Resume ju Jour: William (Bill) E. Roach – Sr. Program & Operations Management Executive

William E. Roach

Yorktown, VA 23693

(208) 591-1908 / roach5337@me.com

 

OBJECTIVE:                Senior Program & Operations Management Executive

 

EXPERIENCE SUMMARY:

 

  • 25+ years, United States Air Force Lieutenant Colonel, Anticipated date – Honorable Discharge: 07/16
  • 17 years, Executive Manager and Director, Senior Project / Program Management
  • 11 years, Munitions Systems Manager and Technician

 

CLEARANCE:                DoD, Top Secret (SCI) (last adjudicated: 04/10, expires: 10/15)

PASSPORT:                   United States Citizen (passport application in process: 2015)

WORK PREF.:               OCONUS/CONUS (primarily Florida)

 

EXPERIENCE PORTFOLIO:

 

07/14 – present, Lieutenant Colonel (O-5; MOS13B4B) Sr. Manager / Sr. Analyst

United States Air Force, Corporate Process Integration Branch, Yorktown, VA

 

  • Manage team of four (GS-13s) as Commander’s Action Group (Commander, Air Combat Command; COMACC); support A5 (1-star SES), and A8/9 (2-star AF General Officer) operations analysts articulating defining strategy, budgetary and weapon system programming recommendations for COMACC approval; supervise staff’s coordination of time, place, and personnel within command to brief A8/9 and COMACC; coordinate Joint Capabilities Integration and Development System (JCIDS) documentation and report Air Combat Command (ACC) programmatic budgets to HQ Air Force for weapon systems and capabilities studies USAF and Presidential Budget (PB) funding allocation
  • Manage supervision of daily input/output of cross-functional and cross-agency inquiries, briefs (Operations, Training, PPBE, Requirements, Analysis), weapon systems JCIDS document reviews and Executive Weapon System Review (EWSR) for command; coordinate preparation of Acquisition Strategy Reviews (ASRs), standardizing and synchronizing with COMACC’s guidelines and report findings to AF/A3, AF/A5/8, AF/A9 and Congress (specifically, HASC, SASC, SAC-D and HAC-D; brief superiors (1, 2 & 3 stars) to COMACC (4-star) or prepare command to brief COMACC
  • Orchestrated corporate expansion of IAMD efforts among 15 Divisions as ACC IAMD Working Group Chair, including: (A2O) Intelligence Operations Division; (A3C) Command and Control, Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance (C2ISR) Division; (A4) Logistics Requirements Division; (A5C) Aerospace Operations Center Air Force Forces (AOC AFFOR) Division; (A5J) Tactical Data Link Enterprise Division; (A5Y) Command and Control Weapons Systems Team (C2 WST) Division; (A6C) Warfighting Capabilities and Integration Division; (A7X) Air Combat Command Readiness Division; (A8F) Global Precision Attack Core Function Team; (A8I) Global Integrated Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance Core Function Team; (A8S) Air Superiority Core Function Team; (A8C) Command and Control Core Function Team; (A8XW) Air Combat Command Strategy Branch; (A9L) Air Combat Command Lessons Learned; and (1 AF) AFNORTH
  • Manage oversight of divisions for USAF benefit by working directly with Missile Defense Agency (MDA) and USSTRATCOM to prioritize and allocate ~$7.8M budget via budgetary requests through (COMACC) for prioritization vetted by HQ Air Force staff to Joint Staff Leadership who adjudicate the priorities of services (Army, Navy, Marine Corps) and agencies (including: Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Federal Aviation Agency (FAA), National Transportation and Safety Board (NTSB), and North American Aerospace Defense Command/United States Northern Command (NORAD/NORTHCOM); as ACC and USAF lead for Integrated Air and Missile Defense (IAMD) activities, provide advocacy (prioritization) for USAF interests and direction for 600 personnel seeking USAF weapon system funding within MDA
  • Partner with USAF, MDA and Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics (USD AT&L) as ACC’s IAMD lead analyst and Joint Staff Cyber IAMD Task Force member, setting conditions for COMACC’s input to MDA’s 1-n capabilities list and ~$7.8B missile defense budget and USD’s Science and Technology SMEs, resulting in support for USAF funding for weapons systems, studies for future technologies and early warning/fire control capability development, Intelligence gap reduction, cyber effect solutions, developing cyber requirements and CONOPS with MDA and services
  • Manage supervision of COMACC’s monthly staff indoctrination to job duties within command including: (A2) Intelligence, (A3) Operations, (A5) Requirements, (A8/9) Strategy, Planning, Programming Budgeting and Execution and (A9) Analysis Directorates; advise on command relationships and daily communication rules for HQ Air Force, federal agency and ACC documentation and corporate structure relationships including synchronization to COMACC strategy and guidelines
  • Prepare quarterly command orientation training for >4 new wing commanders assigned within ACC wing for up to 24 wings as ACC “force provider” for global Combatant Commands (COCOMs); training utilized by A8X (GS-15) and A8/9 (2-star) to advise ~16 wing commanders on chain of command, corporate structure, policies, and ACC’s posture on base personnel manning, military construction funding, aircraft assignment and weapon system allocation
  • Supervise staff providing Enterprise Tradespace Tool (ETT) and Executive Weapon System Review (EWSR) programming actions, monitoring/administrating ~$136K in Defense Travel System authorizations within the command, scheduling of directorate meetings (‘read-aheads,’ prep, video telecon equipment, minutes), and management of four command equipment accounts consisting of ~500 computers and equipment valued at ~$145K including 9 Tactical Local Area Network Encryptors (TACLANE)
  • Responsible for integrating staff position of 600 analysts engaged in development of ~129 missile defense initiatives (USAF) across ACC; halted $5.2M organizational expansion amid 25% (741 personnel cuts) via streamlining and normalization of responsibilities within current force structure; completed 123 of 129 tasks (next phase with SecAF and CSAF) resulting in ACC normalized IAMD activities without need for new facility and >200 personnel
  • Reorganized JCIDS document review requirements (each ~200 pages of technical details, i.e., key performance parameters) among ~63 branches including SME / non-SME participants; reduced review time >144 man-hours for each of ~172 weapon system, satellite and munition requirements documents reported to HQ Air Force and Joint Staff, resulting in savings of ~25k man-hours for ~900 personnel
  • Responsible for coordinating within the command, reviews of ACC strategy and policy, aircraft and weapon systems Concept of Operations (CONOPS), Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures (TTPs), and HQ Air Force, Joint Staff and DOD agency regulations; analyzes and resolves concerns with outside agencies; review ~300-600 pages monthly for accuracy, continuity, and synchronization with ACC strategy and priorities; reviews JCIDS Requirements documents for weapon systems and non-weapon system programs; coordinate sub-tasking review to external subject matter experts for strategy, operational concepts, doctrinal positions and budgetary projections presented to HQs Air Force staff, Congress, and global allies
  • Responsible for development and investigation of future Integrated Air and Missile Defense (IAMD) concepts, technology, strategy and requirements to close global sensor and weapons system gaps, for North America’s Homeland Defense and global allies’ critical asset protection
  • Wrote IAMD Council of Colonel’s corporate structure charter defining “ways and means” of executing a cross-functional and cross-agency program; defined President (O-6, Working Group Chair and voting stakeholders), outlined meetings conduct and scheduling, member’s duties, parameters, and parameters for delivery of IAMD matters for COMACC decision, as well as ACC Council participation levels at HQ Air Force level councils, boards, or groups for funding or program-related decisions; coordinated consensus and adjudicated conflicting positions of 600 operational analysts (Langley AFB and Pentagon, VA and Schriever AFB, CO)

 

06/12 – 07/14, Lieutenant Colonel (O-5; B13B3D), Dir. of Operations (COO)

United States Air Force, Mountain Home, ID

 

  • Managed team of 377 weapon system operators and maintenance personnel (directly supervised 120; managed team of 377) engaged in deployable command and control operations training, advanced Battlefield Command, Control and Communications System (BC3) testing and simultaneous wartime operations in Afghanistan and Defense of Arabian Gulf, resulting in squadron capability of deployment internationally within a 72-hour period, supervising: Major – Assistant Directors of Operation; Captain – Chief of Weapons and Tactics; Lieutenant Assistant Chief – Weapons and Tactics; Major – Chief of Maintenance; Captain – Major’s Assistant; Master Sergeant – Emergency Medical Technician; Technical Sergeant – Armorer); managed $60K budget for travel, supplies, and formal training schools
  • Developed five-year operational strategic plan and balanced $97M of infrastructure assets, including Tech refresh plan for 592 computer systems upgrading 20% of systems annually and a fully-funded $1.5M Delaware Resource Group (DRG) Instructional Systems Design programming contract which developed Computer-Based Training (CBTs) modules, oversaw Learning Management System (LMS) software and acted as foreman for installation of Mobile Training Suite into IT construct, allowing squadron to certify on wartime equipment used in Afghanistan, defining timing and type of training, exercises, travel and conduct of daily operations, resulting in squadron’s ability to deploy internationally in 72-hour period
  • Overhauled parent and two sister organization’s training programs resulting in ~$145K annual unit TDY savings and ~$2.8M in wing’s training program funding; eliminated backlog of 122 wing personnel (3 squadrons) awaiting training (>7 months); eliminated backlog (< 5 months) resulting in a model adopted by two sister squadrons duplicating ops procedures, wing changing training, and rewrite of AF instructions
  • Integrated operations and maintenance training, career development and daily execution under a single Operational Risk Management (ORM) program; built ORM program with risk categories for operational and maintenance activities, personnel stress levels and mission risk; resulted in OSHA / FAA reportable incident reduction from ~4 monthly to “0,” increased mission equipment availability to 24-hours with safe performance of $310M in satellite, IT infrastructure, data link, and microwave equipment, and squadron’s success in Afghanistan: Hazardous Air Traffic Reports (HATR) dropped 55% within weeks of arrival, radar and equipment Availability of Operation (AO) rates increased from 87% to 96%
  • Secured $60k annual electronic warfare training contract for 12 radar technicians, 33 air battle managers and 3 squadrons of F-15E Pilots and Weapons Systems officers which occurred three times annually
  • Initiated prioritized, integrated operations, training and maintenance regulating 2,000 maintenance actions in annual 10,475 aircraft sortie rate, reducing maintenance costs 60% and increasing operational capacity 26%; reviewed Human Resources (HR) requirements, allocated operations budget, training, facility maintenance, logistics, and administration, for unit capability to execute short-notice contingency
  • Created strategic operational plan resulting in $50K savings in first year within a $550K budget

 

06/11 – 06/12, Lt. Colonel (O-5, MOS 97EO), Executive Officer (EO)

United States Air Force, Corporate Legislative Affairs, Pentagon, Washington, DC

 

  • Supervised staff of six conducting daily administration: Officer Performance Report (OPRs), Enlisted Performance Reports (EPRs), decorations, awards program, Staff Delegation (STAFFDEL), and Congressional Delegation (CODEL) planning, and HR activities (hiring, moving, transferring), reporting to 2-star general; managed team of 90 Colonels (former wing commanders) conducting tasks for 2-star on behalf of Chief of Staff of Air Force (CSAF), and Secretary of the Air Force (SecAF)
  • Liaison, as Director of Operations, between 2-star and 90 colonels maintaining prioritization of tasks for supervisor on issues including: base realignment and closure (BRAC) actions, aircraft divestiture, program funding and responses to Congress; coordinate transcript team for minutes of service (all military services) meetings with congress to prioritize and highlight for supervisor use to advise CSAF and SecAF; review and analyze funding alternatives for weapon systems; sync schedules for supervisor with President, Secretary of Defense (SecDef), CSAF, and SecAF
  • Steered priority of >1,000 legislative proposals and congressional correspondence through 90-member team of senior executives resulting in ~$160B in annual authorized USAF programs (FY12 / FY13)
  • Promoted / prioritized vital USAF manpower assets, force structure (manpower, weapon systems types / amounts, munitions amounts, retention of based for USAF, ANG, and AFR, results of Dover Air Force Base Port Mortuary (full disclosure) investigation, and other affairs issues, helping secure Capitol Hill support and funding via the $110.1B, FY13 Presidential Budget
  • Collaborated with HR as liaison for C-level hiring, mitigating and reducing a 75% congressional legislative liaison support turnover rate by improving placement recruiting; coordinated with Air Force General Officer Management Office (AF/DPG) adjusting transfers of 48 Colonels reducing turnover; rewrote turnover guidelines within MLA program (Sr. Developmental Education for USAF) / governing program to allow for vetting process for MLAs with congressional delegates prior to transitioning for a 2-week orientation, congressional training / one-year assignment; acted as Military Liaison Assistant (MLA) to supervisor for Professional Staff Member (PSM) responses to delegates on bills, budgets or constituent inquiries
  • Oversight of travel approvals supervising six staff members who reviewed, analyzed, recommended approval under policy, including clearances, contract flights, passports, for foreign travel requests and logistics for 53 congressional delegations (CODELs) and congressional staff delegations (STAFFDELs); ensured safe travel for 450 delegates / staff members via airlift for negotiations / on behalf of White House

 

06/10 – 06/11, Lt. Colonel (O-5, MOS 13B4B) Chief

Command & Control (C2) Requirements Branch (Branch Head)

United States Air Force, Pentagon, Washington, DC

 

  • Delivered 3-Dimensional Expeditionary Long-Range Radar (3DELRR) analysis (of two radar systems considered: AN/TPS-59 “G/ATOR” radar and 3DELRR) to Undersecretary of Defense and Vice Chief of Staff of Air Force (USD/VCSAF); resulting in preservation / upholding of 3DELRR radar requirements
  • Salvaged $12M/retained sensor fusion technology; built requirements update for NextGen 3-Star Board; reported to A3/5 and AQ streamlined options to equip ADS-B; orchestrated NextGen ADS-B aircraft installation priority, and timelines with OSD and worldwide aircraft operations demand by international event and depot schedule, resulting in funding priority on critical AF-wide avionics
  • Mediated National Airspace (NAS) interagency sensor Analysis of Alternatives (AoA) for Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Customs and Border Patrol (CBP), Office of the Secretary of Defense Acquisition, Technology and Logistics (USD, AT&L) and NORAD/NORTHCOM as Homeland Air Surveillance Capabilities Development Working Group Chair
  • Analyzed and identified North American Air Defense System (NADS) Program Element (PE) that was overfunded / over-manned for four years as Program Element Monitor (PEM) resulting in savings of $123.8M (offset for FY13) Program Objective Memorandum (POM) within a $738.2M budget
  • Managed Atmospheric Early Warning System / North Warning System (AEWS/NWS) sustainment; defended $77.8M disconnect recovery to Command & Control (C2) Panel; advocated / preserved funding FPS-117 Essential Parts Replacement Program (EPRP) of $26M reserving Mode V upgrade
  • Optimized 7 C2 programs salvaging $60M shortfall by reallocating $123M in Presidential Objective Memorandum authorizations, mitigating program delays
  • Negotiated $9M short-notice fleet-wide contracted upgrade of MQ-1/MQ-9 UAV software program providing geo-registered, beyond line-of-sight data-sharing between platforms resulting in reduction of high-value target identification timelines by 25%
  • Led a $77M project for avionics, situational awareness and classification system integration aligning US and Canada critical protection areas/ synchronizing priorities and responses to terrorist events
  • Managed program budget, maintenance, SLEP and schedule as Program Element Monitor (PEM) for Aerial Early Warning System, North Warning System, North American Long-Lease Communication Lines, Control and Reporting Centers, North American Air Defense System, Over the Horizon Radar (OTHR), 84th RADAR Evaluation Squadron
  • Program Manager for 3DELRR, Expeditionary Combat Support System (ECSS), Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcase (ADS-B), NextGen Next Generation Air Transportation System, AN/FPS-117 Radar, Service Life Extension Program (SLEP), and AN/FPS-124 Radar
  • Liaised with A2Q (AF/A2Q; ISR Innovations) to coordinate OCO funding for Joint Urgent Operational Need for handheld UAVs for Special Forces unit
  • Responsible for drafting Automatic Dependent System-Broadcast (ADS-B) Integration Air Force Requirements Oversight Council Memorandum (AFROCM); framed requirements direction for Major Command (MAJCOM) funding / USAF priority of effort
  • Liaison to Homeland Air Surveillance (HAS) Integrated Project Team (IPT) Senior Steering Group (SSG); adjudicated interagency Concept of Operations and Tactics, Techniques and Procedures (CONOPS/TTPs) requirements to integrate w/ Department of Defense (DoD) capability gaps
  • Leveraged failing C2 Gap Filler Joint Capability Technology Demonstration (JCTD) for Homeland Air Surveillance (HAS) Analysis of Alternative (AoA)
  • Chaired HAS Requirements Working Group (RWG); educated DHS and CBP on Integrated Air and Missile Defense (IAMD) Initial Capabilities Document (ICD) capability gaps, Joint Service requirements development / Joint Capabilities Integration and Development (JCIDS) process
  • Developed Acquisition Strategy Panel (ASP) read-aheads for 3-D Expeditionary Long-Range Radar acquisition options; Briefed two 2-stars (A5R and A3/5) to inform on Engineering and Manufacturing Development transition action and acquisition options

 

06/09 – 06/10, Major (O-4, MOS 92S0), Adv. Strategic Studies, Student

United States Air Force, Montgomery, AL

 

  • Co-developed first corporate-level Military Deception elective as part of the Senior Leaders Program, resulting in elective added to Air Command and Staff College
  • Conducted a headquarters-sponsored study to increase throughput of Air Battle Management (ABM) training, resulting in demonstration of how an increase in training might be accomplished / how course could transition to rated officer wing-awarding
  • Published thesis regarding officer training production increases foundational to leadership pyramid adjustments and a follow-on Survivability Vulnerability Information Analysis Center (SURVIAC) Phase II study, resulting in opportunities to standardize instruction, build upon undergraduate Air Battle Manager Training syllabus, and streamline weapon system initial qualification training programs; Air Battle Managers deemed capability to be utilized in Aerospace Operation Center positions, with Air Battle Managers playing role in integration of information operations / air domain operations

 

06/05 – 06/09, Major (O-4, MOS T13B3B) Instructor/Evaluator Air Battle Manager, Assistant Director of Operations (Deputy Chief Operating Officer)

United States Air Force, Panama City, FL

 

  • Managed operations and live-fly training for staff of 124 personnel conducting Air Battle Manager (ABM) training for 188 students annually; supervised three Flight Commanders / three Superintendents / nine officer instructors / 12 enlisted instructors
  • Managed $4.2M annual budget of Mitsubishi MU-2 aviation contract; responsible for 4,200 annual flying hour training contract as Contract Specialist and Quality Assurance Analyst, resulting in: 1,082 safe training sorties accomplished; flying hour program completed for first time in nine years (and continued between 2005-2009)
  • Led unit as Director of Operations (Chief Operating Officer) for three months during HQ-directed Operational Readiness Inspection; unit earned the highest rating in 10 years of inspections, USAF-wide
  • Subject Matter Expert for career-field growth study, training operations, and processes to expand officer training including research of manning and changes required to expand training, determine how to transition course model allowing a rated flying officer wing award; Survivability/Vulnerability Center (SURVIAC) Phase I; wrote three tech papers published/cited for task and knowledge training comparisons
  • Rewrote Statement of Work (SOW) for flying hour contract to include MU-2 airframe as primary aircraft for student training; resulting in congressional authorization for aeronautical rating IAW 10 U.S.C. 8691
  • Initiated first-ever live-fly air to ground training in ABM syllabus; Detachment Commander for four TDYs to train new students: conducted 108 missions and graduated 30 students; directed / led largest pilot simulator / cadre upgrade in three years; increased Pilot Simulator instructors by 30 in nine months
  • Led largest syllabus rewrite in 10 years; added 1,158 training hours and 200 training events, integrating F-22 Global Strike tactics; students graduate with training in latest fighter tactics; supervised 20-person team to revise syllabus, squadron standards, Mission Guide, and five AETC Instructions
  • Planned scheduling strategy of 22,500 simulator and 3,500 academic hours with a 99% utilization rate for syllabus flow; directed training redesign for 121 students deadline deliverables for training and graduation despite 75% mission availability deficit via manipulation of policies, approval for training waivers and coordination with contractors for F-22, F15C, and F-16 training and simulation modules to enable syllabus objectives met with high fidelity simulation training versus cockpit training
  • Supervised maintenance and upgrade of $30M tactical data framework facility to ensure coalition training of 15 officers; led team of engineers in redesign to add eight briefing rooms (doubling capacity) and making simulation mission step briefings mirror flying operations
  • Integrated Environmental Management Information into daily MU-2 operations reducing OSHA chemical storage and usage violations from 42 to ‘0’
  • Changed MU-2 daily refueling logistics priority with base leadership, refueling contractor, and contracting office, resulting in a reduction in aircraft turn-around time from 60 to 20 minutes
  • Combined aircrew intelligence training into existing simulation block of student training resulting in student exposure to “real-world” events and briefings, mirroring real-world combat mission preparation
  • Incorporated joint forces graphic symbology training into syllabus, enabling students to read joint service charts for mission planning
  • Updated USAF unclassified concepts to International Weapons Controller syllabus, teaching latest techniques to allies; resulting in allies prepared to conduct battle management duties beside American counterparts in Aerospace Operations Centers and Air Defense Facilities
  • Created spot-inspection program: 104 grade books checked, 151 errors corrected
  • Led Squadron Standards Review; updated 11 outdated FAA airspace procedures

 

03/02 – 06/05, Captain (O-3, MOS 13B3B)

AWACS Senior Director / Flight Commander (Department Head)

United States Air Force, Oklahoma City, OK

 

  • Command, direct, and led 78 AWACS aircrew members: 65 officers / 13 enlisted staff in functional specialties as Senior Director, Air Weapons Officer, and Weapons Director; responsible for administration of academic, simulator and flight, and ground aircrew training for flight members
  • Ensure aircrew combat readiness in use of $300M AWACS aircraft for worldwide deployment for JCS-directed exercises and contingencies; responsible for health and welfare of aircrew members and families
  • Flew POTUS protection mission during campaign; coordinated East Air Defense Sector and Secret Service activities; controlled area surrounding Air Force One during flight for president’s safety
  • Air Weapons Officer for Operation IRAQI FREEDOM; controlled >2,000 aircraft during targeting, with ‘0’ friendly losses; directed 52 unplanned strike missions for 148 targets
  • Primary Air Weapons Officer for Operation ENDURING FREEDOM, directing 500 combat aircraft and ground support weapons, de-conflicting 700 civilian aircraft in war zone; close-controlled two Dutch F-16s w/ emergency to tanker keeping them on assigned mission when >300 miles from assigned base; resulting in availability for Air Tasking Order rotation immediately after return
  • Senior Director for Joint Chiefs of Staff-directed Joint Combat Identification Exercise ’03; utilized test experience and USMC Weapons School training to develop Navy E-2 Hawkeye and AOC coordination of electronic warfare, air / ground threats; published Lessons Learned on Navy/ AF data-link interoperability
  • Survey and assess damage of 12 unexploded munitions; responsible for Operational Readiness Inspections as Weapons Post Attack Reconnaissance Team Lead
  • Trained 69 enlisted personnel on unidentified object and self-aid buddy care, integrating Post Attack Reconnaissance assessment team training, decreasing failures by 56%
  • Command and Control Lead for Exercise CORONET White; controlled 68 strike aircraft in three airspaces
  • Developed “Fit to Fight” physical fitness program; named four mentors, increased flight testing from 64% to 100%, with increase in pass rate from 87.1% to 99.2%
  • Directed new accession mentor/study program for new Air Weapons Officers, resulting in evaluation pass rate increase from 92% to 99%
  • Family Liaison Officer following member’s death; brought a feuding family together at the funeral
  • Flew 29 OEF/OIF combat sorties, totaling 329.5 hours as lead strike controller supervising a 5-member weapons team with zero friendly losses
  • Senior Director for exercise ATLANTIC FLAG 04-02, supervised 147 strike package assets with “0” losses
  • Team lead for Exercise PANTHER PROWL; supervised control of two strike packages

 

04/98 – 03/02, First Lieutenant, JSTARS Deputy Weapons & Tactics Chief, Instructor / Evaluator (I/E) Sr. Director, I/E Sensor Management Officer, I/E Air Weapons Officer

United States Air Force, Warner Robins, GA

 

  • Supervised a team of four schedulers (Lieutenants); responsible for examination and identification of inefficiencies in training programs and outdated processes for updates; resulting in aircraft positional training increase by 53%, instructor qualification training increase by 125%
  • Acquired Operation NOBLE EAGLE flight data for forensics analysis used to build homeland defense interoperability training for the E-8C JSTARS aircraft
  • Tested aircraft Fighter Data Link; solving aircraft coding issue on JSTARS, resulting in successful test and ad hoc operation NOBLE EAGLE tasking
  • Co-developed Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures with AF and USMC Weapons School establishing a new Battlefield Coordination Line allowing close-quarter combat with reduced fratricide risk
  • Liaison for RED FLAG, IRONHORSE THUNDER, and AIR WARRIOR exercises; 73 sorties accomplished
  • Authored enemy Weapons Systems guide for use by 300 combat operators
  • Developed Attack Support Coordination Sheet (Operation ALLIED FORCE and COLD HARVEST), amended Air Land Sea Applications Center (AFTTP 3-2.6, JFIRE, Multi-Service Procedures for Joint Application of Firepower); lowered voice communications from nine minutes to ~48 seconds for battle management targeting data
  • Spearheaded/Coordinated with Tyndall 325 TRS Director of Operations (COO) best practices for 12-aircraft aviation contract and ACC effort to acquire training at Robins AFB, JSTARS training unit for unused live attack support training using unused flight hours from Panama City, FL Mitsubishi MU-2’s Tyndall AFB Undergraduate Air Battle Manager training; secured training valued at $700K at zero cost
  • Streamlined instruction process for Bosnia operations; completed 200% of yearly student (220 students and 65 instructors) quota in three classes of one month (versus normal six months per class); standardized mission profiles so instructors could us off the shelf (OTS) training including, but not limited to: Operations Plan (OPLAN), Air Tasking Order (ATO), Special Instructions (SPINS), Air Order of Battle (AOB), Ground Order of Battle (GOB), charts of geographic areas for Airspace Control Measures (ASCMs) and Fires Support Coordination Measures (FSCMs), saving two hours in mission planning requirements development
  • Chief JSTARS mission test lead for experimental Cruise 2000 battle management console flight-testing, validating addition of 12 laptops plugged into LAN of E-8C JSTARS
  • Chief JSTARS mission test lead for F-16C, F-15E and JSTARS Handheld Targeting System data exchange, conducted during Joint Expeditionary Forces Experiment ’99 confirmed ability to connect Handheld Targeting System to LAN of JSTARS and VHF, SINCGARS radio and pass Synthetic Aperture Radar targeting data; reduced >7:00 minutes targeting ID to Find, Fix and Assess a ground target to 2:46
  • Chief JSTARS mission test lead for classified COMACC-directed test of JSTARS ability to track low-flying helicopters and digital tasking of assets against targets
  • Chief mission test lead for F-16C Handheld Targeting System targeting data digital transfer utilizing Handheld Targeting Systems accomplished during Joint Expeditionary Forces Experiment ’98; targeting voice data reduced from 11 minutes to ~7 minutes digitally
  • Chief mission test lead for US / USFK JTIDS integration during counter forces ops (Yellow Sea; 1998)
  • Chief mission test lead for United Kingdom Royal Air Force’s (RAF) Airborne Standoff Radar (ASTOR) program teaching RAF officers and technicians use of Raytheon Sentinel radar and integration with JSTARs and NATO weapons systems and Alliance Ground Surveillance (AGS) System
  • Coordinated integration of UAV, missile and fighter programs into JSTARS operations, resulting in testing of technologies (listed above) for Executive Office of Advanced Technologies on
  • Trainer for Special Forces immersed in JSTARS operations, and special forces support in Bosnia
  • Co-developed Combat Air Force Scud Missile acquisition/engagement tactics, techniques, procedures with Weapons School 8th Weapons Squadron (E-8C), 17th Weapons Squadron (F-15E) integrating JSTARS systems
  • Corrective instructor for potentially failing students in program (9 months/~$2M training spent per person at this stage); resulting in additional training sessions and corrective actions to improve endangered performance, resulting in 100% of 14 tutored students becoming certified Air Weapons Officers; developed and briefed comprehensive Operation ENDURING FREEDOM deployment briefs for six combat aircrews for completion of certification of 500 personnel for USMC interoperability awareness
  • Increased annual flying hour program utilization, as Chief of Scheduling, (1,164 hours to 2,664 hours) for 126% boost to required scheduling of 5,652 added training seats; resulting in flying hours representing 40% of wing’s flying hour program including three squadrons
  • Balkans Combined Air Operations Center (BCAOC) JSTARS Liaison integrating the new aircraft capability into Combat Plans, Combat Operations air campaign Master Air Attack Plan (MAAP), Electronic Warfare Plan, and intelligence, requirements and special operations team support
  • Co-authored Sr. Dir. Weapons Training Syllabus – HQ ACC, used by 125 Air Battle Managers annually
  • Performed instructor / evaluator aircrew (Air Battle Managers) duties based on qualifications (flight time, evaluations, experience) for: Air Weapons Officer, Instructor Air Weapons Officer, Evaluator Air Weapons Officer, Sensor Management Officer, Instructor Sensor Management Officer, Evaluator Sensor Management Officer, Senior Director, Instructor Senior Director, and Evaluator Senior Director
  • Coordinated three wings to conduct 2000 C2ISR Exercise, validating Surface-to-Air Missile JTIDS track data, eliminating voice communication, results – validation decrease from >six minutes to <30 seconds
  • Established Weapons and Tactics Shop; built graduate-level tactics library and developed scenarios from real-world events for use in simulator

 

FORMAL EDUCATION:

 

  • 2010, Master of Arts and Science, Military Operations, Air Command and Staff College, Maxwell AFB, GA
  • 2001, Master of Aeronautical Science, Aerospace Operations and Safety, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach, FL
  • 1996, Bachelor of Science, Business Administration & Management, University of Phoenix, Phoenix, AZ
  • 1993, Associate of Science, Munitions Systems Tech., Community College of Air Force, Maxwell AFB, AL

 

CAREER TRAINING / CERTIFICATIONS:

 

  • 2015, USAF Integrated Air & Missile Defense Planner, Hurlburt Field, FL (Enemy Status Tool, Friendly Order of Battle Tool, Air Defense Order of Battle Tool, TacView Command & Control System, Command & Control/Battle Management Comms. System
  • 2015, USAF Information Operations, Montgomery, AL
  • 2014, Global Missile Defense Capabilities & Limitations, Missile Defense Agency, Ft Belvoir, VA
  • 2014, Civilian Personnel Management, Yorktown, VA
  • 2014, FEMA National Response Framework & National Incident Management System, Yorktown, VA
  • 2014, FEMA Intro to Incident Command System & Managerial Safety and Health, Yorktown, VA
  • 2014, FEMA Emergency Preparedness for Federal Employees, Yorktown, VA
  • 2014, Leadership and Warfighting, Air War College, Montgomery, AL (Foundations of Military Strategy, Global Security, International Security Studies, National Security and Decision Making, Russian, Warfighting, Joint Strategic Leadership)
  • 2013, Central Registry Board Training (Voting Member (adjudication of sexual assault, pedophile, drug cases), Mountain Home, ID
  • 2013, Army SERE 100.1 Level A Code of Conduct Training
  • 2013, Quality Assurance Personnel Phase I/II Training, Mountain Home, ID (Management of 5-year DRG Training Contract)
  • 2011, Automated Budget Interactive Data Environment System Training (ABIDES), Washington, DC
  • 2010, Analysis of Alternatives Development, Washington, DC
  • 2010, Capabilities Based Assessment Development, Washington, DC
  • 2010, Advanced Concepts and Skills for Requirements Management, Washington, DC:
  • 2010, Intermediate Systems Acquisition, Washington, DC
  • 2010, Integrated Budget Documentation and Execution System I (RDoc) & II (IDECS) Training, Washington, DC
  • 2010, Task Management Tool , Washington, DC
  • 2010, Expeditionary Combat Support System, Washington, DC
  • 2010, Fundamentals of Systems Acquisition Management, Washington, DC
  • 2010, Core Concepts for Requirements Management, Washington, DC
  • 2010, Capabilities Based Planning, Washington, DC
  • 2009, Spanish Language and Culture Familiarization, Montgomery, AL
  • 2007, Air Command and Staff College, Maxwell AFB, AL (Expeditionary Air and Space Power, Joint Air Operations, Joint Campaign Planning, Leadership and Command, National Security Studies, and The Joint Forces)
  • 2006, QA Personnel Training for Performance Based Services, Panama City, FL (Management of Air 1st Aviation Contract)
  • 2005, Air Battle Management Instructor Qualification, Panama City, FL
  • 2004, E-3 AWACS, MSLITE Supervisor Certification, Oklahoma City, OK
  • 2003, E-3 Senior Director Upgrade Qualification Training
  • 2002, E-3 Air Weapons Officer Oklahoma City, OK
  • 2002, Aviation Service Certification
  • 2002, Electronic Warfare Coordinator (S-V8E-S)
  • 2001, Squadron Officer School, Montgomery, AL
  • 2001, Marine Aviation Weapons and Tactics Instructor Course (WTI), Yuma, AZ
  • 2000, Joint STARS Sensor Management Officer Course, Warner Robins, GA
  • 2000, Flight Commander/Supervisor, Warner Robins, GA
  • Supervisors Training, Tampa, FL
  • Munitions Inspection, Tampa, FL
  • H&R Block Basic Income Tax Preparation, Tampa, FL
  • Instructional Systems Development, Tampa, FL
  • NCO Preparatory Course, Ft Walton Beach, FL
  • Base Level Supply Customer Training/Equipment Management, Ft Walton Beach, FL
  • Base Level Supply Customer Training/General Supply Indoctrination, Ft Walton Beach, FL
  • Equipment Custodian Training, Suwon, Korea
  • Munitions Systems Specialist Course (G3ABR46130), Denver, CO

 

HARDWARE / SOFTWARE / TECHNICAL / COMPUTER:

 

  • ABIDES
  • C2BMC Planner
  • Portable Flight Planning Software (PFPS)
  • FalconView
  • ECSS
  • ESTAT / FSTAT / ADA STAT
  • MS Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook, Visio, Project
  • RAPIDS
  • ABIDES
  • BCS-T
  • BC3-E
  • SIPRnet / NIPRnet / JWICS
  • TacView C2
  • TBMCS

 

PRESENTATIONS / CONFERENCES / WHITE PAPERS / PUBLICATIONS:

 

  • 04/10, Roach, W., The Case for Increasing Production in the Air Battle Management Career Field, Montgomery, AL; Available at: http://www.dtic.mil/cgi-bin/GetTRDoc?AD=ADA536952
  • 09/06, What is Battle Management?, 175 personnel, Florida Department of Education Commissioner’s Banquet
  • 07/03, Roach, W., Viking Voice – Lessons in E-2 Hawkeye Integration, 960 AACS, Oklahoma City, OK
  • 07/03, Roach, W., Joint Combat Identification Exercise ’03 Lessons Learned, 960 AACS, Oklahoma City, OK
  • 06/03, Roach, W., Viking Voice – E-2 Hawkeye and AWACS Link-16 Capability differences
  • 05/03, Roach, W., AWACS Cross-Cue with JSTARS
  • 10/02, Roach, W., Iron Triad Interoperability, 960 AACS, Oklahoma City, OK
  • 03/01, JSTARS Joint Tactical Information System Integration and Electronic Warfare Cross-cue with EA-6B Prowler, 24 personnel, 2 times, 93 TRS, Warner Robins, GA
  • 03/01, JSTARS Joint Tactical Information System Integration – F-18C/D aircraft, 12 personnel, 2 times, 93 TRS, Warner Robins, GA
  • 03/01, JSTARS Capabilities and Limitations, (High School Recruiting; 150-300), 12-15 people, COMACC and Georgia Congressional Delegation (35 personnel; 93 TRS; x50), Warner Robins, GA
  • 2001, Roach, W., Use of Battlefield Coordination Line for JSTARS Battle Management, 93 TRS, Warner Robins, GA
  • 02/00, JSTARS Lessons Learned in Kosovo (75 personnel, x 6, 93 TRS), Warner Robins, GA
  • 07/00, William Roach, Effect of Air Force Quality Practices, 93 TRS Ops, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical Univ., Warner Robins, GA
  • 1998, Roach, W. & Hesse, M., JSTARS Atlas, 93 TRS, Warner Robins, GA.
  • 1998, JSTARS Concept of Operations Video and Brief, 93 TRS, Warner Robins, GA
  • 06/98, JSTARS Concept of Operations, Air Force Flight Test Center Commander and Staff (6), Air Force Executive Office of Advanced Technologies (7)

 

RECOGNITION / AWARDS / VOLUNTEER / COMMUNITY / TRADE ORGANIZATIONS:

 

  • Meritorious Service Medal w/ 3 OLC
  • Air Medal w/ 2 OLC
  • Air Force Commendation Medal w/ 3OLC
  • Joint Service Achievement Medal
  • AF Achievement Medal w/ 2 OLC
  • 2014, Field Grade Officer of the Quarter, Division Level,
  • 2004, Letter of Thanks for Support (Final E-3 flight of 552 OG/CC, 552 OG), Tinker AFB, OK
  • 2013, Letter of Appreciation from 552 ACW/CC for leadership and support to his visit of 726 ACS, 552 ACW, Tinker AFB, OK
  • 2013, Letter of Appreciation from the 117 Air Control Squadron for support to the Battlefield Command and Control System testing, 117 ACS, Savannah, GA
  • 2010, Field Grade Officer of the Quarter, Headquarters Level
  • 2009, Exceptional ABM Instructor Qualification
  • 2009, 19 AF Staff Assistance Visit, Outstanding Performer
  • 2008, AETC Master Instructor
  • 2004, Wing CSAF Sword Look Nominee
  • 2003/2004, Squadron Flight Commander of the Year
  • 2002, Distinguished Graduate, Certificate of Recognition for Outstanding Performance in the E-3 Air Weapons Officer course, 552 ACW, Tinker AFB, OK
  • 2002, Distinguished Graduate, E-3 Air Weapons Officer
  • 2001, Top Grad., Marine Aviation Weapons & Tactics School
  • 2000, Certificate of Recognition for Outstanding Service as a crew member off Operation ALLIED FORCE’s Most Outstanding Airborne Battle Management Crew, Air Force, The Air Force Association, Arlington, VA
  • 2000, Letter of Appreciation for support to the Airborne Laser System Program Office, Headquarters Space and Missile Systems Center, Los Angeles, CA.
  • 2000, JSTARS Proud Professional Award, 2000 Air Show
  • 2000, Air Force Association Air Battle Management Aircrew of the Year
  • 2014 – present, Member, Board of Certified Safety Professionals
  • 2014 – present, Member, American Society of Safety Engineers

 

 

KEY & TRANSFERABLE SKILL WORDS: Academy, ACC, Accounting, acquisition, ADA, AED, Aerial, aeronautical, Aerospace, AETC, AFROCM, AFTTP, AGE, AGS, Air Force, Airborne, Airspace, AMRAAM, analysis, AOB, AOC, AQ, ASCMs, ASP, ASR, ASTOR, ATO, Aviation/Aerospace, avionics, AWACS, B13B3D, BC3, BCAOC, BRAC, Budget, C2BMC, C2ISR, CBP, CBT, COCOM, CODEL, COMACC, Combat and Command (C2), Congress, CONOPS/TTPs, CORONET, CSAF, Cyberspace, data-link, data-sharing, Defense, Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Director, DRG, EAGLE, ECSS, Electronic, Embassy, Encryptor, ESTAT, Ethics, ETT, Evaluator, EWSR, Expeditionary, Explosives, FEMA, FLAG, flight-testing, forensics, FSCM, FSTAT, G/ATOR, HAC-D, HASC/SASC, HATR, Headquarters (HQ), IAMD, IAW, ICD, IDECS, Instructor/Evaluator, IPT, IRONHORSE, ISR, JCIDS, Joint, JSTARS, JTIDS, JWICS, LAN, Leadership, Lessons, liaison, Logistics, MAAP, MAJCOM, Manager, manpower, MDA, Mediated, mentors, microwave, missile, MLA, Modeling and Simulation (M&D), Munitions, NADS, NATO, Navy, NOBLE, NORAD/NORTHCOM, NTSB, Nuclear, OGC, OLC, Operations, OPLAN, OPR, ORM, Osan, OSD, OSHA, OTHR, OTS, PACAF, PANTHER, Pentagon, personnel, Physiological, Pilot, policy/procedure, PPBE, Program Manager, Project Manager, Quality Assurance (QA), Radar, RAPIDS, Russian, RWG, Safety, SASC, satellite, Security, STARS, STAT, Supervisor, Surveillance, SURVIAC, syllabus, TacView, Targeting, Training, USAFE, USCENTCOM, USD/VCSAF, VCSAF, warfare, Warfighting, weapons

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Resume ju Jour: William (Bill) E. Roach – Sr. Program & Operations Management Executive

William E. Roach

Yorktown, VA 23693

(208) 591-1908 / roach5337@me.com

 

OBJECTIVE:                Senior Program & Operations Management Executive

 

EXPERIENCE SUMMARY:

 

  • 25+ years, United States Air Force Lieutenant Colonel, Anticipated date – Honorable Discharge: 07/16
  • 17 years, Executive Manager and Director, Senior Project / Program Management
  • 11 years, Munitions Systems Manager and Technician

 

CLEARANCE:                DoD, Top Secret (SCI) (last adjudicated: 04/10, expires: 10/15)

PASSPORT:                   United States Citizen (passport application in process: 2015)

WORK PREF.:               OCONUS/CONUS (primarily Florida)

 

EXPERIENCE PORTFOLIO:

 

07/14 – present, Lieutenant Colonel (O-5; MOS13B4B) Sr. Manager / Sr. Analyst

United States Air Force, Corporate Process Integration Branch, Yorktown, VA

 

  • Manage team of four (GS-13s) as Commander’s Action Group (Commander, Air Combat Command; COMACC); support A5 (1-star SES), and A8/9 (2-star AF General Officer) operations analysts articulating defining strategy, budgetary and weapon system programming recommendations for COMACC approval; supervise staff’s coordination of time, place, and personnel within command to brief A8/9 and COMACC; coordinate Joint Capabilities Integration and Development System (JCIDS) documentation and report Air Combat Command (ACC) programmatic budgets to HQ Air Force for weapon systems and capabilities studies USAF and Presidential Budget (PB) funding allocation
  • Manage supervision of daily input/output of cross-functional and cross-agency inquiries, briefs (Operations, Training, PPBE, Requirements, Analysis), weapon systems JCIDS document reviews and Executive Weapon System Review (EWSR) for command; coordinate preparation of Acquisition Strategy Reviews (ASRs), standardizing and synchronizing with COMACC’s guidelines and report findings to AF/A3, AF/A5/8, AF/A9 and Congress (specifically, HASC, SASC, SAC-D and HAC-D; brief superiors (1, 2 & 3 stars) to COMACC (4-star) or prepare command to brief COMACC
  • Orchestrated corporate expansion of IAMD efforts among 15 Divisions as ACC IAMD Working Group Chair, including: (A2O) Intelligence Operations Division; (A3C) Command and Control, Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance (C2ISR) Division; (A4) Logistics Requirements Division; (A5C) Aerospace Operations Center Air Force Forces (AOC AFFOR) Division; (A5J) Tactical Data Link Enterprise Division; (A5Y) Command and Control Weapons Systems Team (C2 WST) Division; (A6C) Warfighting Capabilities and Integration Division; (A7X) Air Combat Command Readiness Division; (A8F) Global Precision Attack Core Function Team; (A8I) Global Integrated Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance Core Function Team; (A8S) Air Superiority Core Function Team; (A8C) Command and Control Core Function Team; (A8XW) Air Combat Command Strategy Branch; (A9L) Air Combat Command Lessons Learned; and (1 AF) AFNORTH
  • Manage oversight of divisions for USAF benefit by working directly with Missile Defense Agency (MDA) and USSTRATCOM to prioritize and allocate ~$7.8M budget via budgetary requests through (COMACC) for prioritization vetted by HQ Air Force staff to Joint Staff Leadership who adjudicate the priorities of services (Army, Navy, Marine Corps) and agencies (including: Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Federal Aviation Agency (FAA), National Transportation and Safety Board (NTSB), and North American Aerospace Defense Command/United States Northern Command (NORAD/NORTHCOM); as ACC and USAF lead for Integrated Air and Missile Defense (IAMD) activities, provide advocacy (prioritization) for USAF interests and direction for 600 personnel seeking USAF weapon system funding within MDA
  • Partner with USAF, MDA and Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics (USD AT&L) as ACC’s IAMD lead analyst and Joint Staff Cyber IAMD Task Force member, setting conditions for COMACC’s input to MDA’s 1-n capabilities list and ~$7.8B missile defense budget and USD’s Science and Technology SMEs, resulting in support for USAF funding for weapons systems, studies for future technologies and early warning/fire control capability development, Intelligence gap reduction, cyber effect solutions, developing cyber requirements and CONOPS with MDA and services
  • Manage supervision of COMACC’s monthly staff indoctrination to job duties within command including: (A2) Intelligence, (A3) Operations, (A5) Requirements, (A8/9) Strategy, Planning, Programming Budgeting and Execution and (A9) Analysis Directorates; advise on command relationships and daily communication rules for HQ Air Force, federal agency and ACC documentation and corporate structure relationships including synchronization to COMACC strategy and guidelines
  • Prepare quarterly command orientation training for >4 new wing commanders assigned within ACC wing for up to 24 wings as ACC “force provider” for global Combatant Commands (COCOMs); training utilized by A8X (GS-15) and A8/9 (2-star) to advise ~16 wing commanders on chain of command, corporate structure, policies, and ACC’s posture on base personnel manning, military construction funding, aircraft assignment and weapon system allocation
  • Supervise staff providing Enterprise Tradespace Tool (ETT) and Executive Weapon System Review (EWSR) programming actions, monitoring/administrating ~$136K in Defense Travel System authorizations within the command, scheduling of directorate meetings (‘read-aheads,’ prep, video telecon equipment, minutes), and management of four command equipment accounts consisting of ~500 computers and equipment valued at ~$145K including 9 Tactical Local Area Network Encryptors (TACLANE)
  • Responsible for integrating staff position of 600 analysts engaged in development of ~129 missile defense initiatives (USAF) across ACC; halted $5.2M organizational expansion amid 25% (741 personnel cuts) via streamlining and normalization of responsibilities within current force structure; completed 123 of 129 tasks (next phase with SecAF and CSAF) resulting in ACC normalized IAMD activities without need for new facility and >200 personnel
  • Reorganized JCIDS document review requirements (each ~200 pages of technical details, i.e., key performance parameters) among ~63 branches including SME / non-SME participants; reduced review time >144 man-hours for each of ~172 weapon system, satellite and munition requirements documents reported to HQ Air Force and Joint Staff, resulting in savings of ~25k man-hours for ~900 personnel
  • Responsible for coordinating within the command, reviews of ACC strategy and policy, aircraft and weapon systems Concept of Operations (CONOPS), Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures (TTPs), and HQ Air Force, Joint Staff and DOD agency regulations; analyzes and resolves concerns with outside agencies; review ~300-600 pages monthly for accuracy, continuity, and synchronization with ACC strategy and priorities; reviews JCIDS Requirements documents for weapon systems and non-weapon system programs; coordinate sub-tasking review to external subject matter experts for strategy, operational concepts, doctrinal positions and budgetary projections presented to HQs Air Force staff, Congress, and global allies
  • Responsible for development and investigation of future Integrated Air and Missile Defense (IAMD) concepts, technology, strategy and requirements to close global sensor and weapons system gaps, for North America’s Homeland Defense and global allies’ critical asset protection
  • Wrote IAMD Council of Colonel’s corporate structure charter defining “ways and means” of executing a cross-functional and cross-agency program; defined President (O-6, Working Group Chair and voting stakeholders), outlined meetings conduct and scheduling, member’s duties, parameters, and parameters for delivery of IAMD matters for COMACC decision, as well as ACC Council participation levels at HQ Air Force level councils, boards, or groups for funding or program-related decisions; coordinated consensus and adjudicated conflicting positions of 600 operational analysts (Langley AFB and Pentagon, VA and Schriever AFB, CO)

 

06/12 – 07/14, Lieutenant Colonel (O-5; B13B3D), Dir. of Operations (COO)

United States Air Force, Mountain Home, ID

 

  • Managed team of 377 weapon system operators and maintenance personnel (directly supervised 120; managed team of 377) engaged in deployable command and control operations training, advanced Battlefield Command, Control and Communications System (BC3) testing and simultaneous wartime operations in Afghanistan and Defense of Arabian Gulf, resulting in squadron capability of deployment internationally within a 72-hour period, supervising: Major – Assistant Directors of Operation; Captain – Chief of Weapons and Tactics; Lieutenant Assistant Chief – Weapons and Tactics; Major – Chief of Maintenance; Captain – Major’s Assistant; Master Sergeant – Emergency Medical Technician; Technical Sergeant – Armorer); managed $60K budget for travel, supplies, and formal training schools
  • Developed five-year operational strategic plan and balanced $97M of infrastructure assets, including Tech refresh plan for 592 computer systems upgrading 20% of systems annually and a fully-funded $1.5M Delaware Resource Group (DRG) Instructional Systems Design programming contract which developed Computer-Based Training (CBTs) modules, oversaw Learning Management System (LMS) software and acted as foreman for installation of Mobile Training Suite into IT construct, allowing squadron to certify on wartime equipment used in Afghanistan, defining timing and type of training, exercises, travel and conduct of daily operations, resulting in squadron’s ability to deploy internationally in 72-hour period
  • Overhauled parent and two sister organization’s training programs resulting in ~$145K annual unit TDY savings and ~$2.8M in wing’s training program funding; eliminated backlog of 122 wing personnel (3 squadrons) awaiting training (>7 months); eliminated backlog (< 5 months) resulting in a model adopted by two sister squadrons duplicating ops procedures, wing changing training, and rewrite of AF instructions
  • Integrated operations and maintenance training, career development and daily execution under a single Operational Risk Management (ORM) program; built ORM program with risk categories for operational and maintenance activities, personnel stress levels and mission risk; resulted in OSHA / FAA reportable incident reduction from ~4 monthly to “0,” increased mission equipment availability to 24-hours with safe performance of $310M in satellite, IT infrastructure, data link, and microwave equipment, and squadron’s success in Afghanistan: Hazardous Air Traffic Reports (HATR) dropped 55% within weeks of arrival, radar and equipment Availability of Operation (AO) rates increased from 87% to 96%
  • Secured $60k annual electronic warfare training contract for 12 radar technicians, 33 air battle managers and 3 squadrons of F-15E Pilots and Weapons Systems officers which occurred three times annually
  • Initiated prioritized, integrated operations, training and maintenance regulating 2,000 maintenance actions in annual 10,475 aircraft sortie rate, reducing maintenance costs 60% and increasing operational capacity 26%; reviewed Human Resources (HR) requirements, allocated operations budget, training, facility maintenance, logistics, and administration, for unit capability to execute short-notice contingency
  • Created strategic operational plan resulting in $50K savings in first year within a $550K budget

 

06/11 – 06/12, Lt. Colonel (O-5, MOS 97EO), Executive Officer (EO)

United States Air Force, Corporate Legislative Affairs, Pentagon, Washington, DC

 

  • Supervised staff of six conducting daily administration: Officer Performance Report (OPRs), Enlisted Performance Reports (EPRs), decorations, awards program, Staff Delegation (STAFFDEL), and Congressional Delegation (CODEL) planning, and HR activities (hiring, moving, transferring), reporting to 2-star general; managed team of 90 Colonels (former wing commanders) conducting tasks for 2-star on behalf of Chief of Staff of Air Force (CSAF), and Secretary of the Air Force (SecAF)
  • Liaison, as Director of Operations, between 2-star and 90 colonels maintaining prioritization of tasks for supervisor on issues including: base realignment and closure (BRAC) actions, aircraft divestiture, program funding and responses to Congress; coordinate transcript team for minutes of service (all military services) meetings with congress to prioritize and highlight for supervisor use to advise CSAF and SecAF; review and analyze funding alternatives for weapon systems; sync schedules for supervisor with President, Secretary of Defense (SecDef), CSAF, and SecAF
  • Steered priority of >1,000 legislative proposals and congressional correspondence through 90-member team of senior executives resulting in ~$160B in annual authorized USAF programs (FY12 / FY13)
  • Promoted / prioritized vital USAF manpower assets, force structure (manpower, weapon systems types / amounts, munitions amounts, retention of based for USAF, ANG, and AFR, results of Dover Air Force Base Port Mortuary (full disclosure) investigation, and other affairs issues, helping secure Capitol Hill support and funding via the $110.1B, FY13 Presidential Budget
  • Collaborated with HR as liaison for C-level hiring, mitigating and reducing a 75% congressional legislative liaison support turnover rate by improving placement recruiting; coordinated with Air Force General Officer Management Office (AF/DPG) adjusting transfers of 48 Colonels reducing turnover; rewrote turnover guidelines within MLA program (Sr. Developmental Education for USAF) / governing program to allow for vetting process for MLAs with congressional delegates prior to transitioning for a 2-week orientation, congressional training / one-year assignment; acted as Military Liaison Assistant (MLA) to supervisor for Professional Staff Member (PSM) responses to delegates on bills, budgets or constituent inquiries
  • Oversight of travel approvals supervising six staff members who reviewed, analyzed, recommended approval under policy, including clearances, contract flights, passports, for foreign travel requests and logistics for 53 congressional delegations (CODELs) and congressional staff delegations (STAFFDELs); ensured safe travel for 450 delegates / staff members via airlift for negotiations / on behalf of White House

 

06/10 – 06/11, Lt. Colonel (O-5, MOS 13B4B) Chief

Command & Control (C2) Requirements Branch (Branch Head)

United States Air Force, Pentagon, Washington, DC

 

  • Delivered 3-Dimensional Expeditionary Long-Range Radar (3DELRR) analysis (of two radar systems considered: AN/TPS-59 “G/ATOR” radar and 3DELRR) to Undersecretary of Defense and Vice Chief of Staff of Air Force (USD/VCSAF); resulting in preservation / upholding of 3DELRR radar requirements
  • Salvaged $12M/retained sensor fusion technology; built requirements update for NextGen 3-Star Board; reported to A3/5 and AQ streamlined options to equip ADS-B; orchestrated NextGen ADS-B aircraft installation priority, and timelines with OSD and worldwide aircraft operations demand by international event and depot schedule, resulting in funding priority on critical AF-wide avionics
  • Mediated National Airspace (NAS) interagency sensor Analysis of Alternatives (AoA) for Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Customs and Border Patrol (CBP), Office of the Secretary of Defense Acquisition, Technology and Logistics (USD, AT&L) and NORAD/NORTHCOM as Homeland Air Surveillance Capabilities Development Working Group Chair
  • Analyzed and identified North American Air Defense System (NADS) Program Element (PE) that was overfunded / over-manned for four years as Program Element Monitor (PEM) resulting in savings of $123.8M (offset for FY13) Program Objective Memorandum (POM) within a $738.2M budget
  • Managed Atmospheric Early Warning System / North Warning System (AEWS/NWS) sustainment; defended $77.8M disconnect recovery to Command & Control (C2) Panel; advocated / preserved funding FPS-117 Essential Parts Replacement Program (EPRP) of $26M reserving Mode V upgrade
  • Optimized 7 C2 programs salvaging $60M shortfall by reallocating $123M in Presidential Objective Memorandum authorizations, mitigating program delays
  • Negotiated $9M short-notice fleet-wide contracted upgrade of MQ-1/MQ-9 UAV software program providing geo-registered, beyond line-of-sight data-sharing between platforms resulting in reduction of high-value target identification timelines by 25%
  • Led a $77M project for avionics, situational awareness and classification system integration aligning US and Canada critical protection areas/ synchronizing priorities and responses to terrorist events
  • Managed program budget, maintenance, SLEP and schedule as Program Element Monitor (PEM) for Aerial Early Warning System, North Warning System, North American Long-Lease Communication Lines, Control and Reporting Centers, North American Air Defense System, Over the Horizon Radar (OTHR), 84th RADAR Evaluation Squadron
  • Program Manager for 3DELRR, Expeditionary Combat Support System (ECSS), Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcase (ADS-B), NextGen Next Generation Air Transportation System, AN/FPS-117 Radar, Service Life Extension Program (SLEP), and AN/FPS-124 Radar
  • Liaised with A2Q (AF/A2Q; ISR Innovations) to coordinate OCO funding for Joint Urgent Operational Need for handheld UAVs for Special Forces unit
  • Responsible for drafting Automatic Dependent System-Broadcast (ADS-B) Integration Air Force Requirements Oversight Council Memorandum (AFROCM); framed requirements direction for Major Command (MAJCOM) funding / USAF priority of effort
  • Liaison to Homeland Air Surveillance (HAS) Integrated Project Team (IPT) Senior Steering Group (SSG); adjudicated interagency Concept of Operations and Tactics, Techniques and Procedures (CONOPS/TTPs) requirements to integrate w/ Department of Defense (DoD) capability gaps
  • Leveraged failing C2 Gap Filler Joint Capability Technology Demonstration (JCTD) for Homeland Air Surveillance (HAS) Analysis of Alternative (AoA)
  • Chaired HAS Requirements Working Group (RWG); educated DHS and CBP on Integrated Air and Missile Defense (IAMD) Initial Capabilities Document (ICD) capability gaps, Joint Service requirements development / Joint Capabilities Integration and Development (JCIDS) process
  • Developed Acquisition Strategy Panel (ASP) read-aheads for 3-D Expeditionary Long-Range Radar acquisition options; Briefed two 2-stars (A5R and A3/5) to inform on Engineering and Manufacturing Development transition action and acquisition options

 

06/09 – 06/10, Major (O-4, MOS 92S0), Adv. Strategic Studies, Student

United States Air Force, Montgomery, AL

 

  • Co-developed first corporate-level Military Deception elective as part of the Senior Leaders Program, resulting in elective added to Air Command and Staff College
  • Conducted a headquarters-sponsored study to increase throughput of Air Battle Management (ABM) training, resulting in demonstration of how an increase in training might be accomplished / how course could transition to rated officer wing-awarding
  • Published thesis regarding officer training production increases foundational to leadership pyramid adjustments and a follow-on Survivability Vulnerability Information Analysis Center (SURVIAC) Phase II study, resulting in opportunities to standardize instruction, build upon undergraduate Air Battle Manager Training syllabus, and streamline weapon system initial qualification training programs; Air Battle Managers deemed capability to be utilized in Aerospace Operation Center positions, with Air Battle Managers playing role in integration of information operations / air domain operations

 

06/05 – 06/09, Major (O-4, MOS T13B3B) Instructor/Evaluator Air Battle Manager, Assistant Director of Operations (Deputy Chief Operating Officer)

United States Air Force, Panama City, FL

 

  • Managed operations and live-fly training for staff of 124 personnel conducting Air Battle Manager (ABM) training for 188 students annually; supervised three Flight Commanders / three Superintendents / nine officer instructors / 12 enlisted instructors
  • Managed $4.2M annual budget of Mitsubishi MU-2 aviation contract; responsible for 4,200 annual flying hour training contract as Contract Specialist and Quality Assurance Analyst, resulting in: 1,082 safe training sorties accomplished; flying hour program completed for first time in nine years (and continued between 2005-2009)
  • Led unit as Director of Operations (Chief Operating Officer) for three months during HQ-directed Operational Readiness Inspection; unit earned the highest rating in 10 years of inspections, USAF-wide
  • Subject Matter Expert for career-field growth study, training operations, and processes to expand officer training including research of manning and changes required to expand training, determine how to transition course model allowing a rated flying officer wing award; Survivability/Vulnerability Center (SURVIAC) Phase I; wrote three tech papers published/cited for task and knowledge training comparisons
  • Rewrote Statement of Work (SOW) for flying hour contract to include MU-2 airframe as primary aircraft for student training; resulting in congressional authorization for aeronautical rating IAW 10 U.S.C. 8691
  • Initiated first-ever live-fly air to ground training in ABM syllabus; Detachment Commander for four TDYs to train new students: conducted 108 missions and graduated 30 students; directed / led largest pilot simulator / cadre upgrade in three years; increased Pilot Simulator instructors by 30 in nine months
  • Led largest syllabus rewrite in 10 years; added 1,158 training hours and 200 training events, integrating F-22 Global Strike tactics; students graduate with training in latest fighter tactics; supervised 20-person team to revise syllabus, squadron standards, Mission Guide, and five AETC Instructions
  • Planned scheduling strategy of 22,500 simulator and 3,500 academic hours with a 99% utilization rate for syllabus flow; directed training redesign for 121 students deadline deliverables for training and graduation despite 75% mission availability deficit via manipulation of policies, approval for training waivers and coordination with contractors for F-22, F15C, and F-16 training and simulation modules to enable syllabus objectives met with high fidelity simulation training versus cockpit training
  • Supervised maintenance and upgrade of $30M tactical data framework facility to ensure coalition training of 15 officers; led team of engineers in redesign to add eight briefing rooms (doubling capacity) and making simulation mission step briefings mirror flying operations
  • Integrated Environmental Management Information into daily MU-2 operations reducing OSHA chemical storage and usage violations from 42 to ‘0’
  • Changed MU-2 daily refueling logistics priority with base leadership, refueling contractor, and contracting office, resulting in a reduction in aircraft turn-around time from 60 to 20 minutes
  • Combined aircrew intelligence training into existing simulation block of student training resulting in student exposure to “real-world” events and briefings, mirroring real-world combat mission preparation
  • Incorporated joint forces graphic symbology training into syllabus, enabling students to read joint service charts for mission planning
  • Updated USAF unclassified concepts to International Weapons Controller syllabus, teaching latest techniques to allies; resulting in allies prepared to conduct battle management duties beside American counterparts in Aerospace Operations Centers and Air Defense Facilities
  • Created spot-inspection program: 104 grade books checked, 151 errors corrected
  • Led Squadron Standards Review; updated 11 outdated FAA airspace procedures

 

03/02 – 06/05, Captain (O-3, MOS 13B3B)

AWACS Senior Director / Flight Commander (Department Head)

United States Air Force, Oklahoma City, OK

 

  • Command, direct, and led 78 AWACS aircrew members: 65 officers / 13 enlisted staff in functional specialties as Senior Director, Air Weapons Officer, and Weapons Director; responsible for administration of academic, simulator and flight, and ground aircrew training for flight members
  • Ensure aircrew combat readiness in use of $300M AWACS aircraft for worldwide deployment for JCS-directed exercises and contingencies; responsible for health and welfare of aircrew members and families
  • Flew POTUS protection mission during campaign; coordinated East Air Defense Sector and Secret Service activities; controlled area surrounding Air Force One during flight for president’s safety
  • Air Weapons Officer for Operation IRAQI FREEDOM; controlled >2,000 aircraft during targeting, with ‘0’ friendly losses; directed 52 unplanned strike missions for 148 targets
  • Primary Air Weapons Officer for Operation ENDURING FREEDOM, directing 500 combat aircraft and ground support weapons, de-conflicting 700 civilian aircraft in war zone; close-controlled two Dutch F-16s w/ emergency to tanker keeping them on assigned mission when >300 miles from assigned base; resulting in availability for Air Tasking Order rotation immediately after return
  • Senior Director for Joint Chiefs of Staff-directed Joint Combat Identification Exercise ’03; utilized test experience and USMC Weapons School training to develop Navy E-2 Hawkeye and AOC coordination of electronic warfare, air / ground threats; published Lessons Learned on Navy/ AF data-link interoperability
  • Survey and assess damage of 12 unexploded munitions; responsible for Operational Readiness Inspections as Weapons Post Attack Reconnaissance Team Lead
  • Trained 69 enlisted personnel on unidentified object and self-aid buddy care, integrating Post Attack Reconnaissance assessment team training, decreasing failures by 56%
  • Command and Control Lead for Exercise CORONET White; controlled 68 strike aircraft in three airspaces
  • Developed “Fit to Fight” physical fitness program; named four mentors, increased flight testing from 64% to 100%, with increase in pass rate from 87.1% to 99.2%
  • Directed new accession mentor/study program for new Air Weapons Officers, resulting in evaluation pass rate increase from 92% to 99%
  • Family Liaison Officer following member’s death; brought a feuding family together at the funeral
  • Flew 29 OEF/OIF combat sorties, totaling 329.5 hours as lead strike controller supervising a 5-member weapons team with zero friendly losses
  • Senior Director for exercise ATLANTIC FLAG 04-02, supervised 147 strike package assets with “0” losses
  • Team lead for Exercise PANTHER PROWL; supervised control of two strike packages

 

04/98 – 03/02, First Lieutenant, JSTARS Deputy Weapons & Tactics Chief, Instructor / Evaluator (I/E) Sr. Director, I/E Sensor Management Officer, I/E Air Weapons Officer

United States Air Force, Warner Robins, GA

 

  • Supervised a team of four schedulers (Lieutenants); responsible for examination and identification of inefficiencies in training programs and outdated processes for updates; resulting in aircraft positional training increase by 53%, instructor qualification training increase by 125%
  • Acquired Operation NOBLE EAGLE flight data for forensics analysis used to build homeland defense interoperability training for the E-8C JSTARS aircraft
  • Tested aircraft Fighter Data Link; solving aircraft coding issue on JSTARS, resulting in successful test and ad hoc operation NOBLE EAGLE tasking
  • Co-developed Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures with AF and USMC Weapons School establishing a new Battlefield Coordination Line allowing close-quarter combat with reduced fratricide risk
  • Liaison for RED FLAG, IRONHORSE THUNDER, and AIR WARRIOR exercises; 73 sorties accomplished
  • Authored enemy Weapons Systems guide for use by 300 combat operators
  • Developed Attack Support Coordination Sheet (Operation ALLIED FORCE and COLD HARVEST), amended Air Land Sea Applications Center (AFTTP 3-2.6, JFIRE, Multi-Service Procedures for Joint Application of Firepower); lowered voice communications from nine minutes to ~48 seconds for battle management targeting data
  • Spearheaded/Coordinated with Tyndall 325 TRS Director of Operations (COO) best practices for 12-aircraft aviation contract and ACC effort to acquire training at Robins AFB, JSTARS training unit for unused live attack support training using unused flight hours from Panama City, FL Mitsubishi MU-2’s Tyndall AFB Undergraduate Air Battle Manager training; secured training valued at $700K at zero cost
  • Streamlined instruction process for Bosnia operations; completed 200% of yearly student (220 students and 65 instructors) quota in three classes of one month (versus normal six months per class); standardized mission profiles so instructors could us off the shelf (OTS) training including, but not limited to: Operations Plan (OPLAN), Air Tasking Order (ATO), Special Instructions (SPINS), Air Order of Battle (AOB), Ground Order of Battle (GOB), charts of geographic areas for Airspace Control Measures (ASCMs) and Fires Support Coordination Measures (FSCMs), saving two hours in mission planning requirements development
  • Chief JSTARS mission test lead for experimental Cruise 2000 battle management console flight-testing, validating addition of 12 laptops plugged into LAN of E-8C JSTARS
  • Chief JSTARS mission test lead for F-16C, F-15E and JSTARS Handheld Targeting System data exchange, conducted during Joint Expeditionary Forces Experiment ’99 confirmed ability to connect Handheld Targeting System to LAN of JSTARS and VHF, SINCGARS radio and pass Synthetic Aperture Radar targeting data; reduced >7:00 minutes targeting ID to Find, Fix and Assess a ground target to 2:46
  • Chief JSTARS mission test lead for classified COMACC-directed test of JSTARS ability to track low-flying helicopters and digital tasking of assets against targets
  • Chief mission test lead for F-16C Handheld Targeting System targeting data digital transfer utilizing Handheld Targeting Systems accomplished during Joint Expeditionary Forces Experiment ’98; targeting voice data reduced from 11 minutes to ~7 minutes digitally
  • Chief mission test lead for US / USFK JTIDS integration during counter forces ops (Yellow Sea; 1998)
  • Chief mission test lead for United Kingdom Royal Air Force’s (RAF) Airborne Standoff Radar (ASTOR) program teaching RAF officers and technicians use of Raytheon Sentinel radar and integration with JSTARs and NATO weapons systems and Alliance Ground Surveillance (AGS) System
  • Coordinated integration of UAV, missile and fighter programs into JSTARS operations, resulting in testing of technologies (listed above) for Executive Office of Advanced Technologies on
  • Trainer for Special Forces immersed in JSTARS operations, and special forces support in Bosnia
  • Co-developed Combat Air Force Scud Missile acquisition/engagement tactics, techniques, procedures with Weapons School 8th Weapons Squadron (E-8C), 17th Weapons Squadron (F-15E) integrating JSTARS systems
  • Corrective instructor for potentially failing students in program (9 months/~$2M training spent per person at this stage); resulting in additional training sessions and corrective actions to improve endangered performance, resulting in 100% of 14 tutored students becoming certified Air Weapons Officers; developed and briefed comprehensive Operation ENDURING FREEDOM deployment briefs for six combat aircrews for completion of certification of 500 personnel for USMC interoperability awareness
  • Increased annual flying hour program utilization, as Chief of Scheduling, (1,164 hours to 2,664 hours) for 126% boost to required scheduling of 5,652 added training seats; resulting in flying hours representing 40% of wing’s flying hour program including three squadrons
  • Balkans Combined Air Operations Center (BCAOC) JSTARS Liaison integrating the new aircraft capability into Combat Plans, Combat Operations air campaign Master Air Attack Plan (MAAP), Electronic Warfare Plan, and intelligence, requirements and special operations team support
  • Co-authored Sr. Dir. Weapons Training Syllabus – HQ ACC, used by 125 Air Battle Managers annually
  • Performed instructor / evaluator aircrew (Air Battle Managers) duties based on qualifications (flight time, evaluations, experience) for: Air Weapons Officer, Instructor Air Weapons Officer, Evaluator Air Weapons Officer, Sensor Management Officer, Instructor Sensor Management Officer, Evaluator Sensor Management Officer, Senior Director, Instructor Senior Director, and Evaluator Senior Director
  • Coordinated three wings to conduct 2000 C2ISR Exercise, validating Surface-to-Air Missile JTIDS track data, eliminating voice communication, results – validation decrease from >six minutes to <30 seconds
  • Established Weapons and Tactics Shop; built graduate-level tactics library and developed scenarios from real-world events for use in simulator

 

FORMAL EDUCATION:

 

  • 2010, Master of Arts and Science, Military Operations, Air Command and Staff College, Maxwell AFB, GA
  • 2001, Master of Aeronautical Science, Aerospace Operations and Safety, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach, FL
  • 1996, Bachelor of Science, Business Administration & Management, University of Phoenix, Phoenix, AZ
  • 1993, Associate of Science, Munitions Systems Tech., Community College of Air Force, Maxwell AFB, AL

 

CAREER TRAINING / CERTIFICATIONS:

 

  • 2015, USAF Integrated Air & Missile Defense Planner, Hurlburt Field, FL (Enemy Status Tool, Friendly Order of Battle Tool, Air Defense Order of Battle Tool, TacView Command & Control System, Command & Control/Battle Management Comms. System
  • 2015, USAF Information Operations, Montgomery, AL
  • 2014, Global Missile Defense Capabilities & Limitations, Missile Defense Agency, Ft Belvoir, VA
  • 2014, Civilian Personnel Management, Yorktown, VA
  • 2014, FEMA National Response Framework & National Incident Management System, Yorktown, VA
  • 2014, FEMA Intro to Incident Command System & Managerial Safety and Health, Yorktown, VA
  • 2014, FEMA Emergency Preparedness for Federal Employees, Yorktown, VA
  • 2014, Leadership and Warfighting, Air War College, Montgomery, AL (Foundations of Military Strategy, Global Security, International Security Studies, National Security and Decision Making, Russian, Warfighting, Joint Strategic Leadership)
  • 2013, Central Registry Board Training (Voting Member (adjudication of sexual assault, pedophile, drug cases), Mountain Home, ID
  • 2013, Army SERE 100.1 Level A Code of Conduct Training
  • 2013, Quality Assurance Personnel Phase I/II Training, Mountain Home, ID (Management of 5-year DRG Training Contract)
  • 2011, Automated Budget Interactive Data Environment System Training (ABIDES), Washington, DC
  • 2010, Analysis of Alternatives Development, Washington, DC
  • 2010, Capabilities Based Assessment Development, Washington, DC
  • 2010, Advanced Concepts and Skills for Requirements Management, Washington, DC:
  • 2010, Intermediate Systems Acquisition, Washington, DC
  • 2010, Integrated Budget Documentation and Execution System I (RDoc) & II (IDECS) Training, Washington, DC
  • 2010, Task Management Tool , Washington, DC
  • 2010, Expeditionary Combat Support System, Washington, DC
  • 2010, Fundamentals of Systems Acquisition Management, Washington, DC
  • 2010, Core Concepts for Requirements Management, Washington, DC
  • 2010, Capabilities Based Planning, Washington, DC
  • 2009, Spanish Language and Culture Familiarization, Montgomery, AL
  • 2007, Air Command and Staff College, Maxwell AFB, AL (Expeditionary Air and Space Power, Joint Air Operations, Joint Campaign Planning, Leadership and Command, National Security Studies, and The Joint Forces)
  • 2006, QA Personnel Training for Performance Based Services, Panama City, FL (Management of Air 1st Aviation Contract)
  • 2005, Air Battle Management Instructor Qualification, Panama City, FL
  • 2004, E-3 AWACS, MSLITE Supervisor Certification, Oklahoma City, OK
  • 2003, E-3 Senior Director Upgrade Qualification Training
  • 2002, E-3 Air Weapons Officer Oklahoma City, OK
  • 2002, Aviation Service Certification
  • 2002, Electronic Warfare Coordinator (S-V8E-S)
  • 2001, Squadron Officer School, Montgomery, AL
  • 2001, Marine Aviation Weapons and Tactics Instructor Course (WTI), Yuma, AZ
  • 2000, Joint STARS Sensor Management Officer Course, Warner Robins, GA
  • 2000, Flight Commander/Supervisor, Warner Robins, GA
  • Supervisors Training, Tampa, FL
  • Munitions Inspection, Tampa, FL
  • H&R Block Basic Income Tax Preparation, Tampa, FL
  • Instructional Systems Development, Tampa, FL
  • NCO Preparatory Course, Ft Walton Beach, FL
  • Base Level Supply Customer Training/Equipment Management, Ft Walton Beach, FL
  • Base Level Supply Customer Training/General Supply Indoctrination, Ft Walton Beach, FL
  • Equipment Custodian Training, Suwon, Korea
  • Munitions Systems Specialist Course (G3ABR46130), Denver, CO

 

HARDWARE / SOFTWARE / TECHNICAL / COMPUTER:

 

  • ABIDES
  • C2BMC Planner
  • Portable Flight Planning Software (PFPS)
  • FalconView
  • ECSS
  • ESTAT / FSTAT / ADA STAT
  • MS Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook, Visio, Project
  • RAPIDS
  • ABIDES
  • BCS-T
  • BC3-E
  • SIPRnet / NIPRnet / JWICS
  • TacView C2
  • TBMCS

 

PRESENTATIONS / CONFERENCES / WHITE PAPERS / PUBLICATIONS:

 

  • 04/10, Roach, W., The Case for Increasing Production in the Air Battle Management Career Field, Montgomery, AL; Available at: http://www.dtic.mil/cgi-bin/GetTRDoc?AD=ADA536952
  • 09/06, What is Battle Management?, 175 personnel, Florida Department of Education Commissioner’s Banquet
  • 07/03, Roach, W., Viking Voice – Lessons in E-2 Hawkeye Integration, 960 AACS, Oklahoma City, OK
  • 07/03, Roach, W., Joint Combat Identification Exercise ’03 Lessons Learned, 960 AACS, Oklahoma City, OK
  • 06/03, Roach, W., Viking Voice – E-2 Hawkeye and AWACS Link-16 Capability differences
  • 05/03, Roach, W., AWACS Cross-Cue with JSTARS
  • 10/02, Roach, W., Iron Triad Interoperability, 960 AACS, Oklahoma City, OK
  • 03/01, JSTARS Joint Tactical Information System Integration and Electronic Warfare Cross-cue with EA-6B Prowler, 24 personnel, 2 times, 93 TRS, Warner Robins, GA
  • 03/01, JSTARS Joint Tactical Information System Integration – F-18C/D aircraft, 12 personnel, 2 times, 93 TRS, Warner Robins, GA
  • 03/01, JSTARS Capabilities and Limitations, (High School Recruiting; 150-300), 12-15 people, COMACC and Georgia Congressional Delegation (35 personnel; 93 TRS; x50), Warner Robins, GA
  • 2001, Roach, W., Use of Battlefield Coordination Line for JSTARS Battle Management, 93 TRS, Warner Robins, GA
  • 02/00, JSTARS Lessons Learned in Kosovo (75 personnel, x 6, 93 TRS), Warner Robins, GA
  • 07/00, William Roach, Effect of Air Force Quality Practices, 93 TRS Ops, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical Univ., Warner Robins, GA
  • 1998, Roach, W. & Hesse, M., JSTARS Atlas, 93 TRS, Warner Robins, GA.
  • 1998, JSTARS Concept of Operations Video and Brief, 93 TRS, Warner Robins, GA
  • 06/98, JSTARS Concept of Operations, Air Force Flight Test Center Commander and Staff (6), Air Force Executive Office of Advanced Technologies (7)

 

RECOGNITION / AWARDS / VOLUNTEER / COMMUNITY / TRADE ORGANIZATIONS:

 

  • Meritorious Service Medal w/ 3 OLC
  • Air Medal w/ 2 OLC
  • Air Force Commendation Medal w/ 3OLC
  • Joint Service Achievement Medal
  • AF Achievement Medal w/ 2 OLC
  • 2014, Field Grade Officer of the Quarter, Division Level,
  • 2004, Letter of Thanks for Support (Final E-3 flight of 552 OG/CC, 552 OG), Tinker AFB, OK
  • 2013, Letter of Appreciation from 552 ACW/CC for leadership and support to his visit of 726 ACS, 552 ACW, Tinker AFB, OK
  • 2013, Letter of Appreciation from the 117 Air Control Squadron for support to the Battlefield Command and Control System testing, 117 ACS, Savannah, GA
  • 2010, Field Grade Officer of the Quarter, Headquarters Level
  • 2009, Exceptional ABM Instructor Qualification
  • 2009, 19 AF Staff Assistance Visit, Outstanding Performer
  • 2008, AETC Master Instructor
  • 2004, Wing CSAF Sword Look Nominee
  • 2003/2004, Squadron Flight Commander of the Year
  • 2002, Distinguished Graduate, Certificate of Recognition for Outstanding Performance in the E-3 Air Weapons Officer course, 552 ACW, Tinker AFB, OK
  • 2002, Distinguished Graduate, E-3 Air Weapons Officer
  • 2001, Top Grad., Marine Aviation Weapons & Tactics School
  • 2000, Certificate of Recognition for Outstanding Service as a crew member off Operation ALLIED FORCE’s Most Outstanding Airborne Battle Management Crew, Air Force, The Air Force Association, Arlington, VA
  • 2000, Letter of Appreciation for support to the Airborne Laser System Program Office, Headquarters Space and Missile Systems Center, Los Angeles, CA.
  • 2000, JSTARS Proud Professional Award, 2000 Air Show
  • 2000, Air Force Association Air Battle Management Aircrew of the Year
  • 2014 – present, Member, Board of Certified Safety Professionals
  • 2014 – present, Member, American Society of Safety Engineers

 

 

KEY & TRANSFERABLE SKILL WORDS: Academy, ACC, Accounting, acquisition, ADA, AED, Aerial, aeronautical, Aerospace, AETC, AFROCM, AFTTP, AGE, AGS, Air Force, Airborne, Airspace, AMRAAM, analysis, AOB, AOC, AQ, ASCMs, ASP, ASR, ASTOR, ATO, Aviation/Aerospace, avionics, AWACS, B13B3D, BC3, BCAOC, BRAC, Budget, C2BMC, C2ISR, CBP, CBT, COCOM, CODEL, COMACC, Combat and Command (C2), Congress, CONOPS/TTPs, CORONET, CSAF, Cyberspace, data-link, data-sharing, Defense, Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Director, DRG, EAGLE, ECSS, Electronic, Embassy, Encryptor, ESTAT, Ethics, ETT, Evaluator, EWSR, Expeditionary, Explosives, FEMA, FLAG, flight-testing, forensics, FSCM, FSTAT, G/ATOR, HAC-D, HASC/SASC, HATR, Headquarters (HQ), IAMD, IAW, ICD, IDECS, Instructor/Evaluator, IPT, IRONHORSE, ISR, JCIDS, Joint, JSTARS, JTIDS, JWICS, LAN, Leadership, Lessons, liaison, Logistics, MAAP, MAJCOM, Manager, manpower, MDA, Mediated, mentors, microwave, missile, MLA, Modeling and Simulation (M&D), Munitions, NADS, NATO, Navy, NOBLE, NORAD/NORTHCOM, NTSB, Nuclear, OGC, OLC, Operations, OPLAN, OPR, ORM, Osan, OSD, OSHA, OTHR, OTS, PACAF, PANTHER, Pentagon, personnel, Physiological, Pilot, policy/procedure, PPBE, Program Manager, Project Manager, Quality Assurance (QA), Radar, RAPIDS, Russian, RWG, Safety, SASC, satellite, Security, STARS, STAT, Supervisor, Surveillance, SURVIAC, syllabus, TacView, Targeting, Training, USAFE, USCENTCOM, USD/VCSAF, VCSAF, warfare, Warfighting, weapons

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