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Jon S. Ogg:

Military Branch:United States Airforce
Selected for reassignment as Director of Information Technology, Headquarters Air Force Materiel Command, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.
Jon S. Ogg, a member of the Senior Executive Service, is Director of Engineering and Technical Management, Headquarters Air Force Materiel Command, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. Mr. Ogg leads the development and implementation of engineering policies and practices spanning science and technology, research, development, test and evaluation, and sustainment. In this capacity, he is charged with the overarching systems engineering and technical management policy and practices focused on achieving fleet operational safety, suitability and effectiveness. Mr. Ogg also directs development of new initiatives designed to improve the recruitment and career management of military and civilian scientists and engineers. Additionally, he addresses the modernization of the Air Force technical order process, including planning and advocacy for the next-generation technical order processing system.
Mr. Ogg entered federal civil service in 1975 as a project engineer with the Flight Systems Directorate. He has been involved in all phases of weapon system life cycle from concept exploration to sustainment and retirement. He is recognized as an authority on the structural and operational integrity of propulsion and power systems spending nearly 15 years in the business. Mr. Ogg has provided technical and programmatic support to a myriad of ASC weapon system programs, including serving in the capacity of Chief Engineer for the F/A-22 program for nearly a decade. He has led numerous high level teams spanning acquisition strategies, RFP preparation, independent cost/schedule/performance risk assessments, and flight certification reviews. He helped pioneer the current integrated product-process development and product team approach in use today across the entire acquisition enterprise. Before assuming his current position, Mr. Ogg was Director, Engineering and Technical Management Directorate, Aeronautical Systems Center at Wright-Patterson AFB. As Director, Mr. Ogg provided overall technical management for the development and support of major weapon systems across the aeronautical enterprise at ASC with annual expenditures of more than $10 billion. During this time, he was responsible for the proper allocation and expenditure of fiscal and personnel resources while providing engineering and technical management tools to the weapon system program offices charged with developing, fielding and supporting the world?s most technologically advanced weapon systems.
EDUCATION
1975 Bachelor's degree in aeronautical and astronautical engineering, Ohio State University
1978 Master's degree in aeromechanical engineering, Ohio State University
1980 Doctor of Philosophy (ABD) in engineering mechanics, Ohio State University
1987 Master's degree in business management, Sloan Fellowship Program, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
CAREER CHRONOLOGY
1. July 1975 - December 1977, project engineer, Flight Systems Directorate, Aeronautical Systems Division, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
2. January 1978 - March 1981, lead structures engineer, F100 Engine Program, Office of the Deputy for Propulsion, ASD, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
3. March 1981 - October 1982, technical director for TF34-100 durability and damage tolerance assessment, Directorate of Flight Systems Engineering, ASD, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
4. October 1982 - June 1984, lead engineer for the F110-GE-100 engine, Office of the Deputy for Propulsion, ASD, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
5. June 1984 - June 1986, Chief of Strategic Engines Engineering, Office of the Deputy for Propulsion, ASD, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
6. June 1986 - April 1988, Technical Adviser, Directorate of Flight Systems Engineering, ASD, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
7. April 1988 - May 1991, Chief, Propulsion and Power Engineering Division, Advanced Tactical Fighter System Program Office, ASC, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
8. May 1991 - November 1993, Deputy Director of Engineering, F-22 SPO, ASC, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
9. November 1993 - March 1999, Chief Engineer, F-22 SPO, ASC, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
10. March 1999 - September 2003, Director, Engineering and Technical Management Directorate, ASC, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
11. September 2003 - present, Director of Engineering and Technical Management, Headquarters AFMC, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
AWARDS AND HONORS
1980 Junior Civilian Engineer of the Year, ASD
1983 Meritorious Civilian Service Award
1990 Overall Engineer of the Year, ASD
1991 Technical Manager of the Year, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
1996 Outstanding Engineer Award, Affiliate Societies Council
1997 Executive Achievement Award, Senior Executive Association
1998 Chief Engineer of the Year, ASC
1999 Presidential Meritorious Executive Rank Award
2000 Exceptional Civilian Service Award
PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS AND ASSOCIATIONS
American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
Board of Trustees for the U.S. Air and Trade Show
Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association
Joint Oversight Board for Aeronautical Engineering Education
Wright State Engineering Advisory Board
Southern Methodist Christians Systems Engineering Program Development Team
Wright-Patterson AFB Educational Fund

 

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