Title: Drug Demand Reduction Program Manager
Company: 60th Air Mobility Command Travis Air Force Base
Location: Suisun City, California, United States
Timothy Wayne Finney, Drug Demand Reduction Program Manager at 60th Air Mobility Command Travis Air Force Base, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Executives for dedication, achievements, and leadership in military leadership.
Dedicating 26 years to the military, Mr. Finney joined the U.S. Air Force in 1977 in order to provide for himself a better life. Serving in various positions worldwide, he was a medical service specialist at the Sheppard Air Force Base before moving to the obstetrics department at the Royal Air Force in Lakenheath in 1979. In 1981, he become an instructor at the shaving clinic at the Lowry Air Force Base, where he established a shaving clinic and instructed privates on proper shaving techniques to prevent bumps and razor burns, an issue many soldiers faced upon entering the military. From there, Mr. Finney managed a surgical and orthopedic ward in Turkey and England, as well as a family health clinic at the Eglin Air Force Base. While there, he was assigned to the immunization clinic and was responsible for anthrax and flu programs, maintaining a 95 percent compliant rate for anthrax shots. Mr. Finney retired from the military in 2003 after serving as a master sergeant at the Osan Air Force Base in Korea.
Today, Mr. Finney excels as the Drug Demand Reduction Program manager at the Travis Air Force Base in California, where he is responsible for one of the largest drug testing programs in AMC. Highly regarded for his expertise and service, he was the recipient of the Department of Defense Red Ribbon Prevention Award in 2017 and 2018 and the Annual Secretary of Defense Community Drug Awareness Award in 2016 and 2017. Under Mr. Finney’s direction, the Travis Drug Demand Reduction Program was notably presented with the American Red Cross Hero Community Service Award for their drug education and youth programs. Attributing his success to his drive to succeed, he aims to continue making a difference by opening an assisted living facility. While active in the military, Mr. Finney earned an Associate of Arts in allied health care from the Community College of the Air Force in 1988 and an Associate of Arts in general education from the Maryland University College in 2002.
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