CMSgt Vickie Mauldin entered the Air Force in August 1974 and completed Basic Military Training at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas. She has served in numerous commands as an avionics technician, instructor, and manager at squadron and group levels.
She retired from the U.S. Air Force in October 2004 as Command Chief Master Sergeant, Air Force Materiel Command, with headquarters at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, where she advised the AFMC Commander on the welfare, effective utilization, education, and progress of the command's nearly 20,000 enlisted airmen.
Her career highlights include instructor award and honor graduate from the 27th Fighter Wing Noncommissioned Officer Leadership Course and distinguished graduate from both the Air Training Command NCO Academy and the Senior NCO Academy. She was also selected as the 8th Fighter Wing Maintenance Professional of the Year for 1992, Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea. In her two previous assignments, Vickie was the command chief master sergeant for Headquarters Third Air Force and U.S. Air Forces in Europe (USAFE).
Excelling in her academic studies, CMSgt Maudlin graduated from Montgomery High School, Montgomery, WV, as class valedictorian. In 1985, she earned an Associate in Applied Science, Avionics Systems Technology with the Community College of the Air Force. She also completed an Associate in Applied Science, Instructional Technology with them in 1989. In 1991, she completed her Bachelor of Science Degree, Management/Human Resources, Park College, Missouri, with Summa Cum Laude honors. She is currently working on her Master of Business Degree with Regis University, Denver, Colorado.
Born in Powellton, West Virginia, she enjoys traveling, playing golf and visiting with family and friends as schedules permit.
She joined First Command Educational Foundation in March 2005 after working for First Command Financial Planning as NCO Market Integration Manager. She first served the Foundation as Deputy Director and moved to her current position on January 1, 2006.