Senior Master Sergeant Brent Hardsaw served as the Senior Enlisted Leader and Fire Chief 870th Air Expeditionary Squadron, Chabelley Airfield, Republic of Djibouti (deployed). he has also served in various duties in fire protection at the squadron level, as a firefighter, NCOIC of Training, Assistant Chief of Fire Prevention, Deputy Fire Chief and Fire Chief. He has also served a special duty assignment as a First Sergeant. His home-station unit is 22d Civil Engineer Squadron, McConnell AFB, KS; where he serves as the Deputy Fire Chief.
Stationed at Hahn AB Germany from 1978 to 1980 as a Victor Alert Crew Chief. During a Major Inspection received a "Zero" defect Preflight inspection on an F-4E standing alert.
Deployment to Africa to support Navy P-3 Intel gathering sorties for JTF LIBERIA Deployment to Batman AB, Turkey to establish bare base comm. in the first days of OIF Deployment to Jacobabad, Pakistan - expanded comm. support. Second rotation to base in support of OEF Deployment to Tallil (now Ali)AB, Iraq - helped establish the first Sq of Iraqi Air Force members after the toppling of the Sadam regime Tested/verified new UTC (6KTEA)comm. fly-away kit for USAFE. Validated vital initial comm. equipment. Received "Pat on the back" from nispectors.