Pooler's Toy 'Neal' Allen promoted to Chief Master Sergeant
Senior Master Sergeant Toy 'Neal' Allen is promoted to Chief Master Sergeant. (Source: SCTC)
News release from Savannah Combat Readiness Training Center:
Colonel Todd A. Freesemann is proud to announce the promotion of Senior Master Sergeant Toy 'Neal' Allen to Chief Master Sergeant, the highest grade attainable for Non-Commissioned Officers in the U S Air Force and Georgia Air National Guard. Chief Allen has also received a notice from Major General James Butterworth, Georgia's Adjutant General and his personal congratulations.
In this new role of responsibility, CMSgt Allen will serve as the Combat Readiness Training Center's Operations Superintendent, with oversight of all aspects of Airfield Management and Operations.
CMSgt Allen, a native of Moultrie, GA, enlisted in the Georgia Air National Guard in 1982, serving in the 283rd Combat Communications Squadron then located in Savannah. In 1985, he joined the active duty U S Army working in numerous areas related to helicopter operations, eventually deploying to Operation Desert Storm where his unit received the Valorous Unit Award for their role in the destruction of Iraq's Republican Guard. In 1995, he rejoined Georgia's Air National Guard, beginning his service in Airfield Management, and by mastering ever increasing roles of responsibility he earned the role of Operations Superintendent.