC)

Chief Master Sergeant - 1 May 19

(Current as of June 2023)