Col Jay Steinmetz

Col Jay Steinmetz

Dates of Service: Jun 1972 - Oct 2001
RETIRED
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Promotions

  • 2d Lt Jun 76
  • 1st Lt Jun 78
  • Capt Jun 80
  • Maj Jul 87
  • Lt Col Aug 91
  • Col Apr 98
Commissioning Source:  USAFA, Jun 1976

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Bio 

Focuses on assuring our way of life and protecting our families, businesses, and critical systems--integrates cognitive engineering, applies advanced technologies, evolves capabilities, conducts analysis, improves processes, reduces system risks, prepares for emergencies, and develops training and exercises for to improve lives with integrity. Mentors others and enjoys time with family. Affects and assures the security and operation of critical systems and has significantly evolved national capabilities. He collaborates, analyzes risk, integrates technologies, improves processes, reduce system risks, prepares for emergencies, and develops training and exercises for a wide range of government and commercial organizations, including medical, military, law enforcement, information technology, transportation, and food industries.

Military Experiences

Feb 1998 - Oct 2001
United States Department of Defense
Director, Consequence Management Program Integration Office
• Led the Department of Defense effort to improve response to terrorism employing chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and high yield explosives--wrote the plan and implemented the $350 million Defense-wide program in three years—substantially improving national security capabilities • Exercised DoD acquisition executive authority and Army MDEP responsibility for all program related actions--interfaced directly with Secretary of the Army and the Deputy Secretary of Defense • Established DoD's integrated acquisition, training, and logistics support systems for terrorism response units • Established the Defense Consequence Management Support Center, InterAgency Board, and Center for National Response • Developed and implemented the National Reachback System for terrorism response
Aug 1994 - Feb 1998
Director, DoD Emergency Management Training and Exercises
• Led military terrorism response planning and forces for Atlanta Olympics and received the Department of Defense Antiterrorism Award for 1997 • Overhauled, tailored, and taught the full- week executive DoD Emergency Preparedness Course 10 times each year for senior civil and military leaders to ensure effective interagency operations • Wrote federal plans for military support for civil emergencies and other federal agencies • Developed Defense Reform Initiative #25
Jul 1991 - Jul 1994
Commander, Flight Operations
• Led executive air unit flying three types of aircraft supporting international leaders and diplomats throughout Europe, Africa, and Asia for a vast array of joint task forces • Directed airfield operations, flying units, weather, maintenance, and support units • Commanded and piloted the first US missions into the former Soviet Union and Warsaw Pact countries and other international contingencies including former Yugoslavia, Zaire, Somalia, Rwanda, and Tajikistan • Command pilot, senior Learjet evaluator in Europe, and instructor pilot for Deputy Commander in Chief of United States European Command
Jul 1988 - Jul 1990
Director of Training
• Managed a wing’s largest division, providing ground, simulator, and flight training for 1800 crewmembers and all life support for 54 heavy jet aircraft • Transitioned aircraft training simulator operations to full contract support • Led crisis action contingency planning, including the invasion of Panama, and established secure communications for the wing’s crisis action team • Led crisis action contingency planning, including the invasion of Panama, and established secure communications for the wing’s crisis action team • Chaired the Norton Air Show for 375,000 visitors with the Thunderbirds, SR-71, and many other current and historic aerial and static displays

Military Credentials

Professional Development Schools

Aug 1991 - Jun 1992

Jun 1991 - Jul 1991

Aug 1989 - Jun 1990

Certifications

Sep 1990

National Security Emergency Preparedness

Feb 1980

Air Force Flight Safety Officer

Feb 1978

Nuclear Courier Officer

Security Clearance
Top Secret

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