November 06 - 08, 2018 | Crowne Plaza Old Town Alexandria, washington
James Dunn SES
Deputy Director, Requirements, Directorate of Plans, Programs, and Requirements Headquarters Air Combat Command
James A. Dunn is the Deputy Director, Requirements, Directorate of
Plans, Programs, and Requirements, Headquarters Air Combat Command,
Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia. The directorate is responsible for
all functions relating to the combat air force’s weapon systems
acquisition, modernization, sustainment, and test of over 100 programs,
while directing a staff of 16 divisions. The directorate also develops
and prioritizes science and technology investment needs, manages
technology transition efforts, and collaborates with industry, academia,
major commands, and other government agencies to focus technology
investment on satisfying top weapons system requirements.
Mr. Dunn graduated from the University of South Carolina and entered the
Air Force through Officer Training School where he earned his
commission Nov. 7, 1981. He is a master navigator with more than 4,600
flying hours in the B-52, and has been assigned to numerous operational,
command and staff positions. He commanded the 40th Expeditionary
Operations Group, was Deputy Commander of the 2nd Operations Group, and
Commander of the 2nd Operations Support Squadron. He is a graduate of
the U.S. Air Force Weapons School and served as an instructor and
operations officer for the school's B-52 division. He served on the U.S.
Strategic Command staff, culminating as Chief, Aircraft Plans, in the
Plans and Policy Directorate. He also served in the Air Combat Command
staff as the Chief, Flight Operations Division, Commander Air Combat
Command/Training Support Squadron, Director of Strategic Deterrence and
Nuclear Integration and the Associate Director for Operations prior to
assuming his present position. He is a graduate from the Air Command and
Staff College, Joint Staff College and Air War College.
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