Lieutenant General Tom Owen has over 40 years of direct experience leading and managing highly complex aerospace programs as an acquisition and logistics leader. As a Lockheed Martin Vice President, he was responsible for defining, leading, and communicating the total sustainment strategy for the F-35 Lightning II multi-role, multi-service, multi-country combat aircraft to all customer communities, both domestically and internationally. As Commander, Aeronautical Systems Center (ASC) (now AFLCMC) and Program Executive Officer (PEO) for Aircraft Procurement and Modernization, he led the US Air Force (USAF) Center of Excellence for development and acquisition of aeronautical systems. Held leadership positions in a variety of major aircraft systems, including the B-52 Stratofortress, KC-135 Stratotanker, F-15 Eagle, F-16 Falcon, OA-10 Thunderbolt II and served two tours in the Pentagon. General Owen was the first logistics group commander for the E-8C Joint STARS aircraft and served as the system program director for the C-5 System Program Office at San Antonio and Warner Robins Air Logistics Centers (ALC) and the C-17 and F-22 System Program Offices at ASC. Prior to assignment as ASC Commander, served as Commander, Warner Robins ALC and Director, Logistics and Sustainment, Headquarters AFMC. Significant experience in Foreign Military Sales (FMS).