MASTER SERGEANT SHAUN M. SPENCER is the First Sergeant, United States Air Force Honor Guard, Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling, Washington, District of Columbia.  He serves as the key enlisted advisor to the Honor Guard Command and Chief Enlisted Manager on matters concerning the welfare, career progression, and mission readiness of more than 290 total force personnel.  He provides guidance and direction to squadron senior leadership on unit morale, career enhancement, and discipline.  His duties include performing quality force reviews on all enlisted performance reports, awards, and personnel actions.  Additionally, Sergeant Spencer monitors compliance with Air Force Standards, counsels personnel on leadership, military customs and courtesy, and acts to resolve complaints.

MSgt Spencer entered the Air Force in 2002. He graduated from the munitions systems specialist course at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, in December 2002. His assignments include bases in Florida, South Korea, United Kingdom, Italy, Maryland, and Washington D.C. MSgt Spencer has also served in multiple deployed theaters on four occasions in support of Operation ENDURING FREEDOM, Baltic Air Policing Missions, United States Africa Command, and Operation INHERENT RESOLVE.



2006 Airman Leadership School, Eglin AFB, FL

2010 Associates degree in Munitions Systems Technology, Community College Air Force, AL

2011 Noncommissioned Officer Academy, Kapaun Air Base, Germany

2012 USAF Senior Noncommissioned Officer Academy Correspondence Course

2012 Senior Enlisted Joint Professional Military Education, Correspondence Course

2017 USAF Senior Noncommissioned Officer Academy, Gunter Annex, AL

2017 Associates degree in Human Resources Management, Community College Air Force, AL

2017 Senior Enlisted Joint Professional Military Education II, Correspondence Course

2017 Professional Manager Certificate, Community College Air Force, AL

2018 Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Sciences, American Military University, WV



  1. September 2002 - October 2002, Student, Basic Military Training, Lackland AFB, TX
  2. October 2002 – December 2002, Student, Technical Training School, Sheppard AFB, TX.
  3. January 2003 – March 2008, PGM Crew Chief, 33d MXS, Eglin AFB, FL
  4. March 2008 – March 2009, PGM Crew Chief, 8 MXS, Kunsan AB, Republic of Korea
  5. April 2009 – April 2012, PGM Production Supervisor, 48 MUNS, RAF Lakenheath, U.K. (December 2009 – May 2010, PGM Crew Chief, Operation ENDURING FREEDOM, Bagram AB, Afghanistan; August 2010 – Jan 2011, Production Supervisor, Siaulai AB, Lithuania)
  6. April 2012– April 2016, Section Chief, Training and Mobility, 31 MUNS, Aviano Air Base, Italy (April 2013 – October 2013, Logistics Manager, Stuttgart Army Airfield, Germany)
  7. May 2016 – April 2018, First Sergeant, 317th Recruiting Squadron, Oxon Hill, MD
  8. April 2018 – 30 April 2019, First Sergeant, 11th Wing Staff Agencies/Comptroller Squadron, JB Andrews, MD (October 2018 – April 2019, First Sergeant, 447th Air Expeditionary Group, Operation INHERENT RESOLVE, Camp Taji, Iraq)
  9. 1 May 2019 – Present, First Sergeant, United States Air Force Honor Guard, JB Anacostia-Bolling, Washington D.C.


Meritorious Service Medal with two bronze oak leaf clusters

Air Force Commendation Medal with two bronze oak leaf clusters

Afghanistan Campaign Medal with bronze star

Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal

Global War on Terrorism Service Medal

Nuclear Deterrence Operations Service Medal

NATO Medal with bronze star



2018 Air Force District of Washington First Sergeant of the Year




Airman First Class Oct 21, 2002

Senior Airman (Below-the-Zone) Aug 21, 2004

Staff Sergeant June 1, 2006

Technical Sergeant July 1, 2010

Master Sergeant June 1, 2014


Current as of 31 May 2019