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CHIEF MASTER SERGEANT DARYL J. HERTY
Command Chief, 159th Fighter Wing

 

Chief Master Sergeant Daryl J. Herty is the Command Chief for the 159th Fighter Wing, Louisiana Air National Guard, Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base, New Orleans, La.


Chief Herty entered the Louisiana Air National Guard in September 1985. His background is in the Vehicle Maintenance career field. After completing basic training and technical training as an automotive mechanic, he stayed there until promoted to Special Vehicle Equipment Supervisor in 1991. In February 2000 he was selected to be the First Sergeant for Logistic Readiness Squadron (LRS), Maintenance Operations Flight (MOF) and Maintenance Group until March 2004. After serving as First Sergeant he went on to be a Fuels Craftsman in March 2004. After Fuels Craftsman he became the Vehicle Fleet Manager until August 2018. May 2018 he became the Mission Support Group Superintendent. In June 2020 Chief Herty became the 159th Fighter Wing Command Chief. Chief Herty is married to Dr. Martha Farley Herty and they reside in Loranger, La. They have two children Taylor 24 and Alexis 21.


EDUCATION
NCO Prep Course - completed January 1989- In Residence
NCO Academy - completed January 1999 - In Residence
USAF Senior NCO Academy - completed September 2001 – Non-Residence
Air National Guard Chief Master Sergeant’s Executive Course December 2017- In Residence


ASSIGNMENTS
1. October 1986 - March 1991, Automotive Mechanic, 159th Logistics Readiness Squadron, Belle Chasse Naval Air Station - Joint Reserve Base, New Orleans, Louisiana
2. March 1991 - February 2000, Special Purpose Vehicle Equipment Supervisor 159th Logistics Readiness Squadron, Belle Chasse Naval Air Station - Joint Reserve Base, New Orleans, Louisiana
3. February 2000 - March 2004 First Sergeant 159th Logistics Readiness Squadron, Belle Chasse Naval Air Station - Joint Reserve Base, New Orleans, Louisiana
4. March 2004 - August 2011 Vehicle Management and Analysis 159th Logistics Readiness Squadron, Belle Chasse Naval Air Station - Joint Reserve Base, New Orleans, Louisiana
5. August 2011 - Vehicle Maintenance Superintendent 159th Logistics Readiness Squadron, Belle Chasse Naval Air Station - Joint Reserve Base, New Orleans, Louisiana
6. May 2018 - Mission Support Group Superintendent
7. June 2020 – 159th Fighter Wing Command Chief


MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS
1. Meritorious Service Medal
2. Air Force Commendation Medal
3. Air Force Achievement Medal
4. AF Outstanding Unit Award
5. Air Reserve Forces Meritorious Service Medal
6. National Defense Service Medal
7. Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
8. Armed Forces Service Medal
9. Humanitarian Service Medal
10. Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal
11. AF Longevity Service
12. USAF NCO PME Graduate Ribbon
13. Small Arms Expert Marksmanship Ribbon (Rifle)
14. AF Training Ribbon


STATE AWARDS AND DECORATIONS
1. Louisiana Commendation Medal
2. Louisiana Achievement Medal
3. Louisiana War Cross
4. Louisiana Emergency Service Medal
5. Louisiana General Excellence
6. Louisiana Longevity Medal
7. Louisiana Cold War Victory Award


EFFECTIVE DATE OF PROMOTION
Chief Master Sergeant 07 May 2014