H. L. Larry

Director of Air Force Services

Horace L. Larry, a member of the Senior Executive Service, is the Director of Air Force Services, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, the Pentagon, Arlington, Virginia. He assists the Deputy Chief of Staff for Manpower and Personnel and Services in delivering services capabilities to optimize Airmen performance through care solutions that help build and maintain resilient, ready Airmen and families. His team provides policy direction, funding advocacy and oversight for the $2.9 billion worldwide services program. This includes physical fitness, peacetime and wartime troop feeding, Air Force mortuary affairs operations, armed forces entertainment, Air Force protocol, lodging and libraries. It also includes The wounded warrior program, the transition assistance program, Airmen and Family Readiness Centers, child development centers, youth centers and a wide spectrum of recreational activities.


Mr. Larry received his Air Force commission in 1975. Over the next 30 years, he was assigned to a variety of installations, to include Headquarters Air Force Personnel Center, the Air Force Services Agency, Headquarters Air Force Services and the Air Force Secretariat level at the Pentagon.


Mr. Larry's leadership positions include Deputy Support Group Commander, Aviano Air Base, Italy; Commander of the Air Force Services Agency, San Antonio, Texas; and Deputy Director of Air Force Services in the Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Installations and Logistics at the Pentagon. He retired from the Air Force in August2005 as a colonel. Mr. Larry became a civil service employee in 2006 and a federal contractor in 2007, serving as Senior Program Manager for Logistics Applications Inc., providing facilities maintenance and oversight of the Headquarters U.S. Department of Energy, Washington, D.C. He was appointed to the Senior Executive Service as Deputy Director of Services July2009 and became Director of Services August 2018.