Mr. James (Jim) E. Davis

Mr. James E. Davis serves as Director, Manpower Management Operations, Air Force Manpower Analysis Agency, Joint Base San Antonio- Randolph, Texas. He is also the program manager for the Air Force Management Engineering Program (MEP) with responsibilities including developing management engineering tools and techniques, providing technical guidance and assistance as well as determining manpower requirements. Mr. Davis provides operational oversight of and technical direction to four functional divisions and six operating locations. He is also responsible for Air Force manpower study scheduling and studies management as well as for the manpower wartime/contingency readiness program. He is responsible for maintaining the Air Force Logistics Composite Model (LCOM) program.

Mr. Davis entered civil service in January 2004 as a Senior Management Analyst with Headquarters, Air Force Reserve Command and has served in a variety of positions. Mr. Davis has also held leadership positions in the Manpower community with Defense Finance and Accounting Service and the Army.

Prior to his assignment to AFMAA, Mr. Davis served as the Chief, Manpower Management Flight, 96th Force Support Squadron, Eglin AFB, Florida. Prior to that, he served as Chief, Manpower and Management Division for Headquarters, United States Army in Europe (USAREUR). During his assignment he was detailed for eight months as the Director, Resource Management, USAREUR G8, during the European Reassurance Initiative, responsible for a $1.4B budget


2001 Master of Management Information Systems, Georgia College and State University
1995 Bachelor of Science Occupation Technology, Wayland Baptist University


  1. Oct 1982 – Jan 1985, Management Analyst, Strategic Air Command Management Engineering Team (SACMET), Carswell Air Force Base, Texas
  2. Jan 1985 – Mar 1989, Management Analyst, Manpower Office, Standard Systems Group, Air Force Communications Command Management Engineering Team Gunter AFB, Ala.
  3. Mar 1989 – Mar 1992, Management Analyst, Pacific Command Management Engineering Team, Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea 
  4. Mar 1992 – Oct 1995, Management Analyst, Wing Manpower Office, 15th Air Base Wing, Hickam AFB, Hawaii
  5. Oct 1995 – Jan 2001, Senior Management Analyst, Headquarters Air Force Reserve Command (AFRC), Robins AFB, Ga.
  6. Jan 2001 – Jan 2004, Deputy Site Manager, BAE Warner Robins, Ga.
  7. Jan 2004 – Jul 2005, Senior Management Analyst, HQ AFRC, Robins AFB, Ga.
  8. Jul 2005 – Jun 2009, Chief, Mission Requirements Section, HQ AFRC, Robins AFB Ga.
  9. Jun 2009 – Feb 2011, Chief, Strategic Sourcing and Management Engineering Branch, HQ AFRC, Robins AFB, Ga.
  10. Feb 2011 – Mar 2013, Director, Manpower Management, Defense Finance and Account Service, Columbus, Ohio
  11. Mar 2013 – Oct 2016, Chief Manpower and Management Division, HQ U.S. Army Europe G8, Clay Kaserne GE
  12. Oct 2016 – Oct 2018, Chief, Manpower and Organization Flight, 96th Force Support Squadron, Eglin AFB, Fla.
  13. Oct 2018 – Current, Director, Manpower Management Operations Directorate, Air Force Manpower Analysis Agency, Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, Texas 


Department of the Army Meritorious Civilian Service Award Meritorious Service Medal with 3 devices 
Air Force Commendation Medal with 1 device

(Current as of March 2024)