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COLONEL BRIAN D. MOORE

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Colonel Brian D. Moore is the Commander, 51st Maintenance Group, 51st Fighter Wing, Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea. He commands over 1,400 personnel and directs maintenance operations for a fleet of A-10 and F-16 aircraft valued at over $1.1 billion.

Colonel Moore received his commission in 1997 through the Reserve Officer Training Corps at Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio. He has served in a variety of positions at the Wing, Air Logistics Center, Headquarters Air Force, and Combatant Command levels. Colonel Moore is a Distinguished Graduate and former Commandant of the Advanced Maintenance and Munitions Operations School and is a graduate of Air Command and Staff College, Air War College, and the Eisenhower School for National Security and Resource Strategy. As a career aircraft maintenance officer, Colonel Moore has commanded two Aircraft Maintenance Squadrons and led maintenance efforts on wide array of aircraft that include the F-22, F-15C/E, F-16C, A-10C, HH-60, C-130H/J, EC-130, KC-135 and E-3. Col Moore has deployed in direct support of  Operations NORTHERN WATCH, IRAQI FREEDOM, ENDURING FREEDOM AND INHERENT RESOLVE. Prior to this assignment, Colonel Moore served as the Chief, Office of Defense Cooperation, U.S. Embassy, Canberra, Australia.

EDUCATION:
1997 Bachelor of Science, Business Management, Wright State University
1997 Distinguished Graduate, Aircraft Maintenance/Munitions Officer Course, Sheppard AFB, TX
2003 Distinguished Graduate, Squadron Officer School, Air University, Maxwell AFB, AL
2004 Distinguished Graduate, USAF Advanced Maintenance and Munitions Operations School, Nellis AFB, NV
2009 Master of Military Art and Science, Air Command and Staff College, Air University, Maxwell AFB, AL
2016 Air War College, by correspondence
2018 Master of National Security and Resource Management, Eisenhower School, National Defense University, Fort McNair, Wash DC

MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS:
1997 Distinguished Graduate, Air Force ROTC
1999 4FW Lt Gen Leo Marquez Outstanding Maintenance Manager of the Year
2010 PACAF Lt Gen Leo Marquez Outstanding Maintenance Manager of the Year
Bronze Star Medal, 1 device
Meritorious Service Medal, 5 devices
Air Force Commendation Medal, 1 device

ASSIGNMENTS:
Aug ’97 – Jul ‘98                   Propulsion Flt CC, 4CRS, 4FW, Seymour Johnson AFB, NC
Aug ’98 – Dec ’98                 Accessories Maintenance Flt CC, 4CRS, 4FW, Seymour Johnson AFB, NC
Jan ’99 – Jul ’99                   Sortie Support Flt CC, 336FS, 4FW, Seymour Johnson AFB, NC
Aug ’99 – Jul ’00                  Sortie Generation Flt CC, 336FS, 4FW, Seymour Johnson AFB, NC
Aug ’00 – Feb ‘01                Sortie Support Flt CC, 44FS, 18WG, Kadena AB, Japan
Feb ’01 – Aug ‘02                Sortie Generation Flt CC, 67FS, 18WG, Kadena AB, Japan
Aug ’02 – Jul ‘03                  Maintenance Supervisor, 18MOS, 18WG, Kadena AB, Japan
Aug ’03 – Apr ’04                 B-1B Production Chief, Aircraft Division, OC-ALC, Tinker AFB, OK
May ’04 – Jul ‘05                 Executive Officer, 76MXW, OC-ALC, Tinker AFB, OK
Aug ’05 – Apr ’06                 Officer in Charge, 90AMU, 3WG, Elmendorf AFB, AK
May ’06 – Jun ‘07                Senior Maintenance Officer, F-22 PIO, 3WG, Elmendorf AFB, AK
Jun ’07 – Jul ‘08                  Maintenance Operations Officer, 3AMXS, 3WG, Elmendorf AFB, AK
Aug ’08 – Jun ’09                Student, Air Command and Staff College, Maxwell AFB, AL
Jul ’09 – May ‘11                 Commander, 718AMXS, 18WG, Kadena AB, Japan
Jul ’11 - Jul ‘12                    Commander, 455EAMXS, 455AEW, Bagram AB, Afghanistan
Aug ’12 – Aug ’14               Commandant, USAF Advanced Maintenance and Munitions Operations School, Nellis AFB, NV
Sep ’14 – Jul ‘15                 Chief, Combat Air Forces Sustainment Branch, USAF Directorate of Logistics, Pentagon, Washington DC
Aug ’15 – Jul ’17                 Chief, Warfighter Integration Branch, F-35 Integration Office, Headquarters Air Force, Pentagon, Washington DC
Aug ’17 – Jun ’18                Student, Eisenhower School, National Defense University, Fort McNair, Washington DC
Jul '18 - Jun '20                   Chief, Office of Defense Cooperation, U.S. Embassy, Canberra, Australia
Jul '20 - present                  Commander, 51st Maintenance Group, Osan AB, Republic of Korea


EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTION:
1st Lieutenant 24 Jul 99
Captain 24 Jul 01
Major 1 May 07
Lieutenant Colonel 1 Aug 12
Colonel 1 Dec 18