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LIEUTENANT GENERAL LEE K. LEVY II

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Lt. Gen. Lee K. Levy II is the Commander, Air Force Sustainment Center, Air Force Materiel Command, headquartered at Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma. As the AFSC Commander, he leads nearly 43,000 Total Force Airmen to deliver combat effects for the immediate and long-term requirements of component and combatant commanders in every area of responsibility. Serving as the Logistics Numbered Air Force, AFSC is the supporting command for the readiness of Logistics and Sustainment activities around the world. The Center comprises three Air Logistics Complexes, three Air Base Wings, two Supply Chain Wings, and 23 CONUS and OCONUS geographically separated operating locations. The AFSC has $16 billion in execution authority and $26 billion in assets providing logistics operations, supply chain management, supply chain operations, depot maintenance and modifications, as well as sustainment for the nuclear enterprise, joint and interagency operations and foreign military sales partners. 

General Levy was born in New Orleans, Louisiana. He entered the Air Force in 1985 as a Louisiana State University graduate. General Levy has had numerous operational, command, and staff assignments leading logistics, civil engineering, operational contracting and nuclear operations. Prior to his current position, he was Vice Director for Logistics, the Joint Staff, Washington, D.C.

EDUCATION 
1985 Bachelor of Science degree in business administration, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge 
1988 Squadron Officer School, Maxwell AFB, Ala. 
1990 Graduate certificate in systems management, University of Southern California, Los Angeles
1994 Master of Science degree in international relations, Troy State University, Troy, Ala.
1998 Air Command and Staff College, Maxwell AFB, Ala. 
2001 Air War College, by correspondence 
2004 Master of Arts degree in national security and strategic studies, Naval War College, Newport, R.I. 
2007 Joint and Combined Warfare School, Joint Forces Staff College, Norfolk, Va. 
2008 Air Force Enterprise Leadership Seminar, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
2008 Senior Executive Fellows Program, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass. 
2010 Air Force Enterprise Leadership Seminar, Darden School of Business, University of Virginia, Charlottesville
2011 Senior Joint Information Operations Applications Course, Maxwell AFB, Ala. 
2012 Senior Executives in National and International Security Program, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.

ASSIGNMENTS 
1. August 1985 – December 1985, Student, Munitions Maintenance Officer Course, Lowry AFB, Colo. 
2. December 1985 – September 1987, Officer in Charge, Munitions Services Branch, 7th Munitions Maintenance Squadron, Carswell AFB, Texas 
3. September 1987 – December 1988, Maintenance Supervisor, Weapons Storage Area, 7th Munitions Maintenance Squadron, Carswell AFB, Texas 
4. December 1988 – August 1990, Officer in Charge, Munitions Services, and emergency actions officer, 7362nd Munitions Support Squadron, Volkel Air Base, Netherlands 
5. August 1990 – December 1991, Officer in Charge, Munitions Maintenance, and emergency actions officer, 7362nd Munitions Support Squadron, Volkel AB, Netherlands 
6. January 1992 – July 1993, Commander, Munitions Flight, 48th Equipment Maintenance Squadron, Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England 
7. July 1993 – March 1994, Executive Officer, 48th Fighter Wing, RAF Lakenheath, England 
8. March 1994 – May 1995, Commander, Sortie Generation Flight, 492nd Fighter Squadron, RAF Lakenheath, England 
9. May 1995 – August 1997, Logistics Evaluation Manager, Headquarters Air Force Operational Test and Evaluation Center, Kirtland AFB, N.M. 
10. August 1997 – June 1998, Student, Air Command and Staff College, Maxwell AFB, Ala. 
11. July 1998 – July 2000, Commander, 9th Munitions Squadron, Beale AFB, Calif. 
12. August 2000 – May 2002, Strategy Planner, Deputy Director for Strategy and Policy, Strategic Plans and Policy Directorate (J5), Joint Staff, Washington, D.C. 
13. May 2002 – July 2003, Executive Officer, Deputy Chief of Staff for Installations and Logistics, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C. 
14. July 2003 – July 2004, Student, U.S. Naval War College, Newport, R.I. 
15. July 2004 – August 2005, Chief, Depot Maintenance Transformation Division, 76th Maintenance Wing, Oklahoma City Air Logistics Center, Tinker AFB, Okla. 
16. August 2005 – January 2006, Commander, 654th Combat Logistics Support Squadron, Oklahoma City ALC, Tinker AFB, Okla. 
17. January 2006 – April 2007, Commander, 76th Aircraft Maintenance Group, Oklahoma City ALC, Tinker AFB, Okla. 
18. April 2007 – May 2009, Deputy Director of Logistics, Headquarters Air Force Materiel Command, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio 
19. May 2009 – June 2011, Commander, 402nd Maintenance Wing, Warner Robins ALC, Robins AFB, Ga. 
20. June 2011 – September 2013, Director of Logistics, Headquarters Air Mobility Command, Scott AFB, Ill. 
21. September 2013 – June 2015, Vice Director for Logistics (J4), Joint Staff, Washington, D.C.
22. June 2015 – present, Commander, Air Force Sustainment Center, Tinker AFB, Okla.

SUMMARY OF JOINT ASSIGNMENTS 
1. August 2000 – May 2002, Strategy Planner, Deputy Director for Strategy and Policy, Strategic Plans and Policy Directorate (J5), Joint Staff, Washington, D.C., as a lieutenant colonel 
2. June 2011 – September 2013, Director of Logistics, Task Force 294, U.S. Strategic Command, Scott AFB, Illinois, as a brigadier general
3. January 2013 – August 2013, Director, CENTCOM Deployment and Distribution Operations Center, Southwest Asia, as a brigadier general 
4. September 2013 – June 2015, Vice Director for Logistics (J4), Joint Staff, Washington, D.C., as a major general

MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS
Distinguished Service Medal   
Defense Superior Service Medal                                   
Legion of Merit   
Defense Meritorious Service Medal with oak leaf cluster
Meritorious Service Medal with four oak leaf clusters                                                         
Air Force Commendation Medal with oak leaf cluster                       
Joint Service Achievement Medal                                                   
Air Force Achievement Medal
Nuclear Deterrence Operations Service Medal with oak leaf cluster

OTHER ACHIEVEMENTS 
1999 Lt. Gen. Leo Marquez Award for Field Grade Munitions/Missile Manager of the Year 

EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTION 
Second Lieutenant July 5, 1985 
First Lieutenant July 5, 1987
Captain July 5, 1989
Major May 1, 1997
Lieutenant Colonel Nov. 1, 2001
Colonel March 1, 2006 
Brigadier General Dec. 4, 2009     
Major General Aug. 2, 2013 
Lieutenant General June 5, 2015

(Current as of March 2017)