Chief Master Sergeant Michael O. Rabb, who is a Minden native and a 1984 Minden High School alumni, retires from the Air Force today, after more than 27 years of outstanding service.
Rabb's parents are the late Napoleon Rabb Sr. and Eunice Rabb.
Rabb ended his military career while serving as the 325th Maintenance Squadron Superintendent at Tyndall Air Force Base in Florida.
He leads, directs and controls the maintenance production effort of 280 assigned personnel in support of the 325 FW's training mission.
He ensures manning and resources are available for seven flights and 11 sections to support 31 F-22 aircraft worth $5.3B.
Additionally, he manages $14 million of support equipment, 39 maintenance facilities worth $15 billion and $112 million munitions and $759 million engine inventory accounts.
Rabb first enlisted in the Air Force Reserves in July 1985 as a Liquid Fuel Maintenance Specialist. In October 1986, after one year as reservist, he enlisted in the active duty Air Force as an Aircraft Maintenance Specialist.
He is married to the former Yvonne A. Green, also of Minden, and has two children, Shequilla Rabb and Michael Rabb Jr. Before assuming his current position, he was the 325th Maintenance Operations Squadron Superintendent, Tyndall Air Force Base Florida.