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     Date Submitted:16-01-2011
     Last Modified:18-01-2011 (08:28)
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     Current job:US Air Force officer (space and missile operations)
     Employment Term:Permanent
     Job location:Own country
     Date available:immediately
     Industry:Civil Agencies/International Organizations, Satellite Manufacturers and Subcontractors, Satellite Operators, , , Consulting/Engineering Services
     KeywordsSpace Operations, Planning, Instructor
    CV

     

    PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY

    A seasoned US Air Force officer with 22 years of space and missiles operations and planning experience, including tours of duty as an action officer at US Space Command and NORAD - US Northern Command.  An experienced instructor and evaluator, including four years at the distinguished USAF Academy.

     

    • Proven Leader
    • Visionary Planner
    • Pressure Performer

     

    • Innovation Driver
    • Effective Instructor
    • Dynamic Communicator

     

    • Strategic Problem Solver
    • Efficient Organizer
    • Creative Thinker

     

    CAREER HISTORY

     

    Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) Liaison Officer (LNO)

     

    NORAD and US Northern Command, Colorado Springs, CO  USA

    06/08 – 10/10

     

    Coordinated DTRA mission activities with NORAD-USNORTHCOM priorities for Combating Weapons of Mass Destruction, Defense Support to Civil Authorities and Consequence Management for civil natural and man-made disasters as well as chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and explosives (CBRNE) events.

    • Provided expert consequence management planning support to senior  leaders for the Deepwater Horizon oil spill and Hurricanes Ike, Gustov and Dolly, leading to civil and military relief actions 
    • Planned/coordinated essential reachback and modeling support to the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics
    • Coordinated pandemic influenza modeling support for USNORTHCOM’s efforts to combat H1Nl
    • Developed military and national exercise support program which became the standard for all DTRA LNOs worldwide – providing CBRNE reachback and modeling expertise to senior decision makers

    Director, Scheduling and Grading Division

     

    US Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, CO  USA

    07/04 – 06/08

     

    Directed all scheduling and grading aspects of physical education program for 4,300 USAF Academy cadets - established curriculum standards for 23 courses and taught over 2,000 cadets in five diverse college-level courses.

    • Led space operations during short notice US Central Command deployment
    • Planned essential space, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance support for theater warfighters in support of Operation IRAQI and Operation ENDURING FREEDOM
    • Led USCENTCOM Exercise Bright Star team monitoring US and Coalition forces in Egypt field exercises

    Chief of Programs

     

    Headquarters 14th Air Force, Vandenberg AFB, CA  USA

    08/01 – 07/04

     

    Led efforts to guide future weapons and command and control programs for five Air Force space wings and the Joint Space Operations Center (JSpOC); led deliberate planning efforts of 14th AF and four space wings to ensure optimized space support to warfighting commanders.

    • Successfully led modernization of space systems command and control at the JSpOC through the development, testing and operational use of the Single Integrated Space Picture (SISP)
    • Developed SISP requirements, led multi-agency coordination, conducted design reviews and tested prototypes, earning a 2004 Rotary National Award for Space Achievement nomination

     


    Officer in Charge, Title X (Ten) Wargaming Section

     

    US Space Command (USSPACECOM), Colorado Springs,CO  USA

    05/98 – 08/01

     

    Command lead for all USSPACECOM involvement in Air Force's Title X Global Engagement, Futures, and Space war game series. Responsible for identifying and exploring national space policy, doctrine and organizational command and control issues to support Air Expeditionary Force, space control, and force application (to, from, and through space) operations.

    • Lead officer to identify and explore Conventional Ballistic Missile (CBM) concept of operations national policy and strategy issues, penned four-star commander letter endorsing further exploration
    • Recognized accomplishments earned USSPACECOM Company Grade Officer of the Quarter award

     

    Chief, Group Inspections Analysis Section

     

    50th Operations Group, Schriever AFB, CO, USA

    05/97 – 05/98

     

    Led team providing standardized policies, procedures, and evaluations for nine squadrons with over $35B space assets and 1,300 operations group personnel.

    • Led over 50 officer and enlisted personnel acting as trusted agents and evaluators for wing exercises

     

    MILSTAR Flight Commander

     

    4th Space Operations Squadron, Schriever AFB, CO, USA

    02/94 – 05/97

    Commanded crew of nine space and communications specialists responsible for real-time operations management of the $31B Milstar communications system.

    • Led $22M satellite mission command and control system upgrade for Milstar satellite system
    • Identified and corrected a critical hardware problem with the Satellite Mission Control Subsystem command and control console, resulting in the successful, one month early, system acceptance

     

    ICBM Training/Evaluation Flight Commander

     

    490th Missile Squadron (MS), Malmstrom AFB, MT, USA

    01/92 – 02/94

     

    Commanded flight of nine instructors and evaluators; responsible for the proficiency of over 60 combat crew officers.  Administered the squadron standardization evaluation and training programs.  

    • Hand-picked to lead squadron's transition to the Training and Evaluation Flight (TEF) concept, the most sweeping change to ICBM operations training and evaluation in decades
    • Performance directly led to the 490th MS selection as the 341st Operations Group Squadron of the Year

     

    Senior Evaluation Deputy Crew Commander

     

    341st  Operations Group, Malmstrom AFB, MT, USA

    02/89 – 01/92

     

    As the number one deputy crew commander in the wing, conducted standardization evaluations of missile combat crews to determine their capability to perform the wing emergency war order mission and operate the Minuteman intercontinental ballistic missile weapon system.

     

    EDUCATION

     

    Masters of Aeronautical Science, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

    Daytona Beach, Florida (3.82/4.00)

    Bachelor of Science, Geography, US Air Force Academy

    Colorado Springs, Colorado (2.71/4.00)

    USAF Air Command Staff College– 9 semester hrs military history, 6 hrs regional studies, 6 hrs resource management, 6 hrs defense policy, national and international security

    USAF Squadron Officers School

    Information Warfare Applications Course

    Contingency/Wartime Planning Course

    Missile Instructor Course


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