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Mr. Frank Washburn, a member of the Senior Executive Service, is Director, F-35 Hybrid Product Support Integrator Transition Operations, Joint Strike Fighter Program Office, Arlington, Virginia. Mr. Washburn leads the strategy development and implementation of readiness and affordability initiatives to achieve F-35 HPSI Full Operational Capability.

Mr. Washburn began his Air Force career as an inventory management specialist. He served 28 years on active duty in a variety of logistics management positions. He retired from active duty in 2004 and entered civil service at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.

1988 Associates Degree, Logistics Management, Community College of the Air Force, Maxwell AFB, Ala. 
2000 Bachelor of Science, Organizational Management, Bluefield College, Va.
2006 Air Command and Staff College, by correspondence
2006 Master of Science, Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio
2013 Master of Strategic Studies, Air War College, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
2014 Air Force Leadership Seminar, Kenan-Flagler Business School, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
2015 Program for Executives in Logistics and Technology, Kenan-Flagler Business School, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

1976-1979 Inventory Management Specialist, 317th Tactical Airlift Wing, Pope AFB, NC.
1979-1982 Supervisor, Mission Capable Control Section, 366th Tactical Fighter Wing, Mountain Home AFB, Idaho 
1982-1985 Supervisor, Stock Control Section, 26th Reconnaissance Wing, Zweibrucken Air Base, Germany
1985-1988 Chief, F-16 Supply Support, Headquarters United States Air Forces Europe, Ramstein AB, Germany 
1988-1992 Superintendent, Supply Policy and Plans, Headquarters Strategic Air Command, Offutt AFB, Neb.
1992-1993 Superintendent, Supply Policy, Headquarters Air Combat Command, Langley AFB, Va.
1993-1996 Superintendent, Air Force Contingency Support Squadron, Langley AFB, Va.
1996-1998 Superintendent, Combat Operations Flight, 1st Supply Squadron, Langley AFB, Va.
1998-1999 Superintendent, 8th Supply Squadron, Kunsan AB, South Korea
1999-2002 Chief, Supply and Fuels Inspections, Office of the Inspector General, Air Combat Command, Langley AFB, Va.
2002-2003 Superintendent, 332nd Logistics Readiness Squadron, Al Jaber AB, Kuwait 
2003-2004 Chief, Command Supply Resources, Headquarters Air Combat Command, Langley AFB, Va.
2004-2005, Logistics Manager, Headquarters Air Force Material Command, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
2005-2007, Command Country Manager, Israel, Air Force Security Assistance Center, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
2007-2008, Chief, Supply Operations, Air Force Security Assistance Center, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
2008-2009, Deputy Director, 555th International Support Squadron, Air Force Security Assistance Center, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
2009-2010, Deputy Director, 401st Supply Chain Management Squadron, Air Force Global Logistics Support Center, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
2010-2012, Director, 401st Supply Chain Management Squadron, AFGLSC, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
2012-2013, Student, Air War College, Maxwell AFB, Aa.
2013-2015, Director, 948th Supply Chain Management Group, Tinker AFB, Okla.
2015-2017, Director, 448th Supply Chain Management Wing, Tinker AFB, Okla.
2017-present, Director, F-35 HPSI Transition Operations, Joint Strike Fighter Program Office, Arlington, Va.

Bronze Star Medal
Civilian Meritorious Service Awards
2012 Air Force Association Management Award, Executive Division
2016 DoD Supply Chain Excellence Award
2016 DoD Workforce Development "Gold" Award, Large Organizations

Life Cycle Logistics, Level III, Acquisition Professional Development Program
Defense Security Cooperation Agency International Affairs Level I

(Current as of December 2017)


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