Greenbelt, Md., Aug. 15, 2012 – ASRC Federal Holding Company has named retired Air Force Brig. Gen. Cary C. Chun senior vice president of Space and Intelligence. Chun, based out of ASRC Federal’s Colorado Springs office, will lead the company’s expansion efforts in the defense and intelligence space operations market.
“Cary’s expertise in space and intelligence initiatives is recognized throughout the defense industry,” said Ken Asbury, ASRC Federal president and CEO. “His in-depth knowledge and reputation as a leader who drives tailored, responsive support to agencies bring the qualities to this position that will deliver value to our government customers and industry partners.”
Before joining ASRC Federal, Chun served as the Air Force’s deputy commander, Operations and Interagency Integration, Joint Functional Component Command for Space, U.S. Strategic Command, and the director for Mission Operations for the National Reconnaissance Office. He was responsible for leading DOD space forces and operations critical to the national security of the U.S. and its allies. Chun has commanded the 614th Space Operations Squadron at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif.; NRO Operations group at Onizuka Air Force Station, Calif; Space Operations Wing at the Aerospace Data Facility, Buckley Air Force Base, Colo.; and 50th Space Wing, Schriever Air Force Base, Colo.
Chun was commissioned as a second lieutenant from the U.S. Air Force Academy in 1985. He earned master’s degrees in systems management from the University of Southern California and in space operations from the Air Force Institute of Technology. He also holds a Master of Strategic Studies from the Air War College. Chun was a senior executive fellow at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government in 2008.