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Sarah A. Gauthier

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Air Force Personnelist


Department of Aerospace Studies


Staff Sergeant Sarah A. Gauthier is the Personnel NCO for Detachment 847, Angelo State University, San Angelo, TX. She is responsible for all of the administrative processes for the assigned Air Force officer candidates. She works closely with the Commander and Operations Officer keeping the cadet corps on track and within AFROTC standards. She is also responsible for the direction and supervision of all in processing, contracting, and commissioning efforts of all cadets.

SSgt Gauthier enlisted in the Air Force on 19 May 2009. She has spent her first six years as a Personnelist at Eglin Air Force Base (AFB), Florida, with one deployment to Andersen AFB, Guam. During these assignments, SSgt Gauthier conquered various challenges. Within six months of being assigned she was trusted as an A1C to perform duties in the high-visibility office of Personnel Readiness, where she processed deployment orders for the largest wing in the Air Force.  Her work ethics and accomplishments earned her two-time 96th Force Support Squadron Airman of the Quarter and Airman of the year. While deployed to Anderson AFB, Guam, she handled Personnel Support for Contingency Operations for seven detachments and jointly accounted for and in/out-processed Air Force, Army, Navy and Marine personnel.  Her efforts earned SSgt Gauthier the deployed Airman of the Month for the 36th Wing. Upon returning to Eglin AFB, SSgt Gauthier completed Airman Leadership School where she earned the John L. Levitow award, NCO of the Quarter for the 96th Test Wing, and was then requested by name to perform duties as the Administrative Assistant to the 96th Test Wing Command Chief.


  1. March 2010 – September 2015, Intro Program, Installation Personnel Readiness, Retirements and Separations, Outbound Assignments, and Administrative Assistant to the Command Chief, Eglin AFB, FL
  2. October 2015 – Present, NCO, AFROTC Detachment 847, Angelo State University, San Angelo TX

Major Awards and Decorations

  • Air Force Commendation Medal
  • Air Force Achievement Medal
  • Joint Meritorious Unit Award
  • Air Force Outstanding Unit Award
  • Air Force Good Conduct Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster
  • National Defense Service Medal
  • Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
  • Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal
  • Air Force Expeditionary Service Ribbon
  • USAF NCO PME Graduate Ribbon
  • Basic Military Training Honor Graduate
  • Air Force Training Ribbon

Effective Dates of Promotion

  • Airman First Class – 19 May 2009
  • Senior Airman – 19 Sep 2011
  • Staff Sergeant – 1 Jul 2013


  • 2008- BAS, Education, Oregon State University
  • 2008- BAS, Human Development and Family Science (Child Development), Oregon State University
  • 2014- Airman Leadership School, Eglin AFB, FL
  • 2015- AA, Human Resource Management, Community College of the Air Force