CMSgt Russell L. Brotsky is the Command Chief Master Sergeant for the 184th Intelligence Wing, Kansas Air National Guard, McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. Chief Brotsky is responsible for the interest regarding welfare, readiness, morale, proper utilization and progress for 1,200 enlisted Airmen of the 184th Intelligence Wing. Chief Brotsky is from Atkinson, Nebraska. He enlisted in the U.S. Air Force in December 1975 and later with the Kansas Air National Guard in 1980 with the 184th Tactical Fighter Group. He served as a F4-D Weapons Control Systems Technician and Avionics Mission Systems Superintendent until August 1989, transferring to the F-16 Avionics Intermediate Shop. In February 1990, he was assigned the position of Information Maintenance Chief in the 184th Mission Support Flight. Upon reorganization into a Communications Flight, he was reassigned as the Communications Flight Operations Chief. During this time he served 6 years on a national Communications-Electronics Communications Group, coordinating implementation issues with 88 Mission Systems Branches. He has served as the 184th Chiefs Group President, as a member of the Kansas National Guards' Civil Authority Support Team, and as the NGB/A6NV Unified Capabilities Program Manager, managing voice communications throughout the Air National Guard. In April 2011 he was selected as the 184th Intelligence Wing's 7th Command Chief. He is married with two children, and three grandchildren.


1976 Graduate, F4E Weapons Control Systems Technician
1978 Graduate, USAF NCO Preparatory Course
1985 Graduate, USAF NCO Academy
1987 Honor Graduate, F-16 Avionics Intermediate Shop School
1996 Graduate, USAF SNCO Academy
1999 BA Information Management Systems, Friends University
2006 Graduate, ANG Chiefs Executive Course
2006 Graduate, USAF Chief Leadership Course
2010 Graduate, Joint Enlisted PME Course


1. 1975, Delayed Enlistment, Omaha, NE
2. 1976, Basic Training, Lackland AFB, TX
3. 1976, F4-E Weapons Control Systems Technician, Lowry AFB, CO
4. 1977-1980, 56th Tactical Fighter Wing Maintenance Group, MacDill AFB, FL
5. 1980-1990, 184th Tactical Fighter Group Maintenance Squadron, McConnell AFB, KS
6. 1990-2011, 184th Mission Support Group, Communications Flight, McConnell AFB, KS
7. 2010-2011, National Guard Bureau, Washington, D.C.
8. 2011-Present, 184th Intelligence Wing, McConnell AFB, KS


Meritorious Service Medal (4 Devices)
Air Force Commendation Medal
Air Force Achievement Medal
Army Achievement Medal
Air Force Outstanding Unit Award (5 Devices)
Air Force Good Conduct Medal (1 Device)
Air Reserve Forces Meritorious Service Medal (8 Devices)
National Defense Service Medal (1 Device)
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
Air Force Longevity Service (5 Devices)
Armed Forces Reserve Medal (1 Device)
Kansas Airman of the Year
Air Force Training Ribbon


Airman - August 1976
Airman First Class - April 1977
Senior Airman - December 1978
Sergeant - December 1979
Staff Sergeant - September 1982
Technical Sergeant - August 1986
Master Sergeant - June 1988
Senior Master Sergeant - April 1993
Chief Master Sergeant - April 1995
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 <p>Mailing Address:<br> 52960 Jayhawk Dr.<br> McConnell AFB, KS 67221</p><p>Wichita Area Code – 316<br> Comm. Prefix – 759-XXXX<br> DSN Prefix – 743-XXXX<br> McConnell Operator – 6100<br> Weather Line – 1-800-892-5264</p>

Local Information

Recruiting - 316-759-7424


Mailing Address:

52960 Jayhawk Dr.
McConnell AFB, KS 67221


Wichita Area Code – 316
Comm. Prefix – 759-XXXX
DSN Prefix – 743-XXXX
McConnell Operator – 6100
Weather Line – 1-800-892-526

Essential Numbers

184th Command Post – 759-7070
184th Force Support Sq. – 759-7431
184th Comptroller Flight – 759-7068
184th Sec. Forces Sq. – 759-7445
184th Medical Group - 759-7380
184th Public Affairs – 759-7561
Family Support Office – 759-7092
Director of Psych. Health – 759-8901
Sexual Assault Helpline – 759-7011
22nd Medical Group – 759-6300

Update your ID - 759-7431