Mr. Terry Jaggers, a member of the Senior Executive Service, is Deputy Director, Transformational Communications, and Chief Technical Adviser, Space and Missile Systems Center, Air Force Space Command, Los Angeles Air Force Base, Calif. As Deputy Director, he acts on behalf of the Director, Military Satellite Communications Systems Wing, to acquire, deploy and sustain the MILSATCOM portfolio of programs. As Technical Adviser, he advises the Space and Missile Center Commander on the research, design, development, acquisition and sustainment of satellite, launch, and command and control systems.
Mr. Jaggers holds an undergraduate degree in aerospace engineering from the University of Illinois, a mathematics degree from Western Illinois University, a master's degree in business administration from the Florida Institute of Technology, and a master's degree in national security strategy from the Industrial College of the Armed Forces. Mr. Jaggers has more than 28 years experience in public service to include military service in the Air Force and Air National Guard, Air Force civil service, and Senior Executive Service in both the Air Force and the Office of the Secretary of Defense.
1985 Associate of applied science degree in avionics, Community College of the Air Force
1985 Bachelor of Science degree in mathematics, Western Illinois University
1987 Bachelor of Science degree in aerospace engineering, University of Illinois
1993 Master's degree in business administration, Florida Institute of Technology
1999 Master of Science degree, Industrial College of the Armed Forces, Fort Lesley J. McNair, Washington, D.C.
2000 Defense Leadership and Management Program
2001 Federal Executive Institute, Charlottesville, Va.
2008 Program for Senior Executives in National and International Security, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.
1. July 1982 - June 1987, avionics systems specialist, 182nd Tactical Air Support Group, Illinois Air National Guard, Peoria
2. June 1987 - April 1988, general engineer, Eastern Space and Missile Center, Patrick Air Force Base, Fla.
3. April 1988 - October 1993, project engineer, 6555th Aerospace Test Group, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla.
4. October 1993 - June 1995, planning manager, 45th Space Wing, Patrick AFB, Fla.
5. June 1995 - September 1996, project leader, Defense Evaluation Support Activity, Kirtland AFB, N.M.
6. September 1996 - January 1998, chief engineer, Joint Logistics Systems Center, Depot Maintenance Directorate, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
7. December 1997 - August 1998, Chief, Customer Support Division, Headquarters Air Force Materiel Command, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
8. August 1998 - June 1999, student, Industrial College of the Armed Forces, Fort Lesley J. McNair, Washington, D.C.
9. June 1999 - August 2000, program manager, Imagery Intelligence Research and Technology Sector, National Reconnaissance Office, Chantilly, Va.
10. August 2000 - December 2003, Deputy Director, Transformation and Development, Space and Missile Systems Center, Los Angeles AFB, Calif.
11. December 2003 - June 2005, Associate Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Science, Technology and Engineering, and Director of the Washington Office, Air Force Research Laboratory, Washington D.C.
12. June 2005 - August 2009, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Science, Technology and Engineering, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Acquisition, Washington, D.C.
13. August 2009 - August 2010, Principal Deputy Director of Systems Engineering, Office of the Director, Defense Research and Engineering, Washington, D.C.
14. August 2010 - present, Deputy Director, Transformational Communications, and Chief Technical Adviser, Space and Missile Systems Center, Air Force Space Command, Los Angeles AFB, Calif.
PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS AND ASSOCIATIONS
Associate Fellow, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
(Current as of September 2010)