CHIEF MASTER SERGEANT RACHAEL A. CLARK

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Chief Master Sergeant Rachael A. Clark serves as the
Superintendent of the 86th Medical Group, Ramstein Air Base,
Germany. She is the senior enlisted leader of a 925-member
medical group supporting 57,000 Kaiserslautern Military
Community beneficiaries and 93 units throughout Europe,
Africa, and Southwest Asia. Her responsibilities include
advising the commander on all matters affecting the health,
morale, welfare and development of 435 enlisted personnel.. 

Chief Clark grew up in Eunice, Louisiana and entered the United States Air Force in 1991.  Upon completion of Medical Service Technical Training, she was assigned to Sheppard AFB, Lackland AFB, followed by an assignment to the Military Entrance Processing (MEPS) station in Atlanta, GA.  Chief Clark has a wide breadth of experience in all facets of her AFSC and she has extended her knowledge of the medical career field by learning the duties of various other medical AFSCs. Also, she deployed  to the Contingency Aeromedical Staging Facility (CASF) at Ramstein Air Base, Germany where she had the opportunity to facilitate care for 1.9K OEF/OIF wounded warriors.  In addition, she has served as Group Superintendent and First Sergeant for the 380th Expeditionary Medical Group, Southwest Asia, Al Dhafra AB in support of OEF/OND and CJTFHOA. 
 
EDUCATION
1997 Airman Leadership School
2001  Associate in Applied Science/Allied Health Science, Community College of the Air Force
2003   Associate in Science/ General Studies, Georgia Military College
2006   Noncommissioned Officer Academy, Tyndall AFB
2006   Bachelor of Science, Social Psychology, (Cum Laude), Park University
2008   USAF Chief NCO Academy Course 12 (Correspondence), Air University
2009   Pursuing Master's Degree, Leadership & Management with dual in Human Resources
2010   Chief Noncommissioned Officer Academy, Gunter AFB
2011   Intermediate Executive Skills Course
2014   Chief's Leadership Course, AU Distance Learning

ASSIGNMENTS
1991-1993 Medical Service Technician, Emergency Medicine, Sheppard AFB, TX
1993-1994 Medical Service Technician, Internal Medicine, Sheppard AFB, TX 
1994-1996 Aerospace Medical Service Technician, Adult Family Med, Lackland, AFB, TX
1996-1999 Aerospace Medical Service Technician, OB/GYN, Lackland, AFB, TX
1999-2003 NCOIC, Medical Processing, Atlanta MEPS, GA
2003- 2005 NCOIC, Flight Medicine Clinic, Moody AFB, GA
2005-2007 NCOIC, Women's Health Clinic, Moody AFB, GA
2007-2008 Group, Medical Right Start Program Manager, Moody AFB, GA
2008-2009 Flight Chief, Health Promotion, Moody AFB, GA
2009- 2012 Superintendent/4N FM, Medical Operation Squadron, Moody AFB, GA
2012-2014 Superintendent/4N FM, Medical Operation Squadron, JBSA-Randolph, TX
2014-2015   Superintendent, 383d Training Squadron, Fort Sam Houston, TX
2015-Present Superintendent, 86th Medical Group, Ramstein Air Base, Germany

DEPLOYMENT EXPERIENCE:
2009-2010 Contingency Aeromedical Staging Facility, Ramstein, Germany
2011-2012 Group Superintendent/First Sergeant, Al Dhafra AB

MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS
Meritorious Service Medal with one oak leaf cluster
Joint Service Commendation Medal
Air Force Commendation Medal with one oak leaf cluster
Air Force Outstanding Unit Award with three oak leaf clusters
National Defense Service Medal with bronze star device
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
Air Force Longevity Service with three oak leaf clusters
USAF NCO PME Graduate Ribbon with one oak leaf cluster

OTHER ACHIEVEMENTS
359th AF Outstanding PCMH of the Year, 2012
23rd Medical Group (ACC) Clinic of the Year, 2011
Distinguish Graduate, SNCOA, 2010
CMSAF (Ret) James M. McCoy Academic Achievement Award, SNCOA, 2010
SNCO of the Year, 23rd Wing, 2009
SNCO of the Quarter, 23rd Wing, 2009
USAF Best Small Base Health Promotion Program, 2008
23rd Medical Group NCO of the Year, 2007
Outstanding Medical Service NCO of the Year, AFSOC, 2005
NCO of the Quarter, 2004, 2005, & 2007

EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTION
Chief Master Sergeant: Dec 2014
(Current as of Sep 2015)