Performance Based Logistics Conference: Extending the lifespan and improving the reliability of today’s defense systems

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Performance Based Logistics 2010 is a leading military logistics conference and will help you to uncover the issues and challenges in implementing the Weapons System Acquisition Reform Act. Get the …

Performance Based Logistics 2010 is a leading military logistics conference and will help you to uncover the issues and challenges in implementing the Weapons System Acquisition Reform Act. Get the details about product support and how you can achieve and maintain the materiel readiness and operational capability of your weapons systems, subsystems, software, and support systems through an improved PBL process.

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  • 1. 98% of PBL attendees said they SAVE $200 would recommend PBL to a colleague. AND GET Source: 2009 PBL Delegate Evaluation Survey HOTEL SAVINGS! See Page 7 For More Hear From Leaders 2010 Championing PBL: www.pblusa.com Rear Admiral Raymond E. Berube “PBL is a great tool to improve sustainment and materiel readiness of Commander, US NAVAL DoD Weapons Systems and achieve best value in life cycle management.” INVENTORY CONTROL POINT (NAVICP) New! - Ellis A. Mosely, US Army Colonel David Rice Project Manager, Precision Fires July 26-28, 2010 • Marriott Crystal Gateway • Arlington, VA Rocket and Missile Systems Office, US ARMY PEO MISSILES AND SPACE New! Colonel Shane T. Openshaw Program Manager for Apache Helicopters, US ARMY PEO AVIATION New! Captain Michael Kelly Assistant Chief of Staff/Force Material Officer, COMMANDER NAVAL AIR FORCES Dr. Glenn Starks, PhD The Next Generation Of PBL – Division Chief, Acquisitions Programs Performance Based Lifecycle Product Support & Industrial Capabilities Division, DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY Jimmy Bailey Key Learning Opportunities At PBL 2010: Deputy Director, 564 ACSS/DD • Hear new insights on the next • Hear recommendations on how you (C-17 PROGRAM MANAGEMENT) generation lifecycle product support can improve sustainment and weapon New! assessment and implementation system readiness and control total Charles Dipman • Clarify any questions you have lifecycle cost Program Manager, F-15 FLICS about the Product Support Business • Plus! Hear Panel Discussion PROGRAM New! Model Review of the PSAT Report - What Rick Gomez • Learn how you can better it says, How it impacts current and Director, Strategy & Business develop a comprehensive product future PBLs and Best Practices for Development, C-17 GLOBEMASTER support strategy Implementation. III SUSTAINMENT PARTNERSHIP (GSP) New! NEW! Attend the ACQUISITIONS SUMMIT on JULY 26th to learn How This PBL Conference Is different: about Best Practices for Formulating a PBL Strategy and Gain new insights and tactical action Developing the Business Case Analysis, including: plans through the Interactive Idea Exchange Breakout Sessions on July 27th • Starting a PBL program: Developing the supportability strategy/feasibility study and participate in the 2-Hour Workshop • Defining the best mix of government and industry on Performance Based Support as a • What is a successful business case and do we all agree? System Engineering Oriented Process on July 26th, open to all attendees! See • Key performance parameters: Reliability, availability, maintainability more information inside. Sponsors: Organized by: Register Today! Call: 1-888-482-6012 or 646-200-7530 Fax: 646-200-7535 Email: pbl@wbresearch.com Web: www.pblusa.com
  • 2. Who Should Attend PBL brings together the most innovative and forward thinking July 26-28, 2010 leaders from DoD services and Marriott Crystal Gateway agencies as well as their contractors. 2010 Arlington, VA Last year’s event hosted nearly 300 senior PBL representatives www.pblusa.com from across Industry, the Services and Defense Agencies. Job Function Breakdown Dear PBL Attendee, The evolution of PBL is all happening now. As the DoD continues to strive to improve the way it does business, PBL is going through a critical shift, moving towards acquisition reform and focusing on lifecycle product support. Performance Based Logistics 2010 will help you to uncover the issues and challenges in implementing the Weapons System Acquisition Reform Act, and help you understand the details about product support and how you can achieve and maintain the readiness and operational capability of your weapons systems, ■ 2% Academic subsystems, software, and support systems through an improved PBL process. ■ 11% Systems Engineers ■ 15% Program Manager Join over 250 logisticians, industry partners and DoD leaders at the PBL ■ 5% Maintenance Conference on July 26-28, 2010 at the Marriott Crystal Gateway, Arlington VA Director/Manager to discuss and address the following challenges: ■ 12% Contracts Manager • How to better understand the new PSAT report and the new Product ■ 7% Inventory Support Business Model -– its intent and implementation of the policy Director/Manager • With continued global deployments in Iraq and Afghanistan, availability and ■ 8% Supply Chain Engineer/ reliability of weapons systems is even more critical. How do you best forecast Manager and meet systems performance goals to support the changing needs of ■ 23% Logistics the warfighter? Head/Director/Manager • With the reissue of the DODI 5000.02 – the first major change in the DoD ■ 8% Sustainability Manager/ Acquisition Management System in over 5 years, find out how your peers and Director/ Head colleagues are doing with the adoption and implementation of the new ■ 9% Business Development guidelines in acquisition and program management Director • Untangle the confusion in putting together the Business Case Analysis (BCA) and learn about best practices for the BCA and for entering into a PBL relationship • Establish a Total Ownership Cost (TOC) to encourage contractors to make Industry Breakdown strategic investments in supply chain processes, product reliability and sustainability that will optimize the overall costs • Address human capital needs and identify new competencies to support PBL next generation – Lifecycle Product Support Secure your place at PBL 2010 to be part of this exceptional meeting of top Defense logistics and acquisition minds. I look forward to meeting you in Arlington in July! y to register earl P.S. Don ’t forget to nd ■ 57% Total Military conference a ■ 22% Total Manufacturers Lisa Ringlen take advantage of details. Program Director ee page 11 for ■ 2% Total University PBL 2010 ho tel savings. S ■ 19% Industry 2 Register Today! Call: 1-888-482-6012 or 646-200-7530 Fax: 646-200-7535 Email: pbl@wbresearch.com Web: www.pblusa.com
  • 3. Monday, July 26, 2010 Day 1 FOCUS DAY: ACQUISITIONS SUMMIT Best Practices For Formulating A PBL Strategy 7:40 Registration And Continental Breakfast 2:15 Success Factors For Organic Participation In Performance Based Lifecycle Product Support Strategies 8:40 Welcome Address Central to the successful deployment of a PBL strategy is the creation of a best value approach for organic participation. Too often organic Lisa Ringlen participation is treated as a statutory requirement, when in fact Program Director organics can deliver a competitive value proposition. Recent research PBL 2010 highlights key success factors: • Building and leveraging core skill sets 8:45 Chairperson’s Opening Remarks • Thinking beyond “wrench turning,” to tap into the true potential of public-private partnerships 9:00 Starting A PBL Program: What Are The Best Practices For • Creating aligned incentive strategies for all participants, public and Getting A Program Off The Ground? private Captain Mike Kelly is a career Navy Aerospace Maintenance Duty Officer with 25 years of experience across all levels of maintenance. Bob Barnhart An enthusiastic, informative, and dynamic presenter, Captain Kelly sets Research Associate the stage for the PBL 2010 conference with fresh recommendations on University of Tennessee how you can best start a PBL program. • Developing the supportability strategy/feasibility study Steve Geary • What is the best approach? How do you decide? Professor • Full system vs. subsystem vs. component University of Tennessee • What are the “Rules of Thumb”? 3:00 Afternoon Networking Refreshment Break In The Captain Michael Kelly Solutions Zone Assistant Chief of Staff/Force Material Officer Commander Naval Air Forces 3:30 NEW! Two-Hour Workshop Presentation: Performance Based Support As A Systems Engineering Oriented 9:45 PBL Strategy Prior To The BCA Process • Defining the best mix of government and industry The workshop will introduce a systems design interface technique that • Design – make it easier to sustain a system conveys supportability and producibility requirements to the design • Prognostics, diagnostics; monitor health of system team and into the product design specification. • Reduce logistical footprint; capture failure data This technique derives true logistics requirements from lessons learned, Dave Floyd assesses empirical data from customer data bases, and results in PBL Program Director discrete and timely Supportability Design-to Requirements (SDTRs) and Defense Acquisition University Producibility Design-to Requirements (PDTRs). An objective review of traditional parameters and their limited capability will be compared 10:30 Morning Networking Refreshment Break In The with the SDTR/PDTR development process. The workshop participants Solutions Zone will be provided with a new perspective in engaging the design team with relevant, timely and articulate design-to requirements for 11:00 Panel Discussion: Focus On BCA Structure Supportability and Producibility. The workshop will define an What is a successful business case and do we all agree? The nuts and integrating function for all the ILS Elements, where those functions bolts of how to make the case without a lot of guidance available. synthesize and balance to effectively optimize Total Ownership Costs • Weighing all of the factors; PSM vs. PSI? (TOC) and reduce the logistics infrastructure and footprint. The • Key Performance Parameters: Reliability, Availability, Maintainability workshop will discuss methods for governance and for measurement • RAM upfront in acquisitions; defining metrics of effective integration of sustainment design requirements into the product design from early design through the post-fielding phase. Jerry Johnston Logistics Management Specialist (PBL) Mike Osborne US Army Product Management Office for Air Traffic Senior Technical Specialist Project Manager Control Systems US Army, Aviation Electronic Systems Support Additional panelists to be confirmed 5:30 End Of Day One: Acquisitions Summit 12:15 Luncheon For All Attendees 1:30 SRL: System Readiness Level – Going Beyond The Technology To Look At The Whole System Measuring the technology and integration readiness levels to determine the overall maturity at the system-level sustainment requirement levels Gary H. Salomon Associate Director for Programs, Logistics and Readiness Center US Army Communications - Electronics Command (CECOM) Life Cycle Management Command Sponsors: 3
  • 4. Day 2 Main Conference Tuesday, July 27, 2010 PBL Sustainment Summit: Sustainment Logistics – Best Practices For Implementing A PBL Strategy 7:40 Registration And Continental Breakfast capability of weapon systems, subsystems, software, and support systems beginning with early requirements determination and continuing through 8:40 Welcome Address system design, development, operational use, retirement, and disposal. • How have words become action? How have the initiatives been Lisa Ringlen implemented? Program Director • Insights from the Administration and PSA Team PBL 2010 • Identifying areas for improvement in PBL 8:45 Chairperson’s Opening Remarks Jerry Johnston Logistics Management Specialist (PBL) 9:00 Beyond PBL – Reducing Total Ownership Costs Through US Army Product Management Office for Air Traffic PBL Strategy...The Next Steps Control Systems Join this insightful opening keynote presentation by Rear Admiral Bob Dolan Raymond Berube of the US Naval Inventory Control Point and learn JSF Sustainment Director about important lessons learned and actionable next steps that will US Joint Strike Fighter Program Office improve your PBL strategy: • Reducing Total Ownership Cost: Thinking at the design process 12:15 Luncheon For All Attendees needs to start at the requirement point • Starting with a baseline to be able to reduce costs • Transition plan – PBL strategy planning at start of program 1:30 PBL Driven Investment, Innovation, And Collaboration: Presentation Of The Comprehensive WBR/Auburn Survey Rear Admiral Raymond E. Berube This presentation reports on the results of a research Commander project aimed at understanding the impact PBL strategies US Naval Inventory Control Point (NAVICP) have on sustainment investment, innovation, and Take The collaboration. The key results indicate that PBL has a Survey! See 9:45 Life Cycle Contractor Support HIMARS/M270A1 Fire positive impact on affordability, innovation, page 5 for Control System HIMARS Launcher Module PBL Brief collaboration and performance. details • Life Cycle Contractor Support (LCCS) History Dr. Wesley Randall • LCCS Support Concept Assistant Professor, Auburn University College of Business • LCCS Performance Based Agreements (PBAs) Aviation Management • LCCS Partnership Teams – How & Why; Who • LCCS PBL Maintenance Levels • LCCS Government PSI/PSM Responsibilities - LCCS LMMFC PSI/PSP 2:15 Uncovering Key Characteristics To Develop A PBL Model: Responsibilities Using A Mixed Methodology Approach Professor Nowicki brings over 15 years of industry experience to the academic • LCCS Performance Metrics world. He has focused his efforts in the areas of Supply Chain Management • What LCCS Covers on HIMARS / What LCCS Covers on M270A1 (SCM), technology architecture and logistics modeling. Professor Nowicki's Colonel David Rice research efforts now focus on applying advanced analytical techniques to solve Project Manager, Precision Fires Rocket and Missile Systems Supply Chain Management problems from a Systems Engineering context. US Army PEO Missiles and Space Specifically, Professor Nowicki research is concentrated on Performance Based Logistics modeling and multi-asset optimization. 10:30 Morning Networking Refreshment Break In The Dr. David Nowicki Solutions Zone Industry Professor of Systems Engineering and Engineering Management Stevens Institute 11:00 Hot topic! Panel Discussion: Review Of The PSAT Report The evolution of PBL is happening now. There is a shift away from PBL to product support over the lifecycle. Focus on system sustainment and the 3:00 Afternoon Networking Refreshment Break In The support functions required to maintain the readiness and operational Solutions Zone Concurrent Tracks: Idea Exchange Breakout Sessions TRACK A: Interactive Military Exchange TRACK B: Interactive Industry Exchange Discussion Facilitator: Dave Floyd, PBL Program Director, Discussion Facilitator: Gerry Tonoff, Program Manager for Defense Acquisition University Performance Based Contracting, BAE Systems 3:30 Idea Exchange: Introductions Idea Exchange: Introductions To kick off this exciting session, moderators for both groups will lay To kick off this exciting session, moderators for both groups will lay the ground rules, giving attendees a clear idea of how the idea the ground rules, giving attendees a clear idea of how the idea exchange will be structured. exchange will be structured. 3:45 Idea Exchange: Small Group Exchange Idea Exchange: Small Group Exchange Get ready for some of the most productive conversations you’ll have Get ready for some of the most productive conversations you’ll have this year. Here’s your chance to speak to your peers about the specific this year. Here’s your chance to speak to your peers about the specific challenges you’re facing currently. Not sure how to benchmark success? challenges you’re facing currently. Not sure how to benchmark success? Here’s your opportunity to find out exactly how PBL is working out for Here’s your opportunity to find out exactly how PBL is working out for others, and how they’ve made it work for their program. others, and how they’ve made it work for their program. 5:00 Idea Exchange: Joint Discussion Recap And Q&A Idea Exchange: Joint Discussion Recap And Q&A As military and industry join forces, the moderators will swap the As military and industry join forces, the moderators will swap the valuable ideas that were discussed on their sides, creating a valuable ideas that were discussed on their sides, creating a collaborative environment to establish the next evolution of PBL. collaborative environment to establish the next evolution of PBL. 5:30 Networking Cocktail Reception For All Attendees 4 Register Today! Call: 1-888-482-6012 or 646-200-7530 Fax: 646-200-7535 Email: pbl@wbresearch.com Web: www.pblusa.com
  • 5. Day 3 Main Conference Wednesday, July 28, 2010 PBL Sustainment Summit: Sustainment Logistics – Best Practices For Implementing A PBL Strategy 7:40 Registration And Continental Breakfast 11:45 Panel Discussion: PSM/PSI Roles And Responsibilities In Reality 8:40 Welcome Address Examining the role of the PSM (Product Support Manager); What does it mean and how has it been implemented? Lisa Ringlen • Taking a look at programs which have adopted this new model – how Program Director are they doing it? PBL 2010 • Roles: Impact of changing relationships between industry and government 8:45 Chairperson’s Opening Remarks • Increased accountability on USG • Strategy on how to implement the PSM position 9:00 Case Study: US Army PEO Aviation Apache Helicopters PBL Mike Osborne Colonel Shane T. Openshaw Senior Technical Specialist Project Manager Program Manager for Apache Helicopters US Army, Aviation Electronic Systems Support US Army PEO Aviation Additional panelists to be confirmed 9:45 Case Study: C-17 Sustainment - A Collaborative Journey As a system level PBL since 1998, the C-17 Globemaster III 12:30 Luncheon For All Attendees Sustainment Partnership (GSP) has always been a strong collaborative effort between the USAF, Boeing and international C-17 customers. 1:30 The Value Of Public-Private Partnerships: Using DLA As A Going forward in 2012 and beyond, this strong team will co-locate to PBL Partner continue providing the most available airlifter to the warfighter. The Defense Logistics Agency has the capabilities to support PBLs Jimmy Bailey through an integrated supply chain network that spans the globe. With Deputy Director, 564 ACSS/DD (C-17 Program Management) dedicated Supply Chain personnel, distribution centers around the Warner Robins-ALC globe, and decades of experience in providing support to all the Military Services, DLA is poised to be a best value provider both to Program Richard (Rick) Gomez Managers and Suppliers. This presentation will outline DLA's capabilities, Director, Strategy & Business Development, C-17 best value approaches to supporting PBLs, and the ability of DLA to be Globemaster III Sustainment Partnership (GSP) world-class PBL partner. Boeing Dr. Glenn L. Starks Division Chief, Acquisition Programs and Industrial Capabilities 10:30 Morning Networking Refreshment Break In The Division, Acquisition Management Directorate Solutions Zone Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) 11:00 PBL Success Story – APG-63(V)1 RADAR FLICS PROGRAM The F-15 APG-63(V)1 Form-Fit-Function Interface Lifetime Contractor 2:15 Case Study: Current PBL Issues, Trends And Concerns...A Support (FLICS) Program is a Performance Based Logistics (PBL) Government Industry Perspective Recently PBL has received some bad press due to misunderstandings and program that guarantees F-15 Radar System performance to USAF misperceptions on what PBL is and isn't. The terms PBL and CLS are requirements. The FLICS program dates back over 10 years and was being used interchangeably and are causing confusion. Because of this an early pacesetter for PBL programs within the DoD. In this there has been a push to limit the length of PBL contracts, recompete presentation, the Speakers will share their experiences with this very every few years and require cost reporting on firm fixed priced contracts. successful PBL program describing the key elements of the program This presentation will address these and other current real and perceived and how the contract was structured to produce a win-win-win PBL issues from both a government and industry perspective. scenario for the USAF, Boeing, and Raytheon. Jeffrey Heron Chuck Dipman PBL Policy Director, Battle Space Engineering Group Program Manager US Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) F-15 FLICS Program Gerry Tonoff Patricia J. Amick Program Manager for Performance Based Contracting Deputy Program Manager BAE Systems F-15 FLICS Program 3:00 End Of PBL 2010 THE PBL AUDIENCE SURVEY – Find Out What Works And What Doesn’t The WBR-PBL 2010 team, along with Auburn University is conducting Phase Additionally, as a means of showing our appreciation, we will have a drawing 2 of the 2010 DEFENSE SYSTEM SUSTAINMENT STRATEGY Study. In this at the PBL 2010 conference for an IPOD touch, along with a number of stage of the project, we are seeking input from experts like you through a brief Auburn University golf shirts for those who complete the survey and send in online survey. Please note that we will use the information to develop an overall their email to pblsurvey@pbl.com. picture of defense system sustainment strategy. A major focus in this year’s survey is culture, decision making, profitability and innovation. From a future publication Please Take the Survey At: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/3NJF3NL standpoint, individual company responses will not be identified. Dr. Wesley Randall of Auburn University will present the results of the We know you are busy and we appreciate your participation. If you are interested survey at the PBL 2010 Conference. Please turn to page 4 for more details in this research we will send you a copy of the forthcoming White Paper on about this session. DEFENSE SYSTEM SUSTAINMENT CHAIN STRATEGY, which summarizes the key benchmarks related to this survey. Sponsors: 5
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To book your reservations, call Marriott Crystal Gateway at VIP Package: $250- (Select any package above and for an additional $250 gain access to select audio 1-800-228-9290 or 703-972-3230 and identify presentations from this event*) yourself as a Performance Based Logistics attendee. Rooms are limited and are on a first come, first CD ROM ONLY: $580- (Gain access to select audio presentations from this event*) served basis, so make your reservations as soon as possible. After the hotel cut-off date of July 4th, 2010, rooms may still be available, so inquire with the hotel if you have missed the cut off date. PURCHASE SELECT AUDIO PRESENTATIONS* FROM THIS EVENT! Amtrak Savings Can’t make it to Performance Based Logistics or worried that there is too much Amtrak offers a 10% discount off the lowest information to digest in a few short days at the event? No need to worry. You can available rail fare to Washington, DC Union Station (WAS) between July 23, 2010 and July 31, 2010. purchase select audio presentations to share with your entire team. To book your reservations, please call Amtrak at (800) 872-7245 or contact your travel professional. Register for the event today and get your VIP package for an extra $250! That’s a Please refer to Fare Code X19C-986 to receive the 10% discount. The convention discount fare savings of over 40% for the CD ROM! cannot be booked via Amtrak.com. This offer is not valid on Acela Express service or on the Amtrak *Presentations available are at the approval of conference speakers. Allow 3-4 weeks after event date for shipping. Auto Train. Offer is valid with Sleeper accommodations, Business Class or First Class seating with payment of the full applicable accommodation charges. Fare is valid on Amtrak Groups of 3+ register and pay in full as a team and get $100 off the current pricing tier! Northeast Regional service for all departures seven Contact Bill Penney for more information at 866-691-7771 or bpenney@wbresearch.com days a week, except during holiday blackout dates. *Discounts apply to Qualified Manufacturers and Military/Government Only. Pricing for all other attendees applies to: Any solutions provider to Military, Government Agencies or Manufacturers such as software, services, consultants, etc. *Pricing for this training conference is fully compliant with ethics guidelines set forth by the Office of General Counsel. Payment is due in full at the time of registration. Your registration will not be confirmed until payment is received and may be subject to cancellation. For every registration received for PBL, WBR will donate a portion of the registration fee to Smile Train. For more information about WBR’s involvement with Smile Train, please visit www.pblusa.com Sponsors: 7
  • 8. 2010 WBR 535 Fifth Avenue, 8th Floor This form may be photocopied for your colleagues. New York, NY 10017 ❑ I’m a military or ❑ I’m a qualified ❑ I’m a solution government employee manufacturer provider/other Please sign me up for (check one box below) Five Easy Ways To Register ONLINE www.pblusa.com ❑ Main Conference PLUS Acquisitions Summit (July 26-28, 2010) ❑ VIP Package (get ❑ Main Conference Only (July 27-28, 2010) the CD ROM w/ EMAIL pbl@wbresearch.com any package) ❑ Acquisitions Summit Only (July 26, 2010) FAX This form to us at 1-646-200-7535 and you will be ❑ CD ROM only Please see page 11 for pricing information and related details contacted for payment details . Delegate Details Please photocopy this form for additional registrations. MAIL Form w/payment to WBR, 535 5th Ave., 8th Floor, (Mr./Ms./Dr.) First Name ___________________________________________________________ New York, NY 10017 Last Name ______________________________________________________________________ Title __________________________________________________________________________ CALL 1-888-482-6012 or 1-646-200-7530 Department ___________________________ Organization _____________________________ Address _______________________________________________________________________ City __________________________State _____Zip ___________________________________ Phone (_____) ____________________Fax (_____) ____________________________________ E-Mail_________________________________________________________________________ Registration Contact ____________________________________________________________ Your priority booking code is: When registering please provide the code above. 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Mosely, US Army readiness of DoD Weapons Systems and achieve best value in “PBL is a great tool to improve sustainment and materiel Sponsors: • • • • • • • • • Key performance parameters: Reliability, availability, maintainability What is a successful business case and do we all agree? Defining the best mix of government and industry strategy/feasibility study Starting a PBL program: Developing the supportability the BCA and the Weapons System Acquisition Reform Act A full day dedicated to Acquisitions, in-depth discussions on Study by Auburn University Survey Results – 2010 Defense System Sustainment Strategy Engineering Oriented Process Two Hour Workshop – Performance Based Support As A Systems Implementation How it impacts current and future PBLs, and Best Practices for Panel Discussion Review of the PSAT Report - What it says, and lessons learned 11+ new real-life case studies on PBL strategy implementation • Marriott Crystal Gateway 98% of PBL attendees said they would Source: 2009 PBL Delegate Evaluation Survey Email: pbl@wbresearch.com Web: www.pblusa.com Call: 1-888-482-6012 or 646-200-7530 Fax: 646-200-7535 recommend PBL to a colleague. www.pblusa.com • 2010 Arlington, VA Organized by: Championing PBL: Hear From Leaders New! PARTNERSHIP (GSP) SUSTAINMENT GLOBEMASTER III Development, C-17 Strategy & Business Rick Gomez, Director, FLICS PROGRAM New! Program Manager, F-15 Charles Dipman, MANAGEMENT) New! (C-17 PROGRAM Director, 564 ACSS/DD Jimmy Bailey, Deputy LOGISTICS AGENCY Division, DEFENSE Industrial Capabilities Acquisitions Programs & Division Chief, Dr. Glenn Starks, PhD, NAVAL AIR FORCES Officer, COMMANDER Staff/Force Material Assistant Chief of Captain Michael Kelly, PEO AVIATION New! Helicopters, US ARMY Manager for Apache Openshaw, Program Colonel Shane T. AND SPACE New! ARMY PEO MISSILES Systems Office, US Fires Rocket and Missile Project Manager, Precision Colonel David Rice, (NAVICP) New! CONTROL POINT US NAVAL INVENTORY E. Berube, Commander, Rear Admiral Raymond AND GET HOTEL SAVE $200 SAVINGS! See Page 7 For More