HomeAbout UsBiographiesDisplay



Selected for reassignment as Principal Deputy, Civilian Personnel Policy, Office of the Undersecretary of Defense, Personnel & Readiness, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.

Paige Hinkle-Bowles, a member of the Senior Executive Service, is Deputy Director of Force Management Policy, Deputy Chief of Staff for Manpower, Personnel and Services, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C. She is responsible for establishing force management policies for more than 675,000 Air Force military and civilian personnel. These policies guide the accession, assignment, evaluation, skills analysis and management, promotion, readiness, retraining, separation and retirement of the Air Force's human capital. Her office also oversees aspects of Total Force management to include contingency, mobilization, training management and rated force policy.

Ms. Hinkle-Bowles entered federal civil service in 1989 as a Strategic Air Command intern at Grand Forks Air Force Base, N.D. She has held a variety of positions throughout the Air Force and Department of Defense, to include serving as a branch chief at the Air Force Personnel Center and Director of the Regional Personnel Center for U.S. Air Forces in Europe. She has also served as Civilian Personnel Officer at Royal Air Force Mildenhall, England, and Deputy Director for Human Resources in the DOD Program Executive Office, National Security Personnel System. Prior to her current assignment, she was assigned to the Air Staff as Director of the Air Force Senior Executive Management Office.

1989 Bachelor of Science degree in journalism, Texas A&M University, College Station
1993 Squadron Officer School, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
1996 Master of Arts degree in political science and public administration, Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, Texas
1999 Alamo Federal Executive Board Leadership Program, San Antonio, Texas
2000 Advanced Personnel Officer Course, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
2004 Civilian Personnel Flight Leadership Course, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
2007 Senior Executive Fellows Program, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.
2008 Senior Leadership Course, Center for Creative Leadership, Greensboro, N.C.
2009 Air Force Smart Operations for the 21st Century Executive Leadership Course, Disney Institute, Orlando, Fla.

1. July 1989 - February 1991, equal employment and staffing specialist, Grand Forks AFB, N.D.
2. February 1991 - July 1993, equal employment and staffing specialist, Vandenberg AFB, Calif.
3. July 1993 - February 1995, equal employment and staffing specialist, Sheppard AFB, Texas
4. February 1995 - February 1996, employee relations specialist, Sheppard AFB, Texas
5. February 1996 - December 1997, personnel management specialist, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C.
6. December 1997 - November 2000, Supervisory Personnel Staffing Specialist, Air Force Personnel Center, Randolph AFB, Texas
7. November 2000 - January 2003, Director, Regional Personnel Center, USAFE, Sembach Air Base, Germany.
8. January 2003 - March 2004, Civilian Personnel Officer, RAF Mildenhall, England
9. March 2004 - August 2005, Human Resources Specialist, Air Force National Security Personnel System Project Office, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C.
10. August 2005 - July 2007, Deputy to the Director, Human Resources Systems, Program Executive Office, National Security Personnel System, Department of Defense, Washington, D.C.
11. July 2007 - January 2010, Director, Air Force Senior Executive Management, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C.
12. January 2010 - present, Deputy Director, Force Management Policy, Deputy Chief of Staff for Manpower, Personnel and Services, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C.

1992 Civilian of the Quarter, Mission Support Squadron, Vandenberg AFB, Calif.
1993 and 1997 Letter/Certificate of Commendation
1993 Special Act or Service Award
1996 Notable Achievement Award
1999 Finalist, Federal Employee of the Year, Supervisory Category, Alamo Federal Executive Board
2003 Meritorious Civilian Service Award
2003 Air Force Outstanding Civilian Personnel Senior Program Manager
2004 Exemplary Civilian Service Award

Air Force Board for Correction of Military Records

(Current as of June 2011)


Facebook Twitter
Every #Airman has a story and their unique, diverse backgrounds only make our fighting force stronger. Read how thi… https://t.co/yy8SQcJkNo
.@USAFCENT #Airmen keep an eye in the sky, provide long-range radar surveillance at #AlUdeidAirBase.… https://t.co/EJXwQfc9Wl
#Airmen @28thBombWing are replacing outdated multi-purpose vehicles - nicknamed bread trucks - w/ five new transit… https://t.co/zx6Kd979jm
Any time, any place! An independent duty medical technician #Airman @Hurlburt_Field performs life-saving procedures… https://t.co/0a36WYRHux
The 455th Expeditionary Communications Squadron @BagramAirfield keeps #Airmen connected downrange. https://t.co/5RBafip23c
RT @DeptofDefense: Training to be the best! A @USAirForce pilot trains in the 360-degree Operational Flight Training Simulator at @Sheppar
An #Airman assigned @TeamMinot crouches in rotor wash in the Turtle Mountain State Forest, during a field training… https://t.co/ERqU5OnEJ0
Threatening weather does not stop once hurricane season ends, and it becomes the mission of the #HurricaneHunters t… https://t.co/ad5VuNO6mP
Virtual, augmented reality may hold key to future #AirForce training. Find out how: https://t.co/FAcEaj4w6f https://t.co/7tdpioVtu9
#MentorMonday: “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. We are caught in an inescapable network of mu… https://t.co/PjGcBMVliB
Our partnerships and @NATO allies help keep our mission moving forward. https://t.co/5R4ZB7XqXs
$40M up for grabs! Find out how your small business can make some cash while helping solve some of the #USAF's toug… https://t.co/0AEmZhZGdI
RT @SecAFOfficial: Happy birthday 🎉 to #USAF Col & #space pioneer Buzz Aldrin @TheRealBuzz ✈️🚀 https://t.co/gIsicyA1uk
#Innovation! First metallic #3Dprinted part installed on an operational #F22 Raptor @HAFB. The new part will not co… https://t.co/rkKr1jtThg
Practice makes perfect! These #SpecOps medical experts maintain readiness & relevance for all operations, today and… https://t.co/WMpdt9LTGe
Remembering a woman who changed the world: Millicent Young, Women #AirForce Service Pilot in World War II, dies at… https://t.co/mri1QRXOC8
From fast food to future technology, one #Airman found a new calling @AirNatlGuard and decided to ditch the fryer f… https://t.co/I8qX7GpH4n
An #F35 sits on the flightline @LukeAFB, Jan. 10. Six different aircraft maintenance units from #TeamLuke competed… https://t.co/OxVMxf7Ayw
It takes a lot of coordination to clear a flightline of snow, but @TeamMisawa--a place that averaged more than 147… https://t.co/VQ4qjdsxFz