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ANTHONY P. "TONY" REARDON

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Anthony P. "Tony" Reardon, a member of the Senior Executive Service, is the Assistant Deputy Chief of Staff for Strategic Plans and Requirements, Headquarters Air Force, Washington, D.C. In support of the Chief of Staff and Secretary of the Air Force, Mr. Reardon assists with the development and integration of the Air Force strategy, long-range plans and operational capabilities-based requirements as well as the activities ensuring the Air Force builds and employs effective air, space and cyber forces to achieve national defense objectives.

 

Prior to his current position, Mr. Reardon served as the Director of Policy, International Affairs, Office of the Under Secretary of the Air Force (International Affairs), where he developed and implemented national, Department of Defense and Air Force policies governing security assistance, international armaments cooperative development, foreign disclosure and technology transfer, as well as military and civilian personnel exchange programs supporting national security objectives. Following his retirement, Mr. Reardon worked extensively in the Air Force corporate structure serving in multiple positions, including Deputy of the Program Integration Division, Headquarters Air Force, and as a division chief in the Air Force budget office, directing three separate divisions.

 

Mr. Reardon served on active duty in the Air Force from September 1982 through November 2003. In his capacity as a weapon system officer flying the RF-4C, and later as a staff officer, he held several key operational and staff positions at the squadron, wing, major command, Army division and Air Staff levels.

 

EDUCATION

1981 Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology, Florida State University, Tallahassee

1986 Squadron Officer School, by correspondence

1996 Air Command and Staff College, by correspondence

2001 Air War College, by correspondence

1990 Master of Science degree in system management, University of Southern California

2005 Leadership Development Program, Center for Creative Leadership, Greensboro, N.C.

2007 Master of Science degree in national resource strategy, Industrial College of the Armed Forces, Fort Lesley J. McNair, Washington, D.C.

2012 APEX Department of Defense Senior Executive Orientation Program, Washington, D.C.

2016 Department of Defense Vanguard Senior Executive Orientation Pilot Program, Washington, D.C.

2017 Leadership at the Peak, Center for Creative Leadership, Colorado Springs, Colo.

 

CAREER CHRONOLOGY

1. October 1982- July 1983, student, undergraduate navigator training, Mather Air Force Base, Calif.

2. August 1983 - September 1988, RF-4C instructor weapon system officer, 12th Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron, Bergstrom AFB, Texas

3. October 1988 - April 1991, RF-4C instructor weapon system officer, 38th Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron, Zweibrucken Air Base, Germany

4. May 1991 - March 1993, RF-4C instructor weapon system officer, 12th Reconnaissance Squadron, Bergstrom AFB, Texas

5. April 1993 - September 1996, program development officer, then executive officer, Directorate of Plans and Programs, Headquarters Air Combat Command, Langley AFB, Va.

6. October 1996 - September 1997, air liaison officer, 2nd Infantry Division, Camp Red Cloud, South Korea

7. October 1997 - September 2000, Chief, Programs and Forces Branch, Directorate of Plans and Programs, Headquarters Pacific Air Forces, Hickam AFB, Hawaii

8. October 2000 - September 2003, combat force programmer; Deputy Panel Chair, Combat Forces; and Chief, Program Integration Branch, Directorate of Programs, Deputy Chief of Staff for Plans and Programs, Headquarters Air Force, Washington, D.C. (retired, 2003)

9. November 2003 - July 2005, Deputy, Program Integration Division, Directorate of Programs, Deputy Chief of Staff for Plans and Programs, Headquarters Air Force, Washington, D.C.

10. July 2005 - July 2006, Chief, Information Management Division, Director, Budget Management and Execution, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Budget, Washington, D.C.

11. August 2006 - June 2007, student, Industrial College of the Armed Forces, Fort Lesley J. McNair, Washington, D.C.

12. July 2007 - June 2009, Chief, Space, Missile, Munitions and Other Procurement, Director, Budget Investment, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Budget, Washington, D.C.

13. June 2009 - October 2009, Chief, Aircraft and Technology Division, Director, Budget Investment, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Budget, Washington, D.C.

14. October 2009 – April 2014, Director of Staff, Legislative Liaison, Office of the Secretary of the Air Force, Washington, D.C.

15. April 2014 – August 2014, Director of Strategy, Operations and Resources, Office of the Deputy Under Secretary of the Air Force (International Affairs), Washington, D.C.

16. August 2014 – September 2015, Director of Policy, International Affairs, Office of the Under Secretary of the Air Force (International Affairs), Washington, D.C.

17. September 2015 – present, Assistant Deputy Chief of Staff, Strategic Plans and Requirements, Headquarters Air Force, Washington, D.C.

 

AWARDS AND HONORS

Meritorious Service Medal with four oak leaf clusters

Air Medal

Aerial Achievement Medal

Air Force Commendation Medal with oak leaf cluster

Air Force Achievement Medal with oak leaf cluster

Air Force Exceptional Civilian Service

Civilian Meritorious Service Medal

 

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS AND ASSOCIATIONS

American Society of Military Comptrollers

Air Force Association

Air Force Board of Correction of Military Records

 

(Current as of July 2017)

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