Colonel Harold Martin

Deputy Director, National Coordination Office for
Space-Based Positioning, Navigation, and Timing

PNT logo Colonel Harold W. "Stormy" Martin III is the Deputy Director, National Coordination Office for Space-Based Positioning, Navigation, and Timing, Washington, D.C. Colonel Martin assists the Director in the operation of the National Coordination Office, established by Presidential policy to facilitate information sharing, coordination and issue resolution on space-based positioning, navigation and timing programs, requirements, budgets and policies across the Department of Defense, the Department of Transportation and all other U.S. Agencies.

Colonel Martin was commissioned through Officer Training School in 1988 and received distinguished graduate honors. He has served in a variety of air and space operations and staff positions. He commanded the 50th Operations Support Squadron at Schriever AFB, CO, and was Director of Operations for the Global Positioning System, the largest satellite constellation in the Department of Defense. Colonel Martin deployed for operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm. His operational experience includes navigation, communications, imagery intelligence and signals intelligence satellite operations providing direct combat support to operations Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom. Colonel Martin also served in staff positions at Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Air Force Space Command and the Space Warfare Center. Prior to his current assignment, Col Martin was the Chief, Military Satellite Communications Operations Division and Chief, Position, Navigation & Timing Operations Division for Headquarters Air Force Space Command.

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