Allen M. Murashige, a member of the scientific and professional cadre of senior executives, is Chief Scientist, Directorate of Warfighter Systems Integration and Deployment, Secretary of the Air Force Office of Warfighting Integration and Chief Information Officer, the Pentagon, Washington, D.C. Mr. Murashige provides scientific and technical advice and recommends policies to enhance Air Force C4ISR integration via architectures and assessments, as well as Air Force modeling, simulation and analysis concepts and capabilities. He guides the formulation of strategic goals and measures for Air Force information technology enterprise integration. Mr. Murashige is also the U.S. representative to the System Analysis and Studies Panel of the NATO Research and Technology Organization.
Mr. Murashige began his career in 1968 at the Air Force Western Test Range, Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., as an aerospace engineer on the Minuteman ICBM test program. After completing a graduate fellowship in 1973, he returned to Vandenberg as an operations research analyst with the Space and Missile Test Center supporting the MX intercontinental ballistic missile and space shuttle programs. In 1977, Mr. Murashige transferred to the operations analysis office at Headquarters U.S. Air Forces in Europe, Ramstein Air Base. During his 10 years at USAFE, he analyzed war plans, weapon systems, tactics and operations, and worked extensively with our NATO allies, directing the operations analysis cell on the NATO Allied Air Forces battle staff in the air warfare command center. He was awarded the Meritorious Civilian Service Award by the USAFE Commander in Chief for his analytical support to the U.S. air attack on Libya.
Mr. Murashige was selected to enter the Scientific and Professional Executive Corps in 1987 and was assigned to the Pentagon as scientific and technical adviser to the Assistant Chief of Staff, Air Force Studies and Analyses. In addition to providing technical advice and analytical methodologies for weapon system, force structure and resource allocation studies, Mr. Murashige represented the Air Force on a number of senior technical boards and committees, both national and international in scope. He became the Chief Scientist for Air Force Modeling, Simulation and Analysis in June 1996, and was responsible for establishing the Air Force Agency for Modeling and Simulation in Orlando, Fla. He was chosen to be the Chief Scientist for the new Directorate of Command and Control in January 1997. During this period Mr. Murashige also established and chaired the Innovation Panel on the Air Force Corporate Structure, which managed a $2 billion portfolio of advanced concept technology demonstrations, battle laboratories, wargames, experiments and other innovation initiatives. Mr. Murashige subsequently established and chaired the Air Force Modeling and Simulation Architecture Council.
1968 Bachelor of Science degree in aeronautical and astronautical engineering, University of Washington, Seattle
1973 Master of Science degree in statistics and operations research, University of Denver, Colo.
1982 Nuclear Weaponeering, NATO School (SHAPE), Oberammergau, West Germany
1983 Joint Weapons Coordination and Planning, NATO School (SHAPE), Oberammergau, West Germany
1984 Advanced Electronic Warfare, NATO School (SHAPE), Oberammergau, West Germany
1988 Systems Acquisition Management for General Officers, Defense Systems Management College, Fort Belvoir, Va.
1989 Program for Senior Executives in National and International Security, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.
1992 National Intelligence Course, Defense Intelligence College, Washington, D.C.
1993 Federal Executive Institute, Charlottesville, Va.
1996 Leadership 2000, Brookings Institute, Washington, D.C.
2001 Joint Aerospace Operations Senior Staff Course, Hurlburt Field, Fla.
2005 Systems Acquisition Management for General Officers, Defense Systems Management College, Fort Belvoir, Va.
2005 Anti-Terrorism Level IV Executive Seminar, McLean, Va.
2006 Hammer Process Design and Implementation, Cambridge, Mass.
2008 AFSO21: Leading for Results, Center for Executive Education, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
1. June 1968 - August 1972, aerospace engineer, Air Force Western Test Range, Vandenberg AFB, Calif.
2. September 1972 - August 1973, graduate fellowship, University of Denver, Denver, Colo.
3. September 1973 - October 1977, operations research analyst, Space and Missile Test Center, Vandenberg AFB, Calif.
4. November 1977 - July 1986, operations research analyst, Directorate of Operations Analysis, Headquarters U.S. Air Forces in Europe, Ramstein Air Base, West Germany
5. August 1986 - November 1987, Chief of Current Operations and Deputy Director, Directorate of Operations Analysis, Headquarters U.S. Air Forces in Europe, Ramstein AB, West Germany
6. December 1987 - May 1996, scientific and technical adviser, Air Force Studies and Analyses Agency, the Pentagon, Washington, D.C.
7. June 1996 - January 1997, Chief Scientist, Directorate of Modeling, Simulation and Analysis, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Plans and Operations, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C.
8. January 1997 - May 2002, Chief Scientist, Directorate of Command and Control, Deputy Chief of Staff for Air and Space Operations, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C.
9. May 2002 - May 2005, Chief Scientist, Directorate of Architectures and Assessments, Deputy Chief of Staff for Warfighting Integration, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C.
10. May 2005 - December 2008, Chief Scientist, Directorate of Policy, Planning and Resources, Secretary of the Air Force Office of Warfighting Integration and Chief Information Officer, the Pentagon, Washington, D.C.
11. January 2009 - present, Chief Scientist, Directorate of Warfighter Systems Integration and Deployment, Secretary of the Air Force Office of Warfighting Integration and Chief Information Officer, the Pentagon, Washington, D.C.
AWARDS AND HONORS
Meritorious Civilian Service Award
U.S. Air Force nominee, Department of Defense Distinguished Civilian Service Award
Who's Who in the World
Who's Who in America
Private pilot (licensed September 1977)
PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS AND ASSOCIATIONS
Chairman, Studies Commitee, NATO Advisory Group for Aerospace Research and Development
Chairman, Air Force Analysis of Alternatives Technical Review Group
Chairman, Air Force Modeling and Simulation Architecture Council
Chairman, Innovation Panel, Air Force Corporate Structure
Department of Defense Executive Council for Modeling and Simulation, Acquisition Council
Director of Defense Research and Engineering designated organizer, U.S.-hosted NATO Workshop on Technologies for Defense Against Terrorism
Principal U.S. representative, Studies, Analysis and Simulation Panel, NATO Research and Technology Organization
U.S. representative, System Analysis and Studies Panel, NATO Research and Technology Organization
Air Force representative, Joint Test and Evaluation Technical Advisory Board
Air Force representative, Defense Science Board Studies
Senior civilian representative, Air Force Scientific Advisory Board Studies
Air Force Association
Military Operations Research Society
National Defense Industrial Association
Air Force Chief Scientists Group
(Current as of October 2009)