Technical Sgt. Michael D. Fowler has earned promotion to the senior non-commissioned officer’s rank of master sergeant. Master Sgt. Fowler serves as a flight line crew chief working in the Aircraft Maintenance office at Savannah’s Combat Readiness Training Center, Georgia Air National Guard.
The CRTC is headquartered across the airfield from the Savannah-Hilton Head International Airport.
In addition to his flight line duties, Fowler serves as the quality assurance inspector for maintenance, which includes routinely parking, servicing and launching all types of DoD/Non DoD aircraft arriving/departing the CRTC aircraft ramp for training or in a transient capacity. Military units from across the country and from all branches of service regularly visit the CRTC to hone their war fighting skills, ensuring they are fully prepared for service.
A veteran of 22 years of military service, his past assignments include service with the 5th Bomb Wing on B-52Hs in Minot, N.D., F-15 Eagle fighter aircraft with the 116th Fighter Wing, Dobbins Air Reserve Base in Marietta, and he served as a crew chief of the B-1B bomber “Memphis Belle” with the 116th Bomb Wing at Robins AFB. His service also includes deployments in Operation Southern Watch and Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Fowler and his family live in Guyton.