Master Sergeant Matthew E. Lewis is the Drill Team Superintendent for the United States Air Force Honor Guard, Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling, District of Columbia. He leads more than 20 Airmen assigned to the United States Air Force Honor Guard's Drill Team in the execution of Headquarters Air Force, Department of Defense, and international ceremonies, briefing Air Force senior leaders, and acting as recruiting retaining, and inspiring tool for the Air Force. Additionally, he functions as an Honor Guard Noncommissioned Officer in Charge and Commander of Troops for funerals in Arlington National Cemetery and Air Force and Joint Service parades and ceremonies. Finally, he composes and updates Drill Team policies, operating instructions, and manuals ensuring legacy processes are established.

Sergeant Lewis grew up in Middletown, Maryland and enlisted in the Air Force in June 1998. While serving in the Cyber Systems Operations career field, he served at the White House Communications Agency and the 5th Combat Communications Group and has deployed in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM and Operation ENDURING FREEDOM. Sergeant Lewis is married to Master Sergeant Renee Lewis.

2000 Associate of Applied Science, Information Systems Technology, Community College of the Air Force
2001 Bachelor of Science degree in Fire Science Management, Southern Illinois University Carbondale
2002 Airman Leadership School, Bolling AFB, DC
2005 Master of Science degree in Management and Information Systems, University of Maryland
2009 Senior Enlisted Joint Professional Military Education by correspondence, National Defense University
2010 Noncommissioned Officer Academy, Tyndall AFB, FL
2010 Senior Noncommissioned Officer Academy by correspondence, Air University

1. November 1998 - July 2001, Systems Administrator, 17th Communications Squadron, Goodfellow
AFB, Texas
2. July 2001 - April 2003, Ceremonial Guardsman, The United States Air Force Honor Guard, Bolling
AFB, District of Columbia
3. April 2003 - January 2008, Master Network Systems Technician, White House Communications
Agency, District of Columbia
4. January 2008 -January 2011, Network Operations Supervisor, 51st Combat Communications
Squadron, Robins AFB, Georgia
5. January 2011 - Present, Superintendent, Standardization and Evaluation, later, Superintendent, Honors
Flight, currently, Superintendent, Drill Team, The United States Air Force Honor Guard, Joint Base
Anacostia-Bolling, District of Columbia

Joint Service Commendation Medal
Air Force Commendation Medal with one oak leaf cluster
Joint Service Achievement Medal with one oak leaf cluster
Air Force Achievement Medal with three oak leaf clusters
Presidential Service Badge
Headquarters Air Force Badge

Airman Basic 24 Jun 98
Airman 24 Dec 98
Airman First Class 24 Oct 99
Senior Airman (BTZ) 24 Dec 00
Staff Sergeant 1 Aug 02
Technical Sergeant 1 Mar 08
Master Sergeant 1 Jul 11

(Current as of June 2013)