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C. D. Moore II
Lt General, USAF (Ret)

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C. D. Moore II

Summary Qualifications

Over 34 years of experience leading large organizations and complex aerospace programs as an acquisition, test, and operations expert. As the first Commander of the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center (AFLCMC), built a new organization responsible for “cradle to grave” management of nearly all USAF aircraft, engines, munitions, and electronic/cyber systems. Proven record in development, production, fielding, and product support of world class aircraft systems. Accomplished experimental test pilot with over 3,000 hours in 30+ type aircraft. Held command positions at the Squadron, Group, Wing and Center level. Served as Director of the F-16 and F-22 programs, and Deputy/Acting Program Executive Officer (PEO) for the F-35 program. Served three tours in the Pentagon including Director of Special Programs in the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD). In-depth working knowledge of technology protection, cyber system security, risk management, foreign military sales (FMS), source selection, and export control processes.

Key Specialties

  • Senior Executive Advisor

  • Strategic Planning, Prioritization, and Facilitation

  • Proposal Development and Review

  • Engineering

  • Foreign Military Sales (FMS)

  • Developmental Test

Key Positions

  • Commander, Air Force Life Cycle Management Center (AFLCMC)

  • Vice Commander, Headquarters Air Force Materiel Command (HQ AFMC)

  • Deputy Director, Joint Strike Fighter Program Office

  • Director, Special Programs, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics

  • Commander, 478th Aeronautical Systems Wing

  • Director, F-22 System Program Office

  • Deputy Director, Directorate of Capabilities Integration and Transformation, HQ AFMC

  • Deputy Director, Global Power Programs, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition

  • Vice Commander, Aeronautical Systems Center (ASC)


  • BS, Aeronautical Engineering, US Air Force Academy (Distinguished Graduate)

  • BS, Political Science, US Air Force Academy (Distinguished Graduate)

  • MS, Aeronautical Engineering, Columbia University

  • Squadron Officers School (Distinguished Graduate)

  • Advanced Program Manager's Course, Defense Systems Management College (DSMC)

  • MS, National Resource Strategy, Industrial College of the Armed Forces (Distinguished Graduate)

  • Executive Management Program, Kellogg Business School, Northwestern University