JOHN R. SAMMARTINO > U. S. Air Force > Biography Display. John R. Sammartino, a member of the Defense Intelligence Senior Executive Service, is the Deputy Director of Contracting, Office of Business Plans and Operations, National Reconnaissance Office, Chantilly, Va. He is responsible for providing professional acquisition support and streamlined, effective and ethical contracting solutions to fulfill NRO mission requirements.
Mr. Sammartino, a New York native, graduated from the U. S. Air Force Academy in 1. Air Force officer. He served in a variety of missile operations, contracting and personnel positions. Upon his retirement from the military in 2. Mr. Sammartino joined the civil service and has served in a variety of positions with increasing responsibility at the NRO.
He has worked several key field and staff positions supporting multibillion dollar weapon systems, including joint and multiple service assignments. EDUCATION 1. 98. 7 Bachelor of Science degree in general studies, U. S. Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colo. Master of Business Administration degree, University of Central Missouri, Warrensburg 1. Air Force Institute of Technology, Education with Industry Intern Program, Rockwell International, Duluth, Ga.
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Squadron Officer School, Maxwell AFB, Ala. Air Command and Staff College, by correspondence 2. White House Workshop, Capitol Hill, Washington, D. C. 2. 00. 3 Air Mobility Command Squadron Commander's Course, Scott AFB, Ill. Executive Leadership in a Changing Environment, The Brookings Institution, Washington, D.
. WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB, Ohio. · Cross-program analysis · Intelligence costing · Matrix support for Big Safari.
C. CAREER CHRONOLOGY1. December 1. 98. 7 - August 1. Strategic Missile Wing, Whiteman AFB, Mo. August 1. 99. 2 - June 1.
Education with Industry Contracting Program, Rockwell International Corporation, Duluth, Ga. June 1. 99. 3 - August 1. Manager, Engineering Changes and Foreign Military Sales Airframe Contracts, F- 1. System Program Office, Wright- Patterson AFB, Ohio 4. August 1. 99. 5 - February 1. EC- 1. 30 Prime Systems Contract Manager, Big Safari Program, Reconnaissance Aircraft Systems Group, Wright- Patterson AFB, Ohio 5. March 1. 99. 6 - October 1.
Chief, Advanced Command, Control and Communications Countermeasures Contracts Branch, Advanced Projects Division, Hanscom AFB, Mass. November 1. 99. 9 - July 2. Chief, Contracting Officer Assignments, Air Force Personnel Center, Randolph AFB, Texas 7. July 2. 00. 1 - June 2. Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Air Force, Contracting, Assistant Secretary of the Air Force, the Pentagon, Washington, D. C. 8. June 2. 00. May 2. 00. 4, Chief, Space and Acquisition Colonel's Assignments, Air Force Senior Leader Management Office, Headquarters U.
S. Air Force, Washington, D. C. 9. May 2. 00. 4 - November 2. Contracting Officer, Mission Integration and Development Program, Imagery Systems Acquisition and Operations, National Reconnaissance Office, Chantilly, Va. November 2. 00. 4 - August 2. Team Chief, Imagery Systems Acquisition and Operations Systems Operations Contracts, National Reconnaissance Office, Chantilly, Va. August 2. 00. 5 - September 2. Team Chief, Imagery Systems Acquisition and Operations Ground Office Contracts, National Reconnaissance Office, Chantilly, Va.
September 2. 00. 6 - December 2. Deputy Director of Contracts, Signals Intelligence Acquisition and Operations Directorate, National Reconnaissance Office, Chantilly, Va. December 2. 00. 7 - March 2. Chief of Staff, Office of Contracts, National Reconnaissance Office, Chantilly, Va. April 2. 00. 8 - January 2. Director, Advanced Systems and Technologies Contracts, National Reconnaissance Office, Chantilly, Va.
January 2. 00. 9 - present, Deputy Director of Contracting, Office of Business Plans and Operations, National Reconnaissance Office, Chantilly, Va. AWARDS AND HONORSDefense Meritorious Service Medal Meritorious Service Medal with four oak leaf clusters Air Force Commendation Medal 1.
Certified Federal (Associate) Contracts Manager, National Contract Management Association 1. Contracting Officer of the Year, Electronic Systems Center 2. NRO Service Award PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS AND ASSOCIATIONSNational Contract Management Association U.
S. Air Force Academy Association of Graduates Military Officer Association Knights of Columbus PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATIONSContracting, Level III, Acquisition Professional Development Program Program Management, Level I, APDP (Current as of May 2.