Chief Master Sergeant CHASIDY D. SELLS

Chief Master Sgt. Chasidy D. Sells is the Command First Sergeant for the Air Force District of Washington, headquartered at Joint Base Andrews, Maryland. Chief Sells oversees the manning and utilization of all assigned AFDW First Sergeants, is the approval authority for First Sergeant applications, and manages deployment taskings. Additionally, she reviews and validates MAJCOM authorizations, conducts trend analysis, and coordinates on inter-command assignments as well as policy changes. Furthermore, she maintains a mission-ready enlisted force to execute command, National Capital Region, and expeditionary mission requirements. She also serves as the 320th Air Expeditionary Wing First Sergeant when activated. Her reach impacts more than 33,000 military and civilian Airmen worldwide.

Chief Sells entered the Air Force in October of 2000 as an Information Management Specialist. Throughout her career she has held various supervisory and leadership positions serving as an information manager and client system technician at the squadron, group, and wing levels. She had the honor of serving the role of first sergeant for 4 units across 3 different installations, as well as Communications Superintendent. Chief Sells has deployed in support of operations ENDURING FREEDOM, NOBLE EAGLE, IRAQI FREEDOM and ODYSSEY DAWN.

EDUCATION
2004 Airmen Leadership School, Whiteman AFB, Missouri
2010 Associate in Applied Science, Info Systems Management, Community College of the Air Force
2010 Senior Enlisted Joint Professional Military Education Correspondence Course
2011Noncommissioned Officer Academy, Sheppard AFB, Texas
2013 USAF First Sergeant Academy, Gunter Annex, Alabama
2013 Associate in Applied Science, Human Resource Management, Community College of the Air Force
2013 Professional Manager Certification, Community College of the Air Force
2015 Senior Noncommissioned Officer Academy, Gunter Annex, Alabama
2020 Chief Leadership Course, Gunter Annex, Alabama

ASSIGNMENTS
October 2000 - December 2000, Basic Military Training, Lackland AFB, Texas
December 2000 - January 2001, Student, Technical Training, Keesler AFB, Mississippi
January 2001 - January 2005, B-2 Information Management Journeyman, 509th Maintenance Squadron; Command Staff Workgroup Manager, 509th Maintenance Group, Whiteman AFB, Missouri
January 2005 - January 2006, Data Information Manager, 51st Services Squadron, Osan AB, Korea
January 2006 - February 2008, NCOIC, Client Support Admin, 325th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, Tyndall AFB, Florida
February 2008 - April 2012, NCOIC, 432d Wing Plans and Programs; NCOIC, 432d Maintenance Group Client System Technicians, Creech AFB, Nevada
April 2012 - July 2014, NCOIC, Personal Wireless Communications Systems; First Sergeant, 96th Communications Squadron, Eglin AFB, Florida
July 2014 - August 2015, First Sergeant, Naval School Explosive Ordnance Disposal, Detachment 3, Eglin AFB, Florida
August 2015 - January 2017, First Sergeant, 509th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, Whiteman AFB, Missouri
January 2017 - June 2019, First Sergeant, 2d Maintenance Squadron, Barksdale AFB, Louisiana
June 2019 - November 2019, Superintendent, 608th Air Communications Squadron, Barksdale AFB, Louisiana
November 2019 - June 2021, Superintendent, 744th Communications Squadron, Joint Base Andrews, Maryland
June 2021 - Present, Command First Sergeant, Air Force District of Washington, Joint Base Andrews, Maryland

MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS
Meritorious Service Medal with four oak leaf clusters
Air Force Commendation Medal with three oak leaf clusters
Air Force Achievement Medal with one oak leaf cluster

OTHER ACHIEVEMENTS
2002 – 509th Bomb Wing Communications & Information Manager Amn of the Year
2003 – Senior Airman Below-the-Zone
2006 – 51st Fighter Wing Communications & Information Manager NCO of the Year
2009 – 432d Wing Staff NCO of the Year
2010 – 432d Wing Information Dominance Client Systems NCO of the Year
2013 – USAF First Sergeant Academy Top Graduate Award
2015 – Air Force Global Strike Command First Sergeant of Year

EFFECTIVE DATE OF PROMOTION
Chief Master Sergeant October 2019
 

(Current as of October 2021)