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SENIOR MASTER SERGEANT ELISE REDZINIAK

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SMSgt Elise Redziniak  is the First Sergeant of the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio. She provides leadership for over 60 CONUS and OCONUS units while serving 28,000 military, civilian, and contractor personnel. Furthermore, she advises the commander on a wide range of topics including the health, morale, esprit de corps, and discipline of all assigned members. She also coordinates crisis resolutions with local referral agencies and makes quality recommendations for all annual performance reports, decorations, promotions, retraining, and assignment actions. She provides guidance and leadership in matters of customs and courtesies, personal appearance, supervisory roles, mentoring, education, self-improvement, and career opportunities. 

SMSgt Redziniak was born in Honolulu, Hawaii and was raised in Inverness, Florida. She enlisted in the Air Force in December 2005. Her background includes various duties within the Diagnostic Imaging career field. She attended the Diagnostic Imaging Phase I and Phase II Course from February 2006- March 2007. 
Prior to her current position, she served as the First Sergeant for the 7 Munitions Squadron, Dyess AFB, Texas. She assumed her current duties in October 2020. SMSgt Redziniak deployed to Afghanistan in support of Operation ENDURING FREEDOM as a Diagnostic Imaging Technologist in July 2009. 


EDUCATION:

2006 Diagnostic Imaging Apprentice Course Phase I, Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas 
2007 Diagnostic Imaging Apprentice Course Phase II, Travis AFB, Calif. 
2008 Mammography Apprentice Course, Lackland AFB, Texas 
2009 Basic Instructor Course, Sheppard AFB, Texas 
2010 Airman Leadership School, Travis AFB, Calif. 
2010 Associate Degree, Diagnostic Imaging Technology, Community College of the Air Force (CCAF), Maxwell-Gunter AFB, Ala. 
2014 Sonography Apprentice Course, Phase I, Fort Sam Houston, Texas 
2014 Sonography Apprentice Course, Phase II, Travis AFB, Calif. 
2014 Noncommissioned Officer Academy, Keesler AFB, Miss. 
2014 Associate Degree, Diagnostic Medical Sonography, CCAF, Maxwell-Gunter AFB, Ala. 
2014 Senior Noncommissioned Officer Academy, Maxwell-Gunter AFB, Ala., by correspondence 
2016 Senior Enlisted Joint Professional Military Education Course, by correspondence 
2017 Professional Management Certification, Air University, Maxwell-Gunter AFB, Ala. 
2018 First Sergeant Academy, Maxwell-Gunter AFB, Ala. 
2019 Senior Noncommissioned Officer Academy, Maxwell-Gunter AFB, Ala. 
2019 Bachelor Degree, Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences, Trident University, Calif. 
2020 Associate Degree, Human Resource Management, CCAF, Maxwell-Gunter AFB, Ala. 

ASSIGNMENTS 

1. December 2005-January 2006, Student, Basic Military Training, 322nd Training Squadron, Lackland Air Force Base, Texas 
2. February 2006-May 2006, Student, Phase I Technical Training School, 82nd Training Squadron, Sheppard AFB, Texas 
3. May 2006-March 2007, Student, Phase II Technical Training, 60th Medical Diagnostics & Therapeutics Squadron, Travis AFB, Calif. 
4. April 2007-February 2010, Diagnostic Imaging Technologist, 60th Medical Diagnostics and Therapeutics Squadron, Travis AFB, Calif. (July 2009-January 2010, Diagnostic Imaging Technologist, 455th Expeditionary Medical Group, Bagram Air Base (AB), Afghanistan) 
5. February 2010-November 2012, Diagnostic Imaging Phase II Instructor, 60th Medical Diagnostics and Therapeutics Squadron, Travis AFB, Calif. 
6. November 2012-January 2014, Diagnostic Imaging NCOIC, 60th Medical Diagnostics and Therapeutics Squadron, Travis AFB, Calif. 
7. February 2014-June 2015, NCOIC, Ultrasound Department, 55th Medical Support Squadron, Offutt AFB, Neb. 
8. June 2015-January 2017, Flight Chief, Diagnostic Imaging, 55th Medical Support Squadron, Offutt AFB, Neb. 
9. May 2017-January 2018, First Sergeant, 55th Comptroller, Wing Staff Agency, Heartland of America Band, Offutt AFB, Neb. 
10. March 2018-February 2020, First Sergeant, 317th Operations Support Squadron, Dyess AFB, Texas 
11. February 2020-September 2020, First Sergeant, 7th Munitions Squadron, Dyess AFB, Texas 
12. October 2020-Present, First Sergeant, Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio 

MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS 

Meritorious Service Medal with oak leaf cluster 
Air Force Commendation Medal with oak leaf cluster 
Army Commendation Medal 

OTHER ACHIEVEMENTS 

2010 Noncommissioned Officer of the Year Zembrod Award 
2010 Airman Leadership School Distinguished Graduate 
2014 Ultrasound Phase I and II Distinguished Graduate 
2014 Noncommissioned Officer Academy Distinguished Graduate 
2014 Noncommissioned Officer Academy Academic Achievement 
2016 55th Medical Support Squadron Senior Noncommissioned Officer of the Year 
2018 First Sergeant Academy Honor Graduate 
2018 317th Airlift Wing First Sergeant of the Year Award 
2019 Senior Noncommissioned Officer Academy Distinguished Graduate 
2020 7th Munitions Squadron Lance P. Sijan Award 

EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTION 

Airman Basic Dec. 13, 2005 
Airman First Class Jan. 27, 2006 
Senior Airman Nov. 27, 2007 
Staff Sergeant Aug. 1, 2009 
Technical Sergeant July 1, 2012 
Master Sergeant May 1, 2016 
Senior Master Sergeant Sept 1, 2020 

(Current as of Jan 2021)