COLONEL GREG D. BUCKNER

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Colonel Greg Buckner is the Commander, 90th Maintenance Group at F. E. Warren  AFB, Wyoming. Under his command the proud airmen in the group provide world-class maintenance for the 90th Missile Wing’s 150 Minuteman III Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles (ICBM), 150 launch facilities, 15 missile alert facilities and launch control centers and associated nuclear and conventional munitions in support of United States Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM) requirements. The group performs depot, organizational and intermediate levels of repair on power systems, environmental controls systems and maintains special-purpose vehicles valued at $130M.

 

Colonel Buckner entered the Air Force in 1994 upon graduation from the Air Force Academy. He has held a variety of positions in the maintenance, acquisition, and logistics career fields and served as a staff officer at the Numbered Air Force, Major Command, and Air Staff levels.

 

EDUCATION
1994   Bachelor of Science in Aeronautical Engineering, U.S. Air Force Academy

1998   Squadron Officer School, Maxwell AFB, Alabama

2000   Aircraft Maintenance Officers Course, Sheppard AFB, Texas

2003   Master of Business Administration, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

2006   Master of Systems Engineering, Air Force Institute of Technology

2006   Intermediate Developmental Education, AFIT, in Residence

2011   Senior Developmental Education, AWC, in Correspondence

2015   Senior Developmental Education, Air War College, Maxwell AFB, AL

ASSIGNMENTS
1. August 1994 - December 1994, Systems Engineer, Engineering Directorate, Wright-Patterson AFB, OH

2. December 1994 - July 1997, B-2 Structural Engineer, B-2 System Program Office, Wright-Patterson AFB, OH

3. July 1997 - July 2000, B-2 Low Observables Program Manager, Aircraft Directorate, Tinker AFB, OK

4. November 2000 - November 2001, Fabrication Flight Commander, 56th Equipment Maintenance Squadron, Luke AFB, AZ

5. November 2001 - April 2002, Sortie Support Flight Commander, 309th Fighter Squadron, Luke AFB, AZ

6. April 2002 - June 2002, Sortie Generation Flight Commander, 309th Fighter Squadron, Luke AFB, AZ

7. June 2002 - October 2002, Squadron Maintenance Officer, 309th Fighter Squadron, Luke AFB, AZ 15.

8. October 2002 - July 2003, Officer in Charge, 309th AMU, 56th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, Luke AFB, AZ

9. July 2003 - November 2003, Director, F-117 Programs, Fighter-Bomber Program Executive Office, Pentagon, Washington DC

10. November 2003 - March 2004, F-117 Program Element Monitor, Global Power Programs, Pentagon, Washington DC

11. March 2004 - May 2005, Executive Officer, Directorate for Global Power Programs, Pentagon, Washington DC

12. May 2005 - June 2006, Student, Air Force Institute of Technology, Wright-Patterson AFB, OH

13. June 2006 - August 2008, Commander, 48th Maintenance Operations Squadron, RAF Lakenheath, England

14. August 2008 - April 2010, Chief, GPS OCX Mission Products Branch, GPS Wing, Los Angeles AFB, CA

15. April 2010 - September 2011, Executive Officer to COMUSAFE, HQ USAFE, Ramstein AB, Germany

16. September 2011 – July 2014, Deputy Commander, 52d Maintenance Group, Spangdahlem AB, Germany

17. July 2014 - May 2015, Student, Air War College, Maxwell AFB, AL

18. June 2015 – May 2016, Director, Logistics and Communication, 20th Air Force, F.E. Warren AFB, WY

19. June 2016 – Present, Commander, 90th Maintenace Group, F.E. Warren AFB, WY

 

MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS
Defense Meritorious Service Medal

Meritorious Service Medal (5 OLC)

Air Force Commendation Medal (1 OLC)

Air Force Achievement Medal (2 OLC)

Army Achievement Medal

 

EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTION
Second Lieutenant               June 1994

First Lieutenant                    June 1996

Captain                                June 1998

Major                                    September 2004

Lieutenant Colonel               September 2009

Colonel                                 December 2015

 

(Current as of June 2016)

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