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TECH SGT. VANCE L. JACKSON JR.

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Technical Sgt. Vance Jackson Jr is an Air National Guard Recruiter assigned to the 163d Reconnaissance Wing at March ARB, Calif. His primary duties include screening and processing potential recruits for the Air National Guard, presenting opportunities of the ANG to applicants and civic leaders, informing interested persons of military obligations, officer and airman career structure, education, training opportunities and other military benefits and entitlements.

Sergeant Jackson is a native of Palmdale California and attended Quartz Hill High School in Lancaster, Calif. and resides in Riverside County. After graduating High School, he enlisted in the California Air National Guard and attended basic training as well as Sergeant Jackson attended Personnel School at Keesler Air Force Base, MS and earned the title of Honor Graduate during the course. He served as a Personnel Clerk in the 163d Reconnaissance Wing. After successful completion, Sergeant Jackson was stationed at March ARB, serving in the 163rd Logistics Readiness Squadron.In June 2010 to September 2010 Sergeant Jackson deployed to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

In August 2011, he was selected and attended Air Force Recruiting School at Lackland Air Force Base. Sergeant Jackson graduated with the Recruiting School commandant award and reached his goal in becoming an Air Guard Recruiter for the 163d Reconnaissance Wing in September 2011. Sergeant Jackson is currently attending University of Phoenix in pursuit of Bachelor of Arts Degree in Business Management.

EDUCATION
2003 - Quartz Hill High School, Lancaster, Calif.
2004 - Personnel Apprentice Technical School, Keesler AFB, Missippiipi
2006 - Supply Apprentice Technical School, Lackland AB, Texas
2007 - Airman Leadership School, Edwards AFB, Calif.
2011 - ANG Production Recruiter Technical School, Lackland AFB, Texas
2012 - Present, Non Commissioned Officer Academy, Correspondence
2012 - BA in Business Management, University of Phoenix, CA

ASSIGNMENTS
2004 - 2006, Personnel Apprentice, 163d Reconnaissance Wing, March ARB, Calif.
2006 - 2011, Supply Technician,163d Reconnaissance Wing, March ARB, Calif.
2011 - Present, Production Recruiter, 163d Reconnaissance Wing, March ARB, Calif.

MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS
2007 Outstanding Senior Airman of the year 163d Reconnaissance Wing, Recruiting School Commandant Award, Airman Leadership School, Air Force Meritorious Service Medal, Air Force Achievement Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Air Expeditionary Service Ribbon with gold border, California Recruiting Achievement Ribbon.
2012 Force Support Squadron Non-Commissioned Officer of the year


EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTION
Airman Basic Apr 16, 2004
Airman Nov. 30, 2004
Airman 1st Class May 31, 2005
Senior Airman Dec 31, 2005
Staff Sergeant May 15, 2008
Technical Sergeant May 1, 2012




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