CAPT Greg Wallace is a native of Knoxville, TN. He attended the University of Tennessee where he received a Bachelor of Arts degree and then attended Yale University where he received a Masters Degree. He entered Aviation Officer Candidate School and was designated a Naval Aviator in September 1984. Upon completion of pilot replacement training at VS-41, LTJG Wallace reported to the “Scouts” of VS-24 in January 1986 where he served until December 1988.
In January 1989, LT Wallace reported to VS-27 where he was assigned as an instructor and the Pilot Curriculum Officer. In October 1990 he joined the Commander, Strike Fighter Wing, U.S. Atlantic Fleet as the VS Readiness Officer where he served until 1991.
LCDR Wallace’s next tour of duty was on the staff of Commander, Second Fleet; Norfolk, Virginia. Following his 2nd Fleet tour, he returned to NAS Cecil Field in July 1994, where he completed refresher training with VS-27 and joined the “Maulers” of VS-32 as the maintenance officer in November 1994. He served as the Maintenance Officer until 1996 and then from November 1996 to November 1997 LCDR Wallace served on the staff of Commander, Sea Control Wing Atlantic as the Sea Control Weapons Training Unit, Officer in Charge. CDR Wallace then served as the Executive Officer and then Commanding Officer of VS-22 from May 1998 until October 2000.
From February 2001 until September 2002, CDR Wallace served at NAVAIR as the S-3B Program Manager in Program Executive Officer (A), PMA 290. In September 2002 he reported to PEO (T), PMA-265, as the F/A-18 International Programs Manager. CAPT Wallace served on the PEO (T) staff as the Chief of Staff for the ALCS CFT from October 2005 until April 2006, and as the Chief of Staff, Navy International Programs from April 2006 until April 2007. He then commanded PMA-207, NAVAIR’s Tactical Airlift, Adversary and Support Aircraft program office, from April 2007 until June 2010.
CAPT Wallace retired from the Navy in September, 2010 following 28 years of service and is employed with Zenetex as the Group VP for Program Management, Engineering and Foreign Military Sales programs. Additionally he provides program management support for: the In Service Engineering Office (ISEO) Program, PMA 207 ILS program, NAWCTSD and PMAs: 231, 299, 275, 259, 265, and 261 program offices.
CAPT Wallace has accumulated more than 3500 flight hours and 675 carrier landings. His personal awards include Legion of Merit (two awards), Meritorious Service Medal (five awards), Air Medal, Joint Service Commendation Medal, Navy Commendation Medal (two awards), Joint Service Achievement Medal, Navy Achievement Medal and various service related awards.