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EDWIN H. OSHIBA

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Edwin H. Oshiba, a member of the Senior Executive Service, is the Director, Air Force Civil Engineer Center, Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center, Air Force Materiel Command, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas. As AFCEC director, he leads a more-than-1,900-person primary subordinate unit, responsible for providing responsive, flexible full-spectrum installation engineering services. AFCEC missions include facility investment planning, design and construction, operations support, real property management, energy support, environmental compliance and restoration and readiness and emergency management. The unit conducts its operations at more than 75 locations worldwide. Mr. Oshiba also directly oversees the execution of $11.8 billion in contracts, indirectly controls $49 billion in contract vehicles and manages $7 billion housing and $5 billion Enhanced Use Lease portfolios on an annual basis.

Mr. Oshiba was commissioned in the Air Force in 1989 upon graduation from Santa Clara University. He commanded three civil engineer squadrons and an expeditionary Prime Base Engineer Emergency Force group and served in a variety of positions at garrison, major command and Headquarters U.S. Air Force levels. He retired in 2015 in the rank of colonel, and has since served as the Deputy Director of Civil Engineers, Deputy Chief of Staff for Logistics, Engineering and Force Protection, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C.  In his latest position as Deputy Director, he was responsible for supporting the Director of Civil Engineers by providing executive leadership, direction and technical knowledge for installation support functions at a total of 182 Air Force bases worldwide with an annual budget of more than $11 billion. He was also responsible for organizing, training and equipping the 51,000-person engineering force along with providing policy and oversight for the planning, development, construction, maintenance, utilities and environmental quality of Air Force bases worldwide, valued at more than $297 billion. This responsibility included housing, fire emergency services, explosive ordnance disposal and emergency management services.

EDUCATION 
1988 Bachelor of Science, Electrical Engineering, Santa Clara University, Calif.
1996 Squadron Officer School, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
1997 Master of Science, Engineering and Environmental Management, Air Force Institute of Technology, Wright Patterson AFB, Ohio, distinguished graduate
2003 Master of Military Operational Art and Science, Air Command and Staff College, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
2008 Air War College, by correspondence
2010 Master of Science, National Security Strategy, National War College, Ft. Lesley J. McNair, Washington, D.C.

CAREER CHRONOLOGY
1. February 1989 – July 1992, Chief of Readiness, Electrical Design and Utilities Engineer, 96th Civil Engineering Squadron, Dyess AFB, Texas (deployed as Operations Officer, Riyadh Air Base, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia)
2. July 1992 – July 1994, Engineering Flight Commander and Chief, Contract Management, 8th Civil Engineer Squadron, Kunsan Air Base, South Korea
3. August 1994 – May 1996, Executive Officer to The Command Civil Engineer, and Unaccompanied Housing Manager, Headquarters Air Force Space Command, Peterson AFB, Colo.
4. May 1996 – December 1997, Student, Graduate Engineering and Environmental Management, Air Force Institute of Technology, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
5. December 1997 – June 2000, Chief, Maintenance Engineering, and General Officer Quarters Manager, 1st Civil Engineer Squadron, Langley AFB, Va. (deployed as Base Civil Engineer, Doha AB, Qatar)
6. June 2000 – July 2002, Operations Flight Commander, 2nd Civil Engineer Squadron, Barksdale AFB, La. (deployed as Civil Engineer Commander, 355th Air Expeditionary Group, and Base Civil Engineer, Masirah Island AB, Sultanate of Oman)
7. August 2002 – June 2003, Student, Air Command and Staff College, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
8. June 2003 – June 2005, Bases and Units Program Manager, and Base Realignment and Closure 2005 Analysis Team Chief, Office of The Civil Engineer, Deputy Chief of Staff for Installations and Logistics, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C.
9. July 2005 – May 2006, Commander, 347th Civil Engineer Squadron, and Base Civil Engineer, Moody AFB, Ga.
10. May 2006 – September 2006, Commander, 376th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron, and Base Civil Engineer, Manas AB, Kyrgyz Republic
11. September 2006 – July 2007, Commander, 23rd Civil Engineer Squadron, and Base Civil Engineer, Moody AFB, Ga.
12. July 2007 – July 2009, Commander, 375th Civil Engineer Squadron, and Base Civil Engineer, Scott AFB, Ill.
13. August 2009 – July 2010, Student, National War College, Ft. Leslie J. McNair, Washington, D.C.
14. August 2010 – August 2011, Commander, 577th Expeditionary Prime BEEF Group, Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan
15. September 2011 – March 2013, Installation Support Panel Chair, Deputy Chief of Staff, Strategic Plans and Programs, and Chief, Installation Support and Strategy Branch, Office of the Air Force Civil Engineer, Deputy Chief of Staff for Logistics, Installations and Mission Support, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C.
16. April 2013 – September 2014, Chief, Installation Strategic Plans and Programs Division, Office of the Air Force Civil Engineer, Deputy Chief of Staff for Logistics, Engineering and Force Protection, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C.
17. October 2014 – February 2015, Chief, Installation Strategy and Plans Division, Directorate of Civil Engineers, Deputy Chief of Staff for Logistics, Installations and Mission Support, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C.
18. February 2015 – January 2018, Deputy Director of Civil Engineers, Directorate of Civil Engineers, Deputy Chief of Staff for Logistics, Engineering and Force Protection, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C.
19. February 2018 - present,  Director, Air Force Civil Engineer Center, Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center, Air Force Materiel Command, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas

AWARDS AND HONORS 
Legion of Merit 
Bronze Star Medal with oak leaf cluster
Meritorious Service Medal with six oak leaf clusters
Air Force Commendation Medal with oak leaf cluster
Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal
Air Force Achievement Medal

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS AND ASSOCIATIONS
Society of American Military Engineers

(Current as of February 2018)

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