Biography

Colonel Michael T. Davis

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Colonel Mike Davis is Vice Commander, 99th Air Base Wing, Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada. In this position, he supports the installation command authority for Nellis and Creech Air Force Bases and the 2.9 million-acre Nevada Test and Training Range. He is responsible for all installation support, providing communications, contracting, engineering, environmental, law enforcement, logistics, medical, security, services, supply, transportation and mission support for more than 12,000 assigned service members and 313,000 family members, retirees and veterans. In addition, the 99th ABW supports the United States Air Force Warfare Center, 53rd Wing, 57th Wing, 432nd Wing, 505th Command and Control Wing, the NTTR, more than 250 fixed-wing and rotary-wing aircraft assigned to Nellis and nearly 1,500 visitors and temporary-duty personnel conducting business daily across the installation.

Colonel Davis graduated from Southern Illinois University-Carbondale and was commissioned a second lieutenant in 1995.  A career logistician, his past assignments include a variety of wing, headquarters and joint positions.  Colonel Davis has participated in multiple Operation IRAQI FREEDOM, ENDURING FREEDOM, SOUTHERN WATCH and DESERT FOX deployments with conventional and special operations forces. 

EDUCATION: 

1995  Bachelor of Science, Physical Education, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale IL
1996  Supply Operations Officer Course, Lackland AFB TX
1999  Joint Petroleum Officer’s Course, Ft Lee VA
2000  Squadron Officer School, Maxwell AFB, AL (Residence)
2002  Certified Acquisition Professional-Level I, Acquisition Logistics
2002  Master of Business Administration, National Graduate School, Falmouth MA 
2005  Air Command and Staff College, Maxwell AFB AL (Correspondence)
2007  Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Officer Course, Lackland AFB TX
2008  Master of Science, Military Operational Art and Science Air Command and Staff College, Maxwell AFB AL (Residence)
2008  Certified Acquisition Professional-Level II, Life Cycle Logistics
2012  Air War College, Maxwell AFB AL (Correspondence)
2012  Joint Combined Warfare School, National Defense University, Norfolk VA
2015  Master of Science, National Resource Strategy Eisenhower School (ICAF), National Defense University, Fort McNair, Washington DC

ASSIGNMENTS:

1.   June 1995-June 1996, OIC, Materiel Storage and Distribution Flight, 96th Supply Squadron, Eglin AFB FL 
2.   June 1996-June 1997, Commander, Combat Operations Support Flight, 96th Supply Squadron, Eglin AFB FL
3.   June 1997-January 1998, Commander, Fuels Management Flight, 96th Supply Squadron, Eglin AFB FL
4.   January 1998-January 2000, Chief, Supply Plans, 609th Air Support Squadron, US Central       Command Air Forces, Shaw AFB SC   
5.   January-July 2000, Logistics Executive Officer, 609th Air Support Squadron, US Central Command Air Forces, Shaw AFB SC
6.   July 2000-July 2001, Combat Operations Support Flight Commander, 305th Supply Squadron, McGuire AFB NJ
7.   July 2001-December 2002, Distribution Flight Commander, 305th Logistics Readiness Squadron, McGuire AFB NJ
8.   December 2002-June 2005, HQ USAF Logistics Career Broadening Officer, Warner Robins Air Logistics Center, Robins AFB GA 
      December 2002-December 2003, Program Manager, C-5 Systems Program Office 
      December 2003-December 2004, C-5 Production Depot Maintenance Manager/Supply Chain Manager, 330th Aircraft Sustainment Wing 
      December 2004--June 2005, Chief, Special Operations Technical Manuals, 330th Aircraft Sustainment Wing
9.   June 2005-June 2006, Commander, Sub-region, Defense Energy Support Center-Kuwait, Camp Arifjan, Kuwait 
10. June 2006-June 2007, Operations Officer, 2d Logistics Readiness Squadron, Barksdale AFB LA
11. June 2007-June 2008, Student, Air Command and Staff College, Maxwell AFB AL 
12. June 2008-March 2009, Chief, Strategic Plans and Air Force Smart Operations for the 21st Century (AFSO21), Directorate of Transformation, Headquarters US Air Force, Pentagon, Washington DC
13. October 2009-June 2010, Executive Officer to the Director of Transformation, Headquarters US Air Force, Pentagon, Washington, DC.
14. June 2010-July 2012, Commander, 56th Logistics Readiness Squadron, Luke AFB AZ 
15.  July 2012-July 2014, Logistics Operations and Plans Staff Officer, United States Special Operations Command and United States Central Command, MacDill AFB, FL
16.  August 2014-June 2015, Student, Eisenhower School for National Security and Resource Strategy, National Defense University, Fort McNair, Washington DC
17.  July 2015-July 2016, Deputy Division Chief, Operational Contract Support and Services Division, Joint Chiefs of Staff, J4, Pentagon, Washington DC
18.  July 2016-July 2017, Director of Current Operations (J3), Defense Logistics Agency Distribution, New Cumberland, PA 
19.  August 2017-Present, Vice Commander, 99th Air Base Wing, Nellis AFB, NV

AWARDS AND DECORATIONS:    

Defense Meritorious Service Medal, 4 Oak Leaf Cluster
Meritorious Service Medal, 4 Oak Leaf Cluster                                                                                      
AF Commendation Medal, 2 Oak Leaf Cluster
Joint Meritorious Unit Award AF Outstanding Unit Award, 5 Oak Leaf Cluster
AF Organizational Excellence Award, 1 Oak Leaf Cluster
National Defense Service Medal, 1 Device
Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal
Global War On Terrorism Expeditionary Medal
Global War On Terrorism Service Medal
Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal
Nuclear Deterrence Operations Service Medal AF Overseas Ribbon Short, 1 Oak Leaf Cluster
AF Expeditionary Service Ribbon with Gold Border, 1 Oak Leaf Cluster
Small Arms Expert Marksmanship Ribbon (Pistol)
21 AF Supply Officer of the Year, 2001
Defense Logistics Agency Staff Logistics Field Grade Officer of the Year, 2005

EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTION: 

Second Lieutenant - 13 May 1999
First Lieutenant - 13 May 1997
Captain - 13 May1999Major - 1 October 2005
Lieutenant Colonel - 1 September 2010
Colonel - 1 December 2016

(Current as of August 2017)