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Friday, 24 May 2013
BLACK SOCIAL HISTORY : AFRICAN AMERICAN MAJOR GENERAL GARY T. McCOY OF THE UNITED STATES AIR FORCE : GOES INTO THE " HALL OF BLACK GENIUS "
BLACK SOCIAL HISTORY Maj. Gen. Gary T. McCoy is the Commander, Air Force Global Logistics Support Center, Scott Air Force Base, Ill. An Air Force Materiel Command sustainment center, the AFGLSC executes the Air Force supply chain by integrating enterprise-wide planning and strategy with global command and control serving as the single focal point to the warfighter. The AFGLSC manages a $8.5 billion budget and is composed of more than 4,200 personnel with operations at several geographically separated locations: the 448th Supply Chain Management Wing (Planning and Execution), Tinker AFB, Okla.; 635th Supply Chain Management Wing (Operations), Scott AFB; and 591st Supply Chain Management Group (Strategy and Integration), Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio.
A South Carolina native, General McCoy was commissioned through the Officer Training School in July 1976 and has served in a variety of command and staff assignments. A career logistics officer, he has commanded a supply squadron and a logistics group, and he has served staff tours at both major command and Air Staff levels. He has also served as a deputy program manager, a joint duty officer with the Defense Logistics Agency and an air logistics center product director. Prior to his current assignment, General McCoy was the Director of Logistics Readiness, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Logistics, Installations and Mission Support, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C.
BLACK SOCIAL HISTORY - EDUCATION
1975 Bachelor of Arts degree in sociology, Culver-Stockton College, Mo.
1978 Squadron Officer School, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
1979 Master of Arts degree in human resources management, University of Redlands, Calif.
1981 Marine Corps Command and Staff College, by correspondence
1987 Air Command and Staff College, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
1987 National Security Management Program, by correspondence
1993 Armed Forces Staff College, Joint and Combined Staff Officer School, Norfolk, Va.
1996 Air War College, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
2003 Program for Executives in Logistics and Technology, Kenan-Flagler Business School, University of North Carolina
2007 Program for Senior Managers in Government, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass