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GREGORY L. GARCIA

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Selected for reassignment as Deputy Director, Strategic Communications (J9), U.S. Forces-Iraq, U.S. Central Command, Baghdad, Iraq.

Gregory L. Garcia, a member of the Senior Executive Service, is Deputy Director, Intelligence and Requirements Directorate, Headquarters Air Force Materiel Command, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. He enables AFMC to deliver war-winning capabilities through life-cycle capabilities planning; technology development and transition; intelligence integration; and acquisition support.

Mr. Garcia entered federal civil service in 1984 as an inventory management trainee at the San Antonio Air Logistics Center, Kelly AFB, Texas. He served in a variety of assignments at the ALC, culminating as Chief of the Mechanical Systems Branch, C-5 System Program Office. Mr. Garcia also served as a policy analyst in the Maintenance Management Division at Headquarters U.S. Air Force. Returning to San Antonio, he held several positions within the ALC and the Cryptologic Systems Group, an Electronic Systems Center geographically separated unit. Mr. Garcia has served as the Director of Information Assurance at the CPSG, and Executive Director of the Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Center at Davis-Monthan AFB, Ariz. He most recently served as the Director at Headquarters 754th Electronic Systems Group, Maxwell AFB-Gunter Annex, Ala

EDUCATION
1984 Bachelor's degree in communication arts, Texas Lutheran University, Seguin
1992 Master's degree in business administration, Incarnate Word University, San Antonio, Texas
1992 Distinguished graduate, Squadron Officer School, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
1992 Air Command and Staff College, by seminar
2000 Master's degree in public policy, Woodrow Wilson School of Public Policy and International Affairs, Princeton University, N.J.
2003 Program Management Officer Course, Defense Acquisition University, Huntsville, Ala.
2006 Advanced Program Manager Course, Defense Acquisition University, Fort Belvoir, Va.

CAREER CHRONOLOGY
1. May 1984 - December 1987, inventory management trainee, San Antonio Air Logistics Center, Kelly AFB, Texas
2. December 1987 - September 1992, supervisory inventory management specialist, logistics management specialist and command occupational training manager, SA-ALC, Kelly AFB, Texas
3. September 1992 - October 1994, policy analyst, Maintenance Management Division, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C.
4. October 1994 - July 1996, Chief, Mechanical Systems Branch, C-5 System Program Office, SA-ALC, Kelly AFB, Texas
5. July 1996 - March 1998, Chief, Business Operations Division and acting Director, Resource Management, Cryptologic Systems Group, Electronic Systems Center, Lackland AFB, Texas
6. March 1998 - January 2002, Deputy Chief Operations Officer for Logistics and acting Director, Information Assurance, Cryptologic Systems Group, ESC, Lackland AFB, Texas
7. January 2002 - October 2004, Director, Information Assurance, Cryptologic Systems Group, ESC, Lackland AFB, Texas
8. October 2004 - June 2005, Executive Director, Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Center, Davis-Monthan AFB, Ariz.
9. June 2005 - April 2010, Director, Headquarters 754th Electronic Systems Group, Maxwell AFB-Gunter Annex, Ala.
10. April 2010 - present, Deputy Director, Intelligence and Requirements Directorate, Headquarters AFMC, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio

AWARDS AND HONORS
1997 Federal Managers Association Leadership Award
2003 Meritorious Civilian Service Award
2004 Superior Performance Award

OTHER ACHIEVEMENTS
Outstanding contributor, Squadron Officer School

PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATIONS
Acquisition Program Management, Level III
Acquisition Logistics, Level III

(Current as of May 2010)

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