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Guardians of the Last Frontier select new command chief

Guardians of the Last Frontier select new command chief

Story by SMSgt Paul Mann on 07/08/2019

EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska Chief Master Sgt. Teresa Renson was selected as the next command chief for the 168th Wing, Alaska Air National Guard. Renson has been a member of the wing for 26 years, joining the unit in 1993 as a member of the 168th Maintenance Squadron.

In a wing-wide announcement, Col. Bryan White, 168th Wing commander, said, “It is my privilege to announce that Chief Teresa Renson has been selected as the wing’s next command chief! From a competitive field of awesome candidates, Chief Renson’s experience, skills, and demonstrated leadership were clearly the benchmark for what the wing needs now as its next command chief.”

Renson will replace Chief Master Sgt. James Wolverton who is retiring this summer.

“She has done amazing things as the Mission Support Group superintendent and we’re excited to have her serve at the next higher level,” White said.

As the 168th Mission Support Group superintendent Renson was responsible for providing administrative and technical supervision and guidance to sustainment services, manpower and personnel, force development, human resource systems manager, customer support, career development and force management functions.

As the command chief, Renson will be the senior enlisted leader for the 168th Wing. She will be responsible for advising the wing commander on all matters concerning the discipline, health, morale, welfare and mentorship of more than 800 Guardsmen, civilian personnel and their families.

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