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Chief Master Sergeant (CMSgt) Reginald Murrell is an Aerospace
Science Instructor for the Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corp (AFJROTC) TX-20014 at Klein Collins High School. He has 29 years of experience in developing leaders and team building; coupled with 13 years of drill and Honor Guard experience.

CMSgt Murrell enlisted in the Air Force under the Delayed Entry Program and reported for basic military training six months later. Upon completion of basic training he attended the Security Police Academy where he received training associated with flight-line and weapon storage area security at Lackland AFB, TX; followed by Air Base Ground Defense training at Camp Bullis, TX. These skills were critical to his Security Police duties with the 2854th SPS Tinker AFB, OK, 7402th MUNSS Ghedi AB, Italy and the 3906th SSS Strategic Air Command Elite Guard at Offutt AFB, NE. He later retrained into the Education/Unit Training Manager career field where he developed, evaluated and managed training programs for base support, cryptologic support, aircraft maintenance and oversaw educational benefits while assigned to the 55th LRS Offutt AFB, NE, 301st IS Misawa AB, Japan, 39th MSS Incirlik AB, Turkey, 353d OSS Kadena AB, Okinawa, 388th MOS Hill AFB, UT and the 48th MOS Royal Air Force (RAF) Lakenheath, England. Subsequently, he spent seven-in-a-half years as a Professional Military Education (PME) Instructor where he expanded enlisted leaders supervision capabilities and commitment to duty by integrating sound leadership and communication principles; coupled with physical conditioning and drill. His tenure as an Airmen Leadership School (ALS) and NCO Academy instructor; as well as an ALS Commandant vetted over 6,500 future leaders during his assignments with the 39th MSS Incirlik, 18th MSG Kadena and 51st MSS Osan AB, Republic of Korea. His training and PME expertise led to his deployment in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM where he was responsible for training over 8,000 Iraqi-Army soldiers while assigned as the Training Advisor/Superintendent at Taji Regional Training Center (RTC), Al Taji, Iraq. He was later relocated to HQ Multi-National Security Transition Command-Iraq at Forward Operating Base Phoenix, International Zone, Iraq were he was appointed the Senior Training Advisor for all ten of Iraq’s RTCs. He briefed Coalition and Iraqi Army general officers on the training status of 84,000 Iraqi soldiers attending basic training, maintenance and medical schools, as well as PME centers all of which he help develop. Upon his return from Iraq, Chief Murrell filled various squadron/group superintendent duties where he advised the commander on matters influencing the unit’s mission effectiveness, health, safety, welfare, morale and effective utilization of all assigned enlisted personnel across a myriad of Air Force Specialty Codes while assigned to the 388th MOS Hill AFB, UT, 48th FSS RAF Lakenheath, England, 65th MSG Lajes Field, Azores (Portugal) and 326th TRS Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, TX.

1988 - United States Air Forces in Europe Noncommissioned Officer Preparatory Course, Aviano AB, Italy
1991 - Strategic Air Command Noncommissioned Officers Leadership School, Offutt AFB, Nebraska
1993 - Associate in Applied Science, Industrial Security Administration, Community College of the Air Force, Maxwell AFB, Alabama
1998 - Academic Instructors School, Maxwell AFB, Alabama
2000 - United States Air Forces in Europe Kisling Noncommissioned Officer Academy, Kapaun Air Station, Germany
2000 - Associate in Applied Science, Instructor of Technology and Military Science, Community College of the Air Force, Maxwell AFB, Alabama
2005 - Associate in Applied Science, Education & Training Management, Community College of the Air Force, Maxwell AFB, Alabama
2006 - Instructional Systems Designer course, Sheppard AFB, TX
2007 - US Navy Senior Enlisted Academy, Newport Naval Station, Newport, Rhode Island
2009 - United States Air Force Chief Leadership Course, Maxwell AFB, Alabama
2011 - Bachelors of Science in Education, Liberty University, Lynchburg, Virginia
2014 - Masters of Arts in Human Services Counseling, Marriage & Family, Liberty University, Lynchburg, Virginia

Meritorious Service Medal with six oak leaf clusters
Joint Service Commendation Medal
Air Force Commendation Medal with three oak leaf clusters
Air Force Achievement Medal with three oak leaf clusters
Joint Meritorious Unit Award
Meritorious Unit Award
Air Force Outstanding Unit Award with Valor and ten oak leaf clusters
Iraq Campaign Medal

1988 - John L. Levitow Honor Graduate, Noncommissioned Officer (NCO) Preparatory Course
1991 - Commandant, Distinguished Graduate and Speech Award winner, NCO Leadership School
1998 - NCO of the Year, 39th Mission Support Squadron,
2000 - Commandant Award winner, Kisling NCO Academy
2000 - PACAF NCO Academy Instructor of the Year
2001 - Okinawa NAACP Community Hero: Military Excellence Award
2004 - Senior NCO of the Year, 51st Mission Support Squadron
2007 - Honor Graduate & Dean’s List Recipient, US Navy Senior Enlisted Academy
2008 - Lance P. Sijan Leadership Award, 388th Fighter Wing
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Colonel Daniel F. Crum is the Senior Aerospace Science Instructor for TX-20014 at Klein Collins High School.  He has held that position since August 2001 when the school opened. Previously, he was the Senior Aerospace Science Instructor at OK-071 in Muskogee, OK for four years. 

Colonel Cr
um was commissioned through the Officer Training School at Medina Complex in San Antonio and sent immediately to Webb AFB in Big Spring, TX for undergraduate pilot training (UPT). Upon graduation from UPT, he completed O-2 training and Forward Air Controller (FAC) training at Hulbert Field, FL before assuming his first operational and combat assignment  in the 22 TASS, Republic of South Viet Nam. As a FAC he flew combat missions in support of the Army of the Republic of Viet Nam in III Corps before being reassigned to the IV Corps where he flew missions into Cambodia. Upon returning to the United States, he was assigned to the 301 ARW flying KC-135 tankers out of Rickenbacker AFB, OH. That assignment led him back to Southeast Asia flying combat refueling sorties from Guam, Kadena, and Thailand. Subsequently, he returned to the states where he was assigned to the standardization division and eventually reassigned to a one year special duty assignment in the flying safety division at the headquarters of the Strategic Air Command at Offutt AFB, NE. Following his one year assignment, he was sent to FB-111 upgrade training in the 380 BMW in Plattsburgh, NY and then onto the 509 BMW at Pease AFB, NH. While at Pease, Colonel Crum was selected to be the Aide de Camp for the 8AF commander. Following that assignment, he worked for the 8AF/Director of Operations and also served on the Presidential Advance Team during the Carter administration. His following assignments took him to the Air Command and Staff College, back to Pease as a line FB-111pilot, squadron commander of the 509 FMS, to McConnell AFB, KS as the assistant base commander and base commander, to the US Army War College in Carlisle, PA and then back to Plattsburgh AFB as the logistics group commander and eventually the vice wing commander concluding his F/FB-111 experience. His final active duty assignment took him to Langley AFB, VA as the Assistant Deputy Chief Of Staff for Logistics; Headquarters TAC/ACC. Colonel Crum retired July1993 with 26 years of service.

DECORATIONS--Personal: Legion of Merit Distinguished Flying Cross Eleven Air Medals Meritorious Service Medal Combat Crew Ribbon Two Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry (palm and bronze star) Vietnamese Service Campaign Ribbon Longevity Ribbon Expert Marksmanship Ribbon National Defense Service Ribbon

EDUCATION: Bachelor of Arts from Ohio Wesleyan University Master of Arts from Louisiana Tech Undergraduate Pilot Training Forward Air Controller Training and O-2A upgrade KC-135 Combat Crew Training School Instrument Pilot Instructors School Squadron Officer’s School (residence) FB-111 Combat Crew Training School Air Command and Staff College (residence) Accelerated Aircraft Maintenance Officer Course Industrial College of the Armed Forces—National Defense University (seminar) Base Commanders Management Course US Army War College (residence) Combined Air Warfare Course—Air War College (residence) Various survival, Instructor Pilot, and Aircraft Difference courses

FLIGHT INFORMATION: Rating—Command Pilot Flight hours—over 3300 military (750 combat hours) plus over 2200 civilian hours Military Aircraft Flown—T-41, T-37, T-38, O-2A, OV-10, KC-135, RC-135, F/FB-111, F-4, F-16

Colonel Daniel F. Crum (ret)

Chief Master Sergeant
Reginald Murrell (ret)
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