Gen. Alice W. Treviño serves as the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Contracting, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics, the Pentagon, Arlington, Virginia. She is responsible for all aspects of contracting relating to the acquisition of weapons systems, logistics, operational and enterprise efforts for the Air Force and provides contingency contracting support to the geographic combatant commanders. She leads a highly skilled staff of mission-focused business leaders and acquisition change agents to deliver $825 billion in United States Air Force and Space Force platforms. Additionally, she is the Contracting Career Field Manager for over 8,000 professionals, who execute programs worth ~$70 billion annually for the Department of the Air Force.
Maj. Gen. Treviño received her commission from the U.S. Air Force Academy in 1993 and is a joint qualified officer with extensive deployment experience in support of combat, humanitarian and peacekeeping/enforcement operations to Croatia, Turkey, Oman, Kuwait and Afghanistan.
Prior to this assignment, she was the Commander of the Air Force Installation Contracting Center. General Treviño has also served as the Deputy Secretary of Defense’s Principal Military Assistant; unlimited dollar warranted procuring Contracting Officer for major defense programs; and the Senior Contracting Official-Afghanistan for U.S. Central Command. She has commanded two Air Force units at the squadron level, joint units at the group and wing levels, and an Air Force unit at the wing level.
1993 Bachelor of Science, Management, U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colo.
1997 Master of Arts, Procurement and Acquisitions Management, Webster University, St. Louis, Mo.
1997 Master of Arts, Human Resources Development, Webster University, St. Louis, Mo.
1998 Squadron Officer School, Air University, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
2003 Air Command and Staff College, Maxwell AFB, Ala., by correspondence
2007 Master of Business Administration, Distinguished Graduate, Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, Calif.
2008 Joint and Combined Warfighting School, Joint Forces Staff College, Norfolk Naval Base, Va.
2008 Air War College, Maxwell AFB, Ala., by correspondence
2012 Master of Science, Distinguished Graduate, National Resource Strategy, Senior Acquisition Course, Industrial College of the Armed Forces, National Defense University, Fort Lesley J. McNair, Washington, D.C.
2015 Enterprise Perspective Seminar, Alan L. Freed Associates, Washington, D.C.
2017 Leadership Development Program, Center for Creative Leadership, Greensboro, N.C.
2019 Leading Strategically, Center for Creative Leadership, Colorado Springs, Colo.
2019 Capstone General and Flag Officer Course, National Defense University, Fort Lesley J. McNair, Washington, D.C.
2019 Senior Acquisition Management Course, Defense Acquisition University, Fort Belvoir, Va.
2021 Senior International Defense Management Course, Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, Calif.
2022 Advanced Senior Leader Development Seminar, Warrenton, VA
2023 Enterprise Leadership Seminar, Kenan-Flagler Business School, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, N.C.
August 1993–March 1996, Acquisition Officer, Communications Systems Program Office, Scott Air Force Base, Ill.
April 1996–February 1999, Contracts Manager (Human Systems Program Office), Contracting Officer and Acting Services Branch Chief, Operational Contracting, 311th Human Systems Wing, Brooks AFB, Texas
February 1999–May 2000, Chief of Operational Contracting, 425th Air Base Squadron, Izmir Air Station, Turkey
June 2000–June 2002, Contracting Officer and Contracts Manager, Military Satellite Communications Terminal Programs Office, Hanscom AFB, Mass.
June 2002–July 2004, Chief of Major Command Investigations and Chief of Training Development and Support, Secretary of the Air Force, Office of the Inspector General, Complaints Resolution Directorate, Washington D.C.
July 2004–May 2006, Commander, 35th Contracting Squadron, Misawa Air Base, Japan
June 2006–December 2007, Student, Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, Calif.
January–March 2008, Student, Joint Forces Staff College, Joint and Combined Warfighting School, Norfolk Naval Base, Va.
March 2008–June 2010, Executive Officer and Deputy Chief of Distribution Process Owner Program Integration Branch; Strategy, Policy, Programs and Logistics Directorate, U.S. Transportation Command, Scott AFB, Ill.
June 2010–July 2011, Commander, Air Education and Training Command Contracting Squadron, Directorate of Logistics, Installations and Mission Support, Headquarters AETC, Randolph AFB, Texas
July 2011–June 2012, student, Industrial College of the Armed Forces, Fort Lesley J. McNair, Washington, D.C.
June 2012–February 2013, Deputy Director for Contracting, Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
March 2013–March 2014, Senior Contracting Official-Afghanistan, U.S. Central Command Joint Theater Support Contracting Command, New Kabul Compound, Kabul, Afghanistan
April 2014–May 2014, Special Assistant to the Director for Contracting, AFLCMC, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
June 2014–May 2016, Commander, Defense Contract Management Agency Twin Cities, Bloomington, Minn.
June 2016–August 2017, Commander, DCMA Western Region, Carson, Calif.
September 2017–May 2018, Principal Military Assistant to the Deputy Secretary of Defense, the Pentagon, Arlington, Va.
May 2018–May 2022, Commander, Air Force Installation Contracting Center, Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center, Air Force Materiel Command, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
July 2022–present, Deputy Assistant Secretary (Contracting), Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics, the Pentagon, Arlington, Va.
SUMMARY OF JOINT ASSIGNMENTS
March 2008–June 2010, Executive Officer and Deputy Chief of DPO Program Integration Branch; Strategy, Policy, Programs and Logistics Directorate, U.S. Transportation Command, Scott AFB, Ill., as a major and lieutenant colonel
March 2013–March 2014, Senior Contracting Official-Afghanistan, U.S. Central Command Joint Theater Support Contracting Command, Kabul, Afghanistan, as a colonel
June 2014–May 2016, Commander, DCMA Twin Cities, Bloomington, Minn., as a colonel
June 2016–August 2017, Commander, DCMA Western Region, Carson, Calif., as a colonel
September 2017–May 2018, Principal Military Assistant to the Deputy Secretary of Defense, the Pentagon, Arlington, Va., as a colonel
MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATION
Defense Superior Service Medal with two oak leaf clusters
Legion of Merit
Defense Meritorious Service Medal with two oak leaf clusters
Meritorious Service Medal with five oak leaf clusters
Joint Service Commendation Medal with two oak leaf clusters
Joint Meritorious Unit Award with three oak leaf clusters
Air Force Outstanding Unit Award with valor device
National Defense Service Medal
Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal
Afghanistan Campaign Medal
Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
North Atlantic Treaty Organization Medal
Co-author, "Employing Organizational Modeling and Simulation of the KC-135 Depot’s Flight Controls Repair Cell," Defense Acquisition Review Journal, April 2008
Co-author, “Leveraging Our War-Fighting Capabilities through the Lens of Operational Contract Support,” Air & Space Power Journal, Fall 2019
2000 Contracting, Level III
2001 Certified Federal Contracts Manager, National Contract Management Association
2010 Program Management, Level I
(Current as of September 2023)