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EDWARD C. KOENIG III

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Edward C. Koenig III, a member of the Senior Executive Service, is Regional Director, TRICARE Regional Office - North, TRICARE Management Activity, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs, Rosslyn, Va. As Regional Director, he is responsible for the management and performance of the multibillion dollar TRICARE contracts that service more than 3.1 million beneficiaries in all or part of 24 states and the District of Columbia. Designated the region's health plan manager, he has visibility of both contract and direct care assets, and coordinates with the services to develop an integrated health plan.

Mr. Koenig began his Air Force career as an electronics engineer supporting the F-15 air superiority fighter at Warner Robins Air Logistics Center, Robins AFB, Ga., in 1979. He was promoted to the Directorate of Maintenance in 1982 to serve as unit Chief of Production Process Engineering within the Airborne Electronics Division. He was promoted to Chief of the Quality Reliability and Engineering Branch in 1988 and subsequently served in this position with the Systems Test and Support Branch within the Technology and Industrial Support Directorate. In 1992, he became Chief of the Maintenance Directorate's Manufacturing Division where he was responsible for yearly production of more than 150,000 precision components to support the requirements of F-15, C-130, C-141 and other aircraft.

In 1994, Mr. Koenig was selected for career broadening and assigned to Headquarters U.S. Air Force as a logistics management specialist for depot policy issues. He was promoted to senior analyst of the Air Force Maintenance Management Division in 1996 and attended the Industrial College of the Armed Forces in 1997. Mr. Koenig entered the Senior Executive Service in 1999. From 1999 to 2005, he served in several Senior Executive Service positions responsible for Air Force logistics resources and financial management of the Air Force Working Capital Fund. He assumed his current position in July 2005.

EDUCATION
1973 Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering, Florida Institute of Technology
1975 Master of Science degree in electrical engineering, Florida Institute of Technology
1984 Master of Science degree in administration, Georgia College
1985 Master of Business Administration degree, Georgia College
1997 Master of Science degree in national resource strategy, Industrial College of the Armed Forces
1998 Federal Executive Institute, Charlottesville, Va.

CAREER CHRONOLOGY
1. 1975 - 1979, avionics test and evaluation officer, U.S. Army Electronic Proving Ground, Fort Huachuca, Ariz.
2. 1979 - 1982, electronics engineer, Warner Robins Air Logistics Center, Robins AFB, Ga.
3. 1982 - 1988, Chief, Production Process Engineering Unit, Airborne Electronics Division, Directorate of Maintenance, Warner Robins Air Logistics Center, Robins AFB, Ga.
4. 1988 - 1991, Chief, Quality Reliability and Engineering Branch, Warner Robins Air Logistics Center, Robins AFB, Ga.
5. 1991 - 1992, Chief, Systems Test and Support Branch, Technology and Industrial Support Directorate, Warner Robins Air Logistics Center, Robins AFB, Ga.
6. 1992 - 1994, Chief, Manufacturing Division, Directorate of Maintenance, Warner Robins Air Logistics Center, Robins AFB, Ga.
7. 1994 - 1996, logistics management specialist, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Logistics, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C.
8. 1996 - 1999, senior analyst, Maintenance Management Division, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Installations and Logistics, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C.
9. 1999 - 2000, Chief, Combat Support Division, Directorate of Supply, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Installations and Logistics, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C.
10. 2000 - 2001, Chief, Aircraft/Missile Support Division, Directorate of Supply, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Installations and Logistics, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C.
11. 2001 - 2003, Director of Budget Management and Execution, Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Budget, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Financial Management and Comptroller, Washington, D.C.
12. 2003 - 2005, Deputy Director for Supply, Directorate of Logistics and Sustainment, Headquarters AFMC, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
13. 2005 - present, Regional Director, TRICARE Regional Office - North, TRICARE Management Activity, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs, Rosslyn, Va.

AWARDS AND HONORS
1999, 2001 Meritorious Civilian Service Awards
Air Force Logistics Civilian Career Enhancement Program Cadre
Outstanding Federal Manager Award, Federal Managers Association
Meritorious Executive Presidential Rank Award

OTHER ACHIEVEMENTS
Distinguished graduate, U.S. Army Signal Officer School
1992 - 1993, Team Leader, Department of Defense Executive Leadership Development Program
First year selectee, Defense Leadership and Management Program

PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATIONS
Systems Planning, Research, Development and Engineering, Level III


(Current as of September 2005)

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