Brig. Gen. Ty W. Neuman serves as the Director, Strategic Plans, Programs and Requirements, Headquarters Air Force Global Strike Command, Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana. As director he is responsible for strategic planning, establishing requirements and programming advocacy for the nation’s B-1, B-2, and B-52 bombers; MH-139 and UH-1N helicopters; the E-4B National Airborne Operations Center Aircraft; Nuclear Command, Control and Communications systems. He is also responsible for funding and requirements for the modernization and recapitalization of strategic nuclear forces to include the B-21 Raider and Sentinel missile, with a total annual budget exceeding $201 billion.
Brig. Gen. Neuman commissioned at Colorado State University, Fort Collins, and completed Specialized Undergraduate Navigator training as a distinguished graduate. He graduated with honors from the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California, and is a graduate of the National War College as a Master of Business and National Security Strategy. Prior to his current assignment, Brig. Gen. Neuman led the Development of Air Force Future Operating Concepts, Aligned Strategy with the Office of the Secretary of Defense and Joint Staff, managed force posture, international interoperability and Chief of Staff of Air Force assessment activities.
Brig Gen Neuman served on the National Security Council, White House, the Joint Staff at U.S. Strategic Command, National Airborne Operations Center, Offutt AFB, Nebraska; the National Military Command Center, the Pentagon, Arlington, Virginia.; and in the National Nuclear Security Administration, Department of Energy, Washington, D.C. His command assignments include the Commander, 28th Bomb Squadron, Dyess AFB, Texas, Vice Wing Commander, 28th Bomb Wing, Ellsworth AFB, South Dakota and Wing Commander, 2nd Bomb Wing, Barksdale AFB, La. Brig. Gen. Neuman deployed in support of operations Allie Force, Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom. He is a B-52 and B-1 Weapons Systems Officer with 3,188 flight hours in the B-1B, B-52H, E4B, T-43, T-37 and T-39.
1995 Bachelor of Science, Industrial Technology, Colorado State University, Fort Collins 2001 Squadron Officer School, Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala.
Air Command and Staff College, Maxwell AFB, Ala., by correspondence
Master of Executive Management, Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, Calif.
2013 Master of National Security Strategy, National War College, Fort Lesley J. McNair, Washington, D.C.
Leadership Development Program, Center of Creative Leadership, Colorado Springs, Colo.
Enterprise Leadership Seminar, Kegan-Flagler School of Business, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
June 1995—May 1996, Student, Undergraduate Navigator Training, Randolph Air Force Base, Texas
May 1996—April 1997, Student, Undergraduate Navigator Training, Pensacola Naval Air Station, Fla.
April 1997—January 1998, Student, B-1 Flight Training Unit, 28th Bomb Squadron, Dyess AFB, Texas
January 1998—February 2003, B-1 Instructor Weapons Systems Officer; Standardization and Evaluation; Flight Scheduler; Flight Commander, 77th Bomb Squadron, Ellsworth AFB, S.D.
February 2003—April 2004, Flight Commander; Chief, Wing Weapons and Tactics, Ellsworth AFB, S.D.
April 2004—June 2006, Chief, Standardization and Evaluations; Flight Commander, 77th Weapons School, Dyess AFB, Texas
June 2006—June 2007, Student, Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, Calif.
June 2007—June 2010, Strategic Operations Section Chief; Emergency Action Officer, Offutt AFB, Neb.
June 2010—July 2012, Commander, 28th Bomb Squadron, Dyess AFB, Texas
July 2012—July 2013, Student, National War College, Fort Lesley J. McNair, Washington, D.C.
July 2013—June 2014, Deputy Chief, Nuclear Operations Division; Chief, National Military Command System Division, Joint Staff, the Pentagon, Arlington, Va.
June 2014—May 2016, Vice Wing Commander, 28th Bomb Wing, Ellsworth AFB, S.D.
May 2016—June 2018, Commander, 2nd Bomb Wing, Barksdale AFB, La.
June 2018—May 2019, Director, Commander’s Action Group, U.S. Strategic Command, Offutt AFB, Neb.
May 2019—June 2020, Principal Assistant Deputy Administrator for Military Application, National Nuclear Security Administration, Department of Energy, Washington, D.C.
June 2020—May 2022, Director for Strategic Capabilities, National Security Council, the White House, Washington, D.C.
May 2022—June 2023, Director of Concepts and Strategy, Deputy Chief of Staff Air Force Futures, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, the Pentagon, Arlington, Va.
August 2023—Present, Director of Strategic Plans, Programs and Requirements, Headquarters Air Force Global Strike Command, Barksdale AFB, La.
Rating: master navigator
Flight hours: 3,188 (294 combat)
Aircraft flown: B-1B, B-52, E-4B, T-43, T-37 and T-39
MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS
Defense Superior Service Medal
Legion of Merit with oak leaf cluster
Defense Meritorious Service Medal with oak leaf cluster
Meritorious Service Medal with two oak leaf clusters
Air Medal Commendation with oak leaf cluster
Aerial Achievement Medal with four oak leaf clusters
Air and Space Commendation Medal with two oak leaf clusters
1997 Distinguished Graduate, Joint Undergraduate Navigator Training, Pensacola Naval Air Station, Fla.
2002 Outstanding Graduate, United States Air Force Weapons School, Nellis Air Force Base, Nev.
2007 Distinguished Graduate, Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, Calif.
EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTION
Second Lieutenant May 31, 1995
First Lieutenant May 31, 1997
Captain May 31, 1999
Major Nov. 1, 2005
Lieutenant Colonel March 1, 2010
Colonel Oct. 1, 2014
Brigadier General June 2, 2020
(Current as of October 2023)