Chief Master Sergeant (CMSgt) Rochelle M. Hemingway is currently serving in the highest enlisted position as the 28th Bomb Wing’s Command Chief Master Sergeant at Ellsworth Air Force Base located near Rapid City, South Dakota. She advises the Wing Commander and the Vice Wing Commander as they collaboratively lead more than 8,000 military, civilian and contract personnel who support the largest “B-1” (a supersonic variable-sweep heavy bomber aircraft) combat wing in the United States Air Force on all matters concerning morale, welfare, warfighting effectiveness, operational utilization and professional development. CMSgt Rochelle Hemingway was raised in Kokomo, Indiana and entered the United States Air Force on August 5th, 1991. After completing basic training, she began her career as a medical service technician. In 1999, she graduated from the Independent Duty Medical Technician program and deployed in support of various humanitarian missions to include Jamaica, Curacao, Vietnam, Africa, Jordan and Kuwait. During her career, she has also served as a First Sergeant, an Inspections Program Superintendent and in many supervisory and leadership positions. CMSgt Hemingway earned an Associate’s Degree in Allied Health Sciences and in Human Resource Management. She also earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Health Sciences and a Motivational Speaker Certification. CMSgt Hemingway frequently shares her dynamic and inspiring #SLAY messages for local news media, schools, small businesses, conferences, symposiums and on virtual platforms. She was one of the keynote speakers at the 2019 Rapid City’s Black Hills Energy Aspiring Women’s Conference and the 2019 Air Force Global Strike Command’s Women’s Symposium. She has also been featured on the front pages of both the Black Hills Women and Black Hills Lifestyle Magazines. CMSgt Hemingway has been married to recently Retired United States Air Force and Doctor CMSgt Dominic Hemingway for 17 years and they have a 10 year old son named Andrew Hemingway. CMSgt Rochelle Hemingway is officially retiring September 1, 2021 after 30 years of honorable and faithful service to our nation and plans to use her gift as a transformational speaker to empower women who are seeking leadership opportunities by sharing her #SLAY mantra which speaks to the success of her impeccable United States Air Force career.