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Patricia M. Young:

Military Branch:United States Airforce
Patricia M. Young, a member of the Senior Executive Service, is Deputy to the Commander, Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command, U.S. Transportation Command, Alexandria, Va. Mrs. Young is responsible for facilitating continuous improvement and innovation in the development of distribution policies, plans and programs supporting their global mission. These responsibilities impact joint service force deployment and logistics operations.
Mrs. Young entered federal service in 1985 through the Palace Acquire Career Program with the Air Force Materiel Command, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio. At AFMC, she was assigned to the Logistics Directorate and was a key member of the command?s battle staff during operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm, and was the command representative to the Department of Defense Transportation Policy Committee.
In 1993, Mrs. Young came to USTRANSCOM Operations and Logistics Directorate serving in various assignments to include Deputy Chief, Mobility Systems Division, and Chief, Business Center Division. She entered Senior Executive Service in 2002 as the Deputy Director Logistics and Business Operations. Prior to her current assignment, she was Deputy Director for Strategies and Policy in the Strategies, Plans and Policies Directorate.
EDUCATION
1981 Bachelor of Arts degree in communications, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio
1984 Master of Science degree in business and industrial relations, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio
1997 Senior Management Seminar, Western Management Development Center, Denver, Colo.
1998 Air War College, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
1998 Executive Development Seminar, Western Management Development Center, Denver, Colo.
2000 Financial Management, Darden Graduate School of Business Administration, University of Virginia, Charlottesville
2003 Program for Executives in Logistics and Technology, Kenan-Flagler Business School, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
2004 Program for Senior Managers in Government, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.
2004 Systems Acquisition Management for General/Flag Officers Course, Defense Acquisition University, Fort Belvoir, Va.
CAREER CHRONOLOGY
1. June 1985 - July 1993, Logistics Directorate, Air Force Materiel Command, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
2. August 1993 - December 1996, Operations and Logistics Directorate, U.S. Transportation Command, Scott AFB, Ill.
3. January 1997 - June 1998, Deputy Chief, Mobility System Division, Operations and Logistics Directorate, USTRANSCOM, Scott AFB, Ill.
4. June 1998 - February 2000, Chief, Logistics Integration Team, Operations and Logistics Directorate, USTRANSCOM, Scott AFB, Ill.
5. February 2000 - May 2001, Deputy Division Chief, Business and Acquisition Center, Operations and Logistics Directorate, USTRANSCOM, Scott AFB, Ill.
6. May 2001 - August 2002, Chief, Business and Acquisition Center, Operations and Logistics Directorate, USTRANSCOM, Scott AFB, Ill.
7. August 2002 - December 2002, Deputy Director for Logistics and Business Operations, Operations and Logistics Directorate, USTRANSCOM, Scott AFB, Ill.
8. December 2002 - January 2005, Deputy Director for Strategies and Policy, Strategies, Plans and Policy Directorate, USTRANSCOM, Scott AFB, Ill.
9. February 2005 - present, Deputy to the Commander, Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command, USTRANSCOM, Alexandria, Va.
AWARDS AND HONORS
2001 Air Force Meritorious Civilian Service Award
2005 Joint Distinguished Civilian Service Award, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS AND ASSOCIATIONS
National Defense Transportation Association

 

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