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David C. "Dave" Bond:

Military Branch:United States Airforce
David C. "Dave" Bond, a member of the Senior Executive Service, is Deputy Director of Operations, Air Force Materiel Command, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. He assists the director with executive management of the command's developmental test and evaluation infrastructure. The test center's activities and its associated ranges, facilities and bases total approximately 7,800 people, more than 100 operational aircraft and a budget of nearly $1.4 billion. He is responsible for policy and training, planning and programming for test infrastructure resource requirements, and for policy and resources pertaining to test programs.
Mr. Bond was born in McMinnville, Tenn. He received degrees in electrical engineering from Tennessee Tech University and entered federal civil service in 1971 as an electrical engineer at the Naval Weapons Laboratory in Dahlgren, Va. Since then, he has held numerous Navy and Air Force technical and management positions. During his career, Mr. Bond has taken an eight-month educational sabbatical at Ohio State University in Columbus, and served in a Defense Leadership and Management Program assignment with the Ballistic Missile Defense Office at the Pentagon.
EDUCATION
1970 Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering, Tennessee Tech University
1971 Master of Science degree in electrical engineering, Tennessee Tech University
1992 Program Manager's Course, Defense Systems Management College
1997 National Security Management Course
1999 Defense Leadership and Management Program
2001 Leadership for a Democratic Society, Federal Executive Institute, Charlottesville, Va.
2003 Program for Senior Managers in Government, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.
CAREER CHRONOLOGY
1. August 1971 - August 1972, electrical engineer, Naval Surface Warfare Center, Dahlgren, Va.
2. August 1972 - February 1973, test engineer in electromagnetic performance of air and ship systems, Naval Surface Warfare Center, Dahlgren, Va.
3. February 1973 - January 1974, project manager in electromagnetic performance of air and ship systems, Naval Surface Warfare Center, Dahlgren, Va.
4. January 1974 - August 1974, educational sabbatical at Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
5. August 1974 - March 1978, project manager for integrated cover and deception, Naval Surface Warfare Center, Dahlgren, Va.
6. March 1978 - April 1984, project manager for test instrumentation system, Arnold Engineering Development Center, Arnold AFB, Tenn.
7. April 1984 - August 1988, Technical Director for Communications and Computer Systems, Arnold Engineering Development Center, Arnold AFB, Tenn.
8. August 1988 - May 1993, Chief, Space Systems Division, Arnold Engineering Development Center, Arnold AFB, Tenn.
9. May 1993 - January 1998, Chief, Applied Technology Division, Arnold Engineering Development Center, Arnold AFB, Tenn.
10. January 1998 - January 2000, Technical Director, Operations Directorate, Arnold Engineering Development Center, Arnold AFB, Tenn.
11. January 2000 - October 2000, student, Defense Leadership and Management Program, Ballistic Missile Defense Organization, Washington, D.C.
12. October 2000 - present, Deputy Director of Operations, Air Force Materiel Command, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
AWARDS AND HONORS
Meritorious Civilian Service Award
PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS AND ASSOCIATIONS
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
International Test and Evaluation Association
Air Force Association

 

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