Technical Sergeant Jefferson Sanderson currently serves as the 315th Airlift Wing, Development and Training Flight Program Manager, Joint Base Charleston, S.C. Sergeant Sanderson is responsible for preparing future Air Force Reserve members for the rigors of Basic Military Training through education, fitness, and scenario-based events that help improve their mental and physical condition.  Through his leadership, Technical Sergeant Sanderson builds his student’s confidence, punctuality, teamwork, protocol knowledge and problem solving, shaping future Airmen to reach their fullest potential. 
Technical Sergeant Sanderson enlisted in the United States Air Force as a Security Forces Defender in December 2009. Upon completion of Technical Training, Technical Sergeant Sanderson was assigned to the 90th Missile Support Squadron, F.E Warren AFB as a Response Force Member. In February of 2011 Technical Sergeant Sanderson was assigned to the 90th Security Forces Group as a Tactical Response Force Assaulter. In May of 2013 he was assigned as a Security Forces Evaluator. In 2016 TSgt Sanderson transitioned to the 944 SFS as a Fire Team Leader. In 2017 he was assigned as the NCOIC of Training. In March of 2023 Technical Sergeant Sanderson was assigned to the 315th Security Forces Squadron JB Charleston AFB.
He has had several lead and supporting roles in joint-service exercises and multi-agency law enforcement exercises while assigned to the 944 SFS. TSgt Sanderson’s most recent deployment occurred in 2022, where he was tasked as a Fly Away Security Team Lead in support of Operation Inherent Resolve. As a Fly Away Security Team Leader, he maintained the safety and security of CENTCOM assets across 10 friendly and hostile countries. Prior to his current position, the TSgt was an evaluator for the, 315th Security Forces Squadron Joint Base Charleston.
Air Force Security Forces Badge   Senior AF Security Forces AFSC badge
2009 Air Force Basic Military Training, Lackland Air Force Base, Texas
2010 Security Forces Apprentice Course, Lackland AFB, Texas
2014 Airman Leadership School, F.E Warren AFB, WY.
2021 Non-Commissioned Officer Academy Correspondence Course, Luke AFB, AZ.
2021 Senior Non-Commissioned Officer Academy Correspondence Course, Luke AFB, AZ.
1. December 2009 – February 2010, Air Force Trainee, 326 Training Squadron, Lackland AFB, Texas
2. March 2010 – June 2010, Security Forces Apprentice Course, Lackland AFB, Texas
3. June 2010 – February 2011, Response Force Member, F.E Warren AFB, Wyoming
4. March 2011 – May 2013, Tactical Response Force Member, F.E Warren AFB, Wyoming
5. June 2013 – December 2015, Security Forces Evaluator, F.E. Warren AFB, Wyoming
6. January 2016 – September 2017, Fire Team Leader, Luke AFB, Arizona
7. October 2017 – February 2023, Training NCOIC, Luke AFB, Arizona
8. March 2023 – November 2024, Security Forces Evaluator, 315th Security Forces Squadron, JB Charleston, S.C
9. December 2024 – Present, Development and Training Flight Coordinator, 315th Airlift Wing, JB Charleston, S.C.
1.   Air and Space Achievement Medal          
2.  Meritorious Unit Award
3.   Air and Space Outstanding Unit Award  
4.   AF Good Conduct Medal              
5.   Air Reserve Forces Meritorious Service Medal    
6.   National Defense Service Medal
7.   Global War On Terrorism Expeditionary Medal  
8.   Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
9.    Air and Space Expeditionary Service Ribbon         
10.  Air and Space Longevity Service Award  
11.  USAF NCO PME Graduate Ribbon             
12.  Air and Space Training Ribbon
2020 944th Mission Support Group NCO of the Quarter
2020 944th Security Forces Squadron NCO of the Year
Airman Basic December 28, 2009
Airman First Class February 26, 2010
Senior Airman June 26, 2012
Staff Sergeant June 1, 2014
Technical Sergeant November 1, 2017
Master Sergeant July 1, 2021
(Current as of April 2024)

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