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ROBERT SCOTT JACK II

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Robert Scott Jack II, a member of the Senior Executive Service, is Director of Communications and Information, Headquarters Air Force Global Strike Command, Barksdale Air Force Base, La. He is responsible for providing communications and information leadership, strategic direction, policy and resources to AFGSC. He formulates and provides broad policy guidance governing communications infrastructure and applications in support of AFGSC's mission and serves as the primary advocate for the Air Force's nuclear command, control and communication system capabilities.

Mr. Jack completed six years of active duty with the Air Force and entered federal civil service in 1979 at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. In April 1994, he was selected for a career broadening assignment at Headquarters Air Force Command, Control, Communications and Computer Agency at Scott AFB, Ill., under the communication-computer career program. He transferred to Headquarters Air Combat Command at Langley AFB, Va., in 1997, serving for six years in a variety of assignments culminating as Chief, Systems Integration Division, and Technical Director, Directorate of Communications and Information Systems.

In November 2004, Mr. Jack was selected as the Deputy Commander of the 96th Communications Group and the senior technical leader of information technology activities within the Air Armament Center for Eglin AFB, Fla. He entered the Air Force Reserve in July 1982, retiring from the Reserve in December 2000 with more than 24 years of service in various assignments at Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio; Scott AFB, Ill.; and Seymour Johnson AFB, N.C.  He was appointed to the Senior Executive Service in 2005. Prior to his current assignment, Mr. Jack served as Director, Identity Assurance and Public Key Infrastructure, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Networks and Integration/Department of Defense Chief Information Officer, the Pentagon, Washington, D.C.

EDUCATION
1986 Associate in Applied Science degree in avionics systems technology, Community College of the Air Force
1987 Associate of Business Administration degree, Sinclair Community College, Dayton, Ohio
1989 Bachelor of Science degree in management science, Park College, Parkville, Mo.
1992 Master of Science degree in logistics management, Air Force Institute of Technology, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
2001 Air War College, by seminar
2001 Department of Defense Chief Information Officer Program, National Defense University, Fort Lesley J. McNair, Washington, D.C.
2002 DOD Information Assurance Program, National Defense University, Fort Lesley J. McNair, Washington, D.C.
2003 Joint Command, Control, Communications, Computers and Intelligence Staff and Operations Course, Joint Forces Staff College, Norfolk, Va.
2006 Senior Leadership Air and Space Seminar, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
2008 Executive Course on National and International Security, Elliott School of International Affairs, George Washington University, Washington, D.C.
2008 AFSO21 Executive Seminar, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
2009 Air Force Enterprise Leadership Seminar, Darden School of Business, University of Virginia, Charlottesville

CAREER CHRONOLOGY
1. April 1974 - September 1975, avionics navigation systems specialist, Rome Air Development Center, Griffiss AFB, N.Y.
2. September 1975 - June 1979, avionics navigation systems technician, 4950th Test Wing, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
3. July 1979 - September 1980, integrated electronics mechanic, 4950th Test Wing, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
4. September 1980 - May 1982, electronic technician, Federal Aviation Administration, Elmira, N.Y.
5. May 1982 - November 1986, integrated electronics mechanic, 4950th Test Wing, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
6. November 1986 - November 1987, equipment specialist, 4950th Test Wing, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
7. November 1987- October 1989, configuration and data manager, 4950th Test Wing, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
8. October 1989 - February 1993, Chief, Management Systems and Analysis Branch, 4950th Test Wing, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio.
9. February 1993 - August 1994, program control officer, Stock Control and Distribution Program Office, Materiel Systems Center, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
10. August 1994 - September 1995, special assistant to Director of Systems and Procedures, Air Force Command, Control, Communications and Computer Agency, Scott AFB, Ill.
11. September 1995 - January 1997, Air Force Land Mobile Radio and Personal Communications Services Manager, Directorate of Systems and Procedures, Air Force Command, Control, Communications and Computer Agency, Scott AFB, Ill.
12. January 1997 - September 1997, Chief, Meteorological and Navigation Systems Branch, Directorate of Communications and Information, Headquarters Air Combat Command, Langley AFB, Va.
13. October 1997 - June 2000, Chief, Information Protection Branch, Directorate of Communications and Information Systems, Headquarters ACC, Langley AFB, Va.
14. July 2000 - January 2003, Deputy Chief, Systems Integration Division, Directorate of Communications and Information Systems, Headquarters ACC, Langley AFB, Va.
15. November 2002 - November 2004, Chief, Systems Integration Division, and Technical Director, Directorate of Communications and Information Systems, Headquarters ACC, Langley AFB, Va.
16. November 2004 - November 2005, Deputy Commander, 96th Communications Group, and senior technical leader, Information Technologies, Air Armament Center, Eglin AFB, Fla.
17. November 2005 - April 2007, Deputy Director, Information, Services and Integration, Secretary of the Air Force Office of Warfighting Integration and Chief Information Officer, the Pentagon, Washington, D.C. 
18. April 2007 - January 2010, Deputy Director, Warfighter Systems Integration and Deployment, Secretary of the Air Force Office of Warfighting Integration and Chief Information Officer, the Pentagon, Washington, D.C.
19. January 2010 - February 2011, Director, Identity Assurance and Public Key Infrastructure, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Networks and Integration/Department of Defense Chief Information Officer, the Pentagon, Washington, D.C. 
20. February 2011 - present, Director of Communications and Information, Headquarters Air Force Global Strike Command, Barksdale AFB, La.

AWARDS AND HONORS
Meritorious Service Medal
Air Force Commendation Medal
Air Force Achievement Medal
Air Reserve Forces Meritorious Service Medal
National Defense Service Medal
2003, 2004 and 2010 Meritorious Civilian Service Award

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS AND ASSOCIATIONS
Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association
National Defense Industrial Association 

(Current as of April 2011)

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