Col. Douglas Scott Martin serves as the Mobilization Assistant to the Commander, Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. He assists the commander in accomplishing AFRL’s mission of leading the discovery, development, and integration of warfighting technologies for our air, space, and cyberspace force. He plays a key role in directing the Air Force’s $2.1 billion science and technology program and an additional $2.3 billion in externally funded research and development. Col. Martin leads over 100 reservists to augment a workforce of approximately 6,000 people in the nine component technology directorates and the 711th Human Performance Wing.
Col. Martin was commissioned in 1989 through the Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps at the University of South Florida. He transitioned from Active Duty into the Air Force Reserves in July 2001. Col. Martin has served in a variety of positions in research and development, program management and test and evaluation at the air base wing, laboratory, program office, center, major command and air staff levels.
Prior to his current assignment, Col. Martin served full time as the Military Deputy and Senior Individual Mobilization Augmentee (IMA) to the Air Force Program Executive Officer for Fighters and Bombers at Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio. Col. Martin is a member of the federal civil service and is a Lead Systems Integration Engineer at the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.
1989 Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering, University of South Florida
1993 Master of Business Administration, University of West Florida
1994 Squadron Officer School, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
2001 Air Command and Staff College, by seminar
2003 Air War College, by seminar
2007 Masters Certificate, Leadership and Executive Development, University of Dayton, Dayton, Ohio
2011 Master of Science, National Resource Strategy, National Defense University, Industrial College of the Armed Forces (Eisenhower School for National Security and Resource Strategy), Washington, D.C.
2011 Department of Defense Senior Acquisition Course, Eisenhower School, Washington, D.C.
2014 Reserve Component National Security Course, National Defense University, Washington, D.C.
1. September 1989 – January 1993, Research and Development Project Engineer, Advanced Warheads, Air Force Research Laboratory, Eglin AFB, Fla.
2. January 1993 – August 1995, Electronic Warfare Test Engineer, 46th Test Wing, Eglin AFB, Fla.
3. August 1995 – July 1996, Student, Air Force Institute of Technology, Education With Industry, Southwest Research Institute,
San Antonio, Texas
4. July 1996 – August 1998, Flight Commander, Test Engineer, Studies and Analysis Squadron, Randolph AFB, Texas
5. August 1998 – July 2001, Chief, F-22 Production Planning, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
6. July 2001 – May 2003, IMA to the F-22 Technical Director, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
7. May 2003 – December 2005, F-22 Production Program Manager, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
8. December 2005 – December 2007, IMA to the Chief of Staff, 88th Air Base Wing, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
9. December 2007 – January 2009, Deputy IMA to the Commander, 88th ABW, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
10. January 2009 – August 2009, IMA to the Commander, 88th Mission Support Gp, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
11. August 2009 – June 2013, Deputy Program Element Monitor, Sensor and Information Technologies, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.
(October 2010 – April 2011, Blue Devil Detachment Commander, 361st Expeditionary Reconnaissance Squadron,
451st Air Expeditionary Wing, Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan)
12. June 2013 – July 2015, Senior IMA to the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition, Science, Technology and Engineering, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.
13. July 2015 – May 2016, Senior IMA to the Director, Aerospace Systems Directorate, Air Force Research Laboratory,
Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
14. June 2016 – June 2017, Senior IMA to the Program Executive Officer, Fighters and Bombers, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
15. July 2017 – Present, Mobilization Assistant to the Commander, Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS:
EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTION
Meritorious Service Medal with five oak leaf clusters
Air Force Commendation Medal with two oak leaf clusters
Air Force Achievement Medal
Meritorious Unit Award
AF Outstanding Unit Award with three oak leaf clusters
AF Organizational Excellence Award
National Defense Service Medal with bronze star
Afghanistan Campaign Medal with bronze star
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
Air Force Expeditionary Service Ribbon with Gold Border
AF Longevity Service with six oak leaf clusters
Armed Forces Reserve Medal with one 'M' Device
Small Arms Expert Marksmanship Ribbon
AF Training Ribbon
Second Lieutenant April 29, 1989
First Lieutenant April 29, 1991
Captain April 29, 1993
Major Nov. 1, 2000
Lieutenant Colonel Nov. 1, 2007
Colonel June 14, 2013
(Current as of Jun 2018)