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    Chevrons

    Chevrons

    Audio | 102nd Intelligence Wing

    About

    The Chevrons podcast endeavors to gather valuable experience and information from notable individuals from across the spectrum of the enlisted force. From junior enlisted to senior leaders and those in between, we will address everyday challenges and hurdles the enlisted force faces. Our guests are welcome to impart their experience, knowledge and philosophy onto our audience – the enlisted force.



    Episodes


    • Chevrons - Ep 013 - Junior Enlisted Takeover

      On this month's episode of Chevrons, we mix the format up and have some of our outstanding junior enlisted Airmen take over the show. Senior Airman Joseph Chaves, Senior Airman Clifton Clark, Staff Sgt. Chandler Parker and Staff Sgt. Hannah Rajaniemi discuss their reasons for joining the Air National Guard and what would motivate them to stay in and re-enlist moving forward. It's a great episode you won't want to miss!<br /> <br /> Listen to this episode and more by searching for 'Chevrons' on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, or Spotify.

      06/24/2022


    • Chevrons - Ep 012 - Journeys Through Leadership

      Chief Master Sgt. Denny Richardson, the Command Chief of the New York Air National Guard, and Tech. Sgt. Frederick Freeman, a recruiter at the 109th Airlift Wing, Scotia, New York, talked about adapting and embracing culture shift in the force. <br /> <br /> Chief Richardson hosts the Journeys Through Leadership podcast which is currently in its second season of bringing in-depth conversations with Airmen from all walks of life. Give it a listen on your podcast platform of choice!<br /> <br /> Listen to this episode and more by searching for ‘Chevrons’ on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, or Spotify.

      05/27/2022


    • Chevrons - Ep 011 - Proceed Until Apprehended

      Chief Master Sgt. Alex Gross, the Total Force Awareness Manager with the Air Force Directorate of Staff Integration at The Pentagon, and Staff Sgt. Julianne ‘MELD’ Sharon, an intelligence analyst at the 104th Fighter Wing, Barnes ANGB, Massachusetts, share their first-hand experiences becoming and developing multi-capable Airmen, and advise on how integrating the Air Force components can help us better accomplish the mission. <br /> <br /> Listen to this episode and more by searching for ‘Chevrons’ on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts or Spotify.

      04/29/2022


    • Chevrons - Ep 010 - Turning the tables

      We turn the microphone around and interview Chief Master Sgt. Sean Sullivan, Massachusetts State Command Chief and co-host of the CHEVRONS podcast. We talk about his vision for the enlisted force in the state and cover a few of the great initiatives being developed to enhance the careers of the enlisted force.

      CHEVRONS – a podcast for the enlisted force. From junior enlisted to senior leaders and those in between, we interview notable individuals to address everyday challenges and... read more

      03/25/2022


    • Chevrons - Ep 009 - Every Day is a Job Interview; taking advantage of Enlisted Development Opportunities

      Senior Master Sgt. Martina Crouse, NGB Senior Leadership Management Office and Master Sgt. Christopher Smith, ANG Senior Enlisted Leadership Management Office join us as we discuss enlisted development opportunities and how one can best prepare themselves to not only apply for these opportunities, but to best succeed in the profession of arms.

      CHEVRONS – a podcast for the enlisted force. From junior enlisted, to senior leaders and those in between, we interview notable individuals to... read more

      02/25/2022


    • Chevrons - Ep 008 - King of Diamonds, Ace of Mentors

      Chief Master Sgt. Kevin Myers, the Air National Guard’s Command First Sergeant and first sergeant functional area manager, and Staff Sgt. Michelle Princi, an all source intelligence analyst with the 102nd Operations Support Squadron, shared their experiences with mentorship and how it has ultimately shaped their careers.

      01/28/2022


    • Chevrons - What's new, in 2022!

      We’d like to thank all of you for listening to the CHEVRONS podcast. As we approach the new year we plan to have more great guests representing the entire spectrum of enlisted force including perspectives from not only our fellow Airmen from the Air National Guard, Air Force Reserves and the Regular Air Force, but our brethren in the Space Force as well as fellow National Guardsmen from the Army.

      We will also strive to add even more diverse points of view by including service members... read more

      12/21/2021


    • Chevrons - Ep 007 - Three Airmen and a Guardian walk into a podcast

      Chief Master Sgt. Christopher Hirl, Command Chief of the 102nd Intelligence Wing at Otis Air National Guard Base, Massachusetts, and U.S. Space Force Sgt. D’Andre Floyd, a non-commissioned officer in charge of the standardization and evaluation shop at the 6th Space Warning Squadron on Cape Cod Space Force Station, discussed enlisted professional development, the qualities and attributes they look for in their peers and leaders, and culture as they each move forward in their new positions.

      12/03/2021


    • Chevrons - Ep 006 - Strong Bonds are Forged in Fire, And While Mopping Floors

      Featured on this episode are Chief Master Sgt. Shawn Withers, Chief of the Training and Education Center University at McGhee Tyson Air National Guard Base, Tennessee, and Senior Airman James Newsome, a flight line crew chief at the 104th Fighter Wing, Westfield, Massachusetts. These Airmen shared their perspectives on why they continue to serve and what qualities and attributes they look for in their fellow Airmen and leaders.

      11/05/2021


    • Chevrons - Ep 005 - Next level leadership

      Chief Master Sgt. Lorene Kitzmiller, Enlisted Strategic Planner for the Office of the Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Chief, National Guard Bureau, and Senior Airman Chloe Cournoyer, a services specialist in the 102nd Intelligence Wing Force Support Squadron, reflected on leadership throughout their careers and some of the ways that successful leaders can empower our Airmen.

      09/13/2021


    • Chevrons - Ep 004 - Getting out of your comfort zone

      Chief Master Sgt. Rachel Landegent, State Command Chief Master Sgt. for the Arizona Air National Guard,​ Papago Park Military Reservation, Phoenix, Arizona., and Airman 1st Class Nolan Kaldenberg, Paralegal in the Staff Judge Advocate's Office at Otis Air National Guard Base, shared their perspectives on potential benefits, personal and professional, of reaching outside of your comfort zone and taking advantage of development opportunities.

      09/03/2021


    • Chevrons - Ep 003 - Mentorship and Role Models

      Chief Master Sgt. Joseph Caulfield, Command Chief of the 105th Airlift Wing, Stewart Air National Guard Base in Newburgh, New York, and Staff Sgt. Kyle Currier, Digital Network Intelligence Analyst of the 203rd Intelligence Squadron at Otis Air National Guard Base, discussed an array of subjects on mentorship and how the actions of Airmen today will shape tomorrow’s Air Force.

      08/06/2021


    • Chevrons - Ep 002 - Resilience of the enlisted force

      Chief Master Sgt. James Traficante, Command Chief of the 103rd Airlift Wing, Bradley Air National Guard Base in East Granby, Connecticut, and Airman 1st Class Joseph Chaves of the 102nd Communications Flight, shared valuable insight across the spectrum of the enlisted force on the subject of resilience, including how it has impacted their lives and careers, as well as some tips and encouragement!

      07/02/2021


    • Chevrons - Ep 001- Command Chief of the Air National Guard

      Chief Maurice Williams, Command Chief of the Air National Guard, shared his thoughts and unique perspectives on enlisted development, domestic operations, leadership and the future role of the air national guard.

      06/03/2021