March 14, 2019 – Sierra Nevada Company (SNC) introduced this week that U.S. Air Drive Colonel (ret.) John Wagner has joined its Crystal Metropolis, Virginia workplace, bolstering its workforce with Wagner’s experience in world house operations and practically 30 years of navy service. Wagner serves as the corporate’s Vice President, Nationwide Safety and Area.
“We’re delighted to welcome John and his many years of service and management in nationwide safety house to our workforce,” stated Fatih Ozmen, CEO and proprietor of Sierra Nevada Company. Ozmen serves on the Nationwide Area Council’s Customers Advisory Group, appointed by Vice President Mike Pence together with leaders of the nation’s most progressive and influential house corporations.
Wagner joins SNC, a privately owned aerospace and nationwide safety firm, at a time of great exercise within the U.S. aerospace business. SNC is probably greatest recognized for its Dream Chaser® spacecraft – often known as “America’s spaceplane” – which is able to service the Worldwide Area Station beneath NASA contract beginning in 2021. With greater than 25 years of expertise and innovation in house, together with satellites, rocket engines and extra, SNC’s expertise and gear has been integral to over 450 profitable missions to house together with 13 missions to Mars. SNC can also be beneath NASA contract to develop an idea for a Lunar Gateway, an orbiting laboratory and non-compulsory habitat designed to permit for entry to the moon and exploration of deep house.
Previous to becoming a member of SNC in 2018, John served within the U.S. Air Drive for 27 years and held management positions in house operations and engineering in areas of world house operations, house launch and spacecraft integration, spacecraft mission operations, world and theater missile warning, house management, house surveillance and navy house battle administration command & management. He commanded on the squadron, group, and wing ranges, to incorporate serving because the Set up Commander at Buckley Air Drive Base, Colorado and Director of the Joint Area Operations Middle at Vandenberg Air Drive Base, California. Additional, Wagner was concerned in creating and constructing the Schriever Wargame Collection, which has since turn into a key to the exploration of future house points all through the nationwide safety group.