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Colonel Marc E. Greene is the Commander of the 628th Air Base Wing and Joint Base Charleston. As host to over 60 DoD and Federal agencies, the Wing provides installation support to a total force of over 70,000 Airmen, Sailors, Soldiers, Marines, Coast Guardsmen, civilians, dependents, and retirees across four installations including Charleston AFB and Naval Weapons Station Charleston. In addition, the Wing provides mission-ready expeditionary Airmen to Combatant Commanders in support of Joint and Combined operations worldwide. As the commander, he is responsible for $7.5 billion in base property and capital assets and controls an annual budget exceeding $172 million.

Colonel Greene graduated from the United States Air Force Academy in 2000 and Undergraduate Pilot Training in 2001. Previously, he deployed to Southwest Asia in command of an airlift detachment and served as Operations Officer, 6th Airlift Squadron, Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst. Colonel Greene has also worked on multiple staffs, including the Joint Staff, where he served as Chief, Strategy Development and as a member of the Chairman’s Action Group. Colonel Greene is a command pilot with more than 3,000 flight hours.



2000 Bachelor of Science, Operations Research, US Air Force Academy

2005 Squadron Officer School, Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama

2007 Master of Science, Family Financial Planning, Kansas State University

2008 Master of Arts, Organizational Management, George Washington University

2009 Air Command and Staff College, Correspondence

2012 Master of Philosophy, Military Strategy, School of Advanced Air and Space Studies

2013 Air War College, Correspondence

2018 Doctor of Philosophy, Military Strategy, School of Advanced Air and Space Studies 2018 Master of National Security Studies, US Naval War College




1. June 2000 – September 2000, Academic Assistant, Economics Department, United StatesAir Force Academy, Colorado

2. September 2000 – October 2001, Student, Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training, 47th Flying Training Wing, Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas

3. October 2001 – January 2002, C-17A Combat Crew Training School, 97th Air Mobility Wing, Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma


4.February 2002 – July 2006, Wing Executive Officer, Group Executive Officer, Squadron Executive Officer, Squadron Training Officer, C-17A Instructor Pilot, 7th Airlift Squadron, McChord Air Force Base, Washington


5. August 2006 – June 2007, Student, George Washington University, Washington DC, Air Force Intern Program


6.July 2007 – December 2007, Action Officer, Office of the Secretary of Defense, Personnel and Readiness, Air Force Intern Program


7. January 2008 – July 2008, Special Assistant to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Chairman’s Action Group, The Joint Staff, Air Force Intern Program


8.July 2008 – July 2009, Deputy Chief of Operational Concepts, Directorate of Operational Planning, Policy, and Strategy, Headquarters Air Force, Pentagon, Washington DC


9.August 2009 – June 2012, Operations Officer, Assistant Director of Operations, Flight Commander,C-17A Evaluator Pilot, 6th Airlift Squadron and Operations Support Squadron, Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey


10. June 2012 – June 2013, Student, School of Advanced Air and Space Studies, Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama


11. June 2013 – May 2015, Strategy Development Branch Chief and Action Officer, Strategic Plans and Policy, Joint Staff, Washington DC


12. June 2015 – June 2017, Commander, 15th Operations Support Squadron, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii


13. July 2017 – June 2018, Student, US Naval War College, Newport Naval Station, Rhode Island


14. June 2018 – May 2020, Commander, 305th Operations Group, Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey

15. May 2020 – Present, Commander, 628th Air Base Wing and Commander, Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina



Rating: Command Pilot

Flight hours: Over 3,000 (900+ Combat)

Aircraft Flown: C-17A, T-37B, T-1A



Legion of Merit

Defense Meritorious Service Medal

Meritorious Service Medal with Two Oak Leaf Clusters

Air Medal with Five Oak Leaf Clusters

Aerial Achievement Medal

Air Force Commendation Medal

Air Force Achievement Medal

Meritorious Unit Award

Air Force Outstanding Unit Award with Valor Device and Two Oak Leaf Clusters

National Defense Service Medal

Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal

Global War on Terrorism Service Medal

Air Force Expeditionary Service Ribbon with Gold Border



Second Lieutenant May 31, 2000

First Lieutenant May 31, 2002

Captain May 31, 2004

Major February 1, 2010

Lieutenant Colonel December 1, 2013

Colonel May 1, 2018


(Current as of June 2020)