CHIEF MASTER SERGEANT LARRY G TOLLIVER

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Chief Master Sergeant Tolliver is the Senior Paralegal Manager to The Judge Advocate General and the Career Field Manager. In this position, he serves as the senior advisor to The Judge Advocate General on all enlisted matters and as the Career Field Manager for paralegals within The Judge Advocate General's Corps worldwide. He exercises management responsibility and establishes policy and training requirements for more than 1,300 Air Force active duty and Air Reserve Component paralegals. Chief Tolliver also serves as a member of the Corps' Strategic Planning Committee and the Judge Advocate General School Advisory Board. He was selected to be the fifteenth Senior Paralegal Manager to TJAG in 2014.

CMSgt Tolliver is a native of Detroit, Michigan and entered the USAF in February 1987. His first 10 years were spent as an Air Traffic Control Radar Maintenance technician working on various fixed and mobile Airport Surveillance Radar, Precision Approach Radar and Meteorological Radar Systems. CMSgt Tolliver retrained into the paralegal career field in November, 1996. He has held leadership positions at the Wing, NAF and MAJCOM levels. He has also served as the Senior Enlisted Advisor to a 1-Star Commander, during his most recent deployment. His assignments include Pease AFB, NH, WPAFB, OH, Robins AFB, GA, Hanscom AFB, MA, Osan AB, Hanscom (2nd tour), Maxwell AFB, Kettering, OH, Davis-Monthan, AZ, and Barksdale AFB, LA. CMSgt Tolliver is married to the former LaShari M. Jackson, New Hampshire. They have five children, Darnell (24), Larry Jr. (23), Danielle (18), Ulanda (14) and Aliyah (10).

EDUCATION

1989 NCO Preparatory Course
1996 Paralegal Apprentice Course (Top Graduate)
2000 Law Office Manager Course
2000 Paralegal Craftsman Course
2002 McGuire AFB NCO Academy
2005 Associate in Applied Science, Paralegal, CCAF
2005 Associate in Applied Science, Electronic Systems Technology, CCAF
2005 USAF SNCO Academy Correspondence Course
2007 USAF SNCO Academy in Residence
2009 SNCO Joint PME Correspondence Course
2012 Bachelor of Science, Business Management (Magna Cum Laude)
2013 Professional Managers Certification
2015 Master of Business Administration/Human Resource Management

ASSIGNMENTS

1. February 1987 - November 1987, student, Air Traffic Control (ATC) Radar Maintenance, Keesler AFB, Mississippi
2. December 1987 - January 1991, ATC Radar Specialist, 1916 Communications Squadron, Pease AFB, New Hampshire
3. January 1991 - June 1994, Weather Central Repair Agency Journeyman, 645th Communications Group, WPAFB, Ohio
4. June 1994 - December 1996, Mobile ATC Radar Supervisor, 54th Combat Communications Squadron, Warner Robins AFB, Georgia
5. December 1996 - April 1999, NCOIC Military Justice/Civil Law, 66th Air Base Wing, Hanscom AFB, Massachusetts
6. April 1999 - February 2000, Asst NCOIC MJ/NCOIC Claims, 51st Fighter Wing, Osan AB, Republic of Korea
7. February 2000 - June 2003, Law Office Manager, Electronics System Center, Hanscom AFB, Massachusetts
8. June 2003 - June 2007, Law Office Superintendent, AF Officer Accession and Training Schools, Maxwell AFB, Alabama
9. June 2007 - November 2009, Operations Superintendent, AF Claims Service Center, Kettering (WPAFB), Ohio (November 2008 - May 2009, Deployed SNCO, Chief Paralegal, USFOR-Afghanistan)
10. December 2009 - February 2011, Law Office Superintendent, 355th FW/JA, Davis-Monthan AFB, Arizona
11. February 2011 - July 2012, NAF Paralegal Manager, 12th AF/JA, Davis-Monthan AFB, Arizona (December 2011 - Jun 2012, Deployed Senior Enlisted Advisor, NROLFSM/ROLFF-Afghanistan)
12. July 2012 - May 2014, Command Paralegal Manager, AFGSC, Barksdale AFB, Louisiana
13. May 2014 - (Present), Senior Paralegal Manager to The Judge Advocate General, the Pentagon, Washington DC

MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS

Bronze Star
Defense Meritorious Service Medal
Meritorious Service Medal (3 OLC)
Air Force Commendation Medal (2 OLCs)
Air Force Achievement Medal (1 Silver OLC)

OTHER ACHIEVEMENTS

1996 - Paralegal Apprentice Course - Top Graduate
2006 - AETC SNCO Paralegal of the Year
2006 - Maxwell/Gunter Volunteer of the Year
2007 - AFOATS SNCO of the Year
2007 - AETC OAY Finalist

EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTION

Airman First Class - 5 February 1987
Senior Airman - 5 June 1989
Sergeant - 5 June 1990
Staff Sergeant - 1 June 1995
Tech Sergeant - 1 June 2000
Master Sergeant - 1 April 2004
Senior Master Sergeant - 1 October 2008
Chief Master Sergeant - 1 October 2011

(Current as of June 2014)