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Chief Master Sergeant Kristopher K. Berg serves as the Command Chief Master Sergeant for the 502d Air Base Wing, as well as the Command Chief Master Sergeant for Joint Base San Antonio, Texas, which spans over 64 miles and is comprised of 266 mission partners with over 80,000 full-time employees. As the senior enlisted adviser for the commander, he oversees the welfare, professional development and combat readiness of the joint force across San Antonio. Additionally, as the host wing command chief, he routinely engages with community partners to ensure support for Soldiers, Sailors, Marines, Airmen, and Coastguardsmen that transcends the fence-lines of the installation


 Chief Berg grew up in Decatur, Illinois and entered the United States Air Force in February 1994.  He has served in multiple aircraft maintenance positions throughout his career at squadron, group, numbered Air Force, and major command levels. He has deployed in support of Operations Allied Force, Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom. Prior to his current position, Chief Berg was the 302d Maintenance Group Superintendent at Peterson AFB, Colorado.



1998 Airman Leadership School, Davis-Monthan AFB, AZ 2005 Noncommissioned Officer Academy, Kadena AB, Japan

2007 Introduction to Special Operations Course, US Air Force Special Operations School, Hurlburt Field, FL 2008 Associates Degree, Aviation Maintenance Technology, Community College of the Air Force

2009 USAF Senior Noncommissioned Officer Academy, Maxwell AFB, AL

2010 Joint Task Force Battle Staff Training Course, USAFE Warrior Prep Center, Einsiedlerhof, Germany

2011 Contingency Wartime Planning Course, Maxwell AFB, AL

2012 Advanced Maintenance Superintendent Course, Air Force Advanced Maintenance and Munitions Officer School, Nellis AFB, NV

2015 Air Force Enterprise Leadership Seminar, University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School



 1. February 1994 - April 1994, Trainee, Basic Military Training, Lackland AFB, TX

 2. April 1994 - June 1994, Student, Aerospace Maintenance Technical Training, Sheppard AFB, TX

 3. June 1994 - May 2000, Flying Dedicated Crew Chief, 41st Electronic Combat Squadron, Davis- Monthan AFB, AZ

 4. May 2000 - June 2004, Isochronal Dock Chief, 374th Maintenance Squadron, Yokota AB, Japan

 5. June 2004 - March 2009, Production Superintendent, 353d Maintenance Squadron, Kadena AB, Japan

 6. March 2009 - July 2010, Quality Assurance Superintendent, 353d Special Operations Group, Kadena AB, Japan

 7. July 2010 - March 2012, Superintendent of Logistics, 3d Air Force, Ramstein AB, Germany

 8. March 2012 - September 2012, Superintendent, Aircraft and Munitions Contingency Operations, HQ USAFE, Ramstein AB, Germany

 9. September 2012 - June 2014, Superintendent, 86th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, Ramstein AB, Germany

10. June 2014 - July 2015, Group Superintendent, 302d Maintenance Group, Peterson AFB, CO

11. August 2015 - June 2017, Command Chief, 437th Airlift Wing, Joint Base Charleston, SC

12. June 2017 –Present, Command Chief, 502d Air Base Wing & Joint Base San Antonio, Texas.



 Meritorious Service Medal with three oak leaf clusters

 Air Force Commendation Medal with two oak leaf clusters Air Force Achievement Medal with two oak leaf clusters



 2002 PACAF Lieutenant General Leo Marquez Award

 2005 Distinguished Graduate/Academic Achievement, NCO Academy

 2006 AFSOC Tuskegee Airman - Senior Master Sergeant Margaret Frances Barbour Military Award 2007 AFSOC General Lew Allen Jr. Award

 2008 353rd Special Operations Group Lieutenant General Leo Marquez Award 2008 353rd Maintenance Squadron Senior Non-Commissioned Officer of the Year

 2009 353rd Special Operations Group Senior Non-Commissioned Officer of the year 2009 Distinguished Graduate, SNCO Academy

 2011 USAFE Tuskegee Airman - Chief Master Sergeant Fred Archer Military Award



 Chief Master Sergeant September 2013


(Current as of June 2017)