Mr. Youngman is currently the Deputy Director of the Air and Missile Defense Cross Functional Team (AMD CFT) located at Ft. Sill, OK. Prior to joining the AMD CFT, Mr. Youngman was the Air and Missile Defense Technical Advisor at the Fires Center of Excellence at Ft. Sill. His other experience includes management and engineering positions within the defense industry and various positions as an active duty Air Defense Artillery Officer. He has approximately 30 years of Air and Missile Defense experience, including over 20 years of experience in capability development including multiple directed energy projects. Mr. Youngman received a Bachelor of Science Degree from the U.S. Military Academy, a Master of Science Degree from Colorado State University, and a Master of Business Administration Degree from Northcentral University, Ariz.