Chief Master Sergeant Matthew P. Robinson is the Squadron Superintendent for the 18th Intelligence Squadron, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio. He is the senior enlisted leader for 157 personnel over four geographically separated units, executing 24/7 mission operations in support of national level agencies and combatant commanders. CMSgt Robinson oversees development and enhancement of the enlisted force. He manages squadron manpower, resources, plans and policy and executes a $360K budget. CMSgt Robinson is active with squadron and base activities, as well as volunteers in numerous local community organizations. CMSgt Robinson is currently pursuing his Graduate Degree in Homeland Security.
CMSgt Robinson was born in Salt Lake City, Utah on 05 July 1975. He spent the majority of his formative years in San Diego, California and entered the Air Force 15 December 1993. After completing Basic Military Training in early 1994, he was assigned to his first duty station as a signals analyst at the 82nd Reconnaissance Squadron, Kadena AB, Okinawa. In January 1996, he was assigned to the Air Force Information Warfare Center, Kelly AFB, San Antonio, Texas where he served as an Information Warfare analyst. CMSgt Robinson's third assignment was a special duty assignment where he served as an ELINT Analyst from October 2000 to October 2003 at the Joint Defense Facility Pine Gap, Alice Springs, Australia. In October 2003 he accepted a second special duty assignment to NASIC, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio where he served as Team Lead and NCOIC of Space Technical Support. In December of 2009, he took the position of Detachment Superintendent, Detachment 2, 18th Intelligence Squadron, Osan AB, ROK. In December of 2010, CMSgt Robinson returned to Wright-Patterson AFB and assumed the position of Squadron Superintendent, 18th Intelligence Squadron, where he continues to serve today.
1993 High School Diploma, Chula Vista High School, San Diego CA.
1997 SIGE-2810, Fundamentals of Technical ELINT, National Cryptologic School
1997 SIGE-3810, Intermediate Technical ELINT Analysis, National Cryptologic School
2000 Airman Leadership School, Lackland Air Force Base, TX.
2003 SIGE-4830, Interpretive ELINT Analysis, National Cryptologic School
2003 SIGE-3820, Digital ELINT Analysis Training, National Cryptologic School
2006 Non-Commissioned Officer Academy, Tyndall AFB , FL.
2009 Senior Non-Commissioned Officer Academy, Non-Residence
2009 Associates Degree, Communications Application Technology, Community College of the Air Force 2010 Bachelors Degree Information Systems Management, University of Maryland, University College
2011 Joint Senior Enlisted Professional Military Education, Non-Residence
2011 Senior-Noncommissioned Officer Academy, Maxwell AFB, AL.
2012 Professional Manager’s Certificate, Community College of the Air Force
2013 Space 300, National Space and Security Institute, Peterson AFB, CO.
- Dec 1993 - Basic Military Training, Lackland AFB, TX.
- Feb 1994 – 315th Training Squadron, Goodfellow AFB, TX.
- Jul 1994 – 82nd Reconnaissance Squadron, Kadena AB, Okinawa
- Mar 1995 – 335th Reconnaissance Squadron Detachment 1, Ryhiad AB, Saudi Arabia (Deployed)
- Jan 1997 - Air Force Information Warfare Center, Kelly AFB, TX.
- Mar 1998 – 4405th Intelligence Squadron, Prince Sultan AB, Saudi Arabia (Deployed)
- Oct 2000 - Joint Defense Facility Pine Gap, Alice Springs, Australia
- Oct 2003 - NASIC, Special Analysis Squadron, Wright-Pat AFB, OH
- Dec 2009 - Detachment 2, 18th Intelligence Squadron, Osan AB, ROK
- Dec 2010 – 18th Intelligence Squadron Wright-Pat AFB, OH.
MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS:
Meritorious Service Medal with three oak leaf cluster
Joint Service Commendation Medal
Air Force Commendation Medal with one oak leaf cluster
Air Force Achievement Medal with two oak leaf clusters
Air Force Good Conduct Medal with four oak leaf clusters
National Defense Service Medal with campaign star
Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal
South West Asia Service Medal with campaign star
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
Air and Space Campaign Medal with campaign star
EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTION:
Airman Basic December 1993
Airman June 1994
Airman First Class December 1995
Senior Airman December 1996
Staff Sergeant May 2000
Technical Sergeant June 2004
Master Sergeant June 2008
Senior Master Sergeant January 2012
Chief Master Sergeant July 2015