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Master Sergeant Steven D. Bateman is the Airman Leadership School Commandant, Elmendorf Professional Military Education Center, 673d Air Base Wing, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska. As the Airman Leadership School Commandant, Sergeant Bateman implements Air Force, Barnes Center, and MAJCOM Enlisted Professional Military Education policies, programs and procedures. He provides leadership, guidance and direction to the faculty, support staff and students. Additionally, he supervises and/or evaluates faculty and support staff. Lastly, he is responsible for the training of faculty and support personnel along with maintaining interfaces with Air Force and civic organizations to enhance support for Enlisted Professional Military Education.

Sergeant Bateman was born in Fairfield, CA and raised in Weatherford, OK. He entered the Air Force in September 1998. Sergeant Bateman's background includes various duties within the Material Management career field and as a Professional Military Education Instructor.

1998- Completed Material Management Technical School Training, Lackland AFB, TX
1999- Completed 2S0X1 Supply Management Training, Ellsworth AFB, SD
2003- Completed Airman Leadership School, Elmendorf AFB, AK
2004- Completed Material Management 7-Level School, Lackland AFB, TX
2009- Earned CCAF Degree in Logistics Management, Ellsworth AFB, SD
2010- Completed NCOA Vosler PME Center, Peterson AFB, CO
2011- Completed Enlisted Professional Education Military Instructor Course, Gunter AFB, AL
2012- Earned CCAF Degree in Instructional Technology, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, AK
2012- Senior Joint Enlisted Professional Military Education, Joint Forces Staff College, Norfolk, Virginia
2012- Senior Non-commissioned Officer Academy, Course 14

1. Feb 1999 - Nov 2002, Supply Management Journeyman, 28th Supply Squadron, Ellsworth Air Force Base, South Dakota
2. Nov 2002 - Nov 2006, Combat Orientated Supply Organization 90th Fighter Squadron, Elmendorf Air Force Base, Alaska
3. Nov 2006 - Mar 2011 Combat Orientated Supply Organization 34th AMU, Ellsworth Air Force Base, South Dakota (Feb 2010 - Aug 2010, 379th Air Expeditionary Wing, Al Udeid AB Qatar)
4. Mar 2011 - Feb 2013 PME Instructor, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska
5. Feb 2013 - Currently, Airman Leadership School Commandant, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska

Air Force Commendation Medal with one oak leaf cluster
Air Force Achievement Medal with one oak leaf cluster
National Defense Service Medal
Air Force Good Conduct Medal with three oak leaf clusters
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
Korean Defense Medal

2000 AMN of the Quarter- 2nd Quarter, 28th Bomb Wing, Ellsworth AFB, SD
2000 AMN of the Year- 28th Bomb Wing, Ellsworth AFB, SD
2003 Outstanding Maintenance Support Systems Performer of the 2nd Quarter, Elmendorf AFB, AK
2003 3d AMXS Supply Professional of the Year, Elmendorf AFB, AK
2003 Airman Leadership School Leadership Award recipient, Elmendorf AFB, AK
2008 NCO of the Quarter, 4th Quarter, 28th Bomb Wing, Ellsworth, AFB, SD
2008 28th LRS NCO of the Year, 28th Logistic Readiness Squadron, Ellsworth AFB, SD
2010 379th AMXG Support NCO of the Quarter, 1st Quarter, Al Udeid AB Qatar
2010 28th AMXS NCO of the Quarter, 4th Quarter, Ellsworth AFB, SD
2010 28th AMXS Air Force Material Manager of the Year, Ellsworth AFB, SD
2012 673d WSA NCO of the Year, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, AK

Master Sergeant 1 March 2013

(Current as of Mar 13)