Senior Enlisted Advisor of the Space Force

Summary

Senior Enlisted Advisor of the Space Force
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Rank insignia of the Senior Enlisted Advisor
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Flag of the Senior Enlisted Advisor
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Incumbent
Roger A. Towberman

since April 3, 2020 (2020-04-03)
United States Space Force
Space Staff
TypeAdvisor
Member ofThe Space Staff
Reports toChief of Space Operations
AppointerChief of Space Operations
FormationApril 3, 2020; 9 months ago (2020-04-03)
First holderRoger A. Towberman

The Senior Enlisted Advisor of the Space Force is an office held by a chief master sergeant in the United States Space Force, and is the senior enlisted advisor to the Chief of Space Operations and the Secretary of the Air Force. The Senior Enlisted Advisor of the Space Force is the highest-ranking non-commissioned officer in the Space Force, unless the Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Chairman is a member of the Space Force.

The current Senior Enlisted Advisor of the Space Force is Chief Master Sergeant Roger A. Towberman, who assumed the office on 3 April 2020.[1]

Responsibilities

The Senior Enlisted Advisor of the Space Force serves as the senior enlisted advisor to both the Chief of Space Operations and Secretary of the Air Force on all matters regarding the welfare, readiness, morale, proper utilization, and progress of Space Force enlisted members and their families.[1]

Insignia

Senior Enlisted Advisor of the Space Force rank insignia

The first rank insignia worn by the Senior Enlisted Advisor of the Space Force was based upon the rank insignia of the Air Force's chief master sergeant rank insignia, with other components, such as the two stars, designed to be consistent with the senior enlisted advisor rank of the other services. The delta, orbit, and globe elements at the center of the rank were taken from the Seal of the United States Space Force [1]

History

The first Senior Enlisted Advisor of the Space Force, Chief Master Sergeant Roger A. Towberman, was sworn in on 3 April 2020, having previously served as the Command Chief of Air Force Space Command, and co-currently serving as the senior enlisted leader of United States Space Command. In addition to being the first Senior Enlisted Advisor of the Space Force, he is also the second member of the Space Force and its first enlisted member.[1]

Senior Enlisted Advisors of the Space Force

No. Portrait Name Term Served under: Notes and
References
Took office Left office Duration Chief of Space Operations Secretary of the Air Force
1
Roger A. Towberman
Chief Master Sergeant
Roger A. Towberman
3 April 2020Incumbent289 daysJohn W. RaymondBarbara Barrett[1]

See also

References

  1. ^ a b c d e Keller, MSgt Sara (3 April 2020). "CMSgt Towberman sworn in as the first Senior Enlisted Advisor for the U.S. Space Force". United States Space Force Public Affairs. Retrieved 4 April 2020.