Brigadier General Christopher P. Weggeman
Deputy Director for Command, Control, Communications and Computers/Cyber, J6
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Brigadier General Christopher P. Weggeman is Deputy Director for Command, Control, Communications and Computers (C4)/Cyber, Joint Staff, J6, the Pentagon, Washington, D.C. As such, General Weggeman conducts analysis and assessments; provides Joint and Combined Force C4 guidance, and evaluates C4 requirements, plans, programs and strategies for the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
In his role as the Chairman, C4/Cyber Functional Capabilities Board, he leads the assessment and recommendations process whereby the Joint Requirements Oversight Council (JROC) validates and prioritizes joint military capabilities within the C4/Cyber functional area.
General Weggeman is a 1987 graduate of Purdue University, where he was commissioned through Air Force ROTC as a distinguished graduate.
Prior to this assignment, General Weggeman was the Commander, 52nd Fighter Wing, Spangdahlem AB, Germany.
1987 Bachelor of Science in biology, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Ind.
1993 Squadron Officer School, Maxwell AFB, Ala. (distinguished graduate)
1994 United States Fighter Weapons Instructor Course, Nellis AFB, Nev. (distinguished graduate)
1996 United States Weapons School Instructor Pilot Upgrade Program, Nellis AFB, Nev.
1999 Master of Military Arts and Sciences, Army Command and General Staff College, Fort Leavenworth, Kan.
2006 Masters in Strategic Studies with academic distinction, Air War College, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
2008 Enterprise Leadership Seminar, University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School, Chapel Hill, N.C.
1. November 1987 - December 1988, student, Euro-NATO Joint Jet Pilot Training, Sheppard AFB, Texas (distinguished graduate)
2. March 1989 - October 1989, student, F-16C Training, MacDill Air Force Base, Fla.
3. October 1989 - June 1994, F-16 pilot, Hill AFB, Utah
4. January 1995 - January 1996, weapons officer, 35th Fighter Squadron, later, Assistant Chief, Wing Weapons and Tactics, 8th Fighter Wing, Kunsan Air Base, South Korea
5. January 1996 - June 1998, instructor, F-16 Division, USAF Weapons School, later, division scheduler and assistant operations officer, Nellis AFB, Nev.
6. June 1998 - June 1999, student, Army Command and General Staff College, Fort Leavenworth, Kans.
7. June 1999 - August 2001, Chief, Joint Strike Fighter Operational Requirements Branch, Air Combat Command, Langley AFB, Va.
8. August 2001 - December 2002, Chief, Safety, 388th Fighter Wing, Hill AFB, Utah
9. December 2002 - July 2003, operations officer, 4th Fighter Squadron, Hill AFB, Utah
10. July 2003 - July 2005, Commander, 421st Fighter Squadron, Hill AFB, Utah
11. July 2005 - July 2006, student, Air War College, Maxwell AFB, Ala. (academic distinction)
12. July 2006 - June 2008, Commander, 12th Operations Group, Randolph AFB, Texas
13. June 2008 - July 2010, Director of Staff, U.S. Senior National Representative, later, Commander, Air Force Element, Allied Air Component Command Headquarters, Ramstein AB, Germany
14. July 2010 - July 2012, Commander, 52nd Fighter Wing, Spangdahlem AB, Germany
15. July 2012 - present, Deputy Director for Command, Control, Communications and Computers (C4)/Cyber, Joint Staff, J6, the Pentagon, Washington, D.C.
JOINT DUTY ASSIGNMENTS:
1. September 2000 - December 2000, J3 Weapons & Tactics Officer, Joint Task Force Southwest Asia, as a lieutenant colonel
2. June 2008 - July 2010, Director of Staff, U.S. Senior National Representative, later, Commander, Air Force Element, Allied Air Component Command Headquarters, Ramstein AB, Germany, as a colonel
3. July 2012 - present, Deputy Director for Command, Control, Communications and Computers (C4)/Cyber, Joint Staff, J6, the Pentagon, Washington, D.C. as a brigadier general
Rating: Command Pilot Flight Hours: More than 2,800 Aircraft Flown: F-16C, F-16D, T-38C, AT-38C, T-6A, AT-38B, T-1A
MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS:
Defense Superior Service Medal
Legion of Merit with oak leaf cluster
Distinguished Flying Cross with Valor
Meritorious Service Medal with three oak leaf clusters
Air Medal with oak leaf cluster
Aerial Achievement Medal with oak leaf cluster
Joint Commendation Medal
Air Force Commendation Medal
Air Force Achievement Medal
EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTION:
Second Lieutenant Aug. 13, 1987
First Lieutenant Aug. 13, 1989
Captain Aug. 13, 1991
Major Sept. 1, 1997
Lieutenant Colonel May 1, 2000
Colonel Feb. 1, 2006
Brigadier General June 5, 2012
(Current as of July 2012)