Office of the Staff Judge Advocate, U.S. Air Force
Ms. Jennifer Carrion (“Jenny”) is currently assigned as Fraud and Program Counsel at the 66th Air Base Group, Hanscom Air Force Base, Massachusetts. As part of the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, the base’s mission is to acquire command and control, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance systems for the Air Force. The men and women of Hanscom manage more than $5.6 billion in programs annually in support of the Air Force as well as joint and coalition forces. The group provides services to more than 3,000 active duty, Reserve, and National Guard military personnel and DoD civilians who work and live at Hanscom Air Force Base. Additionally, they support more than 125,000 retired military personnel, annuitants, and spouses living in the six-state New England area and New York.
Ms. Carrion was born in Rochester, New York and raised in Clinton, Massachusetts. She attended Clark University where she earned dual Bachelor of Arts degrees in German and Comparative Literature. During 2002 and 2003 she studied overseas at the Universitat Trier in Trier, Germany. Following completion of her undergraduate studies she attended New England School of Law in Boston, Massachusetts. There she earned her Juris Doctorate in 2007. During her time in Law School Ms. Carrion worked at Lawson and Weitzen, LLC a large multi-service practice located in Boston, Massachusetts. Additionally, she served with the Committee for Public Counsel Sevices (CPCS) as a Public Defender for the Worcester County Probate and Family Court then later went on to serve with the Division of Administive Law Appeals (DALA) housed in Boston, Massachusetts. In 2009 she entered into the Contracting career field as a civilian with the Air Force at Hanscom Air Force Base where she began as a Contract Specialist. Ms. Carrion later promoted to Procurement Contracting Officer holding an Unlimited Warrant. During her time in Contracting, Ms. Carrion worked on both Systems and Advisory and Assistance Service (A&AS) contracts, namely Integrated Base Defense Security Systems (IBDSS), Force Protection Security Systems (FPS2), Joint Environmental Toolkit (JET), Portable Doppler Radar (PDR), Fixed Meteorological Equiptment (FMQ-22), Professional Acquistion Support Services (PASS) and Engineering and Technology Acquistion Support Services (ETASS). She also supported the Contracting Clearance and Policy Division (PKC) and various Multi-functional Review Teams (MIRT).
Ms. Carrion is admitted to practice in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and before the United States Supreme Court.
2000 Bachelor of Arts (German & Comparative Literature), Clark University, Worcester, Massachusetts
2002 German Language Studies, Universitat Trier, Trier, Germany
2007 Juris Doctorate, New England School of Law, Boston, Massachusetts
2009 Acquistion Leadership Challenge- Beginnings, in residence
2011 Civilian Acculturation Leadership Training (CALT), in residence
MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS
Contracting 3rd Quarter 2010 Award, Civilian Category II
Outstanding Contracting Support 2011 Annual Award, Clearance and Policy Division
Compliance Unit Inspection Outstanding Performer’s Team 2013, Enterprise Acquistion Services Division
Contracting 4th Quarter 2013 Outstanding Unit Award, Enterprise Acquisition Services Division
EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTION
GS-12 27 Mar 2011
GS-13 30 Dec 2012
GS-14 05 Oct 2014
(Current as of April 2015)