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Mark D. Johnson:

Military Branch:United States Airforce
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Mr. Mark D. Johnson, a member of the Senior Executive Service, is Director, 448th Combat Sustainment Wing, Oklahoma City Air Logistics Center, Tinker Air Force Base, Okla. He is responsible for supply chain management, including acquisition sustainment, for the center?s assigned engines and aircraft commodities.
Mr. Johnson served for more than 24 years in the Air Force, retiring in September 2002 in the rank of colonel. He began his career as an aircraft maintenance officer and attended the Air Force Logistics Career Broadening Program. He commanded an equipment maintenance squadron, served as executive officer to Deputy Chief of Staff for Logistics at Headquarters U.S. Air Force, and was Director of Aircraft for the Oklahoma City ALC. Prior to assuming his current position, Mr. Johnson was Chief of the Commodities Division, Ogden ALC, Hill AFB, Utah.
1977 Bachelor of Arts degree in bacteriology, University of California, Los Angeles
1981 Squadron Officer School, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
1990 Air Command and Staff College, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
1990 Master of Arts degree in management, University of Phoenix
1997 Master of Science degree in national resource strategy, Industrial College of the Armed Forces, Fort Lesley J. McNair, Washington, D.C.
1978, student, Aircraft Maintenance Officer Course, Chanute AFB, Ill.
1979 - 1982, officer-in-charge, Flightline Branch (KC/EC-135), and maintenance supervisor, 305th Organizational Maintenance Squadron; later, maintenance supervisor, 305th Field Maintenance Squadron, Grissom AFB, Ind.
1982 - 1983, officer-in-charge, 78th Aircraft Maintenance Unit (A-10), and officer-in-charge, Wing Programs and Mobility, Royal Air Force Bentwaters, England
1983 - 1986, Chief, A-10/EC-135 Branch, and assistant executive officer to Deputy Chief of Staff for Logistics, Headquarters U.S. Air Forces in Europe, Ramstein Air Base, West Germany
1986 - 1989, Air Force Logistics Career Broadener, Directorate of Maintenance; and aide to the Commander, Ogden Air Logistics Center, Hill AFB, Utah
1990 - 1993, Commander, 52nd Equipment Maintenance Squadron, and Squadron Maintenance Officer, 81st Fighter Squadron (F-4G), Spangdahlem AB, Germany
1993 - 1996, Chief, B-1/B-52/Strategic Reconnaissance Section, Maintenance Directorate; later, member, Chief of Staff of the Air Force Roles and Missions Group; later, executive officer to Deputy Chief of Staff for Logistics, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C.
1997 - 2000, Deputy Program Manager for Lean Logistics, Logistics Directorate, and executive to the Commander, Headquarters Air Force Materiel Command, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
2000 - 2002, Director of Aircraft, Oklahoma City ALC, Tinker AFB, Oklahoma
2002 - 2003, Manager, BearingPoint, Inc., Layton, Utah
2003 - 2004, Chief, Commodities Division, Maintenance Directorate, Ogden ALC, Hill AFB, Utah
2004 - present, Director, 448th Combat Sustainment Wing, Oklahoma City ALC, Tinker AFB, Okla.
Legion of Merit
Meritorious Service Medal with three oak leaf clusters
Air Force Commendation Medal with oak leaf cluster
2004 Civilian Performance Award
Logistics Officer Association
Life Member, Air Force Association
Acquisition Logistics, Level III, Acquisition Professional Development Program


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