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LIEUTENANT GENERAL JACK WEINSTEIN

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Lt. Gen. Jack Weinstein is Deputy Chief of Staff for Strategic Deterrence and Nuclear Integration, Headquarters U. S. Air Force, Arlington, Va. General Weinstein is responsible to the Secretary and Chief of Staff of the Air Force for focus on Nuclear Deterrence Operations. He provides direction, guidance, integration and advocacy regarding the nuclear deterrence mission of the U.S. Air Force and engages with joint and interagency partners for nuclear enterprise solutions.

General Weinstein was commissioned through the ROTC program in 1982 and received distinguished graduate honors. He has served as a Minuteman III missile combat crew commander, instructor, evaluator, flight commander, emergency war order instructor and as executive officer to the Commander, Twentieth Air Force. He also served on the Headquarters Air Combat Command, Air Force Space Command and U.S. Strategic Command staffs. He has commanded at the squadron, group, wing, and numbered Air Force levels. In 2005, he deployed to Southwest Asia as Director of Space Forces for operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom. General Weinstein has also served as the Director of Programs, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Strategic Plans and Programs, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, as the Director of Air, Space and Cyberspace operations, Headquarters Air Force Space Command, and as the Vice Commander, Air Force Global Strike Command, Barksdale AFB, Louisiana.

Before his current assignment, he was Commander, Twentieth Air Force, Air Force Global Strike Command, and Commander, Task Force 214, USSTRATCOM, Francis E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyoming.

EDUCATION
1982 Bachelor of Science, Public Service: Administration of Law and Justice, University of Lowell, Lowell, Mass.
1987 Master of Science, Aviation Management, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Fla.
1987 Squadron Officer School, Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala.
1995 Distinguished graduate, Air Command and Staff College, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
1999 Master of Science, National Resource Strategy, Industrial College of the Armed Forces, Fort Lesley J.
McNair, Washington, D.C.
2006 Senior Executive Fellowship, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.

ASSIGNMENTS
1. November 1982 - March 1983, Student, Minuteman III - Command Data Buffer initial qualification training, 4315th Combat Crew Training Squadron, Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif.
2. April 1983 - August 1988, Minuteman III - Command Data Buffer Instructor, Deputy Missile Combat Crew
Commander, Missile Combat Crew Commander, Minuteman Intercontinental Ballistic Missile Flight
Commander, Standardization/Evaluation Missile Combat Crew Commander and Wing Emergency War Order Training Officer, 321st Missile Wing, Grand Forks AFB, N.D.
3. September 1988 - May 1991 ICBM Test Staff Officer and Chief, ICBM Test Operations Training, 1st Strategic Aerospace Division, Vandenberg AFB, Calif.
4. June 1991 - May 1992, Executive Officer, 20th Air Force, Vandenberg AFB, Calif.
5. June 1992 - June 1993, ICBM Operations Staff Officer, Headquarters Air Combat Command, Langley AFB, Va.
6. July 1993 - July 1994, ICBM Operations Staff Officer, Headquarters Air Force Space Command, Peterson AFB, Colo.
7. August 1994 - June 1995, Student, Air Command and Staff College, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
8. July 1995 - May 1997, ICBM Requirements Officer and Deputy Chief of Staff, U.S. Strategic Command, Offutt AFB, Neb.
9. June 1997 - July 1998, Operations Officer, 12th Space Warning Squadron, Thule Air Base, Greenland
10. August 1998 - June 1999, Student, Industrial College of the Armed Forces, Fort Lesley J. McNair, Washington, D.C.
11. July 1999 - July 2001, Commander, 2nd Space Warning Squadron, Buckley Air National Guard Base, Colo.
12. July 2001 - May 2003, Senior Controller, and Chief, Information Operations Division (J39), USSTRATCOM, Offutt AFB, Neb.
13. May 2003 - June 2005, Commander, 90th Operations Group, F.E. Warren AFB, Wyo.
14. June 2005 - March 2007, Commander, 30th Space Wing, Vandenberg AFB, Calif.
15. March 2007 - August 2009, Director of Plans, Programs and Analyses, Headquarters Air Force Space Command, Peterson AFB, Colo.
16. August 2009 - July 2011, Deputy Director of Programs, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Strategic Plans and Programs, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Arlington, Va.
17. July 2011 - April 2012, Director of Programs, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Strategic Plans and Programs, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Arlington, Va.
18. April 2012 - May 2013, Director of Air, Space and Cyberspace Operations, Air Force Space Command, Peterson AFB, Colo.
19. June 2013 - October 2013, Vice Commander, Air Force Global Strike Command, Barksdale AFB, La.
20. October 2013 – November 2015, Commander, 20th Air Force, Air Force Global Strike Command, and Commander, Task Force 214, USSTRATCOM, Francis E. Warren AFB, Wyo.
21. November 2015 – present, Deputy Chief of Staff for Strategic Deterrence and Nuclear Integration, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Arlington, Va.

SUMMARY OF JOINT ASSIGNMENTS
1. July 1995 - May 1997, ICBM requirements officer and Deputy Chief of Staff, U.S. Strategic Command, Offutt AFB, Neb., as a major
2. July 2001 - May 2003, USCINCSTRAT senior controller, and Chief, Information Operations Division (J39),
USSTRATCOM, Offutt AFB, Neb., as a lieutenant colonel and colonel

OPERATIONAL INFORMATION
Badges:
Master Space Professional Badge
Master Missile Operations Badge Weapon & Space Systems 
Minuteman III ICBM
Ballistic Missile Early Warning Radar
Defense Support Program Continental U.S. Ground Station; Space Based Missile Warning System Space-Based Infrared System
Spacelift Commander

MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS
Distinguished Service Medal with two oak leaf clusters
Defense Superior Service Medal
Legion of Merit Medal with two oak leaf clusters
Defense Meritorious Service Medal
Meritorious Service Medal with three oak leaf clusters
Joint Service Commendation Medal
Air Force Commendation Medal with oak leaf cluster
Combat Readiness Medal
National Defense Service Medal with bronze star
Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal
Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
Military Outstanding Volunteer Medal
Nuclear Deterrence Operations Service Medal

EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTION
Second Lieutenant Aug. 28, 1982
First Lieutenant Aug. 28, 1984
Captain Aug. 28, 1986
Major March 1, 1994
Lieutenant Colonel Jan. 1, 1998
Colonel July 1, 2002
Brigadier General June 20, 2008
Major General Sept. 9, 2011
Lieutenant General Nov. 20, 2015

(Current as of October 2018)

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