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DAVID C. "DAVE" BOND

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David C. "Dave" Bond, a member of the Senior Executive Service, is Director of Engineering and Technical Management, Headquarters Air Force Materiel Command, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. Mr. Bond leads the development and implementation of engineering policies and practices spanning science and technology, research, development, test and evaluation, and sustainment. In this capacity, he is charged with the overarching systems engineering and technical management policy and practices focused on achieving fleet operational safety, suitability and effectiveness. Mr. Bond also directs development of new initiatives designed to improve the recruitment and career management of military and civilian scientists and engineers.

Mr. Bond was born in McMinnville, Tenn. He received degrees in electrical engineering from Tennessee Tech University and entered federal civil service in 1971 as an electrical engineer at the Naval Weapons Laboratory in Dahlgren, Va. Since then, he has held numerous Navy and Air Force technical and management positions. During his career, Mr. Bond has taken an eight-month educational sabbatical at Ohio State University in Columbus, and served in a Defense Leadership and Management Program assignment with the Ballistic Missile Defense Office at the Pentagon. Prior to his current assignment, Mr. Bond was Executive Director, Air Force Flight Test Center, Edwards AFB, Calif. 

EDUCATION
1970 Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering, Tennessee Tech University
1971 Master of Science degree in electrical engineering, Tennessee Tech University
1992 Program Manager's Course, Defense Systems Management College
1997 National Security Management Course
1999 Defense Leadership and Management Program
2001 Leadership for a Democratic Society, Federal Executive Institute, Charlottesville, Va.
2003 Program for Senior Managers in Government, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.

CAREER CHRONOLOGY
1. August 1971 - August 1972, electrical engineer, Naval Surface Warfare Center, Dahlgren, Va.
2. August 1972 - February 1973, test engineer in electromagnetic performance of air and ship systems, Naval Surface Warfare Center, Dahlgren, Va.
3. February 1973 - January 1974, project manager in electromagnetic performance of air and ship systems, Naval Surface Warfare Center, Dahlgren, Va.
4. January 1974 - August 1974, educational sabbatical at Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
5. August 1974 - March 1978, project manager for integrated cover and deception, Naval Surface Warfare Center, Dahlgren, Va.
6. March 1978 - April 1984, project manager for test instrumentation system, Arnold Engineering Development Center, Arnold AFB, Tenn.
7. April 1984 - August 1988, Technical Director for Communications and Computer Systems, Arnold Engineering Development Center, Arnold AFB, Tenn. 8. August 1988 - May 1993, Chief, Space Systems Division, Arnold Engineering Development Center, Arnold AFB, Tenn.
9. May 1993 - January 1998, Chief, Applied Technology Division, Arnold Engineering Development Center, Arnold AFB, Tenn.
10. January 1998 - January 2000, Technical Director, Operations Directorate, Arnold Engineering Development Center, Arnold AFB, Tenn.
11. January 2000 - October 2000, student, Defense Leadership and Management Program, Ballistic Missile Defense Organization, Washington, D.C.
12. October 2000 - January 2006, Deputy Director of Operations, Air Force Materiel Command, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
13. January 2006 - October 2008, Executive Director, Air Force Flight Test Center, Edwards AFB, Calif.
14. October 2008 - present, Director, Engineering and Technical Management, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio

AWARDS AND HONORS
2002 Meritorious Civilian Service Award
2008 Meritorious Executive Presidential Rank Award

PUBLICATIONS
"Evaluation of EMPASS Test Plan Designed for Evaluating AN/SPG-55B Missile Fire Control System," Naval Surface Warfare Center classified Technical Report No. 2806, 1972
"AWACS Ground Target Generator Antenna Radiation Pattern Measurements," Naval Surface Warfare Center Technical Report No. 2809, 1972
"EMCON Evaluation of AN/SPG-49B Missile Fire Control System," Naval Surface Warfare Center classified Technical Report No. 2973, 1973
First author, "Radar emissions From USS Oriskany During October 1973 Transit," Naval Surface Warfare Center classified Technical Report No. 3134, 1974
"ICAD System Evaluation During COMTHIRDFLT Deployment, 02/25/75-03/21/75", Naval Surface Warfare Center classified report, 1975
Co-author, "ASTF Test Instrumentation System," IEEE, 1979
Co-author, "Digital Controls in a Large Engine Test Facility," IEEE, 1980
Co-author, "ASTF Test Instrumentation System Detailed Design," IEEE, 1981
"Verification and Validation: A Management Tool for the Procurement of Large Systems on Fixed-Price Contracts," IEEE, 1983
First author, "AEDC's Facility Computer Enhancement Project," IEEE, 1987
"A Model for Outsourcing: Arnold Engineering Development Center Case Study," ITEA Journal, 1998
Co-author, "National Aeronautical Test Alliance (NATA)," ITEA Journal, 2002
Co-author, "Transforming Air Force Test and Evaluation: A Vision of Agility," ITEA Journal, 2004

(Current as of January 2009)

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