Fired Up! Chief ignites NCO tier

Retired U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Juan Lewis, known as the Fired Up Chief, speaks to NCOs during a Tier II private organization meeting at the Brick House on Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, July 12, 2016. Lewis invited the NCOs in the audience to the front of the stage to pose for a group photo at the conclusion of his presentation. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Staff Sgt. Joe W. McFadden/Released)

Retired U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Juan Lewis, known as the Fired Up Chief, speaks to NCOs during a Tier II private organization meeting at the Brick House on Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, July 12, 2016. Lewis invited the NCOs in the audience to the front of the stage to pose for a group photo at the conclusion of his presentation. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Staff Sgt. Joe W. McFadden/Released)

Retired U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Juan Lewis, known as the Fired Up Chief, speaks to NCOs during a Tier II private organization meeting at the Brick House on Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, July 12, 2016. Lewis spoke to NCOs about PEP, meaning pride, enthusiasm and passion, as part of his pep rally presentation. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Staff Sgt. Joe W. McFadden/Released)

Retired U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Juan Lewis, known as the Fired Up Chief, speaks to NCOs during a Tier II private organization meeting at the Brick House on Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, July 12, 2016. Lewis spoke to NCOs about PEP, meaning pride, enthusiasm and passion, as part of his pep rally presentation. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Staff Sgt. Joe W. McFadden/Released)

Retired U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Juan Lewis, known as the Fired Up Chief, speaks to NCOs during a Tier II private organization meeting at the Brick House on Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, July 12, 2016. The private organization, which focuses on the NCO tier, invited Lewis to offer his perspective on the importance of leadership. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Staff Sgt. Joe W. McFadden/Released)

Retired U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Juan Lewis, known as the Fired Up Chief, speaks to NCOs during a Tier II private organization meeting at the Brick House on Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, July 12, 2016. The private organization, which focuses on the NCO tier, invited Lewis to offer his perspective on the importance of leadership. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Staff Sgt. Joe W. McFadden/Released)

Retired U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Juan Lewis, known as the Fired Up Chief, raises his hand while speaking to NCOs during a Tier II private organization meeting at the Brick House on Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, July 12, 2016. Lewis spoke about passion, enthusiasm and pride and how the three elements intersect for effective NCO leadership. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Staff Sgt. Joe W. McFadden/Released)

Retired U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Juan Lewis, known as the Fired Up Chief, raises his hand while speaking to NCOs during a Tier II private organization meeting at the Brick House on Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, July 12, 2016. Lewis spoke about passion, enthusiasm and pride and how the three elements intersect for effective NCO leadership. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Staff Sgt. Joe W. McFadden/Released)

Retired U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Juan Lewis, known as the Fired Up Chief, speaks to NCOs during a Tier II private organization meeting at the Brick House on Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, July 12, 2016. Lewis retired in 2012 after 28 years of military service. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Staff Sgt. Joe W. McFadden/Released)

Retired U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Juan Lewis, known as the Fired Up Chief, speaks to NCOs during a Tier II private organization meeting at the Brick House on Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, July 12, 2016. Lewis retired in 2012 after 28 years of military service. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Staff Sgt. Joe W. McFadden/Released)

An Air Force logo is displayed on the shirt belonging to retired U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Juan Lewis, known as the Fired Up Chief, as he speaks to NCOs during a Tier II private organization meeting at the Brick House on Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, July 12, 2016. Lewis spoke to NCOs about PEP, meaning pride, enthusiasm and passion, as part of his pep rally presentation. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Staff Sgt. Joe W. McFadden/Released)

An Air Force logo is displayed on the shirt belonging to retired U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Juan Lewis, known as the Fired Up Chief, as he speaks to NCOs during a Tier II private organization meeting at the Brick House on Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, July 12, 2016. Lewis spoke to NCOs about PEP, meaning pride, enthusiasm and passion, as part of his pep rally presentation. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Staff Sgt. Joe W. McFadden/Released)

Retired U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Juan Lewis, known as the Fired Up Chief, speaks to NCOs during a Tier II private organization meeting at the Brick House on Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, July 12, 2016. Lewis spoke to NCOs about PEP, meaning pride, enthusiasm and passion, as part of his pep rally presentation. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Staff Sgt. Joe W. McFadden/Released)

Retired U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Juan Lewis, known as the Fired Up Chief, speaks to NCOs during a Tier II private organization meeting at the Brick House on Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, July 12, 2016. Lewis spoke to NCOs about PEP, meaning pride, enthusiasm and passion, as part of his pep rally presentation. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Staff Sgt. Joe W. McFadden/Released)

SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany --

Spangdahlem Tier II hosted a retired chief master sergeant to speak at their general meeting at the Brick House on Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, July 12, 2016.

Retired U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Juan Lewis, known as the Fired Up Chief, spoke to the NCO-targeted private organization about PEP, or Pride-Enthusiasm-Passion, and its relation to effective NCO leadership.

"I'm doing what I love and I love what I do," Lewis said. "And I'd break my leg to go out there and support each and everyone of you. I want each and everyone of you HEROES to go out there and reach your fullest potential. But the main thing I want you to do is continue serving our Air Force with pride, enthusiasm and passion, and to be happy."