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David Tillotson III:

Military Branch:United States Airforce
Selected for reassignment as Director, Architecture and Operational Support Modernization, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Warfighting Integration, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C.
David Tillotson III, a member of the Senior Executive Service, is Director, Command, Control, Communications, Computer, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Architecture and Assessment, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Warfighting Integration, Washington, D.C. Mr. Tillotson is the Chief Technology Officer for the Warfighting Integration Directorate. As such, he is responsible for harmonizing C4ISR operational, system and technical architectures, and conducting C4ISR analyses to support analysis of alternatives, Advanced Concept Technology Demonstrations and other efforts to ensure C4ISR requirements are addressed in the planning, programming and acquisition processes. He is also responsible for developing and implementing modeling and simulations policy for the Air Force.
Mr. Tillotson was commissioned upon graduation from the U.S. Air Force Academy in 1975. He has been assigned to ground theater air control system units with Air Combat Command and U.S. Air Forces in Europe, as well as at headquarters level with USAFE, U.S. Air Force and the North American Aerospace Defense Command. Mr. Tillotson has been a unit commander with responsibility for conventional air defense employment and counter-drug operations with international law enforcement and air traffic control authorities.
At the staff level, Mr. Tillotson has been responsible for air defense planning and system requirements, including air defense and air traffic control systems integration, in both NATO and North American settings. He served as Chief of Experimentation with the Integrated Command and Control System Program Office, Electronic Systems Center, Hanscom Air Force Base, Mass. Prior to his current assignment, Mr. Tillotson served as Deputy Director for Information Dominance Programs with the Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition. Before joining the warfighting integration team, Mr. Tillotson served as the Program Director of the ESCs Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Integration SPO at Hanscom AFB.
1975 Bachelor's degree in political science, U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colo.
1976 Master's degree in international relations, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pa.
1979 Squadron Officer School, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
1987 Air Command and Staff College, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
1992 Air War College, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
1999 Advanced Program Managers Course, Defense Systems Management College, Fort Belvoir, Va.
Defense Superior Service Medal
Meritorious Service Medal with four oak leaf clusters
Joint Service Commendation Medal
Army Commendation Medal


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