Chief Master Sergeant Demetrius N. Booth

Chief Master Sergeant Demetrius N. Booth is the Senior Enlisted Leader, 2d Mission Support Group, Barksdale AFB, LA. He serves as principal advisor to the group commander and provides leadership, management, and guidance for organizing, equipping, training, and mobilizing more than 1,900 personnel assigned to meet home station and expeditionary mission requirements that support global combat capabilities. He advises six squadron commanders on ways to best execute mission requirements and provides professional guidance and career counseling to Mission Support Group personnel.     

Chief Booth entered the Air Force in 1999. He attended Basic Military Training and then completed technical training at the Security Forces Academy at Lackland AFB, Texas. He has held various positions throughout the spectrum of the Security Forces community. His assignments include bases in Montana, The Republic of Korea, Georgia, Texas, Nebraska, and Alabama. He also served oversea in Republic of Korea and deployed in support of Operations IRAQI FREEDOM, ENDURING FREEDOM, INHERENT RESOLVE and FREEDOM SENTINEL.

Prior to assuming his current position, he served as the Senior Enlisted Leader, 14th Security Forces Squadron, Columbus AFB, Mississippi.


2000 Security Forces Academy, Lackland Air Force Base, TX
2004 Airman Leadership School, Osan Air Base, Korea
2008 Associate Degree, Criminal Justice, Community College of the Air Force 
2009 Noncommissioned Officer Academy, Lackland AFB, TX
2010 Associate Degree, Instructor of Technology and Military Science, CCAF  
2015 Senior Noncommissioned Officer Academy, Maxwell AFB-Gunter Annex, AL
2017 Bachelor of Science Degree, Management, American Military University, VA
2018 Emotional Intelligence, Institute for Health and Human Performance, NY
2019Executive and Life Coaching Certification, University San Diego, CA
2022 Master of Arts Degree, Applied Psychology: Industrial/Organizational Psy, Liberty University, VA


1. October 1999 - November 1999, Trainee, Basic Military Training, 331st Training Squadron, Lackland Air Force Base, Texas
2.November 1999 – March 2000, Student, Security Forces Academy, 343d Training Squadron, Lackland AFB, Texas  
3. March 2000 - March 2003, Flight Security Controller, 490th Missile Squadron, Malmstrom AFB, Montana
4. April 2003-May 2004, NCOIC Military Customs, 51st Security Forces Squadron, Osan Air Base, Korea
5. June 2004 - June 2009, Flight Sergeant, 23d Security Forces Squadron, Moody AFB, Georgia
6. June 2009 - February 2013, Superintendent, 343d Training Squadron, Joint Base Lackland, Texas
7. February 2013 - April 2017, Flight Chief, 55th Security Forces Squadron, Offutt AFB, Nebraska  
8. April 2017 - November 2017, Executive Assistant to the Command Chief, 55 Wing, Offutt AFB, Nebraska 
9. November 2017 - July 2019, Flight Instructor, Air Force Senior Noncommissioned Officer Academy, Maxwell-Gunter AFB, Alabama
10. July 2019 - July 2021, Commandant, Center for Faculty and Staff Development and Enrichment, Maxwell-Gunter AFB, Alabama
11. July 2021 – June 2023, Senior Enlisted Leader, 14th Security Forces Squadron, Columbus AFB, Mississippi 
12. June 2023 – Present, Senior Enlisted Leader, 2d Mission Support Group, Barksdale AFB, Louisiana


Meritorious Service Medal 
Air and Space Commendation Medal
Army Commendation Medal 
Air and Space Achievement Medal with one oak leaf cluster


2009 Distinguished Graduate, Noncommissioned Officer Academy 
2013 Air Education and Training Command Master Instructor
2014 37th Training Group SNCO of the Year 
2014 37th Training Wing Additional Duty First Sergeant of the Year
2016 55th Wing Tuskegee Airmen SNCO of the Year
2022 Department of the Air Force Coaching Cadre


Airmen First Class Nov 26, 2000
Senior Airmen March 26, 2002
Staff Sergeant Feb 1, 2004
Technical Sergeant June 1, 2008
Master Sergeant July 1, 2011
Senior Master Sergeant July 1, 2017
Chief Master Sergeant March, 1 2021


(Current as of July 2023)