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Charlie E. Williams Jr.:

Military Branch:United States Airforce
Charlie E. Williams Jr., a member of the Senior Executive Service, is Deputy Assistant Secretary for Contracting, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C. Mr. Williams is responsible for all aspects of contracting relating to the acquisition of weapon systems, logistics support, materiel and services for the Air Force. Additionally, Mr. Williams is the U.S. member to the North Atlantic Treaty Organizations Airborne Early Warning and Control Programme Management Organizations Board of Directors.
Mr. Williams was born in Nashville, Tenn. He holds a bachelor of science degree from Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, and a masters degree from Tennessee State University, Nashville. He is also a 1996 graduate of the Industrial College of the Armed Forces, where he earned a second masters degree in national resource management. In addition to his formal education and training, Mr. Williams was assigned to the General Electric Aircraft Engines Division, Cincinnati, Ohio, as a member of the Education With Industry Program.
Mr. Williams entered federal service in 1982 as a member of the Air Force Logistics Command Mid-Level Management Training Program at Kelly Air Force Base, Texas.
CAREER CHRONOLOGY
1. January 1982 - January 1984, member, Mid-Level Management Training Program, AFLC, Kelly AFB, Texas
2. January 1984 - December 1984, senior buyer and contracting officer for F100 and TF39 engines, Kelly AFB, Texas
3. December 1984 - June 1987, procurement analyst, Resources and Analysis Division, Headquarters AFLC, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
4. June 1987 - July 1988, member, Education With Industry, General Electric Aircraft Engines Division, Cincinnati, Ohio
5. August 1988 - July 1990, Director of Business Strategy, Acquisition Logistics Division, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
6. July 1990 - May 1992, Chief, Logistics Support Contracting Division, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
7. May 1992 - July 1993, Deputy Chief for Resources, Management and Analysis, Headquarters Air Force Materiel Command, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
8. July 1993 - August 1995, Competition Advocate, Headquarters AFMC, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
9. August 1995 - May 1996, student, Industrial College of the Armed Forces, Fort Lesley J. McNair, Va.
10. June 1996 - November 1997, technical adviser to the Chief of Contracting Policy, Headquarters AFMC, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
11. December 1997 - April 2001, team lead, Program Executive Officer and Designated Acquisition Commander programs, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Contracting, Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C.
12. April 2001 - March 2002, Deputy for Contracting Operations Division, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Contracting, Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C.
13. March 2002 - March 2003, Associate Deputy Assistant Secretary for Contracting, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C.
14. March 2003 - present, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Contracting, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C.
AWARDS AND HONORS
1999 Special Service Award
1999 Defense Leadership and Management Program
1999 Meritorious Civilian Service Award
2000 Exceptional Civilian Service Award
OTHER ACHIEVEMENTS
Acquisition Professional Development Program Level II, Program Management Certification
Acquisition Professional Development Program Level III, Contracting (System Acquisition)
PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS AND ASSOCIATIONS
National Contract Management Association

 

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