US Air Force
North Atlantic Treaty Organization
Lt. Gen. Thomas J. Sharpy is the Deputy Chief of Staff for Capability Development, Headquarters Allied Command Transformation, Norfolk, VA. He acts as the Allied Command Transformation's Director for NATO capability development providing guidance, direction and coordination to a directorate consisting of 26 branches that are functionally grouped to focus on NATO Defence Planning, Capability Engineering and Innovation, Command and Control, Deployability and Sustainability capabilities. The general supports the commander with emphasis on improving alliance interoperability in order to enhance NATO's operational capabilities to meet NATO's current and future requirements.