Chief Master Sergeant Robert Lee

State Command Chief Master Sergeant

Command Chief Master Sgt. Robert Lee was appointed the eighth Command Chief Master Sergeant of the Florida Air National Guard in January 2012.

Chief Master Sergeant Robert D. Lee is from Melbourne, Fla. He entered the U.S. Air Force in May 1983 as an Automatic Tracking Radar Specialist and served eight and a half years on active duty. His active duty assignments include the 392nd Electronic Combat Range Squadron, Mountain Home AFB, Idaho and the 3395th Technical Training Group, Kessler AFB, Miss., where he served as a Technical Training Instructor.

Following active service, he joined the Indiana Army National Guard as an Air Traffic Control System Supervisor with the 38th Air Traffic Control Company.

Chief Lee transferred to the Florida Air National Guard in 1997 and served in the Satellite/Wideband career field with the 114th Range Operations Squadron (ROPS), formerly the 114th Combat Communications Squadron. He was selected as the First Sergeant of the 114th ROPS in March 2002 and served in that position for five years. In February 2007, he was selected as the Ballistic Missile Range Safety Technology (BMRST) System NCOIC. In September 2008, he was selected as the Maintenance Superintendent of the 114th ROPS. Chief Lee has deployed twice in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation New Dawn.