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CHIEF MASTER SERGEANT L. SCOTT OSGOOD

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Chief Master Sergeant L. Scott Osgood is the Command Chief Master Sergeant for the State of Maine. As Command Chief, he serves as the advisor to the Adjutant General and staff on matters of health, welfare, morale, professional development and effective utilization of more than 1,067 enlisted personnel assigned to the Maine Air National Guard.           

In June, 1988, Chief Osgood enlisted in the Maine Air National Guard as a traditional Guardsman and entered Basic Training at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas. After Basic Training, he attended Aircraft Maintenance technical training at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas. He then received specialized training on KC-135 aircraft at Ellsworth Air Force Base, Rapid City, South Dakota. Chief Osgood participated in many deployments and Temporary Tours of Duty as a KC-135 crew chief in support of Operations NOBLE EAGLE, DENY FLIGHT, ENDURING FREEDOM, and ALLIED FORCE. These deployments took him to many locations throughout the world to include France, Crete, Guam, Diego Garcia, and Incirlik Air Base, Turkey where he deployed as a First Sergeant for the 90th Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron. Chief Osgood also spent years as an Alpha Alert Force Crew Chief based out of Bangor, Maine. Chief Osgood became the First Sergeant for the 101st Aircraft Maintenance Squadron in January 2008. In October 2012, he was selected to serve as the Wing First Sergeant for the 101st Air Refueling Wing. In October 2016, Chief Osgood became the 101st Maintenance Group Superintendent. Prior to his current position, Chief Osgood was the Command Chief of the 101st Air Refueling Wing, Bangor, Maine.   

In his civilian career, Chief Osgood is a 26 year veteran Maine State Game Warden. As a Maine Game Warden his duties include certified, uniformed law enforcement work, protecting Maine’s inland fish and wildlife resources, protecting the public, conducting investigations, prosecuting violators, search and rescue operations, and educating the public on Maine’s fish and game laws, conservation of resources, and recreational safety through public speaking opportunities and interactions afield.

EDUCATION

1988 Basic Military Training, Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas
1988 United States Air Force Aircraft Maintenance Technical School, Shepard AFB, Wichita Falls, Texas
1988 KC-135 Maintenance Technical School, Ellsworth AFB, Rapid City, SD
1992 Airman Leadership School, Maxwell AFB, Ala., by correspondence
1993 Bachelor of Science, Forest Management, University of Maine, Orono
2002 United States Air Force NCO Academy, McGhee Tyson Air National Guard Base, TN
2008 United States Air Force First Sergeant Academy, Maxwell AFB, Ala.,
2009 Applied Associate of Science, Human Resource Management, Community College of the Air Force
2009 Applied Associate of Science, Aerospace Maintenance Technology, Community College of the Air Force
2011 United States Air Force Senior Non-Commissioned Officer School by correspondence
2015 Senior Enlisted Joint PME by correspondence
2017 Chief’s Executive Course, Lackland AFB, Texas
2018 Chief’s Leadership Course, Lackland AFB, Texas

ASSIGNMENTS

1. June 1988 - August 2014, KC-135 Crew Chief, 101st Air Refueling Wing, Bangor, Maine
2. January 2008 - August 2012, First Sergeant, 101st Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, Bangor, Maine
3. August 2012 - October 2016, First Sergeant, 101st Air Refueling Wing, Bangor, Maine
4. October 2016 - July 2018, Group Superintendent, 101st Maintenance Group, Bangor, Maine
5. July 2018 - October 2020, Wing Command Chief, 101st Air Refueling Wing, Bangor, Maine
6. October 2020 – Present, Maine State Command Chief
 

MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS

Air Force Meritorious Service Medal with oak leaf cluster
Air Force Commendation Medal
Meritorious Unit Award
Air Force Outstanding Unit Award with two oak leaf clusters
Air Reserve Forces Meritorious Service Medal with five oak leaf clusters
National Defense Service Medal with bronze star
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
Air Force Longevity Award with six oak leaf clusters
Armed Forces reserve Medal with “M” device
Air Force Non-Commissioned Officer Professional Military Education Graduate Ribbon
Small Arms Expert Marksmanship Ribbon (Rifle)


OTHER ACHIEVEMENTS

2011 Maine Warden Service Exemplary Service Medal
2012 First Sergeant of the Year (Maine)

 

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS AND ASSOCIATIONS

Air Force Sergeants Association
101st Air Refueling Wing Chiefs Council
101st Air Refueling Wing First Sergeants Council

EFFECTIVE DATE OF PROMOTION
Staff Sergeant Nov 17, 1996
Technical Sergeant Feb 14, 2003
Master Sergeant Jan 14, 2008
Senior Master Sergeant Aug 1, 2010
Chief Master Sergeant Aug 1, 2014

 

(Current as of October 2020)