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Charlie Vono is a retired USAF colonel and retired defense contractor senior manager. Since 1972, Charlie has been gaining personal experience in operating and sustaining complex weapon systems. Some examples: He was a KC-135 aircraft commander in the Strategic Air Command, a USAF space systems software manager, and a defense contractor systems engineer on ICBMs. He has a BS in Astronautical Engineering from the USAF Academy, an MS in Systems Management from USC, and an MS in Mechanical Engineering from Utah State University. He is a graduate of Air War College.