David H. Dentino, a member of the Senior Executive Service, is the Director, Installation Support Directorate, Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center, at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas. The Installation Support Directorate is responsible for enterprise-wide installation and mission support capabilities for 77 installations, ensuring transparent and standardized intermediate-level oversight, policy, and guidance for installation engineering, protection services, and operations support.
Mr. Dentino began his service with the Air Force in 1989 and has a wide variety of engineering, environmental, and construction experience. He has held positions at squadron, group, Major Command, and Field Operating Agency levels. Most recently, Mr. Dentino served as the Deputy Director of the Installations Directorate at the Air Force Civil Engineer Center. He was previously the first civilian leader for the Air Force’s largest stateside Civil Engineer Squadron, in which capacity he and his team were integral to the success of Operation River City, a cooperative emergency effort with the Department of Health and Human Services to temporarily house unaccompanied child migrants in military base shelters.
1988 Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, University of Texas, Austin, Texas
1992 Master of Science in Engineering Management, George Washington University, Washington, D.C.
2007 Executive Development Seminar, Office of Personnel Management, Shepherdstown, W.Va.
2007 Air War College, by correspondence
2010 Emergency Operations Center Director, Air University, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
2011 Fire Marshall Course, Air Force Fire Academy, Goodfellow AFB, Texas
2014 Enterprise Leadership Program, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, N.C.
1. January 1989 – October 1992, Staff Civil Engineer and staff Environmental Engineer, 1st Civil Engineering Squadron, Langley AFB, Va.
2. October 1992 – October 1994, Program Manager, Environmental Restoration Division Headquarters Air Combat Command, Langley AFB, Va.
3. October 1994 – April 1996, Program Manager, Environmental Restoration Division Headquarters Air Education and Training Command, Randolph AFB, Texas
4. April 1996 – December 1998, Team Chief, Headquarters Air Force Center for Environmental Excellence, Brooks AFB, Texas
5. December 1998 – October 2001, Chief, Environmental Plans and Analysis, Deputy Division Chief Environmental Division, Headquarters United States Air Forces in Europe, Ramstein Air Base, Germany
6. October 2001 – February 2003, Chief Engineering and Construction Flight, 86th Civil Engineer Squadron, Ramstein Air Base, Germany
7. February 2003 – May 2005, Deputy Base Civil Engineer, 325th Civil Engineer Squadron, Tyndall AFB, Fla.
8. May 2005 – July 2006, Deputy Commander, 100th Mission Support Group, RAF Mildenhall, England
9. July 2006 – July 2010, Deputy Civil Engineer, Air Education and Training Command, Randolph AFB, Texas
10. July 2010 – November 2012, Director, 802d Civil Engineer Squadron, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas
11. November 2012 – March 2014, Chief, Integration Division, Air Force Civil Engineer Center, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas
12. March 2014 – November 2015, Deputy Director, Installation Directorate, Air Force Civil Engineer Center, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas
13. November 2015 – present, Director, Installation Support Directorate, Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas
AWARDS AND HONORS
Meritorious Civilian Service Award
Harry P. Reitman Award, Air Education and Training Command
PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS AND ASSOCIATIONS
Society of American Military Engineers, Board of Directors, San Antonio Post
International Facility Management Association
Certified Facility Manager
(Current as of December 2015)