Mr. Bruce Hollywood, a member of the Senior Executive Service, is currently the Associate Chief Operations Officer of the United States Space Force, the Pentagon, Washington DC.  In this capacity, he supports the Chief Operations Officer in execution of overall responsibility for Operations, Intelligence, Sustainment, Cyber and Nuclear Operations of the United States Space Force.  He played a key role in the historic establishment of the United States Space Force as an independent Service in December 2019.

Prior to Space Force, Bruce was Assistant Deputy Director for Joint Strategy and Planning in the Joint Staff J5.  His team led the development of the National Military Strategy, the Joint Strategic Campaign Plan, and the Global Campaign Plans.  He worked with interagency partners across the government to strengthen whole-of-government approaches to National Security challenges.

Bruce was a Fellow in the first cohort of the White House Leadership Development Program.  This Fellowship, sponsored by the Executive Office of the President, works to build enterprise leaders to tackle our Federal Government’s highest priority and highest impact challenges.  His White House assignment was focused on improving service member and veteran mental health and suicide prevention services.

Bruce served 21 years in the United States Air Force in a wide range of operational, staff, and leadership positions and retired as a Colonel.
1984  Bachelor of Science in Information Systems/Administration, Southern Nazarene University, Bethany OK
1991  Master of Science in Administration, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant MI
1998  US Army Command and General Staff College, Fort Leavenworth KS
2004  Master of Science in Strategic Studies, Air University Maxwell AFB AL
2010  Massachusetts Institute of Technology - Seminar XXI, Airlie House, Warrenton VA
2016  White House Leadership Development Program, The White House, Washington DC
2018  SES Candidate Development Program, Internal Revenue Service, Washington DC
1. February 1986–June 1986, Student, Undergraduate Missile Training, Vandenberg AFB CA
2. June 1986–January 1989, Deputy Crew Commander, Crew Commander, Instructor, Evaluator, 91st Operations Group, Minot AFB ND
3. January 1989–January 1990, Executive Officer to the 91st Missile Wing Commander, 91st Missile Wing, Minot AFB ND
4. January 1990–January 1991, Executive Officer to the 57th Air Division Commander, 57th Air Division, Minot AFB ND
5. February 1991–November 1993, ICBM Operations Test Officer, Chief ICBM Test Operations, Chief ICBM Test Management, TOP HAND, Vandenberg AFB CA
6. December 1993–August 1996, Chief, Advanced Warning Requirements, Directorate of Requirements, Air Force Space Command, Peterson AFB CO
7. August 1996–April 1997, Operations Officer, 3rd Space Operations Squadron, 50th Space Wing, Schriever AFB, CO
8. June 1999–January 2000, Deputy Chief, Space Launch Division, Directorate of Space and Nuclear Deterrence, Assistant Secretary for Acquisition (SAF/AQS), Pentagon, Washington DC
9. January 2000–January 2001, Chief, Air Force Resource Allocation Process Reengineering Team (AFRAP), HAF 2000, Office of the Secretary of the Air Force, Pentagon, Washington DC
10. January 2002–June 2003, Commander, 320th Missile Squadron, 90th Missile Wing, FE Warren AFB WY
11. June 2004–August 2007, Chief, Strategic Planning Branch, Directorate for Force Structure, Resources and Assessment (J8), The Joint Staff,  Pentagon, Washington DC
12. November 2008–March 2019, Deputy Chief, Joint Operational War Plans Division, Assistant Deputy Director for Strategy and Planning,  Directorate for Strategy, Plans and Policy (J5), The Joint Staff, Pentagon, Washington DC
13. March 2019–March 2020, Executive Director, Air Force Space Command - Forward Element, Pentagon, Washington DC
14. March 2020–December 2021, Director of Staff, Office of the Chief Operations Officer, United States Space Force, Pentagon, Washington DC
15. December 2021–present, Associate Chief Operations Officer, Office of the Chief Operations Officer, United States Space Force, Pentagon, Washington DC
(Current as of April 2022)