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Mr. Brandon W. Lucy is Chief of the Test and Base Communications Branch, Arnold Engineering Development Complex, Arnold Air Force Base, TN.  The Branch provides for the asset management, improvement & modernization, and test support for the Instrumentation, Data, and Control systems used for the AEDC Test Division mission. In addition the Branch provides Information Technology and Communications services for Arnold AFB. To support this mission, Mr. Lucy oversees the work of a multiple support contractors and Air Force civilians.  He has a diverse experience set at AEDC since coming on duty in 2003 including Test Technology development and Test Analysis, Turbine Engine Development Test management, PMO involvement in multiple services acquisition source selection efforts, Test Asset Maintenance, and Test System Capital Improvement projects.  Prior to entering civil service, Mr. Lucy gained approximately one year engineering experience within the automotive manufacturing industry. 


  1. Jun 2003 – May 2006, Palace Acquire Engineering Program, Investments Division, Arnold AFB, TN
  2. Jun 2006 – Oct 2009, Test System Capital Improvement Program Manager, Test Systems Acquisition Branch, Arnold AFB, TN
  3. Nov 2009 – Nov 2010, Test Analyst, Aeropropulsion Test Branch, Arnold AFB, TN
  4. Dec 2010 – Dec 2012, Chief, Flight Systems Acquisition Section, Test Systems Acquisition Branch, Arnold AFB, TN
  5. Jan 2013 – Jul 2014, Chief, Integration and Support Branch, Test Systems Sustainment Division, Arnold AFB, TN
  6. Aug 2014 – Aug 2015, Detailed as Past Performance Team Chief, AEDC Program Management Office, Arnold AFB, TN
  7. Sep 2015 – Sep 2017, Test Program Manager, Aeropropulsion Test Branch, Arnold AFB, TN
  8. Oct 2017 – Mar 2019, Deputy Chief, Aeropropulsion Test Branch, Arnold AFB, TN
  9. Apr 2019 – Oct 2020, Chief, Analysis, Evaluation & Technology Branch, Arnold AFB, TN
  10. Nov 2021 – Present, Chief, Test and Base Communications Branch, Arnold AFB, TN


2002 Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Tennessee Technological University, Cookeville, TN
2004 Air and Space Basic Course (in residence), Maxwell AFB, AL
2005 Master of Engineering in Management of Technology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN
2008 Air Command and Staff College (correspondence), Maxwell AFB, AL
Defense Acquisition Professional Certifications:  Test and Evaluation, Level III / Engineering, Level III / Program Management, Level II


GS07, June 2003
GS09, June 2004
GS11, June 2005
GS12, June 2006
GS13, December 2007
NH04, April 2019