1. EUGENE A. MAMAJEK, JR.
Lt. Colonel – U.S. Marine Corps
102 Teufen Road New Bern, NC 28562
MamajekE@gmail.com 252-635-6345 (H) 252-675-2138 (C)
Aviation Operations | Defense Acquisitions | Systems Engineering
Strategic Planning | Resource Allocation | Process Optimization
Project Management | Contract Negotiations | Team Development
Strategic, results-driven leader with 20+ years of successful domestic and international experience
building and motivating cross-functional teams. Excellent communicator and problem solver with
a unique ability to collaborate and gain consensus at all organizational levels. Signature strengths
include executive decision-making, strategic business planning, policy direction, budgeting, risk
identification/mitigation, personnel management, and technology integration. Managed a $300
million budget and up to $5 billion in aviation resources and assets. Top Secret security clearance.
Visionary Leadership Budgeting and Forecasting Critical Thinking
Strategy Development Turnaround Management Change Management
Operational Performance Process Reengineering Team Building/Mentoring
UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS, Various Locations 1993 – Present
Commanding Officer, Personnel Support Detachment,
Marine Air Group 14 (2013 –Present)
Serve as Chief Executive in charge of training, readiness, and discipline of 140 personnel assigned
to the headquarters section of a major command. Manage Command Inspection Program, with
responsibility for maintaining all programs in mission capable compliance status.
Developed personnel placement plans for 300+ officers assigned to 11 subordinate commands,
ensuring all staffing levels are balanced against qualifications and readiness requirements.
Coordinated all emerging manpower requirements with higher headquarters to achieve
sourcing solutions within established deadlines.
Assistant Chief of Staff, Governance & Economics
II Marine Expeditionary Force (6/2012 – 12/2012)
Assigned to direct civil-military reconstruction and stability operations, specifically governance
and socio-economic development, in support of Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan.
Worked closely with national and international military, diplomatic, and relief organizations.
Advised the Commanding General on issues relating to current and developing situations to
ensure preparedness for deployment.
Coordinated development of department plans for the Governance, Economics, and Stability
Operations Department. Supervised the establishment of all department accounts.
Provided leadership and direction to a department of 11 Officers to ensure staff action
synchronization and efforts were in alignment with the Commanding General’s intent.
Conducted stability operations mission analysis to develop requisite reporting criteria and
standards for higher headquarters.
Executive Director, Marine Air Group 40 (2/2012 – 6/2012)
Served as Chief of Staff and assumed Commanding Officer role for 8 departments comprised of
200+ personnel and 3 subordinate squadrons. Managed all manpower and troop-to-task guidance
for upcoming deployment. Mentored all officers regarding performance and career progression.
Acted as Security Manager responsible for proper control/handling of classified material and
operational security. Fulfilled role of Resource Manager and Certifying Officer for all financial
documents. Supervised establishment of all unit financial accounts.
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Operations Officer, Marine Air Group 14 (2/2011 – 2/2012)
Provided Chief Operating Officer leadership for all aspects of 10 aviation squadrons representing
the largest Air Group in the Marine Corps. Ensured controls, administrative/reporting procedures,
and resources were in place to effectively execute training and combat deployments within
budget and operating efficiency. Established key performance indicators, managed 10 Operations
Officers, a $300 million budget, and $5 billion in aviation resources/assets.
Planned and successfully accomplished the largest Marine air exercise on the East Coast of the
United States during the previous 10 years, significantly increasing combat readiness.
Directed the execution of 33,965 flight hours/20,400 Sorties, including collecting/reporting
data in weekly situation reports and monthly flight hour execution and squadron reports.
Planned, coordinated, and executed the evacuation of more than $4 billion in aircraft and
equipment in less than 24 hours prior to landfall of Hurricane Irene.
Received the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal for meritorious service
Assistant Program Manager, Systems Engineering / Chief Engineering Officer (2007 – 2011)
Directed and managed all engineering efforts related to the C/KC-130 aircraft program, including
design and in-service engineering. Established organizational vision for 140 military, government,
and contractor engineers. Defined technical efforts and provided guidance for the development,
manufacture, verification, deployment, operation, support, disposal of, and user training for
C/KC-130 aircraft. Led strategic change to meet organization’s programmatic and engineering
goals. Coordinated engineering and risk management. Managed $110 million annual budgets.
Planned and led a comprehensive engineering team to support Harvest HAWK, an initiative to
weaponize the KC-130J aircraft. Overcoming numerous challenges, the engineering team
delivered intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance weapons capability in support of
national tasking at a significant cost savings from original proposals.
Spearheaded the system design, development, and modification of the KC-130J aircraft Block
6.5 (USMC) & 7.0 (Foreign Military Sales) software package.
Coordinated development of KC-130J Emergency Procedures Pocket Checklist (PCL) redesign
effort with convergent performance, to include successful accomplishment of validation, and
implementation to the Marine Corps KC-130J fleet user. This redesign effort has become
industry standard in several military aircraft platforms.
Received Navy Aviation Systems Command Spotlight Award, Navy and Marine Corps
Commendation Medal, and Navy Meritorious Unit Commendation Award for leadership,
dedication, and execution of the Harvest HAWK program.
Operations Officer, Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron 252 (2006 - 2007)
Planned and executed all operations and training for a 400 person organization with over $1.2
billion in assets and a $40 million budget conducting world-wide, 24-hour operations.
Qualified 20 pilots, 13 crew chiefs, and 5 load masters while managing complex logistical
operations, flying over 5,700 mishap free flight hours in 2500 sorties, transferring more than
2.4 million pounds of fuel, transporting 1800 passengers, and almost 900,000 pounds of cargo.
Increased aircrew training by 200%, advanced designations by 400%, and combat readiness by
73%. Executed the first trans-Atlantic movement of the MV-22 Osprey Aircraft
Awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal for meritorious service.
Assistant Maintenance Officer, Quality Assurance Officer (2005 – 2006)
Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron 252
Oversaw the Maintenance Department tasked to ensure maintenance quality, safety, and aircraft
readiness to support squadron operations. Established and managed quality control processes in
accordance with technical standards. Managed 220 maintenance personnel.
Provided leadership and direction supporting 2000 sorties totaling 3700 flight hours. During
this time, the squadron passed 20 million pounds of fuel to receiver aircraft, moved more than
14,000 passengers, and carried over 4.6 million pounds of cargo.
Awarded Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal for leadership and managerial skills
contributing to the safe and effective first operational deployment of the KC-130J.
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Marine Corps Naval Aviator – Pilot/Aircraft Commander/Instructor (1993 – Present)
F/A-18 Pilot/Mission Commander - Expertly operated the F/A-18C/D on multiple combat
missions while maintaining the highest levels of proficiency, safety, and attention to detail.
Developed comprehensive tactical knowledge of aircraft operations in highly stressful and
mission-critical environments. Accumulated 1303 hours/777 Sorties of Tactical Flying Time,
257 Carrier Landings, and 157 hours of Night Vision Goggle time.
Executed 12 combat missions in support of Operation Southern Watch (OSW), including the
employment of precision munitions. Aircraft Designations include: Section Leader; Division
Leader; Mission Commander; Air Combat Training Instructor; Weapons Training Officer;
NATOPS Instructor; Instrument Instructor; NVG Night Systems High/Low; Low Altitude Training
Qualified; Functional/Maintenance Check Pilot.
T-45C Advanced Flight Instructor - Accumulated 240 hours/181 sorties of Advanced Instructor
Time. Instructor Designations include: Basic FAM Training; Instrument; Formation; Air Combat
Training; NATOPS Instructor/Evaluator; Standardization Instructor; Instructor Under Training
(IUT) Standardization Instructor; Functional/Maintenance Check Pilot. Awarded Navy and
Marine Corps Achievement Medal in 2003 and 2004.
KC-130J Pilot/Aircraft Commander - Accumulated 1229 hours/499 sorties of Refueler Transport
Time and 341 hours of Night Vision Goggle Time. Executed 414 hours/ 252 sorties in support
of Operation Iraqi Freedom, including the employment of 21 combat aerial deliveries.
Designations Include: Aircraft Commander; Section Leader; Aerial Refueling Instructor; Aerial
Delivery Instructor; Tactical Navigation Instructor; Overwater Navigation Instructor.
B.S., Aerospace Engineering/Aerospace Technology, Kent State University, 1993
USMC Combat Development Command – The Basic (Officer) Course Naval Aviation Schools
Command – Aviation Preflight Indoctrination Course Naval Aviation Training Command –
Designated USMC Naval Aviator Naval Aviation Specialized Operational Training Naval Post
Graduate School – Aviation Safety Officers Course Naval Aviation Schools Command – Flight
Instructor Training Course Naval Aviation Schools Command – ORM Instructor Course Marine
Corps Institute – Amphibious Warfare School Crew Resource Management Model Manager &
Instructor Course Navy/Marine Corps Airworthiness Program – Airworthiness Process & Procedures
Marine Corps Institute – Command & Staff College Marine Corps Martial Arts Program – Gray
belt Certification Naval Air Systems Command – Asst. Program Manager (Systems Engineering)
Course Defense Acquisition University - Contracting Officers Representative Defense
Acquisition University – Negotiator Certification Defense Acquisition University – Program
Management Level-2 Certification Marine Aviation Weapons & Tactics Squadron – Senior Watch
Air Medal-Strike/Flight (2) Navy & Marine Corps Commendation Medal (3) Navy & Marine Corps
Achievement Medal (2) Global War on Terrorism Medal Navy Meritorious Unit Commendation
Medal Iraq Campaign Medal Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal National Defense Service
Medal (2) Sea-Service Deployment Ribbon (3) NAVAIR AIR 1.0 Spotlight Award Aviation Safety
3000 Hours Award.