Staff Sergeant Falon N. Lopez

SSgt Lopez

Staff Sergeant Falon N. Lopez is an Administrative Manager, Non-Commissioned Officer in Charge at the Air Force’s Reserve Officer Training Corps (AFROTC), Detachment 595 located at North Carolina State University in Raleigh, NC. As the Administrative Manager she is primarily responsible for Cadet Actions and preparing Cadets to be professional, war fighting Airmen who can supervise and lead Air Force work teams to support the employment of Air, Space, and Cyberspace power. Sergeant Lopez is committed to training, leading and developing Cadets assigned to Detachment 595.

Sergeant Lopez enlisted in the Air Force as an Information Manager. Throughout her career, she has filled various roles including Base Information Transfer Center (BITC) Specialist, Postal Clerk, Knowledge Operations Manager, Records Management, SharePoint Management, Security Management and many other duties under the scope of administration. She also served overseas and stateside deployments in Baghdad, Iraq and the United States Central Command, MacDill AFB, FL and Forward deployed to Al Udeid AB, Qatar.

EDUCATION:
2006 Basic Military Training, Lackland AFB, Texas
2006 Information Management Course, Keesler AFB, Mississippi
2007 United States Postal Operation Course, Fort Jackson, South Carolina
2010 Airman Leadership School, Spangdahlem AB, Germany
2014 Associates in Applied Science degree, Information
Management, Community College of the Air Force

ASSIGNMENTS:
January 2006 – March 2006, Student, Basic Military Training, Lackland AFB, Texas
March 2006 – April 2006, Student, Technical Training School, Keesler AFB, Mississippi
April 2006 – March 2009, Base Information Transfer Center Specialist/Client Support Administrator, 52nd
Communications Group/52nd Operations Group, Barksdale AFB, Louisiana
March 2009 – April 2011, Military Postal Clerk, 2nd Communications Squadron, Bitburg AB, Germany
April 2011 – July 2015, Executive Support NCOIC, Headquarters Air Force Public Affairs Agency, JBSA-Lackland AFB, Texas
August 2015 – Present, Administrative Manager NCOIC, AFROTC Detachment 595, Raleigh, NC

MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS:
Joint Service Achievement Medal with one oak leaf cluster
Air Force Achievement Medal
AF Good Conduct Medal with two oak leaf clusters
National Defense Service Medal
Iraq Campaign Medal
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
Air Force Expeditionary Service Ribbon with Gold Border

EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTION:
Airman Basic January 24, 2006
Airman July 24, 2006
Airman First Class May 24, 2007
Senior Airman January 24, 2009
Staff Sergeant November 1, 2011

(Current as of July 2016)