C-17 GLOBEMASTER III
Mr. Paul Waugh is the Program Executive Officer and Director for the Mobility and Training Aircraft Directorate at the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Wright-Patterson AFB, OH. He leads more than 1,690 military, civilian and contractor personnel and is responsible for program execution and executive management for all ACAT I, II, III, and sustainment programs in the Air Force’s $35.2 billion airlift, tanker, and training aircraft portfolio to include C-5, C-17, C-130, C-208, E-9, KC-10, KC-135, T-1, T-6, T-38, and T-7 aircraft.
In his previous assignment he was the Program Executive Officer and Director of the Agile Combat Support Directorate, where he led more than 1,600 personnel and was responsible for executing $5.1 billion in Air Force funds annually to provide materiel solutions and acquisition and sustainment life cycle management for simulators, support equipment and vehicles, electronic warfare and avionics, human systems, automatic test systems, and metrology and calibration to meet Air Force operational needs.
During his Air Force career, Mr. Waugh held a variety of fields including engineering, program management, training, and logistics. He was the Deputy Director of the Air Delivered Capabilities Directorate, Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center, Kirtland AFB, NM, where he enabled the acquisition and sustainment of air delivered nuclear weapon systems and extended deterrence systems in support of our nation's nuclear deterrence operations. He was also the Chief of the Propulsion Sustainment Division, managed the Propulsion Program for the Joint Strike Fighter, served as the Deputy Director for the Joint Unmanned Combat Air System (J-UCAS) Program Office, and was also the Program Manager for the X-47. He commanded at the Detachment, Group, and Wing level, and retired from active duty as Vice Commander of the Oklahoma City Air Logistics Center.
Mr. Waugh entered federal civil service in March 2011 as a senior program manager and assumed his current position in August 2020.