Chief Master Sergeant Theodore H. Peterson is the Group Superintendent, 369th Recruiting Group, Air Force Recruiting Service, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas. He is the primary production manager and senior enlisted leader providing strategic direction to eight Enlisted Accessions recruiting squadrons, one Special Warfare/Combat Support recruiting squadron and one Officer Accessions recruiting squadron dispersed throughout the United States, Caribbean, USAFE and PACAF regions.
Chief Peterson’s background spans various leadership roles at squadron and headquarters recruiting service levels. His assignments include duties in Delaware, South Carolina, North Dakota, Virginia, Minnesota, Texas and Wisconsin. Chief Peterson is a native of Chesapeake VA and he and his wife Angela are the proud parents of one son, Zachary.

1994 – Basic Military Training, Lackland AFB, Texas
1994 – Air Force Security Police (Law Enforcement) Course, Lackland AFB, Texas
1998 – Airman Leadership School, Charleston AFB, South Carolina
2001 – Air Force Recruiting Service, NPS Recruiting School, Lackland AFB, Texas
2006 – NCO Academy, McGuire AFB, New Jersey
2011 – Initial Inspector General Training Course, Leesburg Virginia
2014 – SNCO Academy, Maxwell AFB, Gunter Annex, Montgomery Alabama
2019 – Chief’s Leadership Course, Maxwell AFB, Gunter Annex, Montgomery Alabama
2003 – A.A.S, Criminal Justice, Community College of the Air Force
2005 – B.S, Criminal Justice Administration, University of Phoenix
2006 – A.A.S, Human Resource Management, Community College of the Air Force
2007 – M.S., Administration of Justice and Security, University of Phoenix
2013 – Professional Manger Certification, Community College of the Air Force


  1. December 1994 – May 1997: Installation Entry Controller, Patrolman, Security Response team
    Member: 436th SPS, Dover AFB Delaware
  2. May 1997 – May 2000: Watch Section Supervisor: Detachment 3, HQ AFSFC Naval Consolidated
    Brig: Charleston, South Carolina
  3. May 2000-May 2001: Fire Team Member/Leader: 91st Security Forces Squadron, Minot AFB, North
  4. May 2001-June 2004: Enlisted Accessions Recruiter: 317th Recruiting Squadron; Danville, Virginia
  5. June 2004- June 2008: Officer Accessions Recruiter: 317th Recruiting Squadron; Christiansburg
  6. June 2008- July 2011: Enlisted Accessions Flight Chief: 343rd Recruiting Squadron; Superior,
  7. July 2011 – August 2014: Superintendent Inspector General Complaints Resolution, Headquarters
    Air Force Recruiting Service, JBSA-Randolph, Texas
  8. August 2014 – June 2015: Superintendent Strategic Marketing Division, Headquarters Air Force
    Recruiting Service, JBSA-Randolph, Texas
  9. June 2015 – August 2017: Production Superintendent, 347th Recruiting Squadron, Oak Creek WI
  10. August 2017 – August 2018: Superintendent, Enlisted Accessions, Headquarters Air Force
    Recruiting Service, JBSA-Randolph TX
  11. August 2018 – December 2019: Superintendent, 341st Recruiting Squadron, San Antonio TX
  12. December 2019 – Present: Superintendent, 369th Recruiting Group, JBSA-Lackland TX

    Meritorious Service Medal (4 OLC)
    Air Commendation Medal (4 OLC)
    Air Force Achievement Medal (1 OLC)
    Air Force Outstanding Unit Award (1 OLC)
    Air Force Organizational Excellence Award
    Joint Meritorious Unit Award
    Navy Meritorious Unit Commendation Award

    Chief Master Sergeant – May 2018
    (Current as of February 2020)