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MAJOR GENERAL LAWRENCE M. MARTIN JR.

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Maj. Gen. Lawrence M. Martin, Jr., is the Assistant Deputy Under Secretary of the Air Force, International Affairs, Office of the Under Secretary of the Air Force, Washington, D.C.  International Affairs is responsible for formulating and integrating Air Force policy with respect to political-military relationships, security assistance, technology and information disclosure issues, military exchanges, and attaché affairs in support of U.S. government objectives.

Major General Martin is a distinguished graduate of the 
United States Air Force Academy, the U.S. Air Force Squadron Officer School, and the U.S. Marine Corps Command and Staff College and graduated from the U.S. Air War College with highest academic distinction.

During his Air Force career, General Martin has commanded at the squadron and wing level and is a command pilot with over 3,700 hours in the C-130E/H/J, KC-135 R/T, RC-135, E-8, UV-18B and C- 37A.  In addition to his command experience, General Martin taught at the United States Air Force Academy and has held headquarters-level assignments at Headquarters, Air Mobility Command, U.S. Pacific Command, and U.S. Transportation Command.

Prior to assuming his assignment, General Martin was the Director of Regional Affairs, Office of the Under Secretary of the Air Force, International Affairs, Washington, D.C.

EDUCATION
1985 Bachelor of Science degree in history, U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colo. 1992 Squadron Officer School, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
1992 Master of Arts degree in history, University of Nebraska, Lincoln 1998 Command and Staff College, Quantico Marine Corps Base, Va. 2005 Air War College, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
2006 Armed Forces Staff College, Norfolk, Va.

ASSIGNMENTS
1. July 1985 - July 1986, Student, undergraduate pilot training, Reese AFB, Texas.
2. August 1986 - December 1986, Student, C-130 initial qualification training, Little Rock AFB, Ark.
3. December 1986 - July 1992, C-130E Aircraft Commander, Instructor Pilot, Flight Examiner, 50th Tactical Airlift Squadron, Little Rock AFB, Ark.
4. January 1992 - March 1992, Student, Squadron Officer School, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
5. July 1992 - December 1993, Student, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
6. December 1993 - July 1997, Assistant Professor of History, United States Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colo.
7. July 1997 - May 1998, Student, Command and Staff College, Quantico Marine Corps Base, Va.
8. June 1998 - August 2000, Flight Commander, 349th Air Refueling Squadron; Special Assistant to the Commander, 22nd Operations Group, McConnell AFB, Kan.
9. August 2000 - April 2002, Commander, 350th Air Refueling Squadron, McConnell AFB, Kan.
10. April 2002 - June 2002, Deputy Commander, 22d Operations Group, McConnell AFB, Kan.
11. June 2002 - July 2004, Chief, Senior Officer Management, Headquarters Air Mobility Command, Scott AFB, Ill.
12. July 2004 - June 2005, Student, Air War College, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
13. July 2005 - June 2007, U.S. Transportation Command Liaison Officer to U.S. Pacific Command, Camp H.M. Smith, Hawaii.
14. July 2007 - July 2008, Vice Commander, 379th Air Expeditionary Wing, Southwest Asia
15. September 2008 - July 2010, Commander, 6th Air Mobility Wing, MacDill AFB, Fla.
16. July 2010 - January 2011, Deputy Director-Military, Strategy, Policy, Programs, and Logistics, United States Transportation Command, Scott AFB, Ill.
17. January 2011 - November 2011, Deputy Director of Operations, Headquarters, Air Mobility Command, Scott AFB, Ill.
18. November 2011 - August 2012, Vice Commander, 18th Air Force, Scott AFB, Ill.
19. August 2012 - July 2013, Vice Commander, 618th Air and Space Operations Center (Tanker Airlift Control Center), Scott AFB, Ill.
20. July 2013 - July 2014, Director, Regional Affairs, Office of the Deputy Under Secretary of the Air Force, International Affairs, Washington, D.C.
21. July 2014 - present, Assistant Deputy Under Secretary of the Air Force, International Affairs, Office of the Under Secretary of the Air Force, Washington, D.C.

SUMMARY OF JOINT ASSIGNMENTS
1. July 2005 - June 2007, U.S. Transportation Command Liaison Officer to U.S. Pacific Command, Camp H.M. Smith, Hawaii, as a lieutenant colonel and colonel
2. July 2010 - January 2011, Deputy Director-Military, Strategy, Policy, Programs, and Logistics, United States Transportation Command, Scott AFB, Ill, as a colonel

FLIGHT INFORMATION
Rating: command pilot
Flight hours: more than 3,700
Aircraft flown: C-130E/H/J, KC-135 R/T, RC-135, E-8, UV-18B and C-37A

MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS
Defense Superior Service Medal
Legion of Merit
Bronze Star
Defense Meritorious Service Medal
Meritorious Service Medal with two oak leaf clusters
Air Medal
Aerial Achievement Medal with two oak leaf clusters
Air Force Commendation Medal
Humanitarian Service Medal with oak leaf cluster

EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTION
Second Lieutenant May 29, 1985
First Lieutenant May 29, 1987
Captain May 29, 1989
Major Jan. 1, 1997
Lieutenant Colonel May 1, 2000
Colonel Feb. 1, 2006
Brigadier General Aug. 2, 2011
Major General Oct. 3, 2014

(Current as of March 2015)

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