Chief Master Sergeant Chris Lantagne is the Command Chief Master Sergeant, 325th Fighter Wing, Tyndall AFB, Fla. In this 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 in addition to maintaining liaison with civilian community leaders. He also 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 Lantagne was born in Sanford, Maine and entered the Air Force in July 1990. He's held numerous leadership positions in the Health Services Management Career Field, served as a base Career Assistance Advisor and a Mission Support Squadron First Sergeant. He's been stationed in California, Texas, Washington D.C, Germany and Florida as well as deployed to the Sultanate of Oman and Afghanistan. Prior to his assignment at Tyndall AFB, he was the Group Superintendent for the 1st Special Operations Medical Group, Hurburt Field, Fla. He was appointed to his current position on April 1, 2014.

1990 - Basic Military Training Institute, Lackland AFB, Texas
1990 - Technical Training, Health Services Management, Sheppard AFB, Texas
1995 - Airman Leadership School, McClellan AFB, Calif.
2001 - (Distinguished Grad) Noncommissioned Officer Academy, McGuire AFB, N.J.
2004 - USAF Senior Noncommissioned Officer Academy Correspondence
2007 - Associate in Applied Science Degree, Health Services Management, CCAF
2009 - (Distinguished Grad) Senior Noncommissioned Officer Academy, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
2010 - Intermediate Executive Skills Course, San Antonio, Texas
2011 - Chief Leadership Course, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
2012 - Command Chief Course, Randolph AFB, Texas

1. Nov 90 - Jun 91, Outpatient Medical Records Technician, Mather AFB, Calif.
2. Jun 91 - Jun 92, Patient Administration Technician, Mather AFB, Calif.
3. Jun 92 - Jul 96, Biometrics/Resource Management Technician, McClellan AFB, Calif.
4. Jul 96 - Jul 97, NCOIC, Planning and Analysis, McClellan AFB, Calif.
5. Jul 97 - Feb 99, NCOIC, Outpatient Medical Records, McClellan AFB, Calif.
6. Feb 99 - Feb 00, Business Liaison, Andrews AFB, Md.
7. Feb 00 - Oct 01, NCOIC, Accreditation and Quality, Andrews AFB, Md.
8. Oct 01 - Jan 03, NCOIC, Clinical Informatics, Andrews AFB, Md.
(Sep 02 - Dec 02), NCOIC, 321st Expeditionary Medical Gp Command Section, 321st Air Expeditionary Wing, Masirah Island AB, Sultanate of Oman)
9. Jan 03 - Sep 03, NCOIC, Data Quality and Analysis Element, Andrews AFB, Md.
10. Sep 03 - Jan 05, NCOIC, Business Office, Randolph AFB, Texas
11. Jan 05 - Apr 05, Superintendent, 12th Medical Support Sq, Randolph AFB, Texas
12. Apr 05 - Jul 07, Team Randolph, Career Assistance Advisor, Randolph AFB, Texas
13. Apr 05 - Nov 05, First Sergeant, 12th Mission Support Sq, Randolph AFB, Texas
14. Jul 07 - Nov 08, Flt Chief, TRICARE Ops & Pt Admin Flt, Randolph AFB, Texas
15. Nov 08 - Jul 09, Superintendent, TRICARE Ops & Pt Admin Flt, Spangdahlem AB, Germany
16. Jul 09 - Jun 11, Superintendent, 52d Medical Support Sq, Spangdahlem AB, Germany
17. Jun 11 - Oct 12, Group Superintendent, 52d Medical Gp, Spangdahlem AB, Germany
18. Oct 12 - Apr 14, Group Superintendent, 1st Special Ops Medical Gp, Hurlburt Fld, Fla. (Oct 13 - Mar 14), Superintendent, 701st Expeditionary Special Operations Support Sq, Combined Joint Special Operations Air Component-Afghanistan, Bagram AB, Afghanistan
19. Apr 14 -Present, Command Chief Master Sergeant, 325th Fighter Wg, Tyndall AFB, Fla.

Defense Meritorious Service Medal
Meritorious Service Medal with one silver oak leaf cluster
Air Force Commendation Medal with one oak leaf cluster
Air Force Achievement Medal with one oak leaf cluster
Meritorious Unit Award
Air Force Outstanding Unit Award with four oak leaf clusters
Air Force Recognition Ribbon
National Defense Service Medal with bronze star
Afghanistan Campaign Medal
Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
Non-Article 5 North Atlantic Treaty Organization Medal

2009 Distinguished Graduate, Senior Noncommissioned Officer Academy
2007 Team Randolph, Senior Noncommissioned Officer of the Year
2007 12th Flying Training Wing, Senior Noncommissioned Officer of the Year
2006 12th Mission Support Squadron, Senior Noncommissioned Officer of the Year
2004 Air Education and Training Command, Medical Resource Mgt NCO of the Year
2004 12th Medical Support Squadron, Senior Noncommissioned Officer of the Year
2001 Distinguished Graduate, Noncommissioned Officer Academy
2001 89th Medical Group, Noncommissioned Officer of the Year

Chief Master Sergeant October 2011

(Current as of April 2014)