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Colonel Phillip L. Noltemeyer, Jr. serves as Director, Air Force Petroleum Office, Fort Belvoir, Virginia. Operating out of eight sites strategically located around the world, the Air Force Petroleum Office (AFPET) provides Air Force leaders with comprehensive information, services, and technical expertise needed to provide fuel support to air, space, and ground forces across the spectrum of operations. AFPET serves as the Air Force Service Control Point for all information interfacing with Defense Logistics Agency-Energy, and is responsible for the coordination and implementation of Air force fuels policy with OSD, SECAF, CSAF, 12 MAJCOMs, and DLA. The team is also responsible for supporting development of and providing oversight for the Air Force’s $8.5 billion annual worldwide jet fuel requirement. In addition, AFPET is charged with overseeing execution of the more than $1 billion Air Force worldwide fuels MILCON and facility repair program.  Col Noltemeyer entered the Air Force in 1995 as a Distinguished Graduate of the University of Louisville Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) program. After spending an initial tour in recruiting, he has served in a variety of fuels, vehicle, supply, and air transportation jobs throughout the base, MAJCOM, HQ Air Force, and Joint Service levels, and has Commanded at the Squadron and Group level.


1995 BA in History (Distinguished Graduate) University of Louisville, KY
2000 Distinguished Graduate, Squadron Officers School, Maxwell AFB, AL
2001 MA, International Relations, Webster University, St Louis, MO
2005 Air Command and Staff College (by correspondence)
2007 Air Command and Staff College, Air University, Maxwell AFB, AL
2007 Master of Military Operational Art and Science, Air University, Maxwell AFB, AL
2011 Air War College (by correspondence)
2016 Advanced Program in Logistics and Technology, Kenan-Flagler Business School, Chapel Hill, N.C.

1. June 95-Jun 96, Assistant Regional Director of Admissions, NE 07, Syracuse Univ (AETC), NY
2. Jun 96-Apr 99, Supply/Fuels Officer, 23 (ACC) / 43 (AMC) Supply Squadron, Pope AFB, NC
3. Apr 99-Apr 00, Fuels Management Flight Commander, 8 Fighter Wing (PACAF), Kunsan AB, ROK
4. Apr 00-May 00, Student, Squadron Officers School (AETC) Maxwell AFB, AL
5. Jun 00-Jun 02, Combat Ops Spt Flight Commander, 4 SUPS (ACC) Seymour Johnson AFB, NC
6. Jun 02-Dec 02, Vehicle Mgmt Flight Commander, 4 LRS (ACC) Seymour Johnson AFB, NC
7. Jan 03-Aug 04, Chief, Command Fuels Mgmt Branch, HQ USAFE, Ramstein AB, Germany
8. Aug 04-Oct 04, Chief, Theater Distribution Mgmt Cell, HQ USAFE, Ramstein AB, Germany
9. Oct 04-Sept 05, Chief, Command War Reserve Materiel, HQ USAFE, Ramstein AB, Germany
10. Sept 05-Jul 06, Chief, Airlift Policy, HQ USAFE, Ramstein AB, Germany
11. Aug 06-Jun 07, Student, Air Command and Staff College (AETC) Maxwell AFB, AL
12. Jul 07- Jul 10, Chief, Operations Center, DESC Europe and Africa (DLA) Wiesbaden, Germany
13. Jul 10-Jul 12, Commander, 607th Materiel Maintenance Sq (PACAF) Daegu Air Base, ROK
14. Jul 12-Jul 15, Commander, 52d Logistics Readiness Sq (USAFE) Spangdahlem AB, Germany
15. Jul 15-Jul 16, Chief, Distribution Policy, Logistics Readiness Division, Directorate of Logistics, Headquarters, U.S. Air Force, the Pentagon, Washington, D.C.
16. Jul 16-Jul 17, Deputy Chief, Concepts Division (Skunks), Directorate of Strategy, Concepts, and Assessments, Headquarters, U.S. Air Force, the Pentagon, Washington, D.C.
17. Jul 17-Jul 18, Commander, 455th Expeditionary Mission Spt Group (ACC), Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan
18. Aug 18-Present, Director, Air Force Petroleum Office, (AFMC), Ft Belvoir, Virginia


Bronze Star Medal
Defense Meritorious Service Medal
Meritorious Service Medal with two oak leaf clusters
Air Force Commendation Medal with two oak leaf clusters
Army Commendation Medal
Joint Service Achievement Medal with oak leaf cluster
Air Force Achievement Medal
Air Force Recognition Ribbon


2010, 2011 - Pacific Air Forces Non-Flying Logistics Readiness Squadron of the Year
2011, 2012 - 7th Air Force Verne Orr Unit Award
2011 - 7th Air Force Lance P Sijan Leadership Award
2013 - US Air Forces in Europe National Defense Transportation Association Unit Award
2013 - 52d Fighter Wing Lance P Sijan Leadership Award
2014 - US Air Force Daedalian Squadron Award
2015 - US Air Forces in Europe General Thomas P Gerrity Logistics Individual Award


Second Lieutenant May 12, 1995
First Lieutenant May 31, 1997
Captain May 31, 1999
Major October 1, 2005
Lieutenant Colonel August 1, 2010
Colonel December 1, 2016

(Current as of 15 August 2018)