Greeting: SrA Johanna Ackerberg
Purpose: Inform you about the 4th Chief Master Sergeant of the AF Thomas N. Barnes, only African American to serve as CMSAF.
Overview: We are going to talk about his background (place of birth and beginning of AF career), then we will talk about his time pre-CMSAF (career field and some assignments), and finally we will talk about his contribution as CMSAF (Health issue and Projects) Transition: Now that you know what we are going to talk about let’s start with his background.
Main Point 1: Background
a. birth Place Chester, PA
b. Enlisted April 1949
Transition: Well we talked about his background; now let’s talk about his pre-CMSAF career. Main Point 2: Pre-CMSAF
a. Career Field, Flight engineer, Crew Chief
Transition: That is what he did before he became CMSAF and now let’s talk about his contributions as CMSAF. Main Point 3: Contributions
a. Health issue
Summary: We talked about his background (place of birth and beginning of AF career), then we talked about his time pre-CMSAF (career field and some assignments), and finally we will talk about his contribution as CMSAF (Health issue and Projects) Purpose/Solution: Inform you about CMSAF Thomas N. Barnes.
Closure: Hopefully you all learned something about CMSAF Thomas N. Barnes and you can thank him for PME. SUPPORT SOURCES: CMSAF Thomas N. Barnes http://afehri.maxwell.af.mil/Pages/CMSAF/barnes.htm 4th FW historian reflects on CMSAF Barnes Career http://www.seymourjohnson.af.mil/news/story.asp?id=123042460 Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force Thomas N. Barnes