Chief Master Sergeant KEVIN D. OSBY

Chief Master Sgt. Kevin Osby is the Senior Enlisted Advisor for the Army & Air Force Exchange Service (Exchange), headquartered in Dallas. He serves as the focal point for communications between Exchange leadership and Army and Air Force active duty, Guard, Reserve, family members, veterans and retired patrons. He travels to Army and Air Force installations worldwide to present updates on Exchange activities and provides feedback on issues affecting customers.

Chief Osby is originally from Shreveport, Louisiana. He enlisted into the United States Marine Corps in September 1997, serving as an administration clerk for four years. After separating the Marine Corps in 2001, he joined the Air Force Reserve, serving as a Health Services Management Technician. He served in this capacity for four years before applying to return to active duty in December 2005. Since joining the Air Force, Chief Osby has served in health services management capacities at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana; Joint Base San Antonio, Texas; and Hurlburt Field, Florida. He also deployed to Baghdad in October 2008 as an individual augmentee working in a joint environment as a Joint Operations Center Medical Liaison noncommissioned officer. He has also served as the Senior Enlisted Advisor for the Deputy Assistant Director, Information Operations/J-6, Defense Health Agency, Falls Church, Virginia.

Prior to his current assignment, Chief Osby was the Superintendent, 81st Medical Diagnostics and Therapeutics Squadron, Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi.

1998 Administration Clerk Course, Camp Johnson, N.C.
1999 Corporal’s Leadership Course, Camp Lejeune, N.C.
2000 USMC Sergeants Nonresident Program, by correspondence
2002 Health Services Management Course, Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas
2005 Associate of Applied Science, Computer Information Systems, Bossier Parish Community College, La.
2007 Associate of Applied Science, Health Care Management, Community College of the Air Force, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
2009 Bachelor of Science in Management/Computer Information Systems, Park University, Mo.
2009 Noncommissioned Officer Academy, Lackland AFB, Texas
2009 A+ Certified Professional IT Technician, CompTIA 2010 – Security+ Certification, CompTIA
2011 Master of Arts, Information Technology Management, Webster University, Mo.
2012 Senior Noncommissioned Officer Academy, by correspondence
2012 Professional Management Certificate, Community College of the Air Force, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
2013 Additional Duty First Sergeant Symposium, Lackland AFB, Texas
2013 Joint Senior Noncommissioned Officer Professional Military Education Course, by correspondence
2014 Senior Noncommissioned Officer Academy, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
2015 Patient Centered Medical Home Executive Leaders Course, Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, Texas
2016 AFMS Intermediate Executive Skills Course, San Antonio, Texas
2018 Senior Enlisted Joint PME II, by correspondence
2018 AFMS Combined Senior Leadership Course, Falls Church, Va.
2019 Chief’s Leadership Course, Maxwell AFB Gunter Annex, Ala.

1. September 1997 – September 2000, Administration Clerk, 1st Battalion, 10th Marines, Camp Lejeune, N.C.
2. September 2000 – September 2001, Administration Chief, Field Supply and Maintenance Analysis Office, Camp Johnson, N.C.
3. January 2002 – December 2005, Physical Exams Tech, 917th Medical Squadron, Barksdale Air Force Base, La.
4. December 2005 – August 2010, Asst NCOIC, Outpatient Records, then NCOIC, Systems Customer Service Center, Lackland AFB, Texas (deployed, Operation Iraqi Freedom, Baghdad)
5. August 2010 – December 2012, NCOIC, Medical Systems Branch, then Superintendent, Medical Support Division, Joint Base San Antonio – Randolph, Texas
6. December 2012 – December 2014, Superintendent, Medical Systems Infrastructure Modernization Branch, additional duty 1st Sergeant, Joint Base San Antonio – Lackland/Kelly, Texas
7. December 2014 – December 2017, Superintendent, 1st Special Operations Medical Support Squadron, Hurlburt Field, Fla.
8. December 2017 – December 2018, Senior Enlisted Advisor, Deputy Assistant Director, Information Operations/J-6, Defense Health Agency, Falls Church, Va.
9. December 2018 – August 2020, Superintendent, 81st Medical Diagnostics & Therapeutics Squadron, Keesler AFB, Miss.
10. August 2020 – present, Senior Enlisted Advisor, Army & Air Force Exchange Service, Headquarters, Dallas

Defense Meritorious Service Medal
Air Force Meritorious Service Medal with three bronze oak leaf clusters
Joint Service Commendation Medal
Air Force Commendation Medal with bronze oak leaf cluster
Air Force Achievement Medal
Navy/Marine Corps Achievement Medal
Iraq Campaign Medal

1998 Administration Clerk Course Academic Achievement Award, Camp Johnson, N.C.
2002 Health Service Management Honor Grad, Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas
2008 AETC Health Services Management NCO of the Year, Lackland AFB, Texas
2011 HQ AETC NCO of the Year, Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, Texas
2015 AFSOC Air Force Medical Service SNCO Leadership Award, Hurlburt Field, Fla.
2016 AFSOC Lance P. Sijan Award
2016 AFSOC Outstanding Airman of the Year (SNCO), Hurlburt Field, Fla.

Chief Master Sergeant June 1, 2018

(Current as of August 2021)