Kirtland AFB honors 'Order of the Nucleus' recipients Photos. KIRTLAND AFB, N. M. Brig. Gen. Garrett Harencak, commander of the Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center at Kirtland AFB, left, inducted five individuals and one team into the ‘Order of the Nucleus’ on Feb. National Museum of Nuclear Science & History in Albuquerque, for distinguished support to the nuclear enterprise. From left to right, Dave Lorenz, representing the Weapon System Supply Chain Management Team; Virginia Brown, Logistics Program Manager, AFNWC; Dr.
John C. Hogan, retired senior scientist, Sandia National Laboratories; Gen. Donald J. Hoffman, commander, Air Force Materiel Command; Maj. Gen. John F. Thompson, former Air.
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Gen. Garrett Harencak, Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center commander, inducted a new class of "Order of the Nucleus" recipients Feb. National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. The "Order of the Nucleus" is an AFNWC award presented to those who are supporting and have supported the nuclear enterprise with great distinction. A brief profile of each honoree appears below.
Gen. Donald Hoffman is the commander of Air Force Materiel Command at Wright- Patterson AFB, Ohio. In his first year as the AFMC commander, Hoffman stood up the Directorate for Strategic Deterrence and Nuclear Integration, secured permission to establish an Air Force Program Executive Office for Strategic Systems, and AFMC became the single nuclear weapons authority for all continental U. S.- based weapons storage areas. Maj. Gen. John F. Thompson served as the Air Force Program Executive Officer for Strategic Systems from March 2. September 2. 01. 1. During that time, Thompson was instrumental in transforming the ICBM Systems Division by instilling leadership, identity and unity.
His team modernized a critical leg of the nuclear triad by establishing the new Joint Fuze Program and charting the course for the future ICBM sustainment and acquisition construct. Dr. John C. Hogan, who received his doctorate in nuclear chemistry in 1. Sandia National Laboratories as a senior scientist in 2. In 1. 99. 8, he created the SNL Weapon Training Programs and as its lead instructor, taught more than 6,0. Department of Defense and Department of Energy students. Chief Master Sgt. Lee Thompson is the command chief for the AFNWC and the 3.
ABW. During his time as the command chief here, he has helped identify the top 1. AFMC and provided corrective action plans to the AFMC commander to help solve the issues. Virginia A. Brown is the AFNWC logistics program manager for nuclear enterprise demilitarization and disposal. Since her arrival here, Brown has helped set up a five- year plan to identify and eliminate more than 1.
She has instilled a mindset that demilitarization needs to be planned, programmed and executed according to schedule. The Weapons Systems Supply Chain Management Team from the ICBM Systems Directorate has provided immeasurable contributions to support the Minuteman III weapons system. The WSSCM has exhibited oversight and logistics control for the Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty and the nuclear posture review between the U. S. and Russian Federation. The WSSCM has ensured logistics accountability of all assets associated with the deployment of ICBM re- entry vehicles and the ability to redeploy multiple independent re- entry vehicle systems.