Colonel Clement is the Commander of the 55th Maintenance Group. He leads 1,200 personnel providing maintenance to 33 aircraft comprised of variations of 2 different aircraft. He is also responsible for executing an annual budget of $9.3 billion dollars and a flying hour program of over 14,000 hours in support of high-priority global Joint Chiefs of Staff- directed taskings. The personnel under his command maintain all assigned and transient aircraft equipment, and develop maintenance plans supporting worldwide reconnaissance, intelligence and surveillance, Airborne Command Post, and National Airborne Operations Center missions.

Col Clement was born in Fayetteville, Ark., and grew up in Victoria, Texas. He enlisted in the Air Force in June 1989 as a Security Policeman. He went on to graduate from Texas A&M University and was commissioned in 1994. He has worked in numerous maintenance leadership positions at wing and staff level in Air Combat Command (ACC), United States Air Forces Europe (USAFE), United States Air Forces in Europe - Air Forces Africa (USAFE/AFAFRICA), Pacific Air Forces (PACAF), and Air Education and Training Command (AETC). He is married and has two children.

1994 Bachelor Arts, Political Science, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas
1998 Masters Education, Curriculum/Instruction, Chapman University, Tucson, Ariz.
2000 Squadron Officer School, Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala.
2003 Advanced Maintenance/Munitions Officer School, Nellis Air Force Base, Nev.
2005 Air Command and Staff College Distance Learning, Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala.
2008 Masters Military Operational Arts/Sciences, Air Command and Staff College, Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala.
2010 Air War College, Non-Resident Program, Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala.

1. June 1989-August 1989, Trainee, Basic Military Training, 3703 BMTS (ATC), Lackland Air Force Base (AFB), Texas
2. August 1989-October 1989, Student, Security Police Academy, 3550 TTS (ATC), Lackland AFB, Texas
3. October 1989-September 1992, Security Police Specialist, 433d SPS, 433d MAW (MAC), Kelly AFB, Texas
4. March 1995-July 1995, Student, Aircraft Maintenance Officer Course, 82 TRW (AETC), 362 TRS, Sheppard AFB, Texas
5 .August 1995-July 1998, Aircraft Maintenance Officer (354 FS, 355 CRS, 43 ECS), 355th Fighter Wing (ACC), Davis-Monthan AFB, Ariz.
6. August 1998 - July 2001, Instructor, Aircraft Maintenance Officer Course (AMOC), 362 TRS, 82d Training Wing (AETC), Sheppard AFB, Texas
7. August 2001 - June 2004, Aircraft Maintenance Officer (94 FS, 1 EMS, 1 MOS), 1st Fighter Wing (ACC), Langley AFB, Va.
8. July 2004-May 2006, Aircraft Maintenance Officer (523 AMU OIC and 27 EMS Operations Officer), 27th Fighter Wing (ACC), Cannon AFB, N.M.
9. June 2006-June 2007, Operations Officer, 8th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, 8th Fighter Wing (PACAF), Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea
10. July 2007-July 2008, Student, Air Command and Staff College (AETC), Maxwell AFB. Ala.
11. July 2008-July 2010, Commander, 9th Maintenance Operations Squadron, 9th Reconnaissance Wing (ACC), Beale AFB, Calif.
12. July 2010-Aug 2012, Commander, 52d Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, 52d Fighter Wing (USAFE), Spangdahlem Air Base (AB), Germany (December 2010 - July 2011, Commander, 451st Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, Kandahar Air Field, Afghanistan)
13. August 2012-June 2014, Current Operations and Readiness; and, Maintenance Management and Policy, Branch Chief, HQ USAFE, Ramstein AB, Germany
14. June 2014 - July 2017, Deputy Commander, 20th Maintenance Group (ACC), Shaw AFB, S.C.
15. July 2017 - July 2020, Commander, 9th Maintenance Group (ACC), Beale AFB, Calif.
16. July 2020 - May 2021, Director of Logistics, 9th Air Force (AFCENT), Shaw AFB, S.C.
17. June 2021 - June 2022, Commander, 379 Expeditionary Maintenance Group, Al Udeid AB, Qatar
18. June 2022-Present, Commander, 55th Maintenance Group

Legion of Merit
Meritorious Service Medal with seven oak leaf clusters Joint Service Commendation Medal
Air Force Commendation Medal with one oak leaf cluster Air Force Achievement Medal with two oak leaf clusters