Robert “Bob” Taylor Director, Capability and Resource Integration Directorate, United States Strategic Command, Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska.
He is responsible for conducting force management and analysis to include integrating, coordinating, prioritizing and advocating USSTRATCOM future concepts, mission capability needs, weapons system development, support for emerging technologies and command and control architecture across the mission areas.
Mr. Taylor is also responsible for the articulation and development of all command requirement processes to ensure USSTRATCOM has the tools to accomplish its mission, and ensures appropriate decision support tools and assessment processes are in place to enhance operational capabilities. The directorate includes comptroller support, concepts and experimentation and force assessments.
Mr. Taylor is a Distinguished Military Graduate of the Army ROTC program at the University of Nebraska at Kearney. He has earned two Master of Arts degrees in Military Art and Science. As a career Army officer, he has been awarded the Defense Superior Service Medal, Legion of Merit, three Bronze Stars, five Meritorious Service Medals, Joint Meritorious Civilian Service Award, seven Iraqi Campaign Medals, and is Airborne & Ranger qualified. He has served in key staff positions in Army and Joint units from battalion to unified command level, and has commanded Army units from platoon to brigade. Mr. Taylor has four combat tours in Iraq, deployed special mission capabilities globally, and has an operational deployment as part of Stabilization Force 4-5 in Bosnia-Herzegovina.
Most recently, Mr. Taylor served as the Director for Joint Exercises, Training, and Assessments (J7), United States Strategic Command, Offutt AFB, Nebraska. Mr. Taylor was directly responsible for individual and collective training, integrating command exercises, and assessing the command’s campaign effectiveness as a contribution to the global security environment across all USSTRATCOM assigned missions. These missions included the global integration of strategic deterrence, nuclear operations, global strike, advanced analysis, missile defense and joint electromagnetic spectrum operations. Mr. Taylor has been married since 1985 to Kelly P. Taylor, they have two grown daughters, Michaela and Kristin.