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Grover L. Dunn:

Military Branch:United States Airforce
Grover L. Dunn, a member of the Senior Executive Service, is Director of Innovations and Transformation, Deputy Chief of Staff for Installations and Logistics, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C. Mr. Dunn plans, develops and implements innovative and transformative installations, and logistics concepts and initiatives across the full spectrum of the Air Force installations and logistics enterprise to enable the evolving expeditionary air and space force. He develops architectures, and provides management and oversight across the full range of a diverse logistics information technology enterprise. He defines and integrates logistics management information systems requirements for the Global Combat Support System.
Mr. Dunn was born in Shawnee, Okla. He began his civilian career with the Air Force in 1974 in the Oklahoma City Air Logistics Center. He served in various managerial assignments connected with the B-52 and B-1 systems. In 1976 he became the manager of the Depot Maintenance and Modification Requirements Division where he reviewed, validated and oversaw execution of programs for depot maintenance and modification for the Oklahoma City and San Antonio air logistics centers. He transferred to Headquarters U.S. Air Force in 1979 as a modification programmer, then moved to Headquarters Air Force Logistics Command serving as Division Chief. He was promoted to Deputy Director of Aerospace Systems and was responsible for the overall logistics health of U.S. Air Force aircraft and missile systems. A headquarters reorganization resulted in his being assigned Deputy Director of Strategic Forces for the Logistics Operation Center.
In 1983, Mr. Dunn became Deputy Chief of the Aircraft Systems Division at Headquarters U.S. Air Force and managed logistics for all Air Force aircraft, subsystems and embedded software, and sustaining engineering. A promotion in 1988 to Chief of the Weapon Programs Support Division brought Mr. Dunn the responsibilities of programming and budgeting for various logistics funding accounts. These accounts included such items as aircraft and missile modifications and spares; depot maintenance; contractor logistics upport, stock fund; depot maintenance industrial fund; and the manpower and infrastructure for Air Force Logistics Command.
EDUCATION
1974 Bachelor of arts degree in political science, The Principia College, Elsah, Ill.
CAREER CHRONOLOGY
1. 1974 - 1976, item, Production and Modification Manager, B-52 System Program Management Division, later, B-1A ATE manager, B-1 System Program Management Division, Oklahoma City ALC, Tinker Air Force Base, Okla.
2. 1976 - 1979, Manager, Depot Maintenance and Modification Requirements Division, Oklahoma City ALC, Tinker AFB, Okla.
3. 1979 - 1981, modification programmer, Modification, and Operations and Maintenance Programs Division, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C.
4. 1981 - 1983, Division Chief, Headquarters Air Force Logistics Command, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
5. 1983 - 1983, Deputy Director of Strategic Forces, Logistics Operation Center, Headquarters Air Force Logistics Command, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
6. 1983 - 1988, Deputy Chief, Aircraft Systems Division, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C.
7. 1988 - 1998, Chief, Weapon Programs Support Division, later, Aircraft and Missile Support Division, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C.
8. 1998 - June 2001, Associate Director of Maintenance, Deputy Chief of Staff for Installations and Logistics, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C.
9. June 2001 - January 2003, Deputy Director of Maintenance, Deputy Chief of Staff for Installations and Logistics, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C.
10. February 2003 - present, Director of Innovations and Transformation, Deputy Chief of Staff for Installations and Logistics, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C.

 

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