The 27-year Air Force veteran will be based in Colorado Springs and have responsibility for leading the company’s expansion efforts in the defense and intelligence space operations market.
He most previously served as the Air Force’s deputy commander for operations and interagency integration at the Joint Functional Component Command for Space, based at U.S. Strategic Command.
According to the Air Force, he was responsible for leading all Defense Department space forces aligned with that command and for supporting national and combatant commander goals.
Concurrently, he also served as the National Reconnaissance Office’s director for mission operations, where he led operations for the agency’s overhead reconnaissance systems, ground stations, operational communications and the operations center for conducting intelligence activities, the Air Force says.
Chun has also led the 614th Space Operations Squadron at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif.; NRO’s perations group at Onizuka Air Force Station, Calif; Space Operations Wing at Buckley Air Force Base, Colo.; and the 50th Space Wing at Schriever Air Force Base, Colo.
He was commissioned as a second lieutenant from the U.S. Air Force Academy in 1985 and holds two master’s degrees, one in systems management from the University of Southern California and the other in space operations from the Air Force Institute of Technology.
Chun also holds a master’s degree in strategic studies from the Air War College and was a senior executive fellow at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government in 2008.
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