Chief Master Sergeant Sharma Haynes

Chief Master Sgt. Sharma J. Haynes is the Senior Enlisted Airman, Space Base Delta 2, Buckley Space Force Base, Colorado. In this capacity she is the principle advisor to the installation commander on all matters concerning morale, welfare, training, and professional development of 1,020 personnel delivering Base Operational Support at 14 operating locations world-wide, executing critical United States Space Force Missile Warning and Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance missions. In addition, the installation hosts 6 wings (or equivalents) and 109 mission partners as well as supporting over 14,000 base personnel and a 98,000-retiree population.


Chief Haynes grew up in Greenville, S.C., and entered the Air Force in 2003. She graduated technical training as a Financial Management Apprentice from Keesler Air Force Base in October 2003. Her background includes diverse duties in the financial management career field as Flight Chief, Enlisted Force Development Manager, and Superintendent. Her previous assignments and deployments to include Japan, South Korea, Hawaii, Afghanistan, Texas, and Africa.


Prior to her current position, Chief Haynes was the Senior Enlisted Leader, 88th Comptroller Squadron and Wing Staff Agency at Wright- Patterson Air Force Base Ohio.

EDUCATION
2006 Airman Leadership School, Yokota Air Base, Japan
2011 Associate of Applied Science Degree, Financial Management, Community College of the Air Force 2012 Noncommissioned Officer Academy, Sheppard AFB, Texas
2014 Senior Enlisted Joint PME through Distance Learning
2015 Senior Noncommissioned Officer Academy, Maxwell-Gunter, Ala.
2016 Professional Manager Certification, Community College of the Air Force 2017 Defense Financial Management Course, Maxwell-Gunter Annex, Ala.
2018 Bachelor of Arts, Organizational Management, Ashford University, Calif. 2021 Master of Business Administration, Webster University, Mo.
2021 Chief Leadership Course, Maxwell-Gunter Annex, Ala. 2022 Group Senior Enlisted Leader Course, Montgomery, Ala.
2023 Senior Enlisted Legal Orientation, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
2023 Continuous Improvement and Innovation for Executives, Institute for Defense and Business, Durham, N.C.

ASSIGNMENTS
1. June 2003 - August 2003, Student, Basic Military Training, Lackland AFB, Texas
2. August 2003 - October 2003, Student, Technical Training School, Keesler AFB, Miss.
3. November 2003 - November 2006, Accounting Liaison Technician, 374th Comptroller Squadron, Yokota AB, Japan (January 2005 - May 2005, Third Country National Escort, 380th Expeditionary Civil Engineering Squadron, Al Dhafra, United Arab Emirates)
4. November 2006 - November 2007, Customer Service Supervisor, 8th Comptroller Squadron, Kunsan AB, South Korea
5. November 2007 - December 2010, Financial Analyst, 15th Comptroller Squadron, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Hawaii
6. January 2011 - August 2014, Flight Chief, Financial Services, 7th Comptroller Squadron, Dyess AFB, Texas (July 2011 -
February 2012, Paying Agent, Combined Forces Special Operations Component Command, Kabul, Afghanistan, January 2014 - July 2014, Paying Agent, 449th Air Expeditionary Wing, Djibouti, Africa)
7. September 2014 - July 2017, Enlisted Force Development Manager, Financial Management, Secretary of the Air Force, Financial Management, the Pentagon, Arlington, Va.
8. July 2017 - June 2019, Superintendent, 21st Comptroller Squadron, Peterson AFB, Colo.
9. June 2019 - August 2021, Superintendent, 21st Comptroller Squadron and Garrison Staff Agency, Peterson SFB, Colo.
10. August 2021 – July 2023, Senior Enlisted Leader, 88th Comptroller Squadron and Wing Staff Agency, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
11. July 2023 – Current, Senior Enlisted Airman, Space Base Delta 2, Buckley Space Force Base, Colo.

MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS
Bronze Star
Meritorious Service Medal with three oak leaf clusters
Air Force Commendation Medal with two oak leaf clusters Air Force Meritorious Unit Award
Air Force Outstanding Unit Award
Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal Korean Defense Service Medal
NATO Medal

OTHER ACHIEVEMENTS
2004 Airman of the Year, 374th Comptroller Squadron, Yokota AB, Japan
2005 Senior Airman Below-the-Zone, 374th Comptroller Squadron, Yokota AB, Japan
2005 Yokota AB Air Force Sergeants Association First Term Airman of the Year, Yokota AB, Japan 2005 Airman of the Year, 374th Comptroller Squadron, Yokota AB, Japan
2006 John L. Levitow Award, Airman Leadership School, Yokota AB, Japan
2009 Noncommissioned Officer of the Year, 15th Comptroller Squadron, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii 2012 Wing Staff Agency Noncommissioned Officer of the Year, 7th Bomb Wing, Dyess AFB, Texas
2013 Air Combat Command Financial Management and Comptroller Noncommissioned Officer of the Year
2013 Secretary of the Air Force for Financial Management and Comptroller Noncommissioned Officer of the Year 2017 Secretary of the Air Force Outstanding Contribution to Financial Management and Comptroller-Enlisted Award 2018 Wing Staff Agency Senior Noncommissioned Officer of the Year, 21st Space Wing, Peterson AFB, Colo.
2018 Air Force Space Command Financial Management and Comptroller Superintendent of the Year
2018 Secretary of the Air Force for Financial Management Chief Master Sergeant Larry P. Gonzales Superintendent of the Year

EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTION
Chief Master Sergeant March 1, 2021

(Current as of Jul 2023)