MSgt Nicholas E. Schopperth

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EDUCATION

1999 Basic Military Training, Lackland Air Force Base Texas

2000 Apprentice Communications-Computer Systems Operations Specialist, Keesler AFB, Miss.

2004 Airman Leadership School, Kadena Air Base, Japan

2004 Associate of Applied Science Degree, Information Systems Technology, CCAF

2006 Advanced Communications-Computer Systems Operations, Keesler AFB, Miss.

2009 Bachelor of Science in Management of Information Systems, Bellevue University, Neb.

2012 Noncommissioned Officer Academy, Lackland AFB, Texas

2013 Apprentice Cyberspace Defense Operations, Keesler AFB, Miss.

2013 Senior Enlisted Joint Professional Military Education (correspondence)

2013 Intermediate Network Warfare Training Course, Hurlburt Field, Fla.

2014 Associate of Applied Science Degree, Cybersecurity, CCAF

2015 Senior Noncommissioned Officer Academy, Correspondence Course

2016 Cyberspace 300, Wright Patterson AFB, Ohio

2016 Professional Managers Certification

2017 Cyberspace Superintendent Course (correspondence)

2018 Instructor Methodologies Course, Hurlburt Field, Fla.

2018 Cyberspace 200, Wright Patterson AFB, Ohio

2020 Master of Science Degree in Cybersecurity, Bellevue University, Neb.

 

ASSIGNMENTS

1. October 1999 – December 1999, Trainee, Basic Military Training, Lackland AFB, Texas

2. December 1999 – March 2000, Student, Communications-Computer Systems Operations Specialist, Keesler AFB, Miss.

3. April 2000 – October 2001, Mission Systems Support Network Administrator, 93d Intelligence Squadron, Kelly/Lackland AFB, Texas

4. October 2001 – October 2004, Assistant NCOIC, Help Desk Operations, 18th Communications Squadron, Kadena AB, Japan (September – December 2002, Base Communications Center Operator, 363d Expeditionary Communications Squadron, Prince Sultan AB, Saudi Arabia)

5. October 2004 – December 2008, NCOIC, Network Systems, 97th Intelligence Squadron, Offutt AFB, Neb.

6. December 2008 – December 2010, Squadron Communications & Computer System NCO, AFOSI Field Investigations Region 5, Detachment 522, Incirlik AB, Turkey

7. January 2011 – July 2013, NCOIC, Operations Element, 453d Electronic Warfare Squadron, Lackland AFB, Texas

8. July 2013 – December 2015, Flight Chief, 800 Cyber Protection Team, 92d Information Operations Squadron, Lackland AFB, Texas (September – October 2015, Mission Protection/Cyber Readiness Squad Lead, 800 Cyber Protection Team, Vandenberg AFB, Calif.)

9. December 2015 – December 2017, Flight Chief, Standardization and Evaluation, 834th Cyberspace Operations Squadron, Lackland AFB, Texas

10. December 2017 – Present, Manager, Cyberspace 200 Curriculum, School of Strategic Force Studies, Air Force Institute of Technology, Wright Patterson AFB, Ohio

 

MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS

Meritorious Service Medal

Air Force Commendation Medal with two oak leaf clusters

Joint Service Achievement Medal

Air Force Achievement Medal with two oak leaf clusters

Combat Readiness Medal with one oak leaf cluster

 

OTHER ACHIEVEMENTS:

2001 HQ Air Intelligence Agency Honor Guard Member of the Quarter 2Q01

2004 Distinguished Graduate, Airman Leadership School

2005 97 IS NCO of the Year

2009 AFOSI 5th FIR Air Force Communications and Information Award

2010 AFOSI Det 522 NCO of the Year

2010 AFOSI 5th FIR Information Dominance Professional Junior NCO of the Year

2013 Academic Excellence Award, Intermediate Network Warfare Training

2015 834 COS SNCO of the Year

2016 834 COS SNCO of the Year

2018 AFIT SNCO of the Quarter, 4Q18

2019 AFIT SNCO of the Quarter, 1Q19

2019 Air University Information Dominance Outstanding Cyber Warfare SNCO

2020 AFIT SCNO of the Quarter, 1Q20

2020 AFIT Information Dominance Outstanding Cyber Warfare SNCO

2020 AFIT SCNO of the Quarter, 3Q20

  

EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTION

Airman October 20, 1999

Airman First Class December 3, 1999

Senior Airman April 3, 2002

Staff Sergeant November 1, 2004

Technical Sergeant February 1, 2011

Master Sergeant June 1, 2014

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