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MAJOR GENERAL KYLE J. KREMER

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Maj. Gen. Kyle J. Kremer is Director, Global Reach Programs, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Arlington, Virginia. As the capability director, General Kremer is responsible to the Air Force acquisition executive for the $5.6 billion airlift, air refueling, training, and special operations programs portfolio, which includes KC-46, Presidential Airlift Replacement, Combat Rescue Helicopter, T-X, C-5, C-17, KC-10, KC-135, C-130, CV-22, HH-60, LAIRCM, CNS/ATM, OSA/VIPSAM, T-1, T-38 and T-6.

General Kremer entered the Air Force in 1990 as a distinguished graduate of the ROTC at the University of Central Florida. He is a command pilot with multiple assignments flying the C-5, KC-135, C-21 and T-37, including command at the squadron, group and wing levels. He also served as a Presidential Advance Agent.

General Kremer has served in multiple staff assignments, including, Chief of C-5 Modernization programs, and Chief, Senior Leader Management, Headquarters Air Mobility Command; and Chief, Distribution Division, Joint Staff Directorate for Logistics (J4), the Pentagon. Prior to assuming his current position, he served as Director for Manpower and Personnel (J1), the Joint Staff.

EDUCATION
1990 Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, University of Central Florida, Orlando
1996 Squadron Officers School, Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala.
1996 Master of Aeronautical Science, Management, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach, Fla.
2004 Master of Arts in Military Operational Art and Science, Air Command and Staff College, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
2006 Air War College, Maxwell AFB, Ala., by correspondence
2008 Master of Arts in National Security and Strategic Studies, Naval War College, Newport, R.I.
2010 Center for Creative Leadership, Leadership Development Program, Eckerd College, Saint Petersburg, Fla.
2018 Center for Creative Leadership, Advanced Senior Leader Development Seminar, Warrenton, Va.
2018 Systems Acquisition Management Course, Defense Acquisition University, Fort Belvoir, Va.

ASSIGNMENTS
1. February 1991 – April 1992, Student, Undergraduate Pilot Training, Williams Air Force Base, Ariz.
2. May 1992 – September 1992, Pilot Instructor Training, Randolph AFB, Texas
3. September 1992 – July 1996, T-37 Instructor Pilot, Functional Check Flight Pilot and Group Executive Officer, Reese AFB, Texas
4. July 1996 – July 2000, C-5 Instructor Aircraft Commander, Presidential Advance Agent and Deputy Wing Executive Officer, Dover AFB, Del.
5. July 2000 – August 2003, Chief, C-5 Modernization Programs and Executive Officer to the Director of Plans and Programs, Headquarters Air Mobility Command, Scott AFB, Ill.
6. August 2003 – July 2004, Student, Air Command and Staff College, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
7. July 2004 – July 2005, Operations Officer, 3rd Airlift Squadron, Dover AFB, Del.
8. July 2005 – July 2007, Commander 56th AS, Altus AFB, Okla. (August 2006-January 2007, Commander, 376th Expeditionary Operations Group, Manas Air Base, Kyrgyzstan)
9. July 2007 – July 2008, Student, Naval War College, Newport, R.I.
10. July 2008 – March 2010, Chief, Senior Leader Management, Headquarters Air Mobility Command, Scott AFB, Ill.
11. March 2010 – July 2012, Chief, Distribution Division, The Joint Staff, Directorate for Logistics (J4), the Pentagon, Arlington, Va.
12. July 2012 - June 2013, Vice Commander, 22nd Air Refueling Wing, McConnell AFB, Kan.
13. June 2013 – August 2015, Commander, 375th Air Mobility Wing, Scott AFB, Ill.
14. August 2015 – June 2016, Executive Officer to the Commander, U.S. Transportation Command, Scott AFB, Ill.
15. June 2016 – June 2018, Director for Manpower and Personnel, The Joint Staff, Directorate for Manpower and Personnel (J1), the Pentagon, Arlington, Va.
16. July 2018 – December 2018, Special Assistant to the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, the Pentagon, Arlington, Va.
17. December 2018 – present, Director, Global Reach Programs, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics, the Pentagon, Arlington, Va.

SUMMARY OF JOINT ASSIGNMENTS
1. March 2010 – June 2012, Chief Distribution Division, the Joint Staff, Directorate for Logistics (J4), The Pentagon, Arlington, Va., as a colonel
2. August 2015 – June 2016, Executive Officer to the Commander, United States Transportation Command, Scott AFB, Ill., as a colonel and a brigadier general
3. June 2016 – June 2018, Director for Manpower and Personnel, The Joint Staff, Directorate for Manpower and Personnel (J1), the Pentagon, Arlington, Va.

FLIGHT INFORMATION
Rating:  command pilot
Flight Hours:  more than 2,750, including 40 combat hours
Aircraft Flown:  C-5A/B, C-21, KC-135, T-37, T-38. C-17 and T-1

MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS
Defense Superior Service Medal with oak leaf cluster
Legion of Merit
Bronze Star Medal
Meritorious Service Medal with five oak leaf clusters
Aerial Achievement Medal
Air Force Commendation Medal
Air Force Achievement Medal

EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTION
Second Lieutenant May 5, 1990
First Lieutenant Sept. 20, 1992
Captain Sept. 20, 1994
Major Oct. 1, 2001
Lieutenant Colonel, May 1, 2005
Colonel Sept. 1, 2009
Brigadier General Jan. 1, 2016
Major General March 2, 2019

(Current as of May 2019)

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