Chief Master Sgt. Raymond F. DeVite, Jr. is the Command Chief Master Sergeant, 325th Fighter Wing, Air Combat Command, Tyndall AFB, Fla. The wing consists of more than 4,000 personnel who train and prepare F-22 pilots, intelligence officers, maintainers, and other support specialties for worldwide assignment to combat air force units. In his capacity he advises the commander on training, readiness, effective utilization and progression of all Airmen. He ensures the wing commander's policies are understood and executed and also maintains liaison with civilian community leaders and provides recommendations to the wing's group and squadron commanders, joint service commanders, key staff members, and senior enlisted on behalf of Tyndall's enlisted force.

Chief DeVite grew up in New Bedford, Penn., and entered the Air Force in July 1986 as a Tactical Aircraft Maintenance Technician. He has served in a variety of assignments within aircraft maintenance across several commands with 10 deployments to the AOR. Prior to his assignment at Tyndall AFB, he was the Command Chief Master Sergeant for the 47th Flying Training Wing, Laughlin AFB, Texas.

1990 Noncommissioned Officer Preparatory Course, Nellis Air Force Base, Nev.
1993 Airman Leadership School, Soesterberg Air Base, Netherlands
1994 Federal Communication Commission License
1995 Federal Aviation Administration Airframe and Power-plant License
1996 Noncommissioned Officer Academy, McGuire Air Force Base, N.J.
1999 Associates of Applied Science, Aircraft Maintenance, Community College of the Air Force
2003 Bachelors of Science, Professional Aeronautics, with minors in Aviation Safety and Business, Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, Cum Laude, Daytona Beach, Fla.
2005 Marine Corps Staff Noncommissioned Officer Academy Advanced Course, Camp Lejeune, N.C.
2006 Masters in Business Administration, with a concentration in Logistics, Magna Cum Laude, Touro University International, Cypress, Calif.
2011 Professional Manager Certification, Community College of the Air Force
2011 USAF Senior Leadership Course, Gettysburg College, Gettysburg, Pa.
2011 AFSO 21 Executive Leadership Course, University of Tennessee
2011 Enterprise Management Seminar, Darden School of Business, University of Virginia

1. December 1987 - November 1990, F-15 Assistant Dedicated Crew Chief, 57th Aircraft Generation Squadron, Nellis Air Force Base, Nev.
2. November 1990 - January 1994, F-15 Dedicated Crew Chief, 32nd Aircraft Generation Squadron, Soesterberg Air Base, Netherlands
3. January 1994 - May 2000, Flight Line Expeditor, 94th Fighter Squadron, Langley Air Force Base, Va.
4. May 2000 - Sept 2004, F-22 Raptor Acceptance Team Detachment Chief, Air Force Plant # 6, Marietta, Ga.
5. Sept 2004 - December 2006, Tactical Aircraft Superintendent, Air Combat Command Logistics and Standardization Evaluation Team, Headquarters Air Combat Command, Langley Air Force Base, Va.
6. December 2006 - December 2007, Lead Production Superintendent 80th Aircraft Maintenance Unit, 8th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, Kunsan Air Base, Korea
7. December 2007- Nov 2008 Lead Production Superintendent 525th Aircraft Maintenance Unit, 3rd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska
8. November 2008 - January 2011, Chief Enlisted Manager, 90th Aircraft Maintenance Unit, 3rd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska
10. February 2011 - June 2012 Command Chief Master Sergeant, 47th Flying Training Wing, Laughlin AFB, Texas
11. June 2012 - Present Command Chief Master Sergeant, 325th Fighter Wing, Tyndall AFB, Fla.

Meritorious Service Medal with 1 Silver Cluster
Air Force Commendation Medal 1 Oak Leaf Cluster
Air Force Achievement Medal with 5 Oak Leaf Clusters
Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal
Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal with Bronze Star device
Southwest Asia Service Medal
Korean Defense Service Medal

2008 3rd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Lt Gen Leo Marquez Award
2007 8th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Maintenance Professional of the Year
2007 8th Maintenance Group Senior Noncommissioned Officer of the Quarter, 3rd
2006 1st MOS Lt General Leo Marquez Award
2005 Marine Corps Staff SNCO Academy Advanced Course Gung Ho Award recipient

Chief Master Sergeant 1 Nov 2009

(Current as of October 2012)