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INSPIRING THE NEXT GENERATION

February 6-8, 2018

Chief, Policy And Sustainment, Air Force Diversity and Inclusion Office

Lieutenant Colonel Angel Lugo

Lieutenant Colonel Angel J. Lugo is the Chief, Policy and Sustainment Divison, Directorate of Diversity and Inclusion, Manpower, Personnel & Services, Headquarters Air Force, implementating the Air Force’s strategic vision, priorites, and goals for Air Force diversity and inclusion. The directorate is responsible for creating sustainable change throughout the Air Force while integrating diversity and inclusion-focused leadership with operational, functional and talent management strategies and processes.

After serving twelve years in the enlisted ranks, Colonel Lugo received his commission through Air Force Officer Training School at Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama, in November 2000. He has served as a Force Support officer at the squadron, headquarters and joint levels. Colonel Lugo is dual-tracked as a political-military affairs strategist and served as the Eastern Europe Branch Chief for Headquarters United States Air Forces in Europe (USAFE) at Ramstein Air Base, Germany. Additonally, he has served three tours of duty in Southwest Asia in support of Operations DESERT SHIELD/STORM, ENDURING FREEDOM and IRAQI FREEDOM. Prior to his current assignment, he was the deputy chief, Personnel Division, Manpower, Personnel & Services Directorate, Headquarters United States Air Forces in Europe, Ramstein.

EDUCATION

1997 Bachelor of Science, Workforce Education and Development, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, Carbondale, Illinois

2006 Squadron Officer School, Maxwell AFB, Alabama

2013 Air Command and Staff College, by correspondence

2014 Master of Science, Military Operational Art & Science, Air Command and Staff College, Maxwell AFB, Alabama

ASSIGNMENTS

1. December 2000 – December 2003, Section Commander, 962nd Airborne Air Control Squadron & 3rd Equipment Maintenance Squardon, Elmendorf AFB, Alaska

2. January 2004 – February 2005, Chief, Battlestaff A-1 Operations, 16th Special Operations Wing, Hurlburt Field, Fla. (November 2004 – February 2005, J-1 Director, Combined Joint Special Operations Air Command, Special Operations Command Central, Al Udeid, Qatar)

3. March 2005 – January 2006, Chief, Career Enhancements, 16th Mission Support Squadron, Hurlburt Field, Fla.

4. February 2006 – June 2006, Chief, Military Equal Opportunity, 16th Special Operations Wing, Hurlburt Field, Fla.

5. July 2006 – May 2007, Chief, Executive Services, Manpower, Personnel & Services, Headquarters Air Force, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.

6. June 2007 – May 2008, Executive Officer, Plans & Integration Directorate, Manpower, Personnel & Services, Headquarters Air Force, the Pentagon, Washington, D.C.

7. June 2008 – August 2010, Deputy Chief, Unified Legislation & Budgeting Branch, Strategy Plans & Programs Division, Plans & Integration Directorate, Manpower, Personnel & Services, Headquarters Air Force, the Pentagon, Washington D.C.

8. September 2010 - July 2013, Director, Equal Opportunity Training & Air Force Service Liaison Officer, Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institute, Patrick AFB, Fla.

9. August 2013 – June 2014, student, Air Command and Staff College, Maxwell AFB, Ala.

10. July 2014 – July 2016, Chief, Eastern Europe Branch, International Affairs Division, Plans & Programs Directorate, Headquarters United States Air Forces in Europe, Ramstein AB, Germany

(May 2016 – July 2016, Turkish General Staff Liaison, J-3, European Command, Ankara, Turkey)

11. August 2016 – July 2017, Deputy Chief, Personnel Division, Manpower, Personnel & Services Directorate, Headquarters United States Air Forces in Europe, Ramstein AB, Germany

12. August 2017 – present, Chief, Policy & Sustainment Division, Diversity & Inclusion Directorate, Manpower, Personnel & Services, Headquarters Air Force, the Pentagon, Washington D.C.

MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS

Defense Meritorious Service Medal

Meritorious Service Medal with oak leaf cluster

Air Force Commendation Medal with six oak leaf clusters

Joint Service Achievement Medal

EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTION

Second Lieutenant Nov 21, 2000

First Lieutenant Nov 21, 2002

Captain Nov 21, 2004

Major Sep 1, 2010

Lieutenant Colonel Dec 1, 2015

(Current as of January 2018)