Senior Master Sergeant Wagner is the 913th Airlift Group Superintendent, Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas. He advises the commander on matters concerning the health, morale, welfare, and the effective utilization of the enlisted members within the group, and serves as the commander's representative to numerous committees, councils, boards, and military and civilian functions.
Sergeant Wagner joined the Air Force in June 2002 after graduating from Crescent Heights High School in Calgary, Alberta Canada. Following Security Forces Apprentice School, he was first stationed at Cannon AFB, New Mexico. During his first assignment, he deployed to both Iraq and Afghanistan. In 2008, Sergeant Wagner transitioned to the Air Force Reserve and took on civilian employment as a high school teacher, where he piloted a new Criminal Justice program. Prior to his current assignment, he was a Military Training Instructor for the 433rd Training Squadron at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas.
2002 Basic Military Training and Technical School, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas
2003 Security Forces Journeyman Course, Correspondence
2006 Airman Leadership School, Cannon Air Force Base, N.M.
2006 Security Forces Craftsman Course, JBSA-Lackland, Texas
2008 Military Training Instructor School, JBSA-Lackland, Texas
2010 Noncommissioned Officer Academy, Maxwell AFB, Ala., Correspondence
2011 Senior Noncommissioned Officer Academy, Maxwell AFB, Ala., Correspondence
2011 Senior Noncommissioned Officer Joint Professional Military Education I, Maxwell AFB, Ala., Correspondence
2012 Associate of Applied Science, Criminal Justice, Air University, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
2012 Associate of Applied Science, Instructor of Technologies & Military Science, Air University, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
2014 Bachelor of Arts, Psychology, Park University, Parkville, Mo.
2016 Senior Noncommissioned Officer Joint Professional Military Education II, Maxwell AFB, Ala., Correspondence
2017 Senior Noncommissioned Officer Leadership Development Course, JBSA-Lackland, Texas
1. November 2002–July 2008, Security Forces Member, 27th Special Security Forces Squadron, Cannon AFB, N.M.
2. July 2008–August 2020, Military Training Instructor, 433rd Training Squadron, JBSA-Lackland, Texas
3. August 2020–Present, Superintendent, 913th Airlift Group, Little Rock AFB, Ark.
MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS
Air Force Meritorious Service Medal with two oak leaf clusters
Air Force Commendation Medal with three oak leaf clusters
Army Commendation Medal
Air Force Achievement Medal
2006 Airman Leadership School John L. Levitow Award Winner
2008 Military Training Instructor School Commandant’s Award Winner
2017 737th Training Group Master Military Training Instructor “Blue Rope” Recognition
2017 Air Education and Training Command Master Instructor Certification
2018 German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge
EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTION
Airman Basic June 4, 2002
Airman First Class July 19, 2002
Senior Airman Nov. 19, 2004
Staff Sergeant Aug. 1, 2006
Technical Sergeant May 1, 2010
Master Sergeant June 1, 2014
Senior Master Sergeant Sept. 1, 2018
(Current as of July 2020)