Brig. Gen. Arthur B. Cameron III is the Director of Resource Integration, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Logistics, Installations and Mission Support, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C. He is responsible for the planning, programming, budgeting and execution of more than $23 billion annually for Air Force logistics systems and functions.
General Cameron entered the Air Force in December 1976 and received his commission through Officer Training School in 1980. He is a career aircraft maintenance officer. The general has held key positions in U.S. Air Forces in Europe, Air Force Materiel Command, Alaskan Air Command, U.S. Central Command and Air Education and Training Command. Prior to his current assignment, he was the Commander, 309th Maintenance Wing, Ogden Air Logistics Center, Hill Air Force Base, Utah.
1979 Bachelor of Science degree in psychology/electronics, Northern Michigan University, Marquette
1985 Squadron Officer School, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
1986 Master of Science degree in business administration, Golden Gate University, San Francisco, Calif.
1987 U.S. Marine Corps Command and Staff College, by correspondence
1993 Air Command and Staff College, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
1999 Master of Science degree in national resource management, Industrial College of the Armed Forces, Fort Lesley J. McNair, Washington, D.C.
1. April 1977 - November 1977, student, Airborne Communications Technician School, Keesler AFB, Miss.
2. December 1977 - January 1980, F-106 maintainer, 87th Fighter Interceptor Squadron, K.I. Sawyer AFB, Mich.
3. February 1980 - May 1980, Officer Training School, Lackland AFB, Texas
4. June 1980 - September 1980, student, Munitions Officers Course, Lowry AFB, Colo.
5. October 1980 - March 1983, officer in charge, Maintenance and Munitions Branch, 388th Tactical Fighter Wing, Hill AFB, Utah
6. March 1983 - March 1986, officer in charge, 512th Aircraft Maintenance Unit, 86th Tactical Fighter Wing, Ramstein Air Base, West Germany
7. March 1986 - March 1989, Deputy for Maintenance, F-16 Test Force, Edwards AFB, Calif.
8. March 1989 - May 1992, Chief of Munitions, Headquarters Alaskan Air Command, Elmendorf AFB, Alaska
9. August 1992 - June 1993, student, Air Command and Staff College, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
10. July 1993 - April 1994, Chief of Maintenance, 32nd Fighter Squadron, Soesterberg AB, Netherlands
11. April 1994 - June 1996, Commander, 48th Equipment Maintenance Squadron, Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England
12. July 1996 - July 1998, Deputy Commander, 31st Logistics Group, Aviano Air Base, Italy
13. August 1998 - June 1999, student, Industrial College of the Armed Forces, Fort Lesley J. McNair, Washington, D.C.
14. July 1999 - October 2001, Chief of Plans and Programs, Host Nation Support and Contracting Division, U.S. Central Command, MacDill AFB, Fla.
15. October 2001 - July 2003, Commander, 56th Maintenance Group, Luke AFB, Ariz.
16. July 2003 - August 2005, Associate Director of Logistics Resources, Deputy Chief of Staff for Installation and Logistics, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C.
17. August 2005 - June 2008, Commander, 309th Maintenance Wing, Ogden Air Logistics Center, Hill AFB, Utah
18. July 2008 - present, Director of Resource Integration, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Logistics, Installations and Mission Support, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C.
MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS
Defense Superior Service Medal
Legion of Merit with oak leaf cluster
Meritorious Service Medal with four oak leaf clusters
Air Force Commendation Medal with oak leaf cluster
Air Force Achievement Award with oak leaf cluster
Joint Meritorious Unit Award
Air Force Outstanding Unit Award with silver oak leaf cluster
Air Force Organizational Excellence Award
Air Force Recognition Ribbon
NATO Medal (Former Republic of Yugoslavia)
1982 Outstanding Company Grade Munitions Maintenance Officer, Tactical Air Command
1987 Outstanding Company Grade Aircraft Maintenance Officer, Air Force Systems Command
1994 Outstanding Field Grade Munitions Officer, USAFE
1994 Lt. Gen. Leo Marquez Award for U.S. Air Force Outstanding Field Grade Maintenance Officer
PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS AND ASSOCIATIONS
President, National Logistics Officer Association
EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTION
Second Lieutenant May 15, 1980
First Lieutenant May 15, 1982
Captain May 15, 1984
Major Oct. 1, 1991
Lieutenant Colonel Nov. 1, 1996
Colonel March 1, 2000
Brigadier General Aug. 4, 2006
(Current as of July 2008)