MSgt Richard Randall

MSgt Richard Randall

Dates of Service: Oct 1970 - Sep 1991
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  • AB Oct 70
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  • MSgt Apr 88

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Gainfully retired computer geek Certified Unicenter Engineer (CUE) Certified Quintessent Administrator Senior HP-UX, Solaris, IBM-AIX, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Unix/Linux Engineer

Military Experiences

Apr 1985 - Aug 1991
NCOIC, Branch Chief, Maintenance Data Branch
Managed three sections consisting of Maintenance Data Collection, Systems Analysis Section and Computer Operations for Expanded Missile Data Analysis System (EMDAS). Provided maintenance scheduling system services for Minuteman ICBM maintenance and Civil Engineering squadrons. Collected real time Inertial Performance Data (IPD) from 150 Minuteman ICBM guidance sets. Published Monthly Maintenance Summary for the Missile Wing and 57th Air Division. Provided statistical data analysis for the Strategic Air Command Quarterly Logistics Review. Provided real time data to Strategic Air Command leadership concerning weapon system availability. Provide engineering and reliability data to HQ, Air Force Logistics Command.
Oct 1982 - Mar 1985
EMT Branch Flight NCO
Responsible for training, scheduling and supervision of up to 20 two person Electro-Mechanical Teams (EMT). EMT is responsible for maintaining the on-site security and access systems, the Command and Control communications, the missile's support electronic racks, main and backup power supplies, computer guidance programming and cooling systems, and a host of minor ancillary equipment. EMT is also tasked with maintaining Missile Alert Facilities power control, electronic communications and programming weapon system computer components.
May 1978 - Sep 1982
Job Control and Receipt through Launch Planner
Coordinate, plan and monitor all maintenance and operations activities for SAC’s Follow on Test and Evaluation (FOT&E) ICBM launch program. Supported Minuteman II, Force Mod, DSAP and ERCS systems, Minuteman III Command Data Buffer (CDB) and Wing 6 and “odd squad” facilities. Also supported Titan II Improved Guidance Program Rivet Hawk launch, the AFLC/Boeing Reentry System Launch Program (RSLP), and 10th ADS/394th SMS Thor DMSP satellite launches.
Jul 1974 - Apr 1978
EMT Team Chief and Team Chief Instructor
Provided on-site maintenance support for visiting FOT&E from any of the six operational Minuteman wings. Performed pre-emplacement Launch Capability Tests and System Functional Tests. Primary team chief for Launch Support Team in both pre and post launch operations. Lead trainer for newly anointed maintenance team chiefs.

Military Credentials

Professional Development Schools

Jun 1985 - Aug 1985

Strategic Air Command NCO Academy, Barksdale AFB, LA

Mar 1973 - Apr 1973

Non-Commissioned Officer Leadership School, March AFB, CA

Security Clearance
Top Secret/SCI or higher

Academic Degrees

Academic Degrees

1984 - 1986

Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, Michigan

Master's Degree

1978 - 1981

University of La Verne, La Verne, California

Bachelor's Degree, Business Management

1977 - 1978

Allan Hancock College, Santa Maria, California

Associate Degree, Liberal Arts