Command Chief Master Sergeant Gregory A. Brown

Senior Enlisted Leader - Air
1636 Gold Star Dr. Raleigh, North Carolina 27607

Chief Master Sergeant Gregory A. Brown serves as the Command Chief Master Sergeant for the state of North Carolina. Chief Brown provides general supervision to the North Carolina Air National Guard enlisted force. He is the principle advisor to the Adjutant General and Assistant Adjutant General for Air, and other senior leaders on the military readiness, professional development, and the health, morale, and welfare of more than 1,200 enlisted Citizen Airmen. He works closely with N.C. Army National Guard senior leaders to ensure the effective integration of the enlisted force into joint operations supporting federal, state and local government agencies as well as community partners. 

Chief Brown enlisted in the North Carolina Air National Guard in June 1993 as a Power Production Specialist in the 145th Civil Engineering Squadron. Chief Brown has deployed in support of Operations SOUTHERN WATCH, CONSTANT VIGIL, JUMPSTART, ENDURING FREEDOM AND INHERENT RESOLVE. Prior to his current assignment Chief Brown was the Senior Enlisted Leader for the 145th Mission Support Group, Charlotte, North Carolina. 

In his civilian profession, he is accountable for managing, directing, and coordinating gas field operations personnel and construction activities to ensure safe and reliable delivery of natural gas to customers in a cost-effective manner at one of America’s largest energy holding companies. 



1997 - Airman Leadership School, Kure Beach, N.C. 
1997 - Associate in General Education, Central Piedmont Community College, Charlotte, N.C. 
1997 - Associate in Applied Science, Mechanical and Electrical Technology, Community College of the Air Force 
2003 - Non-Commissioned Officer Academy, by correspondence 
2005 - Bachelor of Arts, Business Management, Belmont Abbey College, Mount Holly, N.C. 
2013 - Senior Enlisted Joint Professional Military Education, by correspondence 2013 - Senior Non-Commissioned Officer Academy, Maxwell AFB-Gunter 
Annex, Alabama 2013 - Professional Manager Certification, Community College of the Air Force. 
2018 - Civil Engineering Superintendent Course, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio 
2020 - Chief Master Sergeant Leadership Course, Maxwell AFB-Gunter Annex, Ala. 


1. June 1993 - September 1993, 145th Airlift Wing, Student Flight, Charlotte, N.C. 
2. September 1993 - October 1993, Basic Military Training, Lackland Air Force Base (AFB), Texas 
3. October 1993 - January 1994, Apprentice Electrical Power Production Specialist, 396th Technical Training Group, Sheppard AFB, Texas 
4. January 1994 - April 1997, Electrical Power Production Journeyman, 145th Civil Engineering Squadron, Charlotte, N.C. 
5. November 2000 - April 2014, Electrical Power Production Craftsman, 145th Civil Engineering Squadron, Charlotte, N.C. (March 2002 - June 2002, Electrical Power Production Maintenance Supervisor, 379th Expeditionary Civil Engineering Squadron (ECES), Al Udeid, Air Base, Qatar and August 2008 - February 2009, Electrical Power Production Craftsman, 474th ECES, Joint Task Force Guantanamo, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba) 
6. April 2014 - July 2015, Electrical Systems Superintendent, 145th Civil Engineering Squadron, Charlotte, N.C. 
7. July 2015 - January 2018, Power Production Superintendent, 263rd Combat Communications Squadron, New London, N.C. (November 2015 - July 2016, Superintendent, 1 Expeditionary Civil Engineering Group, Al Udeid, Air Base, Qatar) 
8. June 2018 - November 2019, Chief Enlisted Manager, 145th Civil Engineering Squadron, Charlotte, N.C. 
9. November 2019 – June 2023, Senior Enlisted Leader, 145th Mission Support Group Charlotte, N.C 
10. June 2023 – Present, State Command Chief Master Sergeant, Joint Force Headquarters, Raleigh, N.C. 

Major Awards and Decorations 

Meritorious Service Medal 
Air and Space Achievement Medal with oak leaf cluster 

Other Achievements 

2016 Senior Non-Commissioned Officer of the Month 


Professional Memberships

North Carolina Chiefs Council 
Enlisted Association of the National Guard of the United States 
North Carolina National Guard Association 
National Association of Corrosion Engineers 

Effective Dates of Promotion

Chief Master Sergeant June 2018