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Scott Wilcox, Lt. Colonel

Summary of Qualifications

• Graduate of AFOSI Advanced Deployment, Counterintelligence Collections, Investigative, and Anti-terrorism courses

• Accomplished academic and field instructor in diverse fields ranging from field trade craft, personal security, and small unit tactics to Leadership Development.

• Selected as AFOSI’s lead advanced Defensive Tactics (DT) instructor--researched and authored commands advanced DT curriculum -- former Adjunct Instructor supporting AFOSI predeployment training at AMWC

• Advanced edged weapon, blunt force weapons, combat handgun, submachine gun, and shotgun retention and disarm training

• NRA Certified Handgun Instructor

• Extensive training and experience in program management, strategic business planning, process reengineering, crisis management, and team-based problem solving

• Proven ability to prioritize, coordinate, and complete multi-faceted individual and team tasks

• Ability to explain complex topics to diverse groups and bring them to mutual understanding

• Recognized as an outstanding public speaker

• Trust Worthy – Formerly held Top-Secret/Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) Clearance, current Secret


Civilian Education

• M.A., Human Resource Management, WebsterUniversity, St. Louis, MO, December 1994. International Relations, Webster University, St. Louis, MO, July 1994.

• B.A., Geography (Urban/Regional Planning), BloomsburgUniversity, Bloomsburg, PA, May 1986.

Honors: Top ranked Urban and Regional Planning graduate/Cum Laude graduate.

• Human Resource Management Program, CornellUniversity, Ithaca, NY, Fall 1998


Professional Military Education

• Air War College (2006)

• Air Command and Staff College (2002)

• Squadron Officer School (1993)

• Lieutenant Professional Development Course (1991)


Work Experience

Owner, EDGE Security Solutions

• Provides personal security training to military, law enforcement, and vetted individuals

• Team member of organization providing Protective Service Operations to domestic and international customers

• NRA Certified instructor for courses ranging from basic handgun safety to advanced outside the home personal defense


Director, Investigative Division, Office of Military Commissions-Defense, The Pentagon, Washington DC

• Selected to develop and standup investigative division supporting first Military Commissions since Nuremburg trials

• Initiated and developed small team security protocol and tactics for overseas travel to hostile locations

• Handpicked to manage large team of attorneys, paralegals, and investigators in cases having direct Presidential interest

• Expertly managed Joint Service investigative office meshing disparate cultures and built effective and cohesive team

• Coordinated with nation and international intelligence agencies and law enforcement agencies for force protection measures


Chief, Performance Management Division, Headquarters (HQ) Air Force Office of Special Investigations (AFOSI), Andrews AFB, MD

• Leads all aspects of HQ AFOSI division responsible for assisting AFOSI/CC and his senior leadership team in developing strategic level requirements for the command

• Command HQ AF representative and subject matter expert ensuring integration of investigative and counterintelligence capabilities into key Air Force and Department of Defense operational processes

• Guides the commands organizational performance management/lessons learned efforts for USAF criminal investigative, counterintelligence, program security, force protection, and specialized investigative missions to determine AFOSI's future needs and required capabilities


Chief, Department of Defense Programs Division, HQ AFOSI, Andrews AFB, MD

• Responsible for developing an operating budget exceeding $100 million

• Coordinates and prepares AFOSI’s annual Intelligence Program Budget Submission (IPBS)

• Directly assists in preparing AFOSI’s out years’ budget planning projections

• Responsible for implementing command’s resource allocation system


Reserve Commander, AFOSI Antiterrorism Specialty Team (AST), Lackland AFB, TX

• Commanded AFOSI’S premiere antiterrorism team tasked to deploy to austere and/or high threat areas on short notice

• Program manager of all CONUS and OCONUS AST units

• Personally responsible for 300% increase in manning and budget for worldwide mission


Chief, AFOSI Readiness and Contingency Division, HQ AFOSI/DOX, Andrews AFB, MD

• Senior command warplanner responsible for implementing AFOSI’s operational counterintelligence and force protection mission in support of AF and DoD worldwide contingency operations

• Developed and executed AFOSI’s deployment Concept Of Operations for 2500 person organization balancing extensivedomestic and overseas requirements

• Expertly managed largest overseas contingency operation in command’s 50 year history


Chief, Plans and Programs, 3d Field Investigations Region, Scott AFB, IL

• Part of 8-person team that totally reengineered an organization’s key work processes supporting Warfighters

• Directed strategic business planning and budget programming

• Integrated business plans from three organizations into a single, user-friendly planning document

• Responsible for acquiring largest operational funding in organization’s 50-year history

• Lead representative on international crisis response team directly coordinating on-ground with host gov’t and US agencies

• Member of a 4 person team awarded “Best In Department of Defense Anti-Terrorism Program”


Chief, Counterintelligence Branch, AFOSI Detachment 429, Griffis AFB, NY

• Led an elite team of professionals providing specialized services to senior Air Force and Department of Defense officials

• Personally achieved highest productivity rate in the northeastern United States

• Developed innovative programs protecting highly sensitive proprietary information

• Hand-picked as organizational representative to Canadian government agencies


Special Investigative Officer, AFOSI Det 4506, KunsunAB, ROK

• Selected by commander as lead interface with national-level government representatives

• Organized and led a diverse work team responsible for the largest Air Force drug investigation in Korea (1986-89)

• Established an improved review process ensuring an increased level of quality control for massive number of business travel documents--this process allowed the Air Force to recover thousands of dollars due to previous system’s lack of oversight and saved thousands more in future settlements

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