Chief Master Sgt. David N. McMullin is the chief enlisted manager of the Air Terminal Function at the 182nd Logistics Readiness Squadron, 182nd Airlift Wing, Peoria, Illinois. He is responsible for all aspects of transportation and airdrop at the 182nd Airlift Wing.
Chief McMullin entered the Air National Guard in 1992 and served as a munitions system specialist at the 182nd Fighter Wing, Peoria, Illinois. He spent two years maintaining munitions for the F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft before the 182nd Airlift Wing converted to the C-130 Hercules in 1994. Shortly after the wing’s transition, he was the first Airman from Peoria to attend the air transportation technical training school. In 2000, Chief McMullin started as a full-time technician, continuing to work on his knowledge and craft in the air transportation career field, which lead him to his current position as the chief enlisted manager of the Air Terminal Function.
As a member of the 182nd Logistics Readiness Squadron, Chief McMullin has deployed to Germany for a year-long tour in support of Operation Enduring Freedom and a 6-month tour to Iraq in support of Iraqi Freedom. He has also participated in wide-ranging missions, including Operation Deep Freeze, the National Guard State Partnership Program with Poland, Exercises Northern Strike and Northern Lightning, and supported and managed an alternate housing facility during Illinois National Guard COVID-19 support operations. Chief McMullin has been a key contributor in multiple home and off-station operational readiness exercises and inspections as a lead planner and wing inspection team member. He has also created multiple programs at the 182nd Airlift Wing, to include an international garbage program and the first fleet section at the 182nd Air Terminal Function. Prior to his current position, the chief master sergeant was the air transportation superintendent, 182nd Logistics Readiness Squadron, Peoria, Illinois.
1992 Munitions Systems Apprentice course, Air Education and Training Command, Lowry Air Force Base, Denver, Colo.
1994 Air Transportation Apprentice Course, AETC, Lackland AFB, San Antonio, Texas
1995 NCO Prep Course, Air University, Maxwell AFB, Ala., by correspondence
1995 Air Mobility Command Airlift Planners Course, Lackland AFB, San Antonio, Texas
1996 Hazardous Materials Airlift Inspector Course, Lackland AFB, San Antonio, Texas
1996 Associate in General Studies, General Education, Illinois Central College, East Peoria
1999 Rigger School, U.S. Army Quartermaster Center and School, Fort Lee, Va.
2003 Sling Load Inspector Certifications, AETC, Fort Lee, Va.
2003 Airdrop Load Inspector Certification, U.S. Army Quartermaster Center and School, Fort Lee, Va.
2004 Air Force NCO Academy, Air University, Maxwell AFB, Ala., by correspondence
2004 Associate of Applied Science, Business Administration, Community College of the Air Force, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
2007 LOGMOD Training and the Integrated Deployment System, USAF Expeditionary Center, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
2011 Air Force SNCO Academy, Air University, Maxwell AFB, Ala., by correspondence
1. February 1992–May 1995, Munition Maintenance Specialist, 182nd Maintenance Squadron, Peoria, Ill.
2. May 1995–October 1998, Terminal Services Specialist, 182nd Logistics Readiness Squadron, Peoria, Ill.
3. October 1998–July 2006, Aerial Delivery Specialist, 182nd Logistics Readiness Squadron, Peoria, Ill.
4. July 2006–February 2008, Air Transportation Specialist, 182nd Logistics Readiness Squadron, Peoria, Ill.
5. February 2008–April 2012, Air Transportation Superintendent, 182nd Logistics Readiness Squadron, Peoria, Ill.
6. April 2012–July 2017, Air Transportation Chief Enlisted Manager, 182nd Logistics Readiness Squadron, Peoria, Ill.
7. July 2017–Present, Deployment and Distribution Flight Chief, 182nd Logistics Readiness Squadron, Peoria, Ill.
MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS
Air and Space Commendation Medal with oak leaf cluster
Army Commendation Medal
Air and Space Achievement Medal with two oak leaf clusters
STATE AWARDS AND DECORATIONS
Illinois Military Long and Honorable Service Medal with five oak leaf clusters
Illinois Military Attendance Ribbon with “15” device
Illinois State Active Duty Service Ribbon
2006 Senior NCO of the Year, 182nd Logistics Readiness Squadron
2017 Military Patriot Award, Goodwill of Peoria
PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS AND ASSOCIATIONS
National Guard Association of Illinois (lifetime member)
Region 5 Representative, Air Transportation Advisory Group
School board member, Monroe School District 70
EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTION
Airman Feb. 26, 1992
Airman First Class Oct. 20, 1992
Senior Airman Oct.15, 1993
Staff Sergeant Feb. 26, 1996
Technical Sergeant June 3, 2000
Master Sergeant Aug. 5, 2006
Senior Master Sergeant March 6, 2012
Chief Master Sergeant April 19, 2014
(CURRENT AS OF JUNE 2022)