Brig Gen David Gaedecke

Brig Gen David Gaedecke

Director, Cyberspace Operations and Warfighting Integration, Office of Information Dominance and Chief Information Officer, Office of the Secretary of the Air Force

Brig Gen David M. Gaedecke is Director, Cyberspace Operations and Warfighting Integration, Office of Information Dominance and Chief Information Officer, Office of the Secretary of the Air Force. As Director, General Gaedecke is responsible for integrating US Air Force air, space, and cyberspace information dominance capabilities into the joint fight by informing policy; synchronizing relevant efforts; and advocating for resources to provide secure, reliable, and timely information to the joint warfighter.

General Gaedecke earned his commission from Officer Training School and was a member of the first class to be commissioned at Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama, in 1993. He is a Senior Air Battle Manager with operational experience in the Control & Reporting Centers (CRC), US and North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Airborne Warning & Control System (AWACS), Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System (JSTARS) aircraft and US Air Forces Central Command’s Combined Air Operations Center.

Prior to this assignment, General Gaedecke was the Commander, 552d Air Control Wing, Tinker Air Force Base. In this capacity, he was responsible for Air Combat Command's fleet of E-3 AWACS aircraft and ground-based CRC supporting combatant commanders worldwide. He led over 4,000 men and women at 4 Air Force bases and managed resources that included 31 E-3 AWACS aircraft and 2 CRCs valued at $15.6 billion.

Speaking: November 29 - Senior Service Panel