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Chief Master Sergeant William J. O'Neill IV

Chief Master Sergeant Liam O’Neill is the Squadron Superintendent of the 352d Special Warfare Training Squadron, Air Education and Training Command, 2nd Air Force, Pope Army Airfield, NC. The 352d Special Warfare Training Squadron produces Special Warfare Airmen, the human foundation for U.S. Special Operations Command, Air Force Special Operations Command.
Enlisted through the Chicago military entrance processing station, CMSgt O’Neill has previously served as a Special Tactics Team Leader, Special Tactics Liaison to Naval Special Warfare and Squadron Operations Superintendent. He has led and conducted Special Tactics operations conducting counter-violent extremist organization operations in the Horn of Africa, combat and contingency operations in support of Operations ENDURING FREEDOM and NEW DAWN.  He is a static-line and military freefall jumpmaster, combat diver, and a joint terminal attack controller.
2002  Airman Leadership School, Okinawa Japan
2005  Associates Airway Science, Community College of Air Force, AL
2007  Associates, Instructor of Technology, Community College of Air Force, AL
2011  Non-commissioned Officer Academy, Peterson AFB, CO
2014  Senior Enlisted Joint Professional Military Education I, non-residence
2017  Senior non-commissioned officer Academy, Maxwell AFB, AL
2018  Bachelor of Science, Strategic Intelligence, American Military University, WV
2019  Joint Special Operations Forces Senior Enlisted Academy, JSOU, Tampa, FL
2021  Chief Leadership Course, Barnes Center, Air University, AL
2021  Master of Science in Strategic Leadership, University of Charleston, WV
2021  Aspen Institute Executive Seminar, Leadership, Values and the Good Society, Aspen, CO
Jan 1999 – Dec 2000, Student, Combat Control Pipeline, Various
Dec 2000 – Apr 2002, Combat Control Journeyman, 21st Special Tactics Squadron, Pope AFB, NC
Apr 2002 – Dec 2004, Combat Control Operator, 320th Special Tactics Squadron, Okinawa Japan
Dec 2004 – Jun 2007, AETC Instructor, OL-A 342nd  Training Squadron, Pope AFB, NC
Jul 2007 – Jun 2013, Combat Control Craftsman, 24th Special Tactics Squadron, Pope AAF, NC
Jul 2013 – Jun 2017, Liaison to NSWDG, OL-A 24th Special Tactics Squadron, Virginia Beach, VA
Jul 2017 – Jul 2019, Operations Superintendent, 24th Special Tactics Squadron, Pope AAF, NC
Jul 2019 – May 2020, Senior Enlisted Advisor, 724th Operation Support Squadron, Pope AAF, NC
May 2020 – Present, Squadron Superintendent, 352nd Special Warfare Training Squadron, Pope AAF, NC
Bronze Star Medal with three oak leaf clusters and two Valor devices
Defense Meritorious Service Medal with oak leaf cluster
Meritorious Service Medal
Aerial Achievement Medal
Joint Service Commendation Medal with oak leaf cluster
Air Force Commendation Medal 
Air Force Achievement Medal with one oak leaf cluster
Air Force Combat Action Medal

(Current as of July 2021)