Chief Master Sergeant BRAD L. WEEKLEY, Western Air Defense Sector Senior Enlisted Leader

Chief Master Sergeant Brad L. Weekley is the Chief Enlisted Manager for the 225th Support Squadron, Western Air Defense Sector (WADS), Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington. He serves as the enlisted advisor to the 225th Support Squadron Commander, executing the commander’s intent while advising on all aspects of employment, training, readiness, resilience, and development for Air National Guard, contractors, and civilian personnel. WADS is responsible for the air defense of 73% of the Continental United States and Canada. The 225th Support Squadron is responsible for cyber operations, civil engineering, and logistical support to the Air Defense Sector and supports the North American Aerospace Defense Command’s (NORAD) homeland defense mission.

A native of Mobile, Alabama, Chief Master Sergeant Weekley enlisted into the Mississippi Air National guard in 1998 as a Tracking Technician. After Sept 11, 2001, he was activated and deployed to several vulnerable sites to assist with gap filler radar coverage to both the Southeastern Air Defense Sector (SEADS) and WADS. In 2003, Chief Master Sergeant Weekley transferred into the Florida Air National Guard at SEADS. He continued to work as a Tracking Technician and as an Interface Control Technician where he established data links with AWACS and other airborne assets along with deployed ground and Navy units.  In 2006, Chief Master Sergeant Weekley cross trained from operations to communications and became a Tech Controller. In July of 2016, he was appointed to the Cyber Operations flight as Superintendent. In this role, he provided leadership and organizational guidance to a 40-member flight responsible for the support of weapon system applications, system administration for classified enclaves, account creations, IT trouble ticket tracking/remediation, and lifecycle management implementation.

In February of 2020, Chief Master Sergeant Weekley joined the 225th Support Squadron where he worked with his leadership team to operationalize mission systems support, defined the roles and responsibilities for the Cyber Operations Superintendent position, and served as the advisor to the Director of Operations. His leadership and experience led to his selection as the Chief Enlisted Manager for the 225th Support Squadron in February 2021.   

2002  Airman Leadership School (Non-Residence)
2006  Space Technology CCAF
2007  NCO Academy (Non-Residence)
2008  Electronic Systems Technology CCAF
2015  USAF SNCOA (Non-Residence)
2015  SEJPME I (Non-Residence)
2015  Bachelor of Science in Computer Systems and Networking Administration, Bellevue University,  Bellevue, Neb
2017  SEJPME II (Non-Residence)
2018  DSCA Phase II


  1. June 1998 – January 2003 – Tracking Technician, Operations, 255th Air Control Squadron (ACC), Gulf Port, Miss.
  2. January 2003 – August 2006 – Interface Control Technician, Eagle Flight, South Eastern Air Defense Sector (ACC), Tyndall AFB, Fla.
  3. August 2006 – October 2009 – Network Technician, Mission Support Division, 601st Air & Space Operations Center (ACC), Tyndall AFB, Fla.
  4. October 2009 –  August 2011 – Communications Focal Point Technician, Mission Support Division, 601st Air & Space Operations Center (ACC), Tyndall AFB, Fla.
  5. August 2011 – June 2015– Red Switch Technician/NCOIC, Mission Systems, 101st Air Communications Squadron (ACC), Tyndall AFB, Fla.
  6. June 2015 – July 2016 – Requirements NCOIC, Plans and Programs, 101st Air Communications Squadron (ACC), Tyndall AFB, Fla.
  7. July 2016 – June 2017 – Superintendent, Cyber Operations, 101st Air Communications Squadron (ACC), Tyndall AFB, Fla.
  8. June 2017 – Assistant Director of Operations, 101st Air Communications Squadron (ACC), Tyndall AFB, Fla.
  9. February 2020- March 2021, Superintendent, Operations, 225th Support Squadron (ACC), Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash.
  10. March 2021 – present, Chief Enlisted Manager, 225th Support Squadron, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash.

Meritorious Service Medal
Air Force Commendation Medal with One Oak Leaf Cluster
Air Force Achievement Medal
Florida Commendation Medal

Air Force Sergeants’ Association

Airman First Class June12, 1998
Senior Airman Oct. 04, 2000
Staff Sergeant Nov. 15, 2002
Technical Sergeant Sept. 16, 2010
Master Sergeant Jan. 13, 2013
Senior Master Sergeant Dec. 09, 2016
Chief Master Sergeant Sept. 17, 2021

(Current as of October 2022)