Scott M. Anderson, a member of the Senior Executive Service, is the Executive Director, Headquarters Air Force Space Command, Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado. The command comprises more than 30,000 space and cyberspace professionals. He assists the commander in organizing, training and equipping mission-ready forces; and acquiring and delivering space and cyberspace capabilities for North American Aerospace Defense Command, U.S. Strategic Command and the other functional and geographic combatant commands with missile warning; positioning, navigation and timing; communications and cyber capabilities. The command oversees Air Force network operations, manages a global network of satellite command and control, communications, missile warning, and space launch facilities; and, is responsible for space system development and acquisition. As the command’s senior civilian, Mr. Anderson also advises the commander on development of the more than 7,500 civilians in the workforce, as well as labor relations.
Mr. Anderson was appointed to the Senior Executive Service in 2010, and assigned as Deputy Director of Logistics and Engineering, U.S. Central Command, MacDill Air Force Base, Florida.
1978 Bachelor of Science degree, University of Maryland, Md.
2001 Master of Arts degree in national security and strategic studies, Naval War College, Newport, R.I.
1. 2010 - 2014, Deputy Director, Logistics and Engineering, U.S. Central Command, MacDill AFB, Fla.
2. 2014 - 2015, Director, Logistics, Engineering and Force Protection, Headquarters Air Force Space Command, Peterson AFB, Colo.
3. 2015 - present, Executive Director, Headquarters Air Force Space Command, Peterson AFB, Colo.
AWARDS AND HONORS
Legion of Merit
Bronze Star Medal
Defense Meritorious Service Medal
Joint Meritorious Civilian Service Award
(Current as of July 2015)