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Col ROBERT M. DEGREGORIO

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COLONEL ROBERT M. DEGREGORIO

Colonel Robert M. Degregorio is Commander, 315th Mission Support Group, Joint Base Charleston, S.C. In this capacity he is responsible for over 657 officer, enlisted, and civilian personnel assigned to Security Forces, Force Support, Logistics Readiness Squadrons and the Civil Engineering Flight.

Colonel Degregorio previously served as the Chief, Expeditionary Combat Support Branch, Headquarters Air Force Reserve Command, Force Generation Center, Robins AFB, Georgia. Degregorio and his team plan, organized and direct the activities of Expeditionary Combat Support, ensuring that deployment and support requirements comply with legal and regulatory guidelines.

Colonel Degregorio earned his commission in May 1996 through ROTC at Charleston Southern University. He has served in all sections of the Aerial Port over his career in the Pacific En-Route system, as well as the Chief of Supply and Transportation for the J6, AFSOUTH, NATO in Naples Italy. Degregorio completed his active duty career in 05 where he served as the Installation Deployment Officer for Team Charleston, leading them to an OUTSTANDING rating on their 2011 ORI. As a reservist Colonel
Degregorio, has served as a Traditional Reservist in the 38th APS for 2 years, then a 5 year tour as the 315th Logistics Readiness Squadron Commander and Senior Air Reserve Technician at JB Charleston, SC, followed by a year at the 927th MSG as a Deputy Group Commander.

EDUCATION:
1995 BS, Political Science, Charleston Southern University 1996 Air Terminal Manager’s Course, Kadena AFB, Okinawa
1997 Transportation Officer Course, Lackland Air Force Base, Texas
1997 Air Mobility Command Affiliation Airlift Planner’s Course, Andersen AFB, Guam 1999 Air Mobility Operations Course, Air Mobility Warfare Center, Fort Dix, NJ
2000 Combat Readiness and Resources Course, Lackland AFB, Texas 2001 NATO Officers Course, Oberammergau, Germany
2001 NATO Depot Supply Systems Course, Luxembourg City, Luxembourg 2002 Squadron Officer’s School, In Residence, Maxwell AFB, Alabama 2004 Contingency Wartime Planning Course, Ft Dix, New Jersey
2010 National Security Decision Making Course Naval War College, Newport, Rhode Island 2012 Air Command and Staff College, DL, Maxwell AFB, AL
2016 Air War College, DL, Maxwell AFB, AL
2018 Master of Science, Military Studies (Joint War Fighting), American Military University


ASSIGNMENTS:
1. 1996 – 1997 Chief, Passenger Service, 634th Air Mobility Support Squadron, Andersen AFB, Guam
2. 1997 – 1998 Chief, Aircraft Services, 634th Air Mobility Support Squadron, Andersen AFB, Guam
3. 1998 – 1999 Chief, Air Terminal Operations Center, 635th Air Mobility Support Squadron, Hickam AFB, Hawaii
4. 1999 – 1999 Deputy Command and Control Flight Commander, 635th Air Mobility Support Squadron, Hickam AFB, Hawaii
5. 1999 – 2000 Chief, Aircraft Services, 635th Air Mobility Support Squadron, Hickam AFB, Hawaii
6. 2000 – 2000 Chief Passenger Service, 635th Air Mobility Support Squadron, Hickam AFB, Hawaii
7. 2000 – 2001 OIC, Car Detail, Armed Forces Inaugural Committee, Washington, DC
8. 2001 – 2001 Squadron Executive Officer, 735th Air Mobility Squadron, Hickam AFB, Hawaii
9. 2001 – 2004 Chief, Supply /Transportation, J6 Directorate, AFSOUTH/NATO Naples, Italy
10. 2004 – 2005 Installation Deployment Officer/ Readiness Flight Commander, 437th Logistics Readiness Squadron, CAFB, SC
11. 2008 -- 2009 Officer in Charge, Air Freight, 38th Aerial Port Squadron, AFRC, CAFB, SC
12. 2009 -- 2010 Operations Officer, 628th Logistics Readiness Squadron (AD), CAFB, SC
13. 04/12 –10/12 Action Officer, CENTCOM J4, Multi-National Logistics, (deployed) HQ CENTCOM MacDill AFB, FL
14. 2010 – 2015 Commander, 315th Logistics Readiness Squadron, AFRC, JB Charleston, SC
15. 2015 – 2016 Deputy Commander, 927th Mission Support Group, AFRC, MacDill AFB, FL
16. 2016 – 2017 Chief, Force Management Branch/21R MFM, (ART) HQ AFRC A4RF, Robins AFB, GA
17. 2017 – 2018 Chief, Logistics Readiness Division, HQ AFRC A4R, (ART) Robins AFB, GA
18. 2018 – 2019 Chief, Expeditionary Combat Support, (AGR), HQ AFRC Force Generation C, Robins AFB, GA
19. 2019 – Pres Commander, 315th Mission Support Group, Joint Base Charleston, S.C.

MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS:
Defense Meritorious Service Medal Meritorious Service Medal 3 Devices
Air Force Commendation Medal with 2 Devices Joint Service Achievement Medal 1 Device
Air Force Outstanding Unit Award with 3 Devices National Defense Service Medal
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal Humanitarian Service Medal with 1 Device Air Force Overseas Ribbon Short
Air Force Longevity Service with 3 Devices Small Arms Expert Marksmanship (Pistol) Air Force Training Ribbon
NATO Medal

OTHER ACHIEVEMENTS:
4th Air Force Logistics Readiness Officer of the Year (FGO), 2011, Southern Region Company Grade Officer (CGO) of the Year (NATO), 2003 Allied Command Europe CGO of the Year (NATO), 2001
Air Mobility Command Transportation CGO of the Year (AMC), 2000 15th Air Force Transportation CGO of the Year (AMC), 2000 Selected to attend AMC High Flight program, 1999


EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTION:
Second Lieutenant 25 March 1996
First Lieutenant 16 June 1998

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17 June 2000
17 June 2007
1 October 2013
1 June 2019

(Current as of June 2019)