Brig. Gen. Peter F. Hoene is the Program Executive Officer for Command and Control Capabilities, Defense Information Systems Agency, Arlington, Va. His portfolio includes Global Command and Control System-Joint; Adaptive Planning and Execution; Global Combat Support System (combatant command/joint task force); and Multinational Information Sharing. General Hoene is at the forefront of the department's efforts to rapidly develop and deliver net-centric command and control and intelligence capabilities for our joint and coalition forces.
General Hoene entered the Air Force in 1980 as a graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy. He is a distinguished graduate of the Air Command and Staff College and the National War College. The general has served in a wide variety of research, development, acquisition, test, staff and command assignments, including a 27-month assignment to the Joint Staff. Prior to his current assignment, he was Commander, 350th Electronic Systems Wing (C2&ISR Wing), Electronic Systems Center, Hanscom Air Force Base, Mass., where he managed a portfolio of 49 command and control, ISR, space and cyber programs valued at more than $9 billion.
1980 Bachelor of Science degree in management, U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colo.
1984 Squadron Officer School, by correspondence
1986 Master of Science degree in systems management, Air Force Institute of Technology, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
1990 Program Management Course, Defense Systems Management College, Fort Belvoir, Va.
1992 Distinguished graduate, Air Command and Staff College, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
1995 Air War College, by seminar
1996 Distinguished graduate, National War College, Fort Lesley J. McNair, Washington, D.C.
1996 Master of Science degree in national security strategy, National Defense University, Fort Lesley J. McNair, Washington, D.C.
2004 Advanced Management Program, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
2005 Senior Leader Orientation Course, Washington, D.C.
2006 Executive Program Management Course, Defense Acquisition University, Fort Belvoir, Va.
2007 Capstone General and Flag Officer Course, National Defense University, Fort Lesley J. McNair, Washington, D.C.
1. July 1980 - August 1983, tactical systems logistics officer and operations manager, Defense Dissemination Program, Los Angeles AFB, Calif.
2. August 1983 - May 1985, Transmission segment and Processing segment manager and Chief, Development and Acquisition Division, Defense Dissemination Program, Space Division, Los Angeles AFB, Calif.
3. May 1985 - September 1986, graduate student, Air Force Institute of Technology, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
4. September 1986 - August 1988, Special Projects Program Manager and Chief, Special Projects Branch, F-15 System Program Office, Aeronautical Systems Division, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
5. August 1988 - December 1990, special projects officer for the Commander, Aeronautical Systems Division, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
6. December 1990 - August 1991, special projects officer for the Commander, 4950th Test Wing, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
7. August 1991 - July 1992, student, Air Command and Staff College, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
8. July 1992 - May 1993, Deputy Director, Systems Engineering, and Director of Advanced Planning and Integration, Follow-on Early Warning System, Los Angeles AFB, Calif.
9. May 1993 - August 1994, Director of Advanced Program Planning, Space-Based Early Warning Systems, Los Angeles AFB, Calif.
10. August 1994 - July 1995, Program Manager, Space-Based Infrared Ground Segment, SBIRS SPO, Los Angeles AFB, Calif.
11. August 1995 - June 1996, student, National War College, Fort Lesley J. McNair, Washington, D.C.
12. June 1996 - August 1998, Deputy Division Chief for Space Systems and Weapon Systems Program Evaluator (J8), Joint Staff, the Pentagon, Washington, D.C.
13. September 1998 - December 2000, Program Manager, Global Positioning System User Equipment, and Deputy System Program Director, NAVSTAR GPS Joint Program Office, Los Angeles AFB, Calif.
14. December 2000 - June 2001, Program Director, Combined Air Operations Center-Experimental, Langley AFB, Va.
15. June 2001 - April 2003, System Program Director, Aerospace Operations Center Weapon System, Langley AFB, Va.
16. April 2003 - January 2004, Materiel Group Director, Air and Space Operations Center, Langley AFB, Va.
17. January 2004 - April 2005, Director of Staff, Headquarters Air Force Materiel Command, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
18. April 2005 - January 2006, Special assistant for Base Realignment and Closure, Headquarters AFMC, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
19. January 2006 - April 2008, Commander, 350th Electronic Systems Wing, Electronic Systems Center, Hanscom AFB, Mass.
20. April 2008 - present, Program Executive Officer for Command and Control Capabilities, Defense Information Systems Agency, Arlington, Va.
MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS
Defense Superior Service Medal with oak leaf cluster
Legion of Merit with oak leaf cluster
Defense Meritorious Service Medal
Meritorious Service Medal with oak leaf cluster
Air Force Commendation Medal with two oak leaf clusters
Air Force Achievement Medal
Joint Meritorious Unit Award
Air Force Outstanding Unit Award
Air Force Organizational Excellence Award with two oak leaf clusters
National Defense Service Medal with bronze star
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
Air Force Longevity Service Award with silver and two bronze oak leaf clusters
Air Force Training Ribbon
EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTION
Second Lieutenant May 28, 1980
First Lieutenant May 28, 1982
Captain May 28, 1984
Major Oct. 1, 1991
Lieutenant Colonel Feb. 1, 1995
Colonel May 1, 1999
Brigadier General March 20, 2006
(Current as of September 2010)