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Senior Master Sergeant Christopher Bell

Senior Master Sergeant (SMSgt) Christopher D. Bell is the Aerospace Science Instructor (ASI) for the Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (AFJROTC) at Willis High School.  He is responsible for the overall administration of the AFJROTC program at Willis High School in accordance with an established agreement between Headquarters AFJROTC and Willis ISD. He teaches the Leadership Education and Health & Wellness portion of the course.  

SMSgt Bell entered the Air Force in November of 1992. He served 23 years 6 months, 7 days of active duty service in the United States Air Force as a Guidance and Systems Control Specialists and majority of his career as a Military Training Instructor.  SMSgt Bell graduated from Basic Military Training at Lackland AFB, TX in Jan 1993 and proceeded to Keesler AFB MS to complete technical training.  His first permanent duty was at McGuire AFB, NJ where he served as a guidance and control systems apprentice. He volunteered to become a Military Training Instructor in 1997 and was accepted.  He graduated from Military Training Instructor School in Jan 1998 as a distinguished graduate and was assigned to the 322d Training Squadron.  While there he was awarded Airman of the quarter 6 times, airman of the year twice and Blue Rope of the year in 2000 and subsequently went on to be named the Blue Rope of the year for the Air Force. SMSgt Bell went from the 322d TRS to the 37th Training Support Squadron, Military Training Instructor School as an Instructor in 2001.  There he won numerous awards, which included Non-Commissioned Officer of the Year for the 37th Training Group. In 2005, he was hand selected by the Commandant of Cadets for the United States Air Force Academy to be the Non-Commissioned Officer in Charge of Basic Cadet Training.  While there he was named NCO of the Year twice and was also STEP promoted to Master Sergeant.  In 2009, he returned to Lackland AFB as a Section Supervisor for the 320th TRS, moving on to become the Training Superintendent. In 2011, he was reassigned to the 326th TRS as an Instructor Supervisor.  From there, he was selected to become the lead program manager for all inspections for the 737th Training Group.  In 2012 and after completion of the AF Inspector General inspection, SMSgt Bell was selected as the 737th Training Support Squadron Superintendent.  SMSgt Bell retired on 31 May 2016. SMSgt Bell married his bride, Jennifer, on Nov 14, 1992 and they have 3 children, Christopher II, Nicholas, and Olivia.



1993 Basic Military Training, Lackland AFB TX

1993 Technical Training, Keelser AFB MS.

1997 Military Training Instructor School, Lackland AFB TX, Distinguished Graduate

1998 Airman Leadership School, Lackland AFB TX Distinguished Graduate

2002 Guidance and Control Systems Associates Degree, Community College of the Air Force

2003 Bachelor of Science in Occupation Education, Wayland Baptist University, Plainview, TX

2007 Non-Commissioned Officer Academy, Peterson AFB, CO

2012 Senior Non-Commissioned Officer Academy, Maxwell AFB Gunter Annex, AL

2013 Master of Business Administration, Webster University, St Louis, MO


  1. Nov 1992 – Jan 1993, Student, 331st Training Squadron, Basic Military Training, Lackland AFB, TX
  2. Jan 93 – Aug 93, Technical Training Student, 322d Training Squadron, Keesler AFB, MS
  3. Aug 93 – Feb 96, Guidance and Control Systems Specialists, 305 Aircraft Generation Squadron, McGuire AFB, NJ
  4. Feb 96 – Jan 97, Due-In-Form maintenance Monitor, 305th AGS, McGuire AFB, NJ
  5. Jan 97 – Aug 97, Base Honor Guard Member, 305th Air Mobility Wing, McGuire AFB, NJ
  6. Aug 97 – Jan 98, Student, Military Training Instructor School, 37th Training Support Squadron, Lackland AFB, TX
  7. Jan 98 – May 00, Military Training Instructor, 322d Training Squadron, Lackland, TX
  8. May 00 – Jun 01, Military Drill and Ceremonies NCO, 322d TRS, Lackland, TX
  9. Jun 01 – Apr 05, Instructor, Military Training Instructor School, 37th Training Support Squadron, Lackland, TX
  10. Apr 05 – Oct 09, Non-Commissioned Officer in Charge, Basic Cadet Training, United Stated Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, CO
  11. Oct 09 – Oct 10, Section Supervisor, 320th Training Squadron, Lackland AFB, TX
  12. Oct 10 – Jun 11, Training Superintended, 320th Training Squadron, Lackland AFB, TX
  13. Jun 11 – May 12, Instructor Supervisor, 326th Training Squadron, Lackland AFB, TX
  14. May 12 - Jan 13, Lead Program Manager IG inspection 737th Training Group, Lackland AFB, TX
  15. Jan 13 – Jun 16, Training Superintendent, 737th Training Support squadron, Lackland AFB, TX



Meritorious Service Medal with two oak leaf clusters

Air Force Commendation Medal with three oak leaf clusters

Air Force Achievement Medal

Air Force Good Conduct Medal with one silver oak leaf Cluster and 2 bronze oak leaf clusters

Air Force Recognition Ribbon

National Defense Service Medal with bronze star

Global War on Terrorism Service Medal

Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal



Airman                                      May 1993

Airman First Class                      August 1994     

Senior Airman                           November 1995

Staff Sergeant                           February 2000

Technical Sergeant                     February 2005

Master Sergeant                        December 2008

Senior Master Sergeant              June 2013

Retired                                      June 2016