Chief Master Sergeant Dominic A. Ingle is the Command Chief Master Sergeant, 173rd Fighter Wing, Kingsley Field, Klamath Falls, Ore. As Command Chief, he serves as the advisor to the commander and staff on matters of health, welfare, morale, professional development and effective utilization of 814 ANG enlisted personnel assigned to the wing.
Chief Ingle began his military career with the Air National Guard at the 162nd Fighter Wing, Tucson Arizona, in April 1994. His assignment as a Heavy Mobile Vehicle Mechanic with the Tucson Air National Guard, included duties at Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico, Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, Davis Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona and integration into the Joint Counter Narcotics Task Force on the Arizona/Mexico border. In April 2000, Chief Ingle accepted a position as the lead Refueling Maintenance Technician at the 173rd Fighter Wing, Kingsley Field, Oregon Air National Guard. In 2003, he cross-trained into the Civil Engineer Squadron; where he served as the Non-Commissioned Officer in Charge for the Power Production Flight. As the Power Production Non-Commissioned Officer in Charge, he was responsible for both the Aircraft Arresting systems and the Power generation elements. In October 2005, Chief Ingle was selected as the Mission Support Group First Sergeant. He served in this position until February 2008 at which time he was chosen to assume the responsibilities of First Sergeant for the Aircraft Maintenance Squadron. In April 2009, Chief Ingle transferred to the Emergency Management Flight within the Civil Engineer squadron where he served as the Flight NCOIC as well as the Installation Emergency Manager. In April of 2011, he assumed the role as the Chief of Operations for the 173rd Civil Engineer Squadron. In this position he served as advisor to the squadron commander on all matters pertaining to personnel, financial, facility and construction management. In July of 2016 Chief Ingle was selected to serve as the 173rd Maintenance Group Superintendent. As the Group Superintendent, he served as the chief advisor to the Maintenance Group Commander for over 450 personnel regarding all enlisted and technician related matters. Additionally, Chief Ingle served as the Maintenance Group Manpower Representative where he facilitated the management of all full and part time employment resources. Chief Ingle was selected for his current position in October of 2018.
During Chief Ingles’ time in the Air National Guard he volunteered for two deployments to Saudi Arabia in support of Operation SOUTHERN WATCH and two deployments to Iraq in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM and the Global War on Terrorism.
1994 Special Vehicle Maintenance Apprentice, Lackland Air Force Base, Texas
1998 Airman Leadership School, Fort Huachuca, Ariz.
1998 Advanced Diesel Engine Maintenance, Port Hueneme, Calif.
2001 Vehicle Maintenance Craftsman, Port Hueneme, Calif.
2003 Noncommissioned officer Academy, McGhee Tyson, Louisville, Tenn.
2003 Power Production Apprentice, Sheppard AFB, Texas
2004 Aircraft Arresting System, Mechanical and Radio, Air National Guard Reserve Center, Minot, N.D.
2005 Senior Non-commissioned Officer Academy, Kingsley Field, Ore., by correspondence
2009 Emergency Management Apprentice, Fort Leonardwood, Mo.
2012 Senior Non-commissioned Officer Academy, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
2015 Chief’s Executive Course, Andrews AFB, Md.
2016 Associates in Electro Mechanical Tech, Trident University, Cypress, Calif.
1. September 1994–August 1997, Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanic, 162nd Fighter Wing, Tucson Air National Guard Base, Ariz.
2. December 199 –April 1998, Tactical Vehicle Mechanic, Joint Counter Narcotics Task Force, Ariz.
3. April 1998–April 2000, Vehicle Management Specialist, Operation Snow Bird, Davis Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz.
4. April 2000 – September 2003, Special Purpose Vehicle Technician, 173rd Fighter Wing, Kingsley Field ANGB, Ore.
5. June 2005–March 2009, First Sergeant, Mission Support Group, 173rd Fighter Wing, Kingsley Field, ANGB, Ore.
6. May 2003–December 2008, Power Production, Civil Engineers, 173rd Fighter Wing, Kingsley Field, ANGB, Ore.
7. January 2009–August 2011, Emergency Management, Civil Engineers, 173rd Fighter Wing, Kingsley Field ANGB, Ore.
8. August 2011–July 2016, Chief of Operations, Civil Engineers, 173rd Fighter Wing, Kingsley Field ANGB, Ore.
9. July 2016–October 2018, Maintenance Group Superintendent, 173d Fighter Wing, Kingsley Field ANGB, Ore.
10. October 2018–Present, Command Chief, 173d Fighter Wing, Kingsley Field ANGB, Ore.
MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS
Meritorious Service Medal with two devices
Air Force Commendation Medal with two oak leaf clusters
Air Force Achievement Medal with one oak leaf cluster
Meritorious Unit Award with one device
Air Force Outstanding Unit Award with Valor and one device
Air Reserve Meritorious Service Medal with six devices
National Defense Service Medal with one device
Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal
Southwest Asia Service Medal
Iraq Campaign Medal with one device
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
Air Force Overseas Ribbon Short
Air Force Expeditionary Service Ribbon with Gold Border
Air Force Longevity Service with four devices
Armed Forces Reserve Medal with three ‘M’ devices
Air Force NCO PME Graduate Ribbon with two devices
Small Arms Expert Marksmanship Ribbon with one device
Air Force Training Ribbon
STATE AWARDS AND DECORATIONS
Oregon National Guard Superior Unit Citation with three devices
Oregon Superior Airmen Medal
Oregon Faithful Service Ribbon with ‘M’ Device with two devices