RUSSELL E. WYLER
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Russell E. Wyler, a member of the Defense Intelligence Senior Executive Service, is the Director of the Sensitive Activities Office, Office of the Administrative Assistant to the Secretary of the Air Force, Washington, D.C.
Mr. Wyler plans, directs, and supervises program requirements associated with protecting sensitive activities, special mission activities and Air Force resources associated with them. He is designated as the Air Force focal point to address immediate, near term and emerging combat air force, combat support agency and combatant commander mission needs involving applications and operational concepts employing specialized low-density expertise and involving sensitive activities managed by other government agencies.
After a distinguished 36 year career, Mr. Wyler retired from the U.S. Army in January 2009.
Mr. Wyler served as both a non-commissioned and commissioned officer in a wide variety of command and staff assignments within the Army and joint Special Operations community.
1987 Bachelor of Science, History, Cum Laude, Columbus State University
1991 U.S. Army Combined Arms and Services Staff College, Ft. Leavenworth, Kan.
1997 U.S .Army Command and General Staff College, Ft. Leavenworth, Kan.
2001 Joint Information Management College, Norfolk, Va.
2003 U.S. Army Force Management College, Ft. Belvoir, Va.
2008 Defense Acquisition University, Ft. Belvoir, Va.
1. March 1973 – June 1981, Various assignments as an enlisted infantryman and Special Forces non-commissioned officer
2. July 1981 – January 2009, Various assignments as a commissioned officer with joint and Army Special Operations
3. February 2009 – Dec 2013, Senior Advisor for Sensitive Activities, Office of the Administrative Assistant to the Secretary of the Air Force, Washington, D.C
4. December 2013 – present, Director, Sensitive Activities Office, Office of the Administrative Assistant to the Secretary of the Air Force, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C.
(Current as of March 2014)