Chief Master Sergeant STEVEN G. CREEK

Chief Master Sgt. Steven G. Creek is the Command Chief Master Sergeant (Wolf Chief), 8th Fighter Wing, Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea. Chief Creek represents the 3,200 Airmen, Soldiers and Civilian members of the Wolf Pack serving as the principal advisor to the commander on all enlisted matters, including those that affect the health, welfare, morale, training, professional development, readiness, quality of life and effective utilization of assigned personnel. The wing is responsible for the planning and support of counter-air, aerial interdiction and close-air support in defense of more than 51 million citizens of the Republic of Korea.

Chief Creek also provides crucial engagement with the senior enlisted leadership of the Republic of Korea Air Force, serving to foster better understanding and improved readiness. Chief Creek has experience in various roles as an Aerospace Medicine Squadron Superintendent, Department Chief at the United States Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine and 4E MAJCOM Functional Manager. His background includes a full spectrum of Public Health duties with multiple deployments to Oman, Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Pakistan, Jordan and Qatar in support of Operation’s SOUTHERN WATCH, ENDURING FREEDOM, INHERENT RESOLVE and FREEDOM’S SENTINEL. Additionally, Chief Creek has served in various key developmental positions, to include Additional Duty First Sergeant, Alternate PACAF 4E Public Health Functional Manager & Primary Manpower Lead and AFCENT 4E Public Health Functional Manager.

Prior to his current position he served as the Senior Enlisted Leader for the 35th Medical Group, Misawa AB, Japan.

EDUCATION
1999 Public Health Apprentice Course, USAF School of Aerospace Medicine, Brooks Air Force Base, Texas
2004 USAF Airmen Leadership School, Langley AFB, Va.
2007 Associates Degree, Public Health Technology, Community College of the Air Force
2009 USAF NCO Academy, Maxwell-Gunter AFB, Ala.
2010 Professional Manager Certification, Community College of the Air Force
2011 Senior Enlisted Joint Professional Military Education Correspondence Course
2013 USAF Senior Noncommissioned Officer Academy, Maxwell-Gunter AFB, Ala.
2017 Combined Senior Leadership Course, Defense Health Headquarters, Falls Church, Va.
2018 USAF Chief Master Sergeant’s Leadership Course, Maxwell-Gunter AFB, Ala.
2021 Joint Medical Executive Skills Institute Executive Capstone Course for Military Health Service Leaders
2023 Bachelor of Applied Science, Public Health, Wayland Baptist University, Plainview, Texas

ASSIGNMENTS
1.     July 1999 – September 1999, Trainee, Basic Military Training, Lackland AFB, Texas
2.     September 1999 – January 2000, Student, Public Health Apprentice Course, USAF School of Aerospace Medicine, Brooks         AFB, Texas
3.     January 2000 – August 2011, Public Health Technician, 633rd Aerospace Medicine Squadron, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va.
4.     August 2011 – September 2013, Superintendent, Public Health Flight, 96th Aerospace Medicine Squadron, Eglin AFB, Fla.
5.     October 2013 – November 2016, Superintendent, Public Health Flight, 673rd Aerospace Medicine Squadron, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska
6.     November 2016 – December 2017, Superintendent, 9th Aerospace Medicine Squadron, Beale AFB, Calif.
7.     December 2017 – December 2019, Superintendent, Public Health and Preventive Medicine Department USAF School of Aerospace Medicine and HQ AFMC 4E Functional Manager, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
8.     January 2020 – May 2023, Superintendent, 35th Medical Group, Misawa AB, Japan
9.     May 2023 – Present, Command Chief, 8th Fighter Wing, Kunsan AB, Republic of Korea

MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS
Meritorious Service Medal with four oak leaf clusters
Air Force Commendation Medal
Air Force Achievement Medal with two oak leaf clusters
Meritorious Unit Award
Air Force Outstanding Unit Award with Valor Device
National Defense Service Medal
Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal
Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
Nuclear Deterrence Operations Service Medal
Air Force Expeditionary Service Ribbon with Gold Border

OTHER ACHIEVEMENTS
2008 1st Aerospace Medicine Squadron NCO of the Year, Langley AFB, Va.
2008 Distinguished Graduate Award, NCO Academy, Maxwell-Gunter AFB, Ala.
2010 633d Aerospace Medicine Squadron SNCO of the Year, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va.
2012 96th Air Base Wing Lance P. Sijan Award, Eglin AFB, Fla.
2012 Air Force Material Command Medical Service SNCO Leadership of the Year Award, Eglin AFB, Fla.
2013 Distinguished Graduate Award, SNCO Academy, Maxwell-Gunter AFB, Ala.

(Current as of June 2023)