Alan Bruce Goldstayn, a member of the Senior Executive Service, is Associate Director for Air Force-Army Program Integration, Headquarters Army Space and Missile Defense Command, Redstone Arsenal, Huntsville, Ala. The command has dual responsibilities to be the Army warfighting component of the U.S. Strategic Command, and to develop and operate systems that provide space support to tactical theater operations. In both these roles, the command is closely tied to the development and fielding of systems for the Missile Defense Agency. Mr. Goldstayn serves as the Associate to the command's Deputy Director for Research, Development and Acquisition, and liaison to Air Force Material Command. In both these roles, Mr. Goldstayn has extensive authority for broad management, policy development, decision making and effective execution of command programs and joint initiatives.
Mr. Goldstayn entered government service in 1969 as a systems engineer at the Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory. Since then he has held a range of Air Force technical and management positions in more than 35 years of government service. He has served as the Air Force lead for capabilities integration as a member of the Office of the Secretary of Defense Base Realignment and Closure Technical Joint Cross Service Group, and was also the Executive Director of the Arnold Engineering Development Center, Arnold AFB, Tenn. His current assignment is a first ever, formal integration of service programs to enhance requirements development; integrate research, development, acquisition and test; share facilities; and coordinate operations.
1972 Bachelor of Science degree in industrial engineering, Purdue University
1975 Master of Science degree in business administration, University of Dayton
1984 National War College
1988 Executive Excellence Program, Federal Executive Institute, Charlottesville, Va.
2000 Program for Senior Executives in National and International Security, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.
1. 1969 - 1972, systems engineer, Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
2. 1972 - 1975, commander's staff, Air Force Avionics Laboratory, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
3. 1975 - 1979, budget officer and budget manager, Comptroller Directorate, Air Force Systems Command, Andrews AFB, Md.
4. 1979 - 1982, senior financial management specialist, Air Force Systems Command, Andrews AFB, Md., including a one-year detail to a presidential special administrator in the Department of Energy, and a special assignment working for the Director of Long-range Planning, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C.
5. 1982 - 1984, Deputy Director of New Concepts and Initiatives, Air Force Systems Command, Andrews AFB, Md.
6. 1984 - 1987, Director of New Concepts and Initiatives, Air Force Systems Command, Andrews AFB, Md., including a special assignment as Deputy Director of Air Force Project Forecast II, commissioned by the Chief of Staff and Secretary of the Air Force, Washington, D.C
7. 1987 - 1993, Director, Plans and Programs Directorate and acting Deputy Chief of Staff for Technology, Headquarters Air Force Materiel Command, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
8. 1993 - 1999, Deputy Director of Plans and Programs, Headquarters AFMC, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio (1995, special assignment as lead for Air Force technical and logistics Base Realignment and Closure recommendations, Air Force Assistant Under Secretary for Manpower and Installations, Washington, D.C.)
9. 1999 - 2005, Executive Director, Arnold Engineering Development Center, Arnold AFB, Tenn. (2003 - 2005, Air Force lead for capabilities integration as a member of the Office of the Secretary of Defense Base Realignment and Closure Technical Joint Cross Service Group, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Defense Research and Engineering, Washington, D.C.)
10. 2005 - present, Associate Director for Air Force-Army Program Integration, Headquarters Army Space and Missile Defense Command, Redstone Arsenal, Huntsville, Ala.
AWARDS AND HONORS
Secretary of Defense Award for Excellence
Decoration for Exceptional Civilian Service
Meritorious Civilian Service Award (2)
Presidential Meritorious Executive Rank Award
PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS AND ASSOCIATIONS
Secretary, Western Ohio Senior Executives Association
Arrangements director, Dayton Chapter of American Defense Preparedness Association
(Current as of November 2005)