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Gunnery Sergeant Christopher M. Rhodes

Gunnery Sergeant Christopher Rhodes is assigned as the Senior Enlisted Marine for the F-35 schoolhouse. The Detachment provides “C” school training in support of the F-35B/C aircraft.

Gunnery Sergeant Rhodes entered the Marine Corps in 2004 and has held positions in Aircraft Maintenance, Quality Assurance and as a Maintenance Controller. He has aviation maintenance experience on both the F/A-18 Aircraft and the F-35B Aircraft.

2004     Recruit Training
2004     Marine Combat Training
2004     Aviation Machinists Mate Common Core
2004     Aviation Machinists Mate Turbojet Aircraft Fundamental
2005     F/A-18A/B/C/D/ Power Plants Related Systems(Initial) OMA C-School
2007     Corporals Course (Resident)
2010     Sergeants Course (Resident)
2010     Martial Arts Instructor Course
2011     Martial Arts Instructor Trainer Course
2012     Ground Safety for Marines
2015     Senior Enlisted Joint PME (Nonresident)
2015     SNCO Career Course (Resident)
2016     Naval Aviation Quality Assurance Administration
2018     Advanced Course (Seminar)
2019     Naval Aviation Maintenance Program Management
2019     Senior Enlisted Joint PME II (Nonresident)

1.     April 2005–August 2010, Maintenance Control NCOIC, VMFA(AW)-225, MCAS Miramar, CA
2.     August 2010–October 2013, Powerline Instructor, CNATT Det. Eglin, Eglin AFB, FL
3.     October 2013–January 2015, Maintenance Control SNCOIC, VMFAT-501, Eglin AFB, FL
4.     January 2015–May 2017, Quality Assurance Representative, VMFAT-501, MCAS Beaufort, SC
5.     May 2017–October 2018, Powerline Instructor, CNATT Det. Eglin, Eglin AFB, FL
6.     October 2018–June 2018, Squadron Gunnery Sergeant, CNATT Det. Eglin, Eglin AFB, FL
7.     July 2018–Current, Senior Enlisted Leader, CNATT Det. Eglin, Eglin AFB, FL

Gunnery Sergeant     01 July 2017

- Obtained certifications as a qualified instructor, evaluator, course supervisor and Master Training Specialist.
- Completed Bachelor’s Degree from Fort Hays State University
- Completed Graduate Certificate in Organizational Leadership from Fort Hays State University
- Completed Senior Enlisted Joint Professional Military Education II

Last Updated: 21 December 2020

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