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NCOIC Biography

Technical Sergeant Derick R. Stephens


Technical Sergeant (TSgt) Derick R. Stephens serves as the Office Non-Commissioned Officer In Charge (NCOIC) for the Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corp 17th detachment at Troy University in Troy, AL. In this capacity he provides administrative support that includes records management, appointment letters, Cadets Pay, Cadets Scholarships, tuition and subsistence pay for 24 cadets assigned to his detachment. As he mentors the cadets, he manages their in-processing, out-processing and the commissioning of cadets. His mentoring will provide superior guidance towards the cadets academic, personal and military future and careers.




2010, Human Resource Management Apprentice Course, Keesler AFB, MS
2014, Airmen Leadership School, Seymour Johnson AFB, NC




November 2009 - January 2010                                                      Basic Military Training JBSA Lackland AFB, TX                                                                                                    
January 2010 - March 2010 Technical School Personnel, Keesler AFB, MS
March 2010 - July 2012 Force Management Journeyman, Seymour Johnson AFB, NC
July 2012 - November 2012 DCAPES Operator, Al Udeid Qatar
November 2012 - November 2013 Career Development Supervisor, Seymour Johnson AFB, NC
November 2013 - June 2014 DCAPES Operator, Bagram Afghanistan
June 2014 - April 2015 Career Developement Supervisor, Seymour Johnson AFB, NC
April 2015 - December 2015 NCOIC, 335th FS CSS, Seymour Johnson AFB, NC
December 2015 - February 2018 Assistant NCOIC, Total Force MyPers System Support
February 2018 - January 2019 Assistant NCOIC, MyPers System Requirements
January 2019 - June 2021                                         NCOIC, Enlisted Intel Assignments                                                                           





Air Force Commendation Medal
Air Force Achievement Medal (1 Device)
Meritorious Unit Award (2 Devices)
AF Outstanding Unit Award (1 Device)
AF Good Conduct Medal (3 Devices)
National Defense Service Medal
Afghanistan Campaign Medal (1 Device)
Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
Air Force Expeditionary Service Ribbon with Gold Border (1 Device)
AF Longevity Service (2 Devices)
USAF NCO PME Graduate Ribbon
AF Training Ribbon
NATO Medal






Airman Basic                                                     November 2009                                                            
Airman First Class January 2010
Senior Airman May 2012
Staff Sergeant October 2015
Technical Sergeant October 2021







(Current as of July 2022)