Chief Master Sergeant Jonathan M. Davenport

Chief Master Sgt. Jonathan M. Davenport is the Command Chief Master Sergeant of the 480th Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) Wing, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia. The wing is global in nature and spans the full spectrum of ISR operations, maintaining a comprehensive set of capabilities including Lead Wing designation for the Air Force Distributed Common Ground System (DCGS), as well as national cryptologic, information technology, tactical analysis, Combined/Joint Forces Air Component Commander (C/JFACC)-support, and national-to-tactical signals intelligence (SIGINT) integration. The wing utilizes a problem-centric, sensor-agnostic approach to provide exploitation-fueled analysis in support of priority theater intelligence problems by leveraging the best available data and mastering analytic tradecraft to attack complex problems. In his role, Chief Davenport serves as the principal enlisted advisor to the Commander on all issues regarding operational readiness, mission effectiveness, professional development, morale, and welfare of the Air Force’s largest ISR wing, with over 5,400 military, civilian, and contractor personnel across the globe, spanning six groups, twenty-four squadrons, four detachments, and seven operating locations. Additionally, 2,300 Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve Airmen across 11 states take operational direction from the wing, creating a total force integration force presentation of over 7,700 mission capable and operationally focused ISR, cyber, and support professionals.

Chief Master Sgt. Davenport was born in Greenville, North Carolina and entered the Air Force in July of 2005. He has served in a number of challenging positions in the Security Forces and Airborne Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance Operator career fields. His most significant assignments have included DAGRE Team Leader, Combat Aviation Advisor, and Tactical Systems Operator Instructor/Evaluator. He has flown missions aboard U-28, BE-350, MC-12W, C-208, and CN-235 aircraft, with multiple deployments to CENTCOM, INDOPACOM, EUCOM, and AFRICOM. His duty locations have included bases in the Republic of Korea, Florida, Oklahoma, Data Masked, California, and Virginia.

Prior to assuming his current position, he served as the Senior Enlisted Leader of the 311th Training Squadron, at the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center (DLIFLC), Presidio of Monterey, California.

2005     Security Forces Apprentice Course, Lackland AFB, TX
2009     Airman Leadership School, Hurlburt Field AFB, FL
2010     Associate’s Degree, Police Science, Community College of the Air Force
2011     Combat Aviation Advisor Mission Qualification Course, Hurlburt Field AFB, FL
2012     Senior Enlisted Joint PME-I, (Correspondence)
2013     Airborne ISR Apprentice Course, Goodfellow AFB, TX
2014     Associate’s Degree, Intelligence Analysis, Community College of the Air Force
2015     Air Force Non-Commissioned Officer’s Academy, Sheppard AFB, TX
2016     Bachelor’s Degree, International Security & Intelligence Studies, Bellevue University
2017     Professional Manager Certification, Community College of the Air Force
2017     Air Force Senior Non-Commissioned Officer’s Academy, Maxwell AFB-Gunter Annex, AL
2019     Senior Enlisted Joint PME-II, (Correspondence)
2019     Master’s Degree, Public Administration, University of Oklahoma
2020     Joint Special Operations Forces Senior Enlisted Academy, MacDill AFB, FL
2021     Senior Enlisted ISR Master Skill Course (SEIMSC), Goodfellow AFB, TX
2021     U.S. National Security Policy & Strategy Seminar, Duke University
2023     Senior Enlisted Legal Orientation, Maxwell AFB, AL
2023     Wing Command Team Training, Maxwell AFB, AL

1.  July 2005 – August 2005, Student, Basic Military Training, 322nd TRS, Lackland AFB, Texas
2.  August 2005 – December 2005, Security Forces Student, 343rd TRS, Lackland AFB, Texas
3.  January 2006 – May 2007, Security Forces Controller, 8th SFS, Kunsan AB, ROK
4.  June 2007 – January 2008, Town Patrolman, 8th SFS, Kunsan AB, ROK
5.  February 2008 – April 2010, DAGRE Team Member, 1st SOSFS, Hurlburt Field AFB, FL
6.  May 2010 – September 2010, DAGRE Team Leader, 1st SOSFS, Hurlburt Field AFB, FL
7.  October 2010 – June 2011, Combat Aviation Advisor Student, 19th SOS, Hurlburt Field AFB, FL
8.  June 2011 – January 2013, Combat Aviation Advisor, 6th SOS, Hurlburt Field AFB, FL
9.  January 2013 – July 2013, Airborne ISR Operator Student, 316th TRS, Goodfellow AFB, TX
10.  July 2013 – December 2013, TSO Student, 19th SOS, Hurlburt Field AFB, FL
11.  December 2013 – August 2014, TSO Supervisor, 25th IS, Hurlburt Field AFB, FL
12.  September 2014 – June 2015, TSO Element NCOIC, 25th IS, Hurlburt Field AFB, FL
13.  July 2015 – October 2015, Exercise & Plans Section Chief, 25th IS, Hurlburt Field AFB, FL
14.  October 2015 – July 2016, 1 SOW Plans Liaison/Instructor TSO, 25th IS, Hurlburt Field AFB, FL
15.  July 2016 – September 2016, 1 SOW Plans Liaison/Evaluator TSO, 25th IS, Hurlburt Field AFB, FL
16.  October 2016 – May 2017, 1 SOW Plans Flight Chief, 25th IS, Hurlburt Field AFB, FL
17.  June 2017 – March 2018, Advanced Training Flight Chief, 306th IS, Will Rogers ANG Base, OK
18.  March 2018 – December 2019, Squadron Superintendent, 306th IS, Will Rogers ANG Base, OK
19.  December 2019 – August 2020, Operations Superintendent, Data Masked
20.  August 2020 – June 2022, Senior Enlisted Advisor, Data Masked
21.  June 2022 – April 2023, Senior Enlisted Leader, 311th TRS, Presidio of Monterey, CA
22.  April 2023 – Present, Command Chief Master Sergeant, 480th ISR Wing, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, VA

Defense Meritorious Service Medal
Meritorious Service Medal with two bronze oak leaf cluster
Air Medal with silver oak leaf cluster and silver C device
Aerial Achievement Medal with two bronze oak leaf clusters
Joint Service Commendation Medal with one bronze oak leaf cluster
Air and Space Commendation Medal with one bronze oak leaf cluster
Air and Space Achievement Medal
Combat Action Medal
Afghanistan Campaign Medal Iraq Campaign Ribbon
Inherent Resolve Campaign Medal
Korean Defense Service Medal
Humanitarian Service Medal
Remote Combat Effects Campaign Medal

2005     Distinguished Graduate, Security Forces Academy, Lackland AFB, TX
2007     Senior Airman Below the Zone, Kunsan AB, ROK
2009     Distinguished Graduate, ALS, Hurlburt Field AFB, FL
2013     Top Graduate, Airborne ISR Operator Course, Goodfellow AFB, TX
2013     Distinguished Graduate, TSO Initial Qualification Training, Beale AFB, CA
2013     Distinguished Graduate, TSO Mission Qualification Training, Hurlburt Field AFB, FL
2014     Bronze Medal Winner, 25 AF Major General Larsen Awards
2015     John L. Levitow Award, NCOA, Sheppard AFB, TX
2020     Honor Graduate, Joint Special Operations Forces Senior Enlisted Academy

Chief Master Sergeant 1 November 2021
Senior Master Sergeant 1 January 2019
Master Sergeant 1 July 2015
Technical Sergeant 1 July 2012
Staff Sergeant 1 July 2009
Senior Airman 26 June 2007
Airman First Class 26 August 2005
Airman Basic 12 July 2005

(Current as of October 2023)