EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR/CHAPTERS (TIM MURPHY)
Tim Murphy served for over 24 years as a Marine, with assignments in Infantry and Aviation. His first years were as a rifleman / mortar gunner with the 6th Marines. The remainder of his service was in Aviation as both a Reciprocating and Jet engine mechanic. He was selected for Warrant, Commissioned, and selected as LDO. He was assigned as a squadron Aircraft Maintenance Officer, VMCJ-2 and VMA(AW)225, (Danang RVN) and as Aircraft Maintenance Officer for CG FMFPAC. He served two tours in the Naval Air Systems Command as the Assistant Project Manager developing and acquiring F/A-18 Support Equipment.
Mr. Murphy has over 50 years experience in the design, development and implementation of logistics for aircraft, ships and ship systems (including submarines), aircraft and aircraft systems and related military and commercial equipment. He has specialized training and experience in the use of modeling and simulation to determine and analyze: Life Cycle Cost, Total Ownership Cost, Operating and Support Cost, Performance Based Logistics (PBL), Manpower Requirements, and Systems operational performance. He has extensive experience in all aspects of Integrated Logistics Support with special emphasis on design integration, maintenance and reliability engineering; maintenance plan development, support system quantitative analyses and design, ILS element acquisition, Intermediate level repair determination and improvement; Automatic Test Equipment design and development, and Reliability Centered Maintenance Planning.
Mr. Murphy has been a member of the MEA for over 15 years and a member of the MEA Board for 13 years. He retired from the Marines in 1980 and from his commercial job in 2005.