Lieutenant Colonel JOHN LeGLOAHEC

Lieutenant Colonel John P. LeGloahec is dual hatted as Deputy Director, Directorate of Public Works and Commander, 627th Civil Engineer Squadron, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, WA. In these roles, he leads 490 civilians and 120 Airmen in the maintenance, repair, and sustainment of the infrastructure and facilities on the largest Army-led Joint Base with a $21.5B plant replacement value. Joint Base Lewis-McChord serves as the Department of Defense’s premier West Coast power projection platform and is home to the Army’s First Corps and the Air Force’s 62d Airlift Wing along with a myriad of other sister service and special operations units. Additionally, he is responsible for the full spectrum readiness and training of more than 4,000 Airman on McChord Field, preparing them with the ability to survive and operate in contested or contaminated environments.

Lt Col LeGloahec was born in Fort Knox, Kentucky and spent his youth on the move as an Army dependent where he attended 11 schools in 12 years of primary education. He received his commission in 2007 through the Air Force Officers’ Reserve Training Corps at New Mexico State University. His service includes engineering and logistics roles at the squadron, group, wing, major command, and geographic combatant command levels. Career assignments comprise theater-wide program management, contingency construction in support of regular and special operations forces, airfield pavement evaluation, crisis response, and joint operations. He has also supported a myriad of operations through deployments to the Middle East, Asia, and East Africa.

Prior to this assignment, Lt Col LeGloahec served as the Executive Officer to the Director of Logistics, United States Africa Command, United States Army Garrison Stuttgart, Germany. In this role, he was responsible for providing executive-level guidance and management of the Directorate’s senior officers, daily battle rhythm, and the administrative support staff, supporting sustainment operations throughout the 53-country theater.

2007 Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM
2008 In-Residence BDE, Air and Space Basic Course, Maxwell AFB, Montgomery, AL
2013 In-Residence PDE, Squadron Officer School, Maxwell AFB, Montgomery, AL (DG)
2014 Master of Science, Engineering Management, Washington State University, Pullman, WA
2021 In-Residence IDE, Air Command & Staff College, Maxwell AFB, Montgomery, AL
2021 Master of Military Operational Art & Science, Maxwell AFB, Montgomery, AL

Jul 2007 - Jul 2008, Programmer, Fairchild AFB O&M Projects, 92 CES, Fairchild AFB, WA
Jul 2008 - Mar 2009, OIC, Expeditionary Engineering, 92 CES, Fairchild AFB, WA
Mar 2009 - Jan 2011, Flt/CC, Readiness Flight, 92 CES, Fairchild AFB, WA
Jan 2011 - Nov 2012, Flt/CC, Mission Support Flight, 571 GMRS, Travis AFB, CA
Nov 2012 - Jul 2013, XO, 571st Contingency Response Group, 571 CRG, Travis AFB, CA
Jul 2013 - May 2014, Programmer, PACAF Command Facilities, PACAF A7, JBPHH, HI
May 2014 - May 2015, Program Mgr, PACAF MILCON/Beddown, PACAF A4/A7, JBPHH, HI
May 2015 - Jun 2016, Program Mgr, PACAF Resiliency Investment, PACAF A4, JBPHH, HI
Jun 2016 - Jun 2017, Flt/CC, 379th ECES Operations Flight, 379 ECES, Al Udeid AB, QA
Jun 2017 - Apr 2019, Program Mgr, AETC Basing & Beddown, AETC A4, JBSA, TX
Apr 2019 - Apr 2020, Chief, AETC Engineering Requirements ,AETC A4, JBSA, TX
Apr 2020 - Jul 2020, Chief, AETC Engineering Branch, AETC A4, JBSA, TX
Jul 2020 - Jun 2021, Student, Air Command & Staff College, 21 STS, Maxwell AFB, AL
Jun 2021 - Jul 2022, Program Mgr, USAFRICOM Engr Operations, AFRICOM J4, USAG Stuttgart, DE
Jul 2022 - Jun 2023, XO, USAFRICOM Directorate of Logistics, AFRICOM J4, USAG Stuttgart, DE
Jun 2023 - Present, Commander, 627 CES, JBLM, WA

Bronze Star
Defense Meritorious Service Medal with one oak leaf cluster
Meritorious Service Medal with one oak leaf cluster
Air & Space Commendation Medal with three oak leaf clusters Army Commendation Medal
Army Achievement Medal

Second Lieutenant Jun 20, 2007
First Lieutenant Jun 20, 2009
Captain Jun 20, 2011
Major Jun 01, 2017
Lieutenant Colonel Oct 01, 2021

(Current as of June 2023)