Mr. William L. Braddy

Chief of Production

Mr. William Braddy

Mr. 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 rotary wing aircraft and components to the Department of Defense and other government organizations with uncompromising quality, at the lowest possible cost, in the shortest amount of time possible.
  • Safeguard the workforce. Integrate safety and risk mitigation into every aspect of depot operations.
  • Support the Army’s accident investigation processes worldwide with materials expertise and laboratory analysis.
  • Assess, evaluate and repair forward-deployed aircraft and components worldwide. Provide on-site depot capacity to the U.S. Army Aviation Center of Excellence at Fort Rucker.
  • Support Active, Reserve and National Guard aviation maintenance skill development with hands-on training at the depot.


  • Provide our Nation the best value solution for modification, repair and overhaul of rotary wing components and aircraft; posture the depot to meet our Nation’s future requirements in peacetime and at war.


  • Customers satisfied - demands met on time - carryover goal met. Zero accident related loss of life, limb or eyesight with all OSHA safety goals met. Depot is right sized and right skilled to meet customer demands in FY14 and immediate out years.


Last updated on: 27-Oct-2014