2015 DOD Maintenance Symposium

December 7-10, 2015

Phoenix, Arizona, USA

Phoenix Convention Center

Keynote Speakers - Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Major Clinton R. Cody Major Clinton R. Cody


MAJ Clinton R. Cody, like many military children, calls numerous places home. He graduated as a Distinguished Military Graduate from Texas A&M University in 2000 with a Liberal Arts Degree in History and was commissioned as a 2LT in the United States Army branched Aviation.

Upon graduation he attended the Officer Basic Course and then Army Flight School at Fort Rucker, AL, where he qualified to fly the AH-64A Attack helicopter. MAJ Cody's first assignment was with the 3rd Battalion, 101st Aviation Regiment, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), at Fort Campbell, KY where he served as an AH-64A and III/V platoon leader. While assigned to 3-101st MAJ Cody deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom 1 and Operation Iraqi Freedom 1. Upon graduating the Aviation Captain's Career Course and the AH-64D qualification course in May 2005, MAJ Cody was assigned to 1st Battalion, 101st Aviation Regiment, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) where he served as the Assistant S3 and later the Company Commander for B Company, 1-101st. While assigned to 1-101st MAJ Cody deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom 05-06 and Operation Enduring Freedom 07-09.
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John B Johns John B Johns
Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Maintenance

Mr. Johns is responsible for oversight of the U.S. Department of Defense's $80B Military equipment and weapons maintenance program. He has served tours in both Iraq and Afghanistan developing the capabilities of the Iraqi and Afghan National Security Forces. He led U.S. Naval Aviation Intermediate and Depot Maintenance where he was responsible for a workforce of 16,000 military and civilian personnel and the annual maintenance and repair of over 700 aircraft, 5000 engines and modules, and 500,000 components. Mr. Johns was also responsible for the maintenance and repair of all Army Aviation and Missile Systems redeployed from Iraq and Afghanistan in the early years of the two wars. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Aerospace Engineering from Pennsylvania State University and a Master's degree in Aeronautics and Astronautics from Purdue University. He is also a graduate of the National Security Management Program from the U.S. National Defense University.

Lieutenant General Lee Levy, II Lieutenant General Lee Levy, II

Lt. Gen. Lee K. Levy II is commander of the Air Force Sustainment Center, Air Force materiel Command, Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma. As AFSC Commander, he ensures the Center provides operational planning and execution for the Air Forced supply chain management and depot maintenance for a wide range of aircraft, engines, missiles, and component items in support of the U.S. Air Force missions.

He is responsible for operations which span three air logistics complexes, three air base wings, two supply chain wings and multiple remote operating locations, incorporating more than 35,000 military and civilian personnel. In addition, he oversees installation support to more than 75,000 personnel working in 140 associate units at the three AFSC bases.

General Levy was born in New Orleans, Louisiana. He entered the Air Forced in 1985 as a Louisiana State University ROTC graduate. General Levy has had numerous operational, command, and staff assignments leading logistics, civil engineering, and nuclear operations. Prior to his current position, he was Vice Directory for Logistics, the Joint Staff, Washington, D.C.
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