United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

Charles Howell

Mr. Howell is the project manager for the nuclear enterprise team within the Intelligence and Special Program Assessments component of the Department of Defense Office of Inspector General.  Mr. Howell has supervised numerous projects covering the entire spectrum of the U.S. nuclear deterrent.  These projects have included nuclear security, consequence management, nuclear command and control, nuclear operations, and logistics.

Mr. Howell has more than 28 years of experience in the nuclear enterprise. He began his Air Force career as a B-52 navigator and later as a B-52 Radar Navigator.  He served in numerous leadership positions at the squadron, wing, and a variety of headquarters positions before retiring from the Air Force and beginning his time as a civilian with the DoD Office of the Inspector General.

Mr. Howell earned his bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Clemson University, a master’s degree in management from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, and a master's degree in Engineering Mechanics from New Mexico Technical Institute.  He is also a 2001 graduate of a two-year nuclear weapon internship at Sandia National Laboratories in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

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