Mr. William L. Braddy

Deputy to the Commander for Maintenance Operations


Mr. William BraddyMr. William "Bill" L. Braddy joins us from the Systems Engineering Group (SEG) of QinetiQ North America (formerly Westar Aerospace and Defense Group). He served as the Senior Vice President for Business Performance located in Huntsville, AL. His responsibilities included business integration, quality management, strategic planning, program finance, and facilities management. His company earned both ISO 9001-2008 and the Capabilities Maturity Model Integrated (CMMI) Level 3 certifications while Bill was with them.

He has other business experience as well as military experience. Prior to Westar, he was the Director of Operations for the Recall Corporation headquartered in Atlanta, GA. His responsibilities included 51 facilities and 500 folks across the United States and Canada.

Previously, he served as Vice President for Engineering and Product Development with Schneider National in Green Bay, WI. His team specialized in transportation network optimization and data warehouse development. Schneider uses the ten+ terabyte data warehouse for operations, data mining, and business performance management.

Bill completed a 26 year Army career in 1998. His experience includes armor and aviation command from company through brigade. He served as the Division Chief of Staff and Aviation Brigade Commander in the 101st Airborne Division, and on the Joint Staff in the Pentagon. He also served as the Deputy Director, J-7, Joint Forces Readiness Command, in Suffolk, VA. Bill is a graduate of the Industrial College of the Armed Forces in Washington D.C.

He holds a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering from Texas A&M and a Master of Science in Operations Research from Kansas State University.

Mission statement

  • Return Army rotary wing aircraft and components to the fight with uncompromising quality, at the lowest possible cost, in the shortest amount of time possible.
  • Support the Army's accident investigation processes with subject matter expertise and reliable laboratory analysis anywhere in the world.
  • When required, assess, evaluate and repair forward deployed aircraft and components anywhere in the world to include depot forward capabilities as required.
  • Support Active, Reserve and National Guard maintenance skill development with hands-on experience at the Depot.


  • To be the Warfighter's preferred best value solution for modification, repair, and overhaul of critical rotary wing and UAS components and platforms.
  • To anticipate and prepare for future MRO requirements with tools, training, and facilities.
  • To utilize LMP and other automation solutions to reduce indirect costs, focus on programs with highest margins, and make informed business decisions on off-loading programs that are not economical.
  • To fully utilize the Aviation Enterprise (AMCOM, IMMC, RDEC, PEO-AV, USAACE, and CCAD) to provide coordinated, effective and efficient support to the Warfighter.


Last updated on: 22-Feb-2013