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CHIEF MASTER SGT. CAROL A. SLIGH

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Chief Master Sergeant Carol Sligh is the
Superintendent, Defense Language Institute English Language Center, 37th Training Wing, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, TX. She serves as an advisor to the Commandant and plays an integral role in the effective employment, operations and training, professional development and welfare of over 1,200 enlisted personnel, civilians and international military students from over 115 countries. Additionally, CMSgt Sligh coordinates with numerous military leaders, professional military organizations and community partners to support DLIELC men and women. She is also the JBSA-Lackland Education & Training (3S2) Functional. As a Training Functional Manager, she leads, mentors, and provides direction for 33 enlisted Education and Training Managers on training issues, promotions, career opportunities, and recognition programs.

CMSgt Sligh grew up in Afton, Wyoming, and initially entered the Air Force in January 1988. From 1994 to 1999 she served in the Air Force Reserve Component until returning to active duty in September 1999. She has had assignments in several career fields to include Security Forces, Medical Services, Military Training, and Education and Training.

EDUCATION
1988 Security Specialist Course, Lackland Air Force Base, Texas
1988 M-60 Machine Gun Specialist Course, Lackland Air Force Base, Texas 1995 Medical Service
Apprentice Course, Sheppard AFB, Texas
2003 Noncommissioned Officer Academy, Lackland ABF, Texas
2003 Education and Training Apprentice Course, Keesler AFB, Mississippi
2008 Associate in Applied Science degree in Allied Health Sciences, Community College of the Air
Force 2008 Associate in Applied Science degree in Education Administration and Management,
Community College of the Air Force
2008 Joint Senior Noncommissioned Officer PME by correspondence, National Defense University
2009 Associate in Applied Science degree in instructor of military technology, Community College of
the AF 2010 Senior Noncommissioned Officer Academy, Maxwell Air Force Base, Gunter Annex, Alabama
2014 CCAF Professional Manager Certification, Maxwell-Gunter AFB, Alabama

ASSIGNMENTS
Mar 1988 - Apr 1988, Student, Lackland Air Force Base, TX
Sep 1988 - Dec 1989, Security Response Force Team Member, Tinker Air Force Base, OK Jan 1990 - Jan
1992, Security Response Force Team Member, Ramstein AB, Germany Feb 1992 - Jan 1993, Security
Response Force Team Leader, Kirtland AFB, NM
Sep 1994 - Sep 1997, Medical Technician, Kirtland AFB, NM (AFRC) Oct 1997 - Sep 1999, Medical
Technician, Luke AFB, AZ (AFRC)
Oct 1999 - Aug 2003, NCOIC Health Care Integration, Davis-Monthan AFB, AZ Sep 2003 - Aug 2004, Unit
Training Manager, Davis-Monthan AFB, AZ
Sep 2004 - Jul 2007, NCOIC, Scheduling, Hill AFB, UT
Aug 2007 - Jul 2011, Instructor Supervisor Faculty Development, Lackland AFB, TX Aug 2011 - Jul
2016, Superintendent, Military Training, Presidio of Monterey, CA
Jul 2016 - present, Superintendent, Defense Language Institute English Language Center, Joint Base
San Antonio - Lackland, TX

MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS
Meritorious Service Medal with Three Oak Leaf Clusters                                                                                                                                                        Air Force Commendation Medal
Air Force Achievement Medal with Two Oak Leaf Clusters

OTHER ACHIEVEMENTS
1988 Honor Graduate, Security Specialist Course
1995 Honor Graduate, Medical Service Apprentice Course
2002 Stripes for Exceptional Performers promotion to Technical Sergeant 2003 Honor Graduate, Education and Management Course
2006 Education and Training Manager of the Year, Hill AFB, UT 2010 Master Instructor Certificate, Lackland AFB, TX

EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTION
Airman Basic Jan 12, 1988
Airman June 12, 1988
Airman First Class May 12, 1989
Senior Airman Jan 12, 1991
Staff Sergeant Sep 28, 1999
Technical Sergeant Apr 8, 2002
Master Sergeant Apr 1, 2006
Senior Master Sergeant May 1, 2012

(Current as of Oct 2016)