Air Education and Training Command Public Affairs
12/21/2012 - JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas -- The commander of Air Education and Training Command announced the selection of the command's next senior enlisted leader.
Gen. Edward A. Rice Jr. tapped Chief Master Sgt. Gerardo Tapia Jr.,
currently the 12th Air Force command chief at Davis-Monthan Air Force
Base, Ariz., as the AETC command chief master sergeant. Tapia is slated
to begin his tenure at the end of January.
Tapia, who has nearly 28 years of Air Force service, is an El Paso,
Texas, native. He is a master personnelist and has served as a command
chief during his past two assignments at the 49th Wing at Holloman AFB,
N.M., and Davis-Monthan