STEPHANIE A. GASS

Stephanie Gass is the Executive Director of Manpower, Personnel and Services, Headquarters Air Combat Command, Langley Air Force Base, Virginia. She is responsible for assisting the Director in the development and execution of policies, programs and objectives, involving the readiness, assignment, education and training, separation, retirement, career progression, classification, manpower, services support and quality of life for more than 94,000 active duty military and civilians covering five NAFs, the USAF Warfare Center, 35 Wings and more than 200 operating locations, as well as 61,000 total force Reserve and Guard partners.

Ms. Gass’ career includes Active Duty Air Force and Air Reserve Component military and civilian personnel and manpower policy development and execution. During her career, she has served in positions at base-level, the Air Force Personnel Center, Headquarters United States Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa, Headquarters Air Force Reserve Command, Headquarters Air Force, and a previous assignment to Headquarters Air Combat Command.

Prior to her most recent assignment to ACC/A1, she was the Deputy Chief of Staff, Headquarters United States Air Forces in Europe-Air Forces Africa, Ramstein Air Base, Germany.

EDUCATION
1989 - Bachelor of Science Degree, U.S. Air Force Academy, Colo.
1992 - Master’s Degree with Honors in Human Resource Management and Development, Chapman University, Calif.
1995 - Squadron Officer School, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
1999 - Air Command Staff College (Seminar)
2006 - Distinguished Graduate, Air War College (Correspondence)
2007 - Enterprise Leadership Seminar, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
2009 - Enterprise Business Seminar, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Va.
2009 - Senior Executive Fellows, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.
2010 - Seminar XXI, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston, Mass.

ASSIGNMENTS
1. August 1989 - May 1992, Chief, Quality Force Office; Personnel Programs, 27th Fighter Wing, Cannon AFB,N.M.
2. May 1992 - November 1992, Chief, Headquarters Air Force Readiness Systems, Air Force Wartime Manpower and Personnel Readiness Team, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Fort Ritchie, Md.
3. November 1992 - May 1994, Chief, PC-III Installations, Plans and Analysis and Chief, Hardware Sustainment Operations, Directorate of Personnel Data Systems, Headquarters Air Force Personnel Center, Randolph AFB,Texas
4. May 1994 - May 1995, Executive Officer, Directorate of Personnel Data Systems, Headquarters Air Force Personnel Center, Randolph AFB, Texas
5. May 1995 - September 1996, Deputy Director, Commander’s Action Group, Speechwriter and Center Briefer, Headquarters Air Force Personnel Center, Randolph AFB, Texas
6. September 1996 - September 1997, Military Personnel Flight Commander, 85th Group, Keflavik Naval Air Station, Iceland
7. September 1997 - July 1998, Chief, Assignment Analysis, Directorate of Personnel, Headquarters Air Combat Command, Langley Air Force Base, Va.
8. July 1998 - October 1999, Deputy Chief, Senior Officer Management, Directorate of Personnel, Headquarters Air Combat Command, Langley AFB, Va.
9. October 1999 - November 2001, Chief, General Officer Matters Support Division, Air Force General Officer Matters Office, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C.
10. November 2001 - January 2004, Deputy Director, Active Guard/Reserve Management Office, Office of the Air Force Reserve, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C.
11. January 2004 - June 2007, Chief, Personnel Programs, Training and Systems Division, Directorate of Personnel, Office of the Air Force Reserve, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C.
12. June 2007 - November 2010, Director, General Officer Management, Office of the Air Force Reserve, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C.
13. November 2010 - January 2012, Commander, Readiness Management Group, Robins AFB, Ga.
14. January 2012 - September 2014, Director of Manpower, Personnel and Services, Headquarters Air Force Reserve Command, Robins AFB, Ga.
15. September 2014 - June 2015, Personnel Analyst, Directorate of Plans and Integration, Deputy Chief of Staff for Manpower and Personnel, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C.
16. June 2015 - January 2017, Chief, Personnel Policy Division, Headquarters United States Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa, Ramstein Air Base, Germany
17. January 2017 - May 2019, Deputy Director, Manpower, Personnel and Services, Headquarters United States Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa, Ramstein Air Base, Germany
18. May 2019 - October 2020, Deputy Chief of Staff, Headquarters United States Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa, Ramstein Air Base, Germany
19. October 2020 - Present, Executive Director of Manpower, Personnel and Services, Headquarters Air Combat Command, Langley Air Force Base, Va.

MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS
Meritorious Civilian Service Medal
Legion of Merit with two oak leaf clusters
Meritorious Service Medal with silver and bronze oak leaf clusters Air Force Commendation Medal
Air Force Outstanding Unit Award with three oak leaf clusters
Air Force Organizational Excellence Award with silver oak leaf cluster Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal with oak leaf cluster
Air Force Overseas Short Tour Service Medal

(Current as of: 12 July 2021)