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Randolph R. Stone

Deputy Inspector General for Policy and Oversight

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Randolph R. Stone is the Deputy Inspector General for Policy and Oversight. He is responsible for all DoD audit, law enforcement, and criminal investigative policy functions and the oversight of those functions.

Stone also leads the Technical Assessment Directorate, which performs technical and engineering inspections and evaluations of DoD programs and operations.

Prior to his current position, Stone served for eight years as the Director of Quality, Safety, and Mission Assurance for the Missile Defense Agency (MDA). In this capacity, Stone was responsible for agency-wide policy and oversight of the Ballistic Missile Defense System and the missile defense industrial base.

Prior to MDA, Stone represented the NASA Office of Safety and Mission Assurance serving for nine years as the Safety and Flight Assurance Manager for the Delta Launch Vehicle.

Prior to this, Stone served for 10 years as a Spacecraft Test Conductor. Stone has a B.S. degree in Engineering Technology and is Level III Certified by the Defense Acquisition Corps in Production, Quality, and Manufacturing. He also is a licensed Airframe and Power Plant Technician.  Stone is the recipient of the Secretary of Defense Medal for Meritorious Civil Service, the MDA Star Award, the MDA Director Pinnacle Award, six NASA Group and Special Act Awards, the NASA Silver Quality Award, and numerous corporate awards.