Dr. Benjamin T. Hazen Phd, Associate Professor of Logistics and Supply Chain Management

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2012 - 2015, Maintenance Operations Officer, 911th Air Refueling Squadron, Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, NC. Led 370 military,civilian, and Reserve technicians in field- and intermediate-level maintenance supporting 16 KC-135 aircraft. Established management control programs, ensuring quality, safety, and proper training were incorporated into daily maintenance activities.

2009 - 2012, Doctoral Student, Auburn University, student in the College of Business, Department of Aviation and Supply Chain Management; sponsored by the Air Force Institute of Technology.

2008 - 2009, Assistant Officer in Charge, Aircraft Maintenance Unit, 60th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, Travis Air Force Base, CA. Provided leadership, supervision, and coordination of maintenance effort of 320 military and civilian personnel. Responsible for maintenance, scheduling, and on-equipment repairs for 18 assigned C-5 aircraft valued at over $3.5 billion.

2007 - 2008, Officer in Charge, Aircraft Support Flight, 60th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, Travis Air Force Base, CA. Led and managed 55 personnel in six distinct functions while supporting over 600 maintainers from two maintenance squadrons in their aircraft maintenance efforts. Deployed to Al Died Air Base, United Arab Emirates as the Assistant Office in Charge of KC-10 Aircraft Maintenance Unit.

2006 - 2007, Assistant Operations Officer, 60th Equipment Maintenance Squadron, Travis Air Force Base, CA. Led 430 military, civilian, and Air Reserve Technicians in field- and intermediate-level maintenance supporting 53 C-5 and KC-10 aircraft. Managed a $10.8M operating budget.

2002 - 2006, Non-Commissioned Officer in Charge, Engineering/Rocket Research Lab, Department of Astronautical, United States Air Force Academy, CO. Managed laboratory facility housing state-of-the-art data collection systems and scientific test assemblies in support of space systems research.

1999 - 2002, Satellite/Wide band Communications Equipment Journeyman, Tinker Air Force Base, OK. Constructed and maintained base-level communications at various deployed locations. Deployed to Prince Sultan Air Base, Saudi Arabia in support of Operation Southern Watch and Jacob, Pakistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.


Certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, Villanova University, 2015

Certified Six Sigma Green Belt, American Society for Quality, 2015

Certificate in Transportation and Logistics Regulation (12 graduate credit hrs), Florida Coastal School of Law, 2014

Certification in Transportation and Logistics (CTRL), American Society of Transportation and Logistics, 2012-present

Certificate in Servant Leadership (nine graduate credit hrs), Gonzaga University, 2005

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