Frank Calvelli is the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Space Acquisition and Integration. He is responsible for all architecture and integration with respect to acquisition of space systems and programs in the armed forces, chairing the Space Acquisition Council, and overseeing and directing the space acquisition centers in the Department of the Air Force. He also serves as the DAF Service Acquisition Executive for Space Systems and Programs.
Mr. Calvelli has more than 34 years of experience in national security space acquisitions, operations, and leadership in the National Reconnaissance Office and the Central Intelligence Agency. He has held a variety of senior positions including satellite and ground system acquisitions, systems engineering, and mission operations.
Prior to joining the Department of the Air Force, Mr. Calvelli served for eight years as the Principal Deputy Director of the National Reconnaissance Office where he managed the day-to-day operations of the 3,500+ person Intelligence Community agency.
1986 Bachelor of Science, Computer Science, State University of New York, Potsdam
1992 Master of Business Administration, Loyola University, Baltimore, Md.
AWARDS AND HONORS
Presidential Rank Award for Distinguished Service
National Intelligence Distinguished Service Medal
CIA Distinguished Career Intelligence Medal
NRO Distinguished Performance Medal
(Current as of May 2022)