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TECHNICAL SERGEANT JOWAUNA X. OWENSTSgt Jowauna Owens

Technical Sergeant Owens is the Detachment Non-Commissioned Officer in Charge of Detachment 785, The University of Memphis, TN.  In this capacity, she is entrusted to provide the best possible support for assigned cadre and cadets with spot on processing of personnel actions covering the gamut of AFROTC programs.  She is directly responsible for all cadet life-cycle personnel actions to include records management, inprocessing, medical, physical, field training, enlistments, categorization and commissioning.  She also has oversight of all annual cadet pay actions to include tuition, fees, subsistence and textbook funds.  She also provides superior guidance towards cadets' academic success, personal goals, and military careers.

MILITARY ASSIGNMENTS:
May 2000 - Jul 2000, Trainee, Basic Military Training, Lackland Air Force Base, TX
Jul 2000 – Aug 2000, Student, Personnel Apprentice, Keesler AFB, MS
Aug 2000 – May 2003, Separations and Retirements Counselor, Mountain Home AFB, ID
May 2003 – May 2006, NCOIC, 701 MUNSS CSS, Kleine Brogel AB, BE
May 2006 – Nov 2010, NCOIC, Readiness & Resource Management, Scott Air Force Base, IL
Nov 2010 – Dec 2010, NCOIC, Personnel, The Citadel Military College, SC
Dec 2010 – Mar 2019, NCOIC, Support Flight, Air Force Recruiting Squadron, Oak Creek, WI
Mar 2019 – Present, Detachment NCOIC, The University of Memphis, TN

EDUCATION AND TRAINING:
Personnel Apprentice Course, Keesler AFB, MS
Airman Leadership School, Bitburg AB, GE
Contingency Wartime Planning Course, Maxwell AFB, AL
Deliberate and Crisis Action Planning and Execution Segments, Keesler, MS
Joint Operation Planning and Execution System, Joint Base McGuire, NJ
NCO Academy, McGee Tyson ANG, TN

MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS:
Air Force Commendation Medal
Joint Service Achievement Medal
Air Force Achievement Medal
Air Force Outstanding Unit Award with Valor Device
Air Force Organizational Excellence Award
Air Force Good Conduct Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
Nuclear Deterrence Operations Service Medal with "N" Device
Air Force Overseas Ribbon Long
Air Force Longevity Service Medal
United States Air Force NCO Professional Military Education Graduate Ribbon
Air Force Training Ribbon

(current as of May 2019)