MSgt Michael B. Wells

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MSgt Michael B. Wells, Course Manager, Cyberspace 300, School of Strategic Force Studies, Air Force Institute of Technology, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. He supports the planning, development, and implementation of the Joint Advanced Cyberspace Operations course to educate and develop cyberspace professionals on the strategic application and integration of cyberspace capabilities and resources in Joint Operations.

MSgt Wells enlisted in the United States Air Force in August 2002 as a telecommunications controller. His background includes Systems control and maintenance, Network Infrastructure, where he has served as Network Technician for the Air Operations Center at Ramstein, Germany, Section Chief Network Systems for the National Reconaissance Office, and Flight Chief Budget & Acquisitions work center at the 609th Air Communications Squadron, Shaw AFB, South Carolina.  Prior to his current position, the master sergeant was the Theater Cyber Transport Section Chief for Communications Plans and Requirements Division, Communications Directorate, United States Air Forces Central Command, Shaw AFB, South Carolina.

2002 Associate of Science, Electronics Engineering, ITT Tech, Knoxville, Tenn.
2006 Airman Leadership School, Kapun Air Base Germany
2012 Non-Commissioned Officer Academy, Paul H. Lankford Center, McGhee Tyson Air National Guard Base, Tenn.
2014 Associate of Science, Electronic Systems Technology, Community College of the Air Force
2019 Bachelor of Science, Information Technology, Strayer University
2021 Master of Science, Information Systems, Strayer University

1.  August 2002-September 2002, Trainee, 316th Basic Military Training Squadron, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas
2.  September 2002-April 2003, Student, 336th Student Training Squadron, Keesler Air Force Base, MS
3.  April 2003-June 2005, Network Operations Technician 32nd Air Operations Center Squadron, Ramstein Air Base, Germany
4.  June 2005-August 2008 Network Operations Technician 616 Air Operations Center Squadron, Ramstein Air Base, Germany
    (Deployed Jan 2006 – Mar 2006 Al Udied)
5.  August 2008-August 2013, Section Chief, Network Systems National Reconaissance Office, Chantilly, VA
6.  August 2013-August 2018, Senior Enlisted Professional Military Education Instructor, Paul H. Lankford Center, McGhee Tyson Air National Guard Base, Knoxville, TN
7.  August 2018-September 2020, Flight Chief Budget & Acquisitions 609th Air Support Operations Squadron, Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina
8.  September 2020-June 2021, Section Chief Cyber Transport A6XE, USAFCENT/A6, Shaw AFB, South Carolina
9.  June 2021–Present, Course Manager, Cyberspace 300 Curriculum

Joint Service Commendation Medal
Air Force Commendation Medal with oak leaf cluster
Air Force Achievement Medal
Joint Meritorious Unit Award
Meritorious Unit Award with oak leaf cluster
Air Force Organizational Excellence Award with oak leaf cluster
Air Force Good Conduct Medal with silver oak leaf cluster
National Defense Service Medal
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
Air Force Special Duty Ribbon

Airman First Class Aug 5, 2002
Senior Airman June 6, 2004
Staff Sergeant January 1, 2007
Technical Sergeant February 1, 2012
Master Sergeant August 1, 2019
(Current as of Nov 2021)


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