Chief Master Sergeant James B. Downey Jr. is Command Fuels Functional Manager assigned to HQ USAFE-AFAFRICA/A4RTF, Ramstein Air Base, Germany. Chief Downey provides strategic guidance and vision for 451 Fuels personnel at 15 bases across the command and oversees a $65 million fuels inventory and infrastructure of $1.3 billion. Additional, he is responsible for $15 million worth of combined War Reserve Material storage of Fuels Operational Capability Equipment (FORCE) and Fuels Mobility Support Equipment (FMSE).
CMSgt Downey was born in Charlevoix, Michigan, graduated in 1990 from East Jordan High School and entered the United States Air Force. His career encompasses a number of base level positions, and two Numbered Air Force billets. His assignments includes bases in Michigan, Arizona, and Texas. The Chief also served overseas in the Republic of Korea, Panama, Germany, Qatar and deployed to South-west Asia in support of operations Enduring and Iraqi Freedom. He assumed his present position in… [Excerpt plz read more at source]
SOURCE: Stellar Airman