Dr. Alethea Duhon

Alethea Duhon, Ph.D., Technical Director, Air Force Agency for Modeling and Simulation/Co-Chair VR/AR Association Aerospace Committee

Dr. Alethea Duhon is the Technical Director of the Air Force Agency for Modeling and Simulation (AFAMS), which is the lead agent for centralized management of Air Force cross-functional and shared live, virtual and constructive operational training (LVC-OT) foundational capabilities and resources supporting the Air Force service core functions.

Prior to this assignment, Dr. Duhon was the Senior Technical Advisor in the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (OUSD) Policy, Defense Technology Security Administration (DTSA). In this role, she provided technical insight, advice and analysis on international transfers of defense-related items and other matters of national security interest.

Preceding that assignment, she was an Acquisition Program Manager at the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force (Acquisition), Space Programs, Budget, Congressional and Program Integration Division. She also served as the Chief, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) and Special Operations Forces (SOF) Programs, and Air Force Scientific Test and Analysis Techniques (STAT) Lead for the Headquarters United States Air Force, Directorate of Test and Evaluation and was instrumental in establishing the STAT Center of Excellence. She has held previous flight test and flight dynamics positions at Air Force Test Center, Edwards AFB, CA, Northrop Grumman Corporation, Palmdale, CA and Parker Hannifin (Aerospace), Irvine, CA.