Lawrence Monaco served over 20 years in the United States Air Force as a linguist in what is now the Air Intelligence Agency. His joint and combined assignments began in the 6903rd Electronic Security Squadron at Osan Air Base, Korea, where he spent ten years as a Chinese and Korean linguist.
Upon retirement from the Air Force, Mr. Monaco entered the United States Civil Service and returned to Korea as a Logistics Management Specialist. His assignments there, under the United States Forces Korea (USFK) Director of Logistics, J4, included: Wartime Host Nation Support Branch Chief; Chief Government Relations Branch and Chief, Multinational Logistics Division where he coordinated the provision and receipt of Mutual Logistics Support from the Republic of Korea.
While assigned to USFK, Mr. Monaco deployed to Iraq where he served as the Deputy Director of the Drawdown Fusion Center in Multi National Forces, Iraq (MNFI) during the drawdown of US forces from Iraq.
His final assignment in the Civil Service was as the Lead, Foreign Military Sales (FMS), Maritime Electronic Warfare Division, Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division where he enabled FMS Partners in the Navies of Egypt, Bahrain, Japan and Poland with Marine Electronic Warfare Systems.
He now serves as a Principal Specialist, Program Management with KBR, Inc., Missiles and Space Program Executive Office, Integrated Fires Mission Command Project Office in Huntsville, AL. He provides technical analysis support for the acquisition planning, controlling, and organizing of a Foreign Military Sales (FMS) Program for the PATRIOT Air Defense Weapon System.