Lawrence B. "Jake" Henry Jr., a member of the Senior Executive Service, is Director, Financial Management and Resource Oversight, Office of the Secretary of the Air Force, Deputy Director for Military Support, National Reconnaissance Office, Chantilly, Va. In this role he is the principal program and financial adviser for DDMS and other NRO leaders for matters relating to the planning, programming, budgeting and execution of the Defense Space Reconnaissance Program and the Operational Support Expenditure Center within the National Reconnaissance Program. Mr. Henry oversees the activities of DDMS to assure compliance with NRO, Office of the Secretary of Defense and Office of Management and Budget fiscal policy and executive direction, and advises the DDMS and the Deputy Director for National Support on resourcing strategy. Mr. Henry oversees legislative activities and conducts business process engineering projects to support DDMS. He manages the DDMS information systems, logistics and technical services programs that provide warfighter support to customers worldwide. Mr. Henry serves as Chairman of the DSRP Working Group and Secretariat of the DSRP Senior Review Group. He participates in NRO business plans and operations working groups for developing budget and financial management policies and resolving planning, programming, budgeting and execution issues. Additionally, he serves as a member of Department of Defense and intelligence community executive steering groups concerning issues impacting the DSRP.
Mr. Henry began government service in 1960. He served as an airman, noncommissioned officer, then officer in many flying and space operations, logistics and acquisition assignments. His military career culminated as the Director of Program Analysis and Administration with the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Logistics, Washington, D.C. Since his retirement from the Air Force, he has continued to serve the DOD as a civil servant, and has held numerous senior positions at the Pentagon, Air Force major air commands, and unified and binational commands in the planning, programming, budgeting and program execution fields.
Mr. Henry is a recognized authority in business process re-engineering for DOD planning, programming, budgeting and execution processes. He participated in engineering resource allocation processes for the Office of the Secretary of Defense, Joint Staff, Headquarters U.S. Air Force and numerous unified combatant commands and force provider commands.
1967 Bachelor of Science degree in meteorology, Pennsylvania State University, State College
1972 Master of Business Administration degree in management, Inter-American University, Puerto Rico
1977 Air Command and Staff College, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
1986 Master of Arts degree in religious studies, Notre Dame Pontifical Catechetical Institute, Arlington, Va.
1987 Federal Executive Institute, Charlottesville, Va.
1991 Program for Senior Officials in National Strategy, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.
1994 Management Program for Executives, Pennsylvania State University, State College
1999 National Security Studies, National Security Decision-Making Seminar, Johns Hopkins and Syracuse universities
2003 Senior Information Warfare Applications Course, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
2004 U.S. Navy Executive Business Course, Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, Calif.
2004 Program for Senior Executives in National and International Study, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.
1. August 1960 - December 1985, various Air Force positions in operations, logistics and acquisition
2. December 1985 - December 1986, Director of Program Analysis and Administration, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Logistics, Washington, D.C.
3. December 1986 - April 1989, Defense Systems Program Analyst, Directorate of Program Integration, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Washington, D.C.
4. April 1989 - September 1991, Assistant Deputy Director of Program Evaluation and Integration, Directorate of Programs and Resources, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C.
5. September 1991 - October 1998, Associate Director of Programs and Evaluation, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C.
6. October 1998 - November 1999, Deputy Administrative Assistant to the Secretary of the Air Force, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C.
7. November 1999 - October 2000, Director of Financial and Programming Integration, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Financial Management and Comptroller, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C.
8. October 2000 - May 2001, Associate Director of Plans and Programs, Headquarters Air Force Space Command, Peterson AFB, Colo.
9. May 2001 - September 2002, Director of Programs and Resources, Headquarters North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Space Command, Peterson AFB, Colo.
10. October 2002 - June 2005, Director of Programs and Resources, Headquarters NORAD and USNORTHCOM, Peterson AFB, Colo.
11. July 2005 - present, Director, Financial Management and Resource Oversight, Office of the Secretary of the Air Force, Deputy Director for Military Support, National Reconnaissance Office, Chantilly, Va.
AWARDS AND HONORS
Defense Meritorious Service Medal
Meritorious Service Medal with two oak leaf clusters
Air Medal with oak leaf cluster
Air Force Commendation Medal with oak leaf cluster
1991 Federal Employee Point of Light
1992 Air Force Meritorious Civilian Service Award
1998 Federal Executive of the Year
2002 Joint Meritorious Unit Award, U.S. Space Command
2003 Meritorious Executive Presidential Rank Award
2003 Plank Owner, U.S. Northern Command
2005 Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Joint Meritorious Civilian Service Award
PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS AND ASSOCIATIONS
American Society of Military Comptrollers
Air Force Association
1997 Certificate of Re-engineering Mastery
1998 U.S. Air Force Programmer's Certificate (April 1989 - October 1998)
2000 Professional Development and Management, Level III
(Current as of November 2005)