Alexander Kovras

Work History

Work History

Strategic Planner

United States Air Force
Apr 2008 - Sep 2009

Deputy Director


Directed, planned, organized and programmed activities and programs for the 377 Services/FSS squadron. Served as strategic advisor to the wing commander on Services, Manpower and Personnel issues. Responsible for fiscal operations to include APF and NAF fund budget planning and execution. Balanced workload and provided overall direction and vision to subordinate flight chiefs. The squadron won back to back AF level award for lodging and won the Hennessey award for the best dining facility in the AF. The squadron included 22,000 customers, 560 employees, 25 buildings and assets worth over 45 million dollars. Researched, planned and programmed a zero carbon footprint power generation project for the base golf course. Assembled an executive committee to explore and implement a Force Support website. Attended training and became a certified mortuary officer and search and recovery lead for the squadron.

Dec 2006 - Apr 2008



Recruited, hired and assembled a “first class” team to achieve unparalleled success. Won AETC “BEST” Services squadron and represented AETC in AF competition.Provided strategic information to HQ Air Force for the development and execution of the Program Action Directive (PAD 07-11).Strategically planned and executed a first in AF by applying the Capital Lease Program for marina boat purchases. Recognized by wing commander for ingenuity and saving the government money by in-sourcing the linen contract and creating a NAF operated program; a first in the AF.Implemented Base Level Service Delivery Model (BLSDM) construct in the FSS. Trained and deployed a Search and Recovery team. Designed and implemented a five year construction program for the Services division

Aug 2005 - Dec 2006

Deputy Director


Directed, planned and oversaw a $50 million lodging construction program, $2M golf course project and a $1M community center upgrade. Provided functional expertise, represented 305th Services on the DoD Joint Basing program.Built common levels of support (COLs) data for the Base Operating Support plan and submitted them to DoD.Partnered with base and MAJCOM representatives, to write a BRAC Beddown plan.

Jun 2003 - Aug 2005

Chief, Community Support Flight


Tactical supervision of large business flight which included six activities,250 employees and a customer base of 32,000.Reviewed and approved both NAF and APF budgets.Reviewed and approved marketing plans for the business activities.Identified and programmed construction projects for the business flight.Wrote base supplements from AF instructions for the business flight.

Dec 2000 - Jun 2003

Chief, Business Operations Flight


Won the Air Force’s General Eubank award for the best small Services Squadron.Won best club in the Air Force.Tactical supervision of large business flight; included eight activities, 300 employees and a customer base of 8,000.Programmed and participated in the largest construction program in Europe with a new club, golf course, outdoor recreation, and a vet clinic worth over $40 million.Reviewed and approved NAF and APF budgets.Reviewed and approved marketing plans for all the activities.


Dec 2009 - Jun 2010


Western Governors University
Mar 2007 - Apr 2008

Senior Developmental Education

Air War College
Oct 2001 - Oct 2002

Intermediate Military Education

Air Command and Staff College
Sep 1977 - Mar 2001

BS Business Administration

Bloomsburg State College




I was stationed in Italy for 5 years and I am able to communicate with local Italians in their language.  I can read and speak Italian at the beginner state.


I was born in Greece, grew up in the US and I have language skills in Reading, Writing and Speaking.


The objective of this exercise is for the completion of my MBA.


Golfing, Reading, History and Languages.



Mortuary Officer