Staff Sergeant Walsh is a native of Hibbing, Minnesota. He entered the USAF after graduating from Basic Military Training in 2012 at Lackland AFB, TX.
From Nov 2012 – Mar 2013, SSgt Walsh was assigned to the 86th Communications Squadron, Knowledge Operations Management, followed by Commander Support Staff, Ramstein AB, DE from Mar 2013 – Feb 2014 where he was responsible for various administrative duties for over 500 unit members. In Mar 2014, SSgt Walsh was assigned to the 86th Maintenance Group, Commander Support Staff in support of 389 personnel to include 92 group staff members.
From Nov 2014 – Feb 2018, SSgt Walsh was assigned to the 57th Weapons Squadron where he was responsible for various administrative duties for 25 cadre and 6 weapons undergraduates. In Feb 2018, SSgt Walsh was assigned to the 87th Air Base Wing, Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst where he served as Command Staff Administrator.
Currently, SSgt Walsh is the NCOIC, Administration Management, for the 340 Detachment Air Force Reserve Officers Training Corps. In this capacity, Sergeant Walsh manages personnel records, leave web, duty status, and MILPDS actions for five Active duty cadre. He updates cadet pay, initiates security clearances, manages the unit leave program, duty status program, and schedules the Test of Basic Aviation Skills (TBAS) and Air Force Officer Qualifying Tests (AFOQT). This organization includes 5 cadre members and over 60 cadets.
2017 Airman Leadership School, McGuire AFB, NJ
2019 Associates Degree in Business Administration, Community College of the Air Force
1. Jun 2012 – Aug 2012, Basic Military Training, Lackland AFB San Antonio, TX
2. Aug 2012 – Oct 2012, Keesler AFB Biloxi, MS
3. Nov 2012 – Feb 2013, 86th Communications Squadron, Knowledge Operations Management, Ramstein AB, DE
4. Mar 2013 – Feb 2014, 86th Communications Squadron, Commanders Support Staff Apprentice, Ramstein AB, DE
5. Feb 2014 – Nov 2014, 86th Maintenance Group, Commanders Support Staff Journeyman, Ramstein AB, DE
6. Nov 2014 – Feb 2018, 57th Weapons Squadron, Commanders Support Staff, McGuire AFB, NJ
7. Feb 2018 – Jan 2019, 87th Air Base Wing, Command Staff Administrator, McGuire AFB, NJ
8. Jan 2019-Present, AFROTC Det 340, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, MA
MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS
Air Force Commendation Medal
AF Outstanding Unit Award
National Defense Service Medal
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
DATES OF PROMOTION
Airman Basic- 5 June 2012
Airman First Class – 3 Nov 2012
Senior Airman – 3 Dec 2014
Staff Sergeant – 1 Nov 2017