Mr. Damon L. Brown serves as the Technical Advisor, Engineering Branch, 402nd Electronics Maintenance Group within the Warner Robins Air Logistics Complex. Mr. Brown is responsible for planning, coordinating, synchronizing and integrating innovative engineering procedures, plans, projects, and technical work methods for a highly professional team of over 120 engineers, technicians and personnel.
Mr. Brown began his career as an Electronics Engineer at Robins Air Force Base in 2003 in the 581st Software Maintenance Squadron, Test Programs and ATE, in the 402nd Software Maintenance Group. He was assigned as a Software Engineer developing Test Program Sets on the Benchtop Reconfigurable Automatic Tester (BRAT), PinPoint II Tester and the Versatile Depot Automatic Test Station (VDATS) for C-5, E-3, and GPS systems. He worked his way up in responsibilities; eventually becoming the lead software engineer for the PinPoint II. In 2010, after seven years in 402nd SMXG, Mr. Brown transitioned to become the Systems engineer for the acquisition, sustainment, and maintenance of B-52 Electronic Warfare Test Sets, USM-638 Radio Frequency Transmission Line Test Sets and Interrogator Friend or Foe Test sets. He also served on the DoD Automatic Test Systems Executive Directorate’s NXTest IPT and TPS Standardization IPT’s as the Air Force Representative.
After four years of guiding modifications, sustainment efforts and support for automatic test systems, Mr. Brown was promoted to Subject Matter Expert (SME) in the Reverse Engineering Element in the 402nd Electronics Maintenance Group. There he developed world-class reverse engineering processes and procedures and increased the recognition and workload of the Reverse Engineering Element. Three years later, Mr. Brown was asked to take the lead as Chief of the Reverse Engineering Office in 402nd Electronics Maintenance Group. There he developed the AFSC Innovation Center – Reverse Engineering, Avionics Redesign and Manufacturing (REARM) concept, to increase innovation in the sustainment of aging avionics systems and increase the collaboration between organic engineering organizations within 402nd EMXG. As Chief of Reverse Engineering Avionics Redesign and Manufacturing Engineering, 402nd Electronics Maintenance Group within the Warner Robins Air Logistics Complex. Mr. Brown was responsible for leading a highly professional team of over 50 civilian personnel. After about two years in that role, Damon has since increased in responsibility to become the Technical Advisor for 402 EMXG Engineering Branch.