Senior 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.