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Mitchel B. Miller, a member of the Senior Executive Service, is Technical Advisor, Avionics Development, Integration, and Weapon System Cyber Resiliency for the Air Force. He serves as the recognized authority for avionics systems and cybersecurity for weapon systems charged with providing technical oversight and advice to the highest Air Force and government officials. In this role, Mr. Miller has led Air Force wide strategy development efforts for Cyber Resiliency of Weapon Systems, and Positioning, Navigation and Timing.

Mr. Miller entered federal service in 1987 as lead project engineer for Aeronautical Systems Division, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, where he was assigned to development of the Standard Inertial Navigation System and its integration into over 20 different aircraft. After four years he transferred to the B-2 System Program Office where he held several assignments culminating as the Lead Engineer for Navigation and Communication Systems. In 2004, Mr. Miller was appointed as the Chief Avionics Engineer for the C-5M programs, and after 3 years was selected as the Chief Avionics Engineer for the Mobility Wing. He then held the assignment as the B-52 Chief Engineer where he delivered a new integrated avionics client-server architecture that provides improved lethality by allowing in-flight aircraft retasking and retargeting of missions and weapons across the range of B-52 military operations.

In 2010, Mr. Miller was selected as the Chief Architect for the Aeronautical Systems Center at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. He served as the Senior Technical Advisor in the design, development, integration, networking and production of avionics for airborne weapon systems. Prior to his current appointment, he was Chief Architect for the Engineering and Technical Management Directorate at Headquarters Air Force Materiel Command and was the subject matter expert for Systems of Systems engineering processes, Open System Architecture technology processes, system interoperability, Avionics Integration, Modeling Simulation and Analysis, and Cyber Mission Assurance for Weapon Systems.

1987 Bachelor of Science, electrical engineering, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio
2005 Master of Science, engineering management, University of Dayton, Dayton, Ohio

1. October 1987 - April 1988, project engineer, Navigation Branch, ASD/EN, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
2. April 1988 - August 1991, lead navigation systems engineer, ASD, Aeronautical Equipment SPO, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
3. September 1991 – January 1994, GPS team lead, B-2 SPO, ASC, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
4. January 1994 – August 1996, navigation systems lead, B-2 SPO, ASC, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
5. August 1996 – June 2000, CNI lead, B-2 SPO, ASC/YSAA, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
6. June 2000 – February 2001, lead avionics engineer for Extended Range Cruise Missile Program, ASC/ENA, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
7. February 2001 – November 2001, viable combat avionics team lead for C2ISR Platforms, ASC/ENA, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
8. December 2001 - August 2004, C-5M Chief Avionics Engineer, MSW/C5SG, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
9. September 2004 - April 2007, Mobility System Wing, Chief Avionics Engineer, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
10. January 2007 – January 2010, Chief Engineer, B-52 DSO, 651st Squadron, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
11. January 2010 – August 2012, Chief Architect, Avionics, AFLCMC/EZA, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
12. August 2012 – June 2014, Chief Architect, Engineering and Technical Management, Headquarters Air Force Materiel Command, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
13. June 2014 – present, SL Technical Adviser, Avionics Development, Integration, and Weapon System Cyber Resiliency for the Air Force, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio

1996 Exemplary Civilian Service Award, B-2 GPS/Navigation/Radar System Integration
2004 Mobility Systems Wing Civilian of the Year, C-5M Chief Avionics Engineer
2008 312th Wing Civilian of the Year, B-52 Chief Engineer and Wing Cross-Cutter lead
2010 Exemplary Civilian Service Award, B-52 Chief Engineer from Jan 2007- Feb 2010
2011 Exemplary Civilian Service Award, KC-X Source Selection evaluation lead
2014 Appointed as a member of the Senior Level Career Service, DAF
2017 DoD Medal for Distinguished Civilian Service from Dec 2006 - Dec 2016

(Current as of April 2018)


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