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Rory S. Kinney, a member of the Senior Executive Service, is Deputy Director, Deputy Chief Information Officer and Distribution Portfolio Manager, Command, Control, Communications and Computer Systems, U.S. Transportation Command, Scott Air Force Base, Ill. He is responsible for Department of Defense oversight of joint distribution architecture, proper distribution portfolio system investment, and regulatory and statutory compliance for the command's information technology systems.

Mr. Kinney is a retired Air Force colonel. He was commissioned through the Reserve Officer Training Corps program and Angelo State University, Texas. Mr. Kinney has held a variety of positions in tactical, strategic and base-level information technology operations, maintenance and plans, including Air Staff and joint assignments. He previously commanded the 1st Combat Camera Squadron, Charleston AFB, S.C. Prior to assuming his current position, he was Chief of Enterprise Architecture Division, Directorate for Command, Control, Communications and Computer Systems, USTRANSCOM.

1979 Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry, Angelo State University, San Angelo, Texas
1988 Squadron Officer School, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
1990 Master of Arts degree in education, the College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Va.
1993 Air Command and Staff College by correspondence
1998 Air War College by correspondence

1. 1979 - 1980, student, 3397th School Squadron, Keesler AFB, Miss.
2. 1980 - 1983, Chief of Maintenance and Operations, 2014th Communications Squadron, Hanscom AFB, Mass.
3. 1983 - 1986, communications planner, 602nd Tactical Air Control Group, Bergstrom AFB, Texas
4. 1986 - 1988, Chief, Battle Management Communications Branch, Deputy Chief of Staff for Plans, Headquarters Tactical Air Command, Langley AFB, Va.
5. 1989 - 1990, Chief of Maintenance, 619th Tactical Control Squadron, Camp Humphries, South Korea
6. 1990 - 1993, architecture officer and executive officer, Directorate of Communications-Computer Systems, Headquarters Air Combat Command, Langley AFB, Va.
7. 1993 - 1995, Deputy Commander, 1st Communications Squadron, Langley AFB, Va.
8. 1995 - 1998, Chief, Information Assurance Policy and Analysis Branch, Directorate of Command, Control, Communications and Computer Systems, U.S. Strategic Command, Offutt AFB, Neb.
9. 1998 - 2000, Commander, 1st Combat Camera Squadron, Charleston AFB, S.C.
10. 2000 - 2004, Chief, Architectures and Integration Division, Headquarters Air Mobility Command, Scott AFB, Ill.
11. 2005 - 2005, Chief, Command, Control, Communications and Computer Capabilities Division, Directorate of Operational Requirements, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C.
12. 2005 - 2006, Chief, Architecture and Standards Division, Secretary of the Air Force Office of Warfighting Integration, the Pentagon, Washington, D.C.
13. 2006 - 2007, Chief, Operations and Plans Division, and Chief, Enterprise Distribution Architecture Division, Directorate of Command, Control, Communications and Computer Systems, U.S. Transportation Command, Scott AFB, Ill.
14. 2007 - 2011, Chief, Enterprise Architecture Division, Directorate of Command, Control, Communications and Computer Systems, USTRANSCOM, Scott AFB, Ill.
16. 2011 - present, Deputy Director, Deputy Chief Information Officer and Distribution Portfolio Manager, Command, Control, Communications and Computer Systems, USTRANSCOM, Scott AFB, Ill.

Defense Superior Service Medal
Defense Meritorious Service Medal
Meritorious Service Medal with silver oak leaf cluster
Air Force Commendation Medal with two oak leaf clusters
Joint Service Achievement Medal
Air Force Achievement Medal
Combat Readiness Medal

(Current as of June 2011)


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