Tag Archives: Senior Executive Service

Amanda Gentry Promoted to Lead Air Force Research Lab’s Sensors Directorate

Amanda Gentry

Amanda Gentry, formerly director of engineering at the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center's capabilities integration directorate, has been promoted as director of the sensors directorate at the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL). With that promotion, Gentry also elevates to the Senior Executive Service.

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Jack Blackhurst to Retire as Air Force Research Lab Executive Director

Jack Blackhurst

Jack Blackhurst, executive director of the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) since June 2017, is set to retire Wednesday after a 46-year career that saw him take on various military and federal civilian roles. He received his Senior Executive Service appointment in 2010 while serving as director of the human effectiveness directorate within AFRL.

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Brad Bunn to Assume Vice Director Role at DLA

Brad Bunn

Brad Bunn, director at the Defense Logistics Agency's (DLA) human resources unit, will succeed Mike Scott as vice director. Bunn will lead and oversee the agency's operations, strategic planning and resource management functions. DLA Director and U.S. Navy Vice Adm. Michelle Skubic said Bunn will bring his knowledge of the agency's mission, logistics, business and financial operations to his new capacity.

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Christopher Barnhurst Named DISA Executive Deputy Director

Christopher Barnhurst

Christopher Barnhurst, formerly chief financial officer at the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA), has succeeded Anthony Montemarano as executive deputy director at the agency. Barnhurst will help DISA address potential issues and drive the implementation of perimeter, boundary and endpoint cybersecurity capabilities under his new role.

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DSA Names Gibson Le Boeuf to Federal Advisory Board of Directors

John Somplasky Named

Data Systems Analysts (DSA) has appointed Gibson Le Boeuf to the company’s Federal Advisory Board of Directors (FAB). Le Boeuf currently serves as president of GGL International, where he provides consulting services to domestic and international governments, private industry and academia on defense related matters. Le Boeuf has more than 34 years' experience in marine, naval architecture and mechanical engineering disciplines, including acquisition of major complex weapons systems.

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Ella Studer, SVP of KBR, Receives ISOA Lifetime Achievement Award; Byron Bright Quoted

KBR announced on Tuesday that Ella Studer, the company’s senior vice president, has received the International Stability Operations Association (ISOA) Lifetime Achievement Award for her accomplishments in stability operations and commitment to the ISOA organization. 

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Preston Dunlap to Head ABMS as Air Force Chief Architect

U.S. Air Force Capt. Hope Cronin announced that Preston Dunlap, formerly a national security analysis mission areas executive at Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, was appointed chief architect at the service branch's office of the assistant secretary for acquisition, technology and logistics, Inside Defense reported Friday.

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