HomeAbout UsBiographiesDisplay

JOHN W. STEENBOCK

PRINT | E-MAIL

John W. Steenbock, a member of the Senior Executive Service, is Director, Manpower, Personnel and Services, Headquarters Air Force Materiel Command, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. He serves as the senior civilian official in the force development, management, and sustainment of the command's nearly 80,000 military and civilian professionals. These individuals are located throughout the United States and overseas in research facilities, test sites, universities, and at product development, logistics and specialized centers. Mr. Steenbock works with AFMC senior leadership to shape a dynamic workforce to deliver war-winning expeditionary capabilities and provides oversight, direction, and control for all force support activities within AFMC.

Mr. Steenbock is from Leonardville, Kan. He graduated from Washburn University in 1989 and began working for the Air Force as a Palace Acquire intern at Fairchild AFB, Wash., in June 1991. He has held leadership positions at the wing, major command and Department of Defense levels. Prior to his current assignment, Mr. Steenbock was Deputy Director, Manpower, Personnel and Services, Headquarters Air Force Materiel Command.

EDUCATION
1989 Bachelor's degree in psychology, Washburn University, Topeka, Kan.
1991 Master's degree in industrial organization psychology, Kansas State University
1994 Squadron Officer School, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
2001 Air Command and Staff College, by correspondence
2003 Master's degree in strategic studies, Air War College, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
 2007 Senior Executive Fellows Program, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.

CAREER CHRONOLOGY
1. June 1991 - October 1993, personnel management specialist, Fairchild AFB, Wash.
2. October 1993 - July 1994, personnel management specialist, Nellis AFB, Nev.
3. July 1994 - July 1996, personnel management specialist, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C.
4. July 1996 - November 1997, Chief, Workforce Effectiveness, Dover AFB, Del.
5. November 1997 - May 1999, civilian personnel officer, Incirlik Air Base, Turkey
6. May 1999 - November 2000, Chief, Regional Personnel Center, U.S. Air Forces in Europe, Sembach AB, Germany
7. November 2000 - June 2002, civilian personnel officer; Osan AB, South Korea
8. June 2002 - June 2003, student, Air War College, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
9. June 2003 - January 2005, Assistant Director, Military Personnel Policy, Office of Under Secretary of Defense, Washington, D.C.
10. January 2005 - July 2006, Personnel Resources Director, Headquarters USAFE, Ramstein AB, Germany
11. July 2006 - April 2008, Deputy Director, Civilian Force Integration Directorate, Air Force Personnel Center, Randolph AFB, Texas
12. April 2008 - November 2009, Deputy Director, Manpower, Personnel and Services, Headquarters Air Force Materiel Command, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
13. November 2009 - present, Director, Manpower, Personnel and Services, Headquarters AFMC, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio

AWARDS AND HONORS
Exemplary Civilian Service Award
Notable Achievement Award
Meritorious Civilian Service Award 

(Current as of December 2009)

Engage

Facebook Twitter
#ICYMI: @SecAFOfficial toured @Team_Tinker and announced the expansion to the base's mission. https://t.co/2PtZCOdJr3
RT @388fw: Pilots from the 388th Fighter Wing and @419fw prepare for takeoff as part of a combat power exercise today at @HAFB to prove the…
#ICYMI: @GenDaveGoldfein visits #Colombia, stresses importance of maintaining close ties to key Latin America ally.… https://t.co/wzu0R6AYHF
Help us jump into a new week by captioning this #USAFPhoto! https://t.co/ClULiNzllT
.@DMAFB's Propulsion back shop pushes forward to reach a goal not seen in years. https://t.co/xJXi3rw0FY https://t.co/tEHSGV84JS
Check out this view of a #USAF #F35 from @HAFB after being refueled by a #KC10 Extender from @jointbasemdl, over Te… https://t.co/ovZwFG9Iju
#AirForce Master Sgt. Patrick McKenna loves being able to work with his hands. Learn about this crew chief's story… https://t.co/DNoiYcC2tH
Four hearts, one soul: Family builds bond through love for horse. #Airmen #AirForce @USAF_ACC @JBLEnewshttps://t.co/UCbD4tfIbE
How do you get supplies and aid to remote islands? With an air-bridge of course! @AndersenAFBGuam #Airmen work w/… https://t.co/zEUfMyE4P6
An #F16 receives fuel from a #KC135 assigned to the 28th Expeditionary Aerial Refueling Squadron in support of Oper… https://t.co/CYG4ee8bo1
#ICYMI: #AirForce Vice Chief of Staff delivers remarks during an AFA seminar. https://t.co/gYT3UMPmtr https://t.co/0tr3D1RjfQ
A #USAF aircrew performed airdrop operations from a #C130 Hercules assigned to the 746th Expeditionary Airlift Squa… https://t.co/MfbkuySF8a
.@KunsanAirBase and 38th Fighter Group strengthen alliance through US-ROKAF Friendship Day. https://t.co/tdybfYWs8a https://t.co/IwGAM9yima
A #USAF #F16 receives fuel from a #KC135 w/the 28th Expeditionary Aerial Refueling Squadron in support of Operation… https://t.co/9ufagbwXmp
To enhance their ability to adapt, train and integrate, Wisconsin @AirNatlGuard #Airmen conducted aerial refueling… https://t.co/nzCMePgXU7
BREAKING: The #AirForce announces bases to support #B21 Raider mission. @Team_Tinker @EdwardsAFBhttps://t.co/j92e7uKAro
14-year-old Fallon Emery, a cancer warrior, was recognized for her fighting spirit as #AirmanForADay.… https://t.co/cVaKy4anEb
#ICYMI: #AirForce Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Stephen W. Wilson recognized Cadet 2nd Class Kyle Haak as Cadet of the Y… https://t.co/djHw2rBNFL