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SEL(AW/SW) Shane Edwards
Senior Enlisted Leader

Click for high resolutionSenior Chief Shane Rashad Edwards joined the Navy on July 10, 1997. He completed recruit training in Great Lakes, Illinois and Air Traffic Control ACA1 School in Pensacola, Florida.

As a "Plankowner", he reported to his first ship USS HARRY S TRUMAN (CVN 75) “GIVE EM’ HELL” homeported in Norfolk, Virginia in February of 1998. His next tour of duty was Fleet Area Control and Surveillance Facility, Jacksonville, Florida, where he served from 2001-2005.

His subsequent sea and shore assignments include: Shore Naval Air Station Jacksonville, 2005-2007, Tactical Air Control Squadron Two One, 2007-2010, Shore Naval Air Technical Training Center Pensacola, FL, 2010-2013, Shore Naval Air Station Patuxent River, 2013-2015.

Senior Chief Edwards reported to Tactical Air Control Squadron Two Two as the Senior Enlisted Leader in May 2015.

His military and civilian education includes: NEC 6904 Air Traffic Control Manager, NEC 6934 Facility Rated Tactical Air Control Center (TACC) Controller, NEC 9535 Facility Rated Fleet Area Control and Surveillance Facility (FACSFAC) Controller, NEC 6936 Facility Rated Radar Air Traffic Facility (RATCF) Controller, NEC 6937 Control Tower Operator, NEC 9502 Instructor and Master Training Specialist. He is a graduate of the Naval War College, Senior Enlisted Academy Class 174 Blue Group, 2013. He has earned a Bachelor of Science in Aeronautics degree from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University in 2006.

Senior Chief Edwards' personal awards include three Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medals, four Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medals, five Navy Good Conduct Medals, and other various unit and service awards.