1 UNITED S TAT E S AIR FORCE. SHAWN J. BARNES. Mr. Shawn Barnes, a member of the Senior Executive Service, is the Assistant Vice Commander, Air Force Space Command, Arlington, Va. Mr. Barnes is responsible to the Vice Commander of Air Force Space Command in carrying out Air Force space missions and integrating space policy, guidance, coordination and synchronization of space-related activities, and issue resolution for Air Force Space Command and the Department of the Air Force. Mr. Barnes initiated his civil service with the Department of Agriculture where he assisted with research on, and vaccine development for, some of the world's most dangerous infectious animal diseases. Mr. Barnes left the USDA to join the Air Force in 1985. and retired from the service in 2013 as a colonel.
2 He served in a wide variety of ICBM and space operations and staff positions including instructor, crew commander, executive officer, and Chief of Special Operations. He commanded the 12th Space Warning Squadron at Thule Air Base, Greenland, and the 595th Space Group at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado. Prior to his current assignment, Mr. Barnes was the Assistant Deputy Chief of Staff, Space Operations, Headquarters U. S. Air Force. EDUCATION. 1985 Bachelor of Science, marine biology, Long Island University, Southampton, 1992 Distinguished Graduate, Squadron Officer School, Maxwell AFB, Ala. 1998 Air Command and Staff College, Maxwell AFB, Ala. 1998 Master of Political Science, Auburn University, Montgomery, Ala. 2004 National War College, Fort McNair, Washington, CAREER CHRONOLOGY.
3 1. September 1983 August 1985, Laboratory Technician, Plum Island Animal Disease Center (USDA), 2. April 1986 December 1990, ICBM Launch Officer, Warren AFB, Wyo. 3. Jan 1991 April 1994, Deputy Commander, Space Defense Operations Center and Chief, Special Operations, US. Space Command, Cheyenne Mountain AFS, Colo. 4. May 1994 June 1997, Chief Pacific Exercise Branch and Executive Officer, 14th Air Force, Vandenberg AFB, Calif. 5. July 1998 June 1998, Student Air Command and Staff College, Maxwell AFB, Ala. 6. June 1998 April 2002, Chief Space Control Branch, Assistant Secretary of the Air Force (Space), the Pentagon, Arlington, Va. 7. April 2002 May 2003, Commander 12th Space Warning Squadron, Thule AB, Greenland 8. July 2003 June 2004, Student National War College, Fort McNair, Washington, 9.
4 July 2004 April 2007, Chief Space Policy, Joint Staff J5, the Pentagon, Arlington, Va. 10. May 2007 May 2009, Chief, Space Situational Awareness and Command and Control Division, Air Force Space Command, Peterson AFB, Colo. 11. May 2009 June 2011, Commander 595th Space Group, Schriever AFB, Colo. 12. July 2011 September 2013, Chief Space Superiority Division, Air Force A8P, the Pentagon, Arlington, Va. 13. October 2013 November 2014, Director, Space Control, Falcon Research, Inc., Va. 14. November 2014 May 2016, Deputy Director, Air Force Planning, the Pentagon, Arlington, Va. 15. June 2016 August 2017, Deputy Director, Secretary of the Air Force Office of Legislative Liaison, the Pentagon, Arlington, Va. 16. August 2017 April 2018, Assistant Deputy Chief of Staff, Space Operations, Headquarters U.
5 S. Air Force, Arlington, Va. 17. April 2018 Present, Assistant Vice Commander, Air Force Space Command, the Pentagon, Arlington, Va. MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS. Legion of Merit with oak leaf cluster Defense Meritorious Service Medal Meritorious Service Medal with three oak leaf clusters Joint Service Commendation Medal Air Force Commendation Medal Air Force Achievement Medal (Current as of August 2018). UNITED S TAT E S AIR FORCE. MAJOR GENERAL TONY D. BAUERNFEIND. NEW PHOTO PENDING. Maj. Gen. Tony D. Bauernfeind is currently serving as the Commanding General, Special Operations Command Korea (SOCKOR). He also serves as Commander of United Nations Command Special Operations Component (UNCSOC), Commander, Special Operations Joint Task Force (SOJTF) and Deputy Commander, Combined Special Operations Component Command-Korea (CSOCC- K).
6 Serving on the Korean peninsula, Brig Gen Bauernfeind works daily with his Republic of Korea and United Nations Sending State partners to enhance combined and multinational Special Operations capability, interoperability and networks. Combined SOF are an enabling component to maintaining the Armistice and strengthening the ROK Alliance and are ready to deter and defeat all threats to the Korean peninsula and ensure regional stability. Brig Gen Bauernfeind earned his commission from the Air Force Academy in 1991. Earning his wings in 1992, he has flown more than 3,500 hours in the MC-130E, MC-130H. and MQ-9 aircraft. Brig Gen Bauernfeind has commanded special operations forces in both garrison and combat at the squadron, group and wing levels. EDUCATION.
7 1991 Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, US Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colo. 1997 Squadron Officer School, Maxwell AFB, Ala. 2000 Masters of Business Administration, Auburn University, Ala. 2004 Air Command and Staff College, Masters of Military Operational Art and Science, Maxwell AFB, Ala. 2005 Master of Airpower Art and Science, School of Advanced Air and Space Studies, Maxwell AFB, Ala. 2006 Air War College, by correspondence 2009 Military Fellow, RAND Corporation (Senior Developmental Education), Santa Monica, Calif. 2010 Joint Forces Staff College, Norfolk, Va. 2010 Center for Creative Leadership, Greensboro, 2013 Combined Forces Special Operation Component Commander Course, MacDill AFB, Fla ASSIGNMENTS. July 1991 August 1992, Undergraduate Pilot Training, Columbus AFB, Miss.
8 September 1992 July 1993, C-130 and MC-130E Combat Talon Initial Mission Qualification, Little Rock AFB, AR. and Hurlburt Field, Fla. July 1993 January 1997, MC-130E Aircraft Commander and MC-130H Instructor Pilot, 1st Special Operations Squadron, Kadena AB, Japan January 1997 January 1998, MC-130H Instructor Pilot, 550th Special Operations Squadron, Kirtland AFB, January August 1998, Student F-15 Pilot, 2nd Fighter Squadron, Tyndall AFB, Fla. August 1998 September 2001, MC-130H Instructor Pilot, Stan/Eval Pilot and Assistant Director of Operations, 15th Special Operations Squadron and Wing Executive Officer, 16th Special Operations Wing, Hurlburt Field, Fla. September 2001 June 2003, Chief, SOF/CSAR Branch, Global Mobility/Special Ops Capability Requirements Division, Directorate of Operational Capability Requirements, Deputy Chief of Staff for Air and Space Operations, Headquarters United States Air Force, Pentagon, Washington, July 2003 July 2004, Student, Air Command and Staff College, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
9 July 2004 June 2005, Student, School of Advanced Air and Space Studies, Maxwell AFB, Ala. June October 2005, Chief Special Warfare Division, HQ United States Air Force Doctrine Center, Maxwell AFB, Ala. November 2005 January 2006, MC-130H Requalification Training, Kirtland AFB, January 2006 May 2008, Operations Officer & Commander, 15th Special Operations Squadron, Hurlburt Field, Fla. June 2008 June 2009, Military Fellow, RAND Corporation, Santa Monica, Calif. June 2009 June 2011, Director of Staff and Special Assistant to the Director, DARPA, Arlington, Va. June 2011 June 2013, Commander, 1st Special Operations Group, Hurlburt Field, Fla. July 2013 Feb 2015, Commander, 27th Special Operations Wing, Cannon AFB, May 2015 April 2016, Deputy Commanding General Operations, NATO Special Operations Component Command/Special Operations Joint Task Force-Afghanistan, Kabul, Afghanistan April 2016 present, Commanding General, Special Operations Command Korea, Camp Kim, Seoul, South Korea.
10 SUMMARY OF JOINT ASSIGNMENTS. August December 2006, Commander, Combined Joint Special Operations Air Detachment, Afghanistan as a lieutenant colonel May September 2007, Deputy Commander, Combined Joint Special Operations Air Component, Iraq/Afghanistan, as a lieutenant colonel June 2009 June 2011, Director of Staff and Special Assistant to the Director, DARPA, Arlington, VA as a colonel May 2012 January 2013, Commander, Combined Joint Special Operations Air Component, Afghanistan as a colonel May 2015 April 2016, Deputy Commanding General Operations, NATO Special Operations Component Command/Special Operations Joint Task Force, Kabul, Afghanistan as a brigadier general April 2016 present, Commanding General, Special Operations Command Korea, Camp Kim, Seoul.