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MAJOR GENERAL SCOTT W. JANSSON

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Maj. Gen. Scott W. Jansson is Commander, Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center, and Air Force Program Executive Officer for Strategic Systems, Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico. The center is responsible for the life cycle management of nuclear weapons systems supporting two legs of the nation’s nuclear triad, including intercontinental ballistic missiles, air launched cruise missiles, gravity bombs and nuclear command, control and communications systems. The AFNWC is also responsible for integrating Air Force Materiel Command’s nuclear materiel management support of Air Force Global Strike Command and U.S. Air Forces in Europe.

General Jansson received his commission upon graduation from the U.S. Air Force Academy in 1984. He has held a number of acquisition and logistics engineering, program management, staff and command positions for air and space systems. He has served as a group commander and system program manager for the F-16 program, a wing commander for two wings, a center vice commander and as Commander, Defense Supply Center Richmond and Defense Logistics Agency Aviation. Prior to assuming his current positions, General Jansson served as the Air Force Program Executive Officer for Weapons and Director of the Armament Directorate, Eglin AFB, Florida. 


EDUCATION
1984 Bachelor of Science degree in astronautical engineering, U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colo.
1989 Master of Science degree in astronautical engineering, Air Force Institute of Technology, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
1990 Squadron Officer School, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
1997 Air Command and Staff College, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
1999 Advanced Program Management Course, Defense Systems Management College, Fort Belvoir, Va.
2001 Senior Acquisition Course, Defense Acquisition University, Fort McNair, Washington, D.C.
2001 Master of Science degree in national resource strategy, Industrial College of the Armed Forces, National Defense University, Fort McNair, Washington, D.C.
2002 Executive Program Managers Course, Defense Systems Management College, Fort Belvoir, Va.
2007 Leadership for a Democratic Society, Federal Executive Institute, Charlottesville, Va.

ASSIGNMENTS
1. July 1984 - May 1988, Satellite Development Engineer and Chief, Nuclear Detonation Detection Branch, GPS Joint Program Office, Los Angeles AFB, Calif.
2. May 1988 - December 1989, Graduate Student, Astronautical Engineering, School of Engineering, Air Force Institute of Technology, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
3. January 1990 - January 1993, Chief, Operations and Chief, Space Testing, Consolidated Space Test Center, Onizuka AFB, Calif.
4. January 1993 - July 1996, F-16 Special Projects Manager and F-16 Core Avionics Program Manager, F-16 System Program Office, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
5. August 1996 - June 1997, Student, Air Command and Staff College, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
6. June 1997 - May 1999, Director, F-16 Programs, Air Force Program Executive Office for Fighter and Bomber Programs, the Pentagon, Arlington, Va.
7. May 1999 - July 2000, Executive Officer, Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C.
8. August 2000 - June 2001, Graduate Student, Industrial College of the Armed Forces, National Defense University, Fort McNair, Washington, D.C.
9. June 2001 - June 2003, Chief, F-22 Production Team, F-22 System Program Office, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
10. June 2003 - May 2004, Materiel Group Director, F-16 Programs Division, F-16 System Program Office, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
11. June 2004 - January 2005, F-16 System Program Manager, F-16 System Program Office, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
12. January 2005 - May 2005, Commander, F-16 Systems Group, and F-16 System Program Manager, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
13. May 2005 - June 2006, Commander, F-16 Systems Group and F-16 Development Systems Manager, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
14. June 2006 - August 2007, Commander, 508th Aircraft Sustainment Wing, Hill AFB, Utah
15. August 2007 - August 2009, Commander, 508th Aerospace Sustainment Wing, Hill AFB, Utah
16. June 2009 - August 2009, Commander 84th Combat Sustainment Wing, Hill AFB, Utah
17. August 2009 - March 2010, Vice Commander, Ogden Air Logistics Center, Hill AFB, Utah
18. March 2010 - March 2011, Director, Iraq Security Assistance Mission, United States Force-Iraq, Baghdad
19. July 2011 - March 2013, Commander, Defense Logistics Agency Aviation, Richmond, Va.
20. April 2013 - April 2015, Air Force Program Executive Officer for Weapons, Eglin AFB, Fla. 
21. April 2015 - September 2015, Air Force Program Executive Officer for Strategic Systems, Kirtland AFB, N.M.
22. October 2015 - present, Commander, Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center and Air Force Program Executive Officer for Strategic Systems, Kirtland AFB, N.M.

SUMMARY OF JOINT ASSIGNMENTS
1. March 2010 - March 2011, Director, Iraq Security Assistance Mission, United States Force-Iraq, Baghdad, as a colonel and a brigadier general
2. July 2011 - March 2013, Commander, Defense Logistics Agency Aviation, Richmond, Va., as a brigadier general

MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS
Distinguished Service Medal with oak leaf cluster
Defense Superior Service Medal 
Legion of Merit with oak leaf cluster 
Bronze Star 
Meritorious Service Medal with two oak leaf clusters 
Air Force Commendation Medal with two oak leaf clusters 
Air Force Achievement Medal 
National Defense Service Medal with bronze star 
Iraq Campaign Medal with bronze star 
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal 
Nuclear Deterrence Operations Service Medal with two oak leaf clusters

EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTION
Second Lieutenant May 30, 1984
First Lieutenant May 30, 1986
Captain May 30, 1988
Major April 1, 1996
Lieutenant Colonel July 1, 1999
Colonel Aug. 1, 2003
Brigadier General May 7, 2010
Major General Aug. 2, 2013

 

(Current as of October 2017)

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