Speakers

Colon Miller
Colon Miller

Director, Government & Defense Programs

Volga-Dnepr Airlines


Colon Miller is the Global Director for Government & Defense Programs for Volga Dnepr Group. Mr. Miller is a retired Air Force veteran with over 22 years of active duty service, and 30 plus years of experience in airlift and logistics. Mr. Miller is responsible for Government, Humanitarian, Peacekeeping, and Defense contracts worldwide, managing and directing Volga Dnepr’s government accounts in Volga Dnepr’s offices in Europe, the Middle-East, Africa, the Asia Pacific Region, and Russia, as well as responsible for providing support for such agencies as the United Nations, U.S. Department of State (DOS), USTRANSCOM, Air Mobility Command, Department of the Army, Department of the Navy, Foreign Military Sales (FMS) accounts, U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), USAID, FEMA. As a Global Director, Mr. Miller is responsible for management of Government, Humanitarian, Peacekeeping and Defense contracts in both of Volga Dnepr’s Joint Ventures Ruslan International (RI), based in the U.K., and the Strategic Airlift Interim Solution, (SALIS) program located in Leipzig, Germany. Mr. Miller has worked with Volga Dnepr since July of 2000, when managing the USTRANSCOM’s Civil Reserve Air Fleet for Air Mobility Command’s Tanker Airlift Control Center. As the Tanker Air Lift Control Center’s Contingency Cell Chief. Mr. Miller was responsible for the management and oversight of both foreign and domestic airlines providing airlift services for the U.S. Military and their NATO partners. His experience and knowledge in the government and military sectors has proven invaluable in the successful employment and use of augmented strategic airlift from the commercial markets, and proved instrumental in providing strategic airlift from the commercial markets supporting both U.S. and NATO objectives. Mr. Miller has worked directly for Volga Dnepr since November of 2009 to present, and serves in his current capacity as Global Director for Government & Defense Programs