Kevin M. Kaysing

Mr. Kevin Kaysing is the Director of Staff for the Air Force Test Center (AFTC), Air Force Materiel Command, Edwards Air Force Base, California. He is the executive management authority for the AFTC Commander, facilitating the flow of information between the AFTC center staff and the commander. Mr. Kaysing manages the daily operations of the support staff and coordinates center activities with internal and external AFTC customers. As director, he serves in a key role in senior-level decision making and is a senior policy advisor on short and long-range issues for the highly technical Research, Development, Test and Evaluation Center encompassing Arnold, Eglin, and Edwards Air Force Bases.      

Mr. Kaysing entered federal service in 1989. Prior to this assignment, he served as Executive Director for the host wing at JB MDL, NJ, the DoDs only tri-service joint base providing executive oversight of wing staff functions as well as technical and executive support to the installation commander, and Army/Navy deputy commanders.


  • 1989 Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Hawaii Pacific University, Honolulu, HI
  • 2010 Master of Military Operational Art and Science, Maxwell AFB, AL
  • 2010 Air Command and Staff College (Correspondence), Maxwell AFB, AL
  • 2016 Air War College (Correspondence), Maxwell AFB, AL


1.   Sep 1993 – Oct 1994 Assistant Manager, 42nd Services Squadron, Maxwell AFB, AL

2.   Oct 1994 – Apr 1996 Manager, 750th Services Squadron, Onizuka AS, CA

3.   Apr 1996 – Oct 1998 Manager, 42nd Services Squadron, Maxwell AFB, AL

4.   Oct 1998 – Jun 2000 Manager, 355th Services Squadron, Davis-Monthan AFB, AZ

5.   Jun 2000 – Nov 2002 Business Specialist, HQ United States Air Forces Europe, Sembach AB, Germany

6.   Nov 2002 – Jan 2004 Flight Chief, 100th Services Squadron, RAF Mildenhall, United Kingdom

7.   Jan 2004 – Mar 2005 Business Specialist, HQ Air Combat Command, Langley AFB, VA

8.   Mar 2005 – Oct 2006 Flight Chief, 31st Services Squadron, Aviano AFB, Italy

9.   Oct 2006 – Aug 2008 Flight Chief, 375th Services Squadron, Scott AFB, IL

10. Aug 2008 – May 2010 Services Director, 422nd Air Base Squadron, RAF Croughton, United Kingdom

11. May 2010 – Aug 2011 Deputy, 39th Force Support Squadron, Incirlik AB, Turkey

12. Aug 2011 – Feb 2013 Deputy, 30th Force Support Squadron, Vandenberg AFB, CA

13. Feb 2013 – Aug 2015 Deputy Director, 87th Mission Support Group, JB MDL, NJ

14. Aug 2015 – Jul 2017, Chief, Mission Support Division, AF Services Center Joint Base San Antonio, TX

15. Jul 2017 – Oct 2018, Deputy Director, AF Services Center Joint Base San Antonio, TX

16. Oct 2018 – Apr 2021, Deputy Director, 30th Mission Support Group, Vandenberg AFB, CA

17. Apr 2021 – Dec 2022, Executive Director, 87th ABW, Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J.

18. Jan 2023 – Present, Director of Staff, Air Force Test Center, Edwards AFB, CA


  • Exemplary Civilian Service 2010
  • Exemplary Civilian Service 2015
  • Meritorious Civilian Service 2018
  • Quality Step Increase 2021
  • Exemplary Civilian Service (Operation ALLIES REFUGE) 2022
  • Special Act or Service Award 2022
  • Meritorious Civilian Service 2022

(Current as of January 2023)