Lt General C. D. Moore II, First AFLCMC Commander, Joins Dayton Aerospace as Executive Vice President

December 17th, 2014|NEWS: Personnel Announcement|
C.D. Moore AFLCMC Commander

Key Specialties

  • Leadership

  • Strategic Planning

  • Organizational Management

  • Financial Management

  • Strategic Communication


We are extremely pleased to announce that Lieutenant General C. D. Moore, II, US Air Force (USAF) (Ret), has joined Dayton Aerospace as executive vice president, board of directors (BOD) member, and owner. C.D. recently retired as the first-ever commander of the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center (AFLCMC), where he built a new organization responsible for “cradle to grave” management of nearly all USAF aircraft, engines, munitions, and electronic/cyber systems with a proven record in development, production, fielding, and product support of world class aircraft systems.

He brings a wealth of experience to the Dayton Aerospace team, including in-depth, working knowledge of technology protection, cyber system security, risk management, foreign military sales (FMS), source selection, and export control processes.

For more information, read the press release below and visit C.D.’s profile here.


Dayton Aerospace, Inc., Names, Lt Gen C. D. Moore II, USAF (Ret) as Executive Vice President

DAYTON – Dec. 17, 2014 – Dayton Aerospace, Inc., an executive management and technical services firm headquartered in Dayton, Ohio, announced today that Lieutenant General C. D. Moore II, USAF (Ret), has accepted the position of executive vice president and member of the company’s board of directors effective 1 Jan 2015. Gen Moore will participate in the short-, mid- and long-term strategic planning of the firm, as well as offer unique senior executive advisory, strategic planning, acquisition program analyses, and life cycle product support services to Dayton Aerospace’s customers.

“We are extremely pleased to have C. D. Moore as part of the Dayton Aerospace team,” says Charlie Craw, Dayton Aerospace president. “His breadth of experience and direct insight into Air Force Materiel Command’s (AFMC) Air Force Life Cycle Management Center (AFLCMC) will be invaluable to both our government and industry customers as they navigate this new defense acquisition environment.”

Moore retired as commander, AFLCMC, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. In this role, he was responsible for the total life cycle management of all USAF aircraft, engines, munitions, and electronic systems. During his 35 year career, he worked a variety of major aircraft systems, serving as a T-38 instructor pilot, operational F-15 pilot, and experimental test pilot. He commanded the first F-22 squadron and served as materiel wing director of the F-16 system program office; materiel wing commander of the F-22 system program office; and vice commander of Air Force Materiel Command (AFMC). Moore’s staff assignments include director of special programs in the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics (OUSD(AT&L)); deputy director of the Global Power Directorate in the Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition (SAF/AQ); and deputy program executive officer (PEO) of the F-35 Joint Program Office (JSFPO). Gen Moore served as the chief of air operations, Multi-National Forces-Iraq in 2004, and is a command pilot with more than 3,000 flight hours in 30 types of aircraft.

He holds BS degrees in aeronautical engineering and political science from the US Air Force Academy where he was a distinguished graduate and the top graduate in engineering. He also holds an MS in aeronautical engineering from Columbia University, New York, and an MS in national resource strategy from the Industrial College of the Armed Forces. In addition, Moore attended Squadron Officer School, Defense Systems Management College, and the Executive Management Program at Kellogg Business School, Northwestern University. Moore was promoted to Brigadier General in 2006, earned his second star in 2009, and third star in 2011.

About Dayton Aerospace:
Dayton Aerospace is a veteran-owned, small business serving government and industry since 1984. Consultants are retired senior military or civilian, most with over 30 years of experience covering all defense acquisition and sustainment technical and management disciplines. Each has held senior-level government positions such as system program director (SPD), system program manager (SPM), PEO, product and logistics center commander, laboratory commander, law center director, chief engineer, chief of contracting, and chief of financial management. The firm specializes in providing hands-on support to both government and industry customers using these highly experienced practitioners with unique credentials to not only do the work required, but also provide clients with reach back to former senior-level government personnel. More information is available at

Charlie Craw, President