Brig. Gen. Troy L. Endicott serves as the Director for Space Policy, National Security Council, Executive Office of the President, Washington, D.C. He assists and advises the President and National Security Advisor on space matters, while developing and coordinating national space policies and strategy.
Brig. Gen. Endicott was commissioned in 1994 through the ROTC program at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. His career includes assignments as an airborne reconnaissance acquisitions officer; space operator, instructor and planner; 4-star speechwriter; major command and numbered Air Force executive officer; and Secretary of the Air Force's space policy lead. He deployed four times during operations Northern Watch, Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom as a space weapons officer and commanded one of the Air Force's first expeditionary space units in Iraq. He commanded the 21st Operations Support Squadron and 21st Operations Group at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado.
Prior to his current assignment, Brig. Gen. Endicott commanded the 460th Space Wing and was the installation commander of Buckley Air Force Base, Colorado.
1994 Bachelor of Science, Aerospace Engineering, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Prescott, Ariz.
1999 Master of Science, Space Operations, Air Force Institute of Technology, Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio
1999 Squadron Officer School, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
2002 U.S. Air Force Weapons School, Nellis AFB, Nev.
2004 Air Command and Staff College, Maxwell AFB, Ala., by correspondence
2006 Army Command and General Staff College, Fort Leavenworth, Kan.
2008 Air War College, Maxwell AFB, Ala., by correspondence
2013 National Defense Fellowship (Senior Developmental Education), Harvard University Belfer Center for Science & International Affairs, Cambridge, Mass.
2014 Joint Forces Staff College (Joint Professional Military Education, Phase II), Norfolk, Va.
2016 Leadership Development Program, Center for Creative Leadership, Colorado Springs, Colo.
1. September 1994–April 1995, Flight Test Project Officer, Tri-Service Standoff Attack Missile Program Office, Aeronautical Systems Center, Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio
2. April 1995–August 1997, Reconnaissance Systems Project Manager, Aeronautical Systems Center, Wright Patterson AFB, Ohio
3. August 1997–March 1999, Student, Air Force Institute of Technology, Wright Patterson AFB, Ohio
4. March 1999–January 2002, Orbital Analyst Instructor (Air Education and Training Command Master Instructor) and Flight Commander, Detachment 1, 533rd Training Squadron, Schriever AFB, Colo.
5. January 2002–June 2002, Student, U.S. Air Force Weapons School, Nellis AFB, Nev.
6. June 2002–March 2005, Chief, Space Operations Plans, Headquarters 16th Air Force, Aviano Air Base, Italy
7. April 2005–June 2006, Student, U.S. Army Command & General Staff College, Fort Leavenworth, Kan.
8. June 2006–April 2008, Chief, Current Operations, Headquarters Air Force Space Command Space Operations Squadron, and Member, Commander’s Action Group, Headquarters AFSPC, Peterson AFB, Colo.
9. May 2008 – May 2009, Operations Officer, 76th Space Control Squadron, Peterson AFB, Colo.
10. May 2009–May 2011, Commander, 21st Operations Support Squadron, Peterson AFB, Colo.
11. June 2011–June 2012, Executive Officer to the Commander, 14th Air Force and Joint Functional Component Command for Space, Vandenberg AFB, Calif.
12. July 2012–June 2013, Senior Developmental Education Student, National Defense Fellow, Belfer Center for Science & International Affairs, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.
13. July 2013–June 2015, Chief, Policy and Integration Division, Department of Defense Executive Agent for Space Staff, Office of the Secretary of the Air Force, the Pentagon, Arlington, Va.
14. June 2015–May 2017, Commander, 21st Operations Group, Peterson AFB, Colo.
15. June 2017–January 2018, Executive Officer to the Commander, AFSPC, Peterson AFB, Colo.
16. January 2018–May 2019, Commander, 460th Space Wing, Buckley AFB, Colo.
17. May 2019–present, Director for Space Policy, National Security Council, the White House, Washington, D.C.
SUMMARY OF JOINT ASSIGNMENT
1. July 2013–June 2015, Chief, Policy and Integration Division, Department of Defense Executive Agent for Space Staff, the Pentagon, Arlington, Va., as a colonel
MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS
Defense Superior Service Medal
Legion of Merit with oak leaf cluster
Meritorious Service Medal with four oak leaf clusters
Joint Service Commendation Medal
Air Force Commendation Medal with two oak leaf clusters
Air Force Achievement Medal with oak leaf cluster
Joint Meritorious Unit Citation with oak leaf cluster
Air Force Meritorious Unit Award
Air Force Outstanding Unit Award with ‘V’ device and three oak leaf clusters
Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal with star device
Iraq Campaign Medal with star device
Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal
Armed Forces Service Medal
EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTION
Second Lieutenant May 6, 1994
First Lieutenant July 10, 1996
Captain July 10, 1998
Major Jan. 1, 2005
Lieutenant Colonel Mar. 1, 2009
Colonel Oct. 1, 2014
Brigadier General Nov. 1, 2019
(Current as of November 2019)