MSgt Ryan Tanner

MSgt Ryan Tanner

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  • AB May 95
  • Amn Nov 95
  • A1C Sep 96
  • SrA May 98
  • SSgt Mar 01
  • TSgt Jun 05
  • MSgt Apr 10


Currently Active Duty Air Force: (Not Available Until Jun 2015) Seeking future senior level employment in a professional organization, corporations, or industry involved in security and/or intelligence. While letting the other guys "dare to be mediocre", I seek innovation & proven process management as a catalyst with proven award winning approaches to program(s) success as a quiet professional. - Emergency Management Program Manager (FEMA) - Radiological Emergency Management (FEMA) - Emergency Response to Terrorism (FEMA) - Special Events Contigency Planning (FEMA) - The Professional in Emergency Management (FEMA) - AS&E Mobile Search/Van/Body Search Ops - Street Survival Seminar

Military Experiences

Oct 2014 - Present
421 CTS
Superintendent, Operations & Training
Responsible for the daily oversight of 151 CCAF certified instructor/cadre, training up to 5,000 Expeditionary Combat Airmen each year. Manage continuation training and duty qualifications for Instructors in 46 Air Force Specialty Codes/Career Fields, leading their development, upgrade training, and CCAF accreditation for 13 AETC/AMC field courses. Direct USTRANSCOM EAGLE FLAG exercises, validating 18 critical requirements for deploying Air Expeditionary Groups/Contingency Response Groups. Manage coordination with Air Mobility Command's (AMC) only PHOENIX RAVEN training program, training all PHOENIX RAVENS for world-wide deployments to austere environments, protecting $45B+ in aircraft. I run AMC's largest training armory, contingency dormitories, and vehicle fleet valued at $130M+.
Sep 2013 - Oct 2014
421 CTS
Chief, Expeditionary Combat Support
I am currently in a selectively filled position, leading and managing the 421st Combat Training Squadron’s largest and unique Expeditionary Combat Support Section. In this position, I execute the daily management of 40 personnel in 13 different Air Force Specialty/Career Fields and $104,000,000 in DOD resources supporting combat training for over 8,000 students annually. You name it...we do it by making the impossible - possible everyday!
Feb 2013 - Sep 2013
421 CTS
Course Director
Responsible for developing and conducting Combat Airman Skills Training, Security Forces pre-deployment training, facilitating the Air Force exercise Eagle Flag which focuses on the integration of all expeditionary combat support skills. The 421st CTS is responsible for training all of Air Mobility Commands Anti-Terrorism Level II officers. Additionally, the squadron is responsible for the execution of several Security Forces-specific training programs through its Phoenix Raven, Phoenix Warrior Base Security Operations, Military Working Dog pre-deployment training and Tactical Security Element
Aug 2012 - Feb 2013
10 SFS
Superintendent, Operations & Training
- Leads and manages 130 SF and DOD personnel assigned to six LE flights, kennel operations and training - Establishes procedures for installation entry supporting over 11K base personnel and 1.5M visitors annually - Responsible for 24-hour traffic & law enforcement for 164 miles of roadway including 7 miles of Interstate 25 - Establishes and ensures physical protection and antiterrorism measures are maintained for assigned resources


(2 years, 5 months)
Jan 2010 - Jun 2010
Jul 2008 - Feb 2009
May 2003 - Jul 2003
Jul 2003 - Dec 2003

Military Credentials

Professional Development Schools

Jan 2006 - Feb 2006

Apr 2002

Security Forces Craftsman

Individual & Special Skill Schools

May 2013

USAF Academic Instructor's Course

May 2011

USAF Senior Combative Instructor

Jan 2010

Patriot Defender/Ground Combat School


Jul 2008

Air Force Emergency Response Operations Command and Control

Jun 2008

SITE Exploitation

Security Clearance
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