Linda Rutledge

New leader named at Wright-Patt agency

Lynda T. Rutledge was named program executive officer of the Mobility Directorate, replacing Kevin W. Buckley who stepped down in February to pursue work in the private sector.

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Rutledge most recently was in charge of the Agile Combat Support Directorate since 2015 where she oversaw a $9 billion budget and 600 programs.

She’s a former deputy director of the Fighters and Bombers Directorate, also at Wright-Patterson.

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The directorates are part of the Air Force Life Cycle Management center headquartered at the Miami Valley base.

She began her Air Force civilian career as a mathematician at the Test and Analysis Directorate at Eglin Air Force Base and is a University of Florida graduate.

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