DAFB’s 436th Airlift Wing to welcome new command chief

DOVER — Chief Master Sgt. Anthony W. Green will arrive at Dover Air Force Base on Monday to assume the 436th Airlift Wing command chief position.

He will replace Chief Master Sgt. Sarah Sparks, the previous 436th AW command chief, who departed for a new assignment to MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, Florida, on Jan. 5.

Since then, Chief Master Sgt. Michael Zimmerman, 436th Mission Support Group superintendent, has filled the role as the interim wing command chief.

Chief Master Sgt. Green most recently served as the 492nd Special Operations Group superintendent at Duke Field in Okaloosa County in Florida.

He provided leadership and guidance to 725 Total Force Integrated personnel conducting ongoing special operations throughout five geographic combatant commands.

He was also the advisor to the commander on issues affecting health, welfare, morale, training, development and utilization of airmen conducting irregular warfare operations worldwide.

Chief Master Sgt. Green entered the Air Force in September 1995. His background includes positions as an instructor and maintenance technician on the C-130 and various other aircraft.

Throughout his career he has filled numerous roles including flying crew chief, combat aviation advisor, maintenance superintendent and senior enlisted advisor. His assignments include North Carolina, Germany, Florida and various other locations.

Chief Master Sgt. Green has also taken part in multiple humanitarian operations and has deployed in support of numerous contingency and combat operations in Africa, the Balkans, Southwest Asia, the Middle East and the Pacific regions.

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