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COLONEL EDWARD E. MARSHALL

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Colonel Edward E. Marshall Jr. is the Vice Commander of Support for Space Launch Delta 45, Patrick SFB, Florida. Marshall oversees a team that provides mission support to range and launch operations ensuring the vitality of national space activities at the only launch base for the Department of Defense and commercial Atlas, Delta, SpaceX and NASA launch vehicles. SLD 45 Support prepares worldwide deployable expeditionary forces; assures comprehensive base support to the delta, 36 DoD tenants, more than 16,000 military families, reservists, civilians, contractors and approximately 125,000 retirees.

Colonel Marshall graduated from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte with a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Finance. He was commissioned through Air Force ROTC and entered active duty in 1996.
Prior to his current assignment, Colonel Marshall served as Chief, Financial Analysis Division, Directorate of Plans, Programs and Financial Management, Headquarters Air Force Space Command. He has commanded two Comptroller Squadrons and was a Deputy Mission Support Group Commander. He served as the Executive Officer for the Under Secretary of the Air Force for Financial Management. He has held positions at Program Office, Base, two Major Command, Air Staff, and the White House. He has also been deployed in support of operations in Bosnia, Afghanistan, and Kyrgyzstan. He is also a Joint Qualified Officer.

EDUCATION
1996 Bachelor of Science, Finance Degree, University of North Carolina at Charlotte. 2005 Navy Command and Staff College, Naval Postgraduate School, Monterrey CA
2007 Master of Business Administration in Financial Management & IDE Residence, Monterey, CA 2007 Air Command and Staff College, Correspondence
2012 Air War College, Correspondence
2016 Joint Professional Military Education Phase II, Joint and Combined Warfighting School, Joint Forces
Staff College, Norfolk VA

ASSIGNMENTS

  1. Aug 1996 – April 1997 Student, Undergraduate Pilot Training, Laughlin AFB, TX (AETC)
  2. April 1997– Aug 1998 Acquisition Officer, Satellite Launch Control Systems Program Office, Los Angeles AFB, CA (AFMC)
  3. August 1998 – August 1999 Program Control Officer, Satellite Launch Control Systems Program Office, Los Angeles AFB, CA (AFMC)
  4. August 1999 – June 2002 Flight Commander, Financial Services Flight, 45th Comptroller Squadron, Patrick AFB, FL, (AFSPC)
  5. June 2002 – September 2004 Chief, Comptroller Warplans and Contingency Operations, HQ ACC/FM, Langley AFB, VA (ACC)
  6. September 2004 – July 2006 Student, Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA (AETC)
  7. July 2006 – July 2008 Instructor, Defense Financial Management & Comptroller School, Maxwell AFB, AL (AETC)
  8. July 2008 – July 2010 Commander, 22d Comptroller Squadron, McConnell AFB, KS (AMC)
  9. July 2010 – May 2012 Commander 45th Comptroller Squadron, Patrick AFB, FL (AFSPC)
  10. May 2012 – August 2013 Deputy Commander, 45th Mission Support Group, Patrick AFB, FL (AFSPC)
  11. August 2013 – November 2014 Director, DEAMS Integration, SAF/FMP, Pentagon, VA (HQ USAF)
  12. November 2014 – May 2015 Executive Officer, Undersecretary of the Air Force Financial Management SAF/FMF, Pentagon, VA (HQ USAF)
  13. May 2015 – July 2017 Director, Resource Management and Presidential Communications Officer, White House Communications Agency, Joint Base Anacostia Bolling, Washington DC (DISA)
  14. July 2017– May 2019 Chief, Financial Analysis Division, HQ AFSPC/A8, Peterson AFB, CO (AFSPC)
  15. Jun 2019 – May 2021 Commander, 45th Mission Support Group, Patrick AFB, FL (AFSPC
  16. May 2021 – Pres Vice Commander, Space Launch Delta 45, Patrick SFB, FL (SPoC)

 

BADGES
Acquisition and Financial Management – Master Badge
Presidential Service Badge #31515

MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS
Defense Meritorious Service Medal with oak leaf cluster
Meritorious Service Medal with six oak leaf clusters
Joint Service Commendation Medal
Air Force Commendation Medal with oak leaf cluster
Joint Meritorious Unit Award with oak leaf cluster
AF Outstanding Unit Award with four oak leaf clusters
AF Organizational Excellence Award
National Defense Service Medal
Armed Force Expeditionary Service Medal with oak leaf cluster
Afghanistan Campaign Medal
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
Armed Forces Service Medal
Nuclear Deterrence Operations Service Medal
AF Overseas Ribbon Short
AF Expeditionary Service Ribbon With Gold Border with oak leaf cluster
AF Longevity Service with four oak leaf clusters
Small Arms Expert Marksmanship Ribbon (Pistol)
AF Training Ribbon
NATO Medal (Bosnia & Afghanistan)

OTHER ACHIEVEMENTS
HQ ACC/FM CGO of the Fiscal Year 2003
AMC Comptroller of the Fiscal Year 2009
AFSPC Comptroller of the Fiscal Year 2011
Certified Defense Financial Management Professional #3397

EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTION
Second Lieutenant Aug. 2, 1996
First Lieutenant Aug. 2, 1998
Captain Aug. 2, 2000
Major Jul. 1, 2006
Lt Col Oct. 1, 2011
Colonel Dec. 1, 2017

(Current as of June 2019)