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Marine Corps Systems Command (MCSC)

Advanced Planning Briefing To Industry (APBI)


Equipping The Warfighter To Win….Strategy For The Long War


Baltimore, MD


13-14 May 2008



Tuesday, 13 May 2008

Keynote Address - “Challenges for Industry…What the USMC Needs from our Partners in Industry”

Major General Edward G. Usher, USMC, Deputy Commandant Installations and Logistics


Overview and Strategic Vision for the MCSC, Brigadier General Michael M. Brogan, USMC

Commander, Marine Corps Systems Command


Emerging Requirements/ Capabilities and Future Needs of the Corps, Brigadier General Andrew O’Donnell, USMC, Director Capabilities Development; Directorate, Marine Corps Combat Development Command


PEO Land Systems Overview, Colonel William E. Taylor, USMC, Program Executive Officer, Land Systems


Panel: Information Systems & Infrastructure (ISI)

Introduction: Colonel Ed Daniel, USMC,  Acting Product Group Director, PG 10

     Panel Members:

     • Mr. Ken Beutel, Computing Platforms & Services (PM CPS)

     • Mr. Alfredo Cruz, Marine Corps Network & Infrastructure Services

     • Ms. Sonia Kitchen, Total Force Information Technology Systems

     • Mr. William Sandlin and Lieutenant Colonel James Stone, USMC, Global Combat Support Systems (GCSS)


Panel: Communications, Intelligence and Networking Systems (CINS)

Introduction: Mr. Gregory Pardo, Acting Product Group Director, PG 12

     Panel Members:

     • Ms. Theresa Conte, Communications and Networking Systems

     • Colonel Phillip C. Chudoba, USMC, Intelligence Systems


Panel: MAGTF C2 Weapons & Sensors Development & Integration (MC2I)

Introduction: Mr. Thomas Irwin, Product Group Director, PG 11

     Panel Members:

     • Mr. Kevin Holt, MAGTF C2 Systems

     • Mr. Reggie Brown, Radars

     • Lieutenant Colonel Donald B. McDaniel, USMC, Air Defense and Unmanned Systems

     • Mr. John Karlovich, Ground Air Task Oriented Radar (G/ATOR) (PEO LS)


Panel: Ground Transportation & Engineer Systems

Introduction: Mr. Gordon Taylor, Product Group Director, PG 15

     Panel Members:

     • Mr. William P. Macecevic, Engineer Systems

     • Mr. Michael A. Gallagher,  Expeditionary Power Systems

     • Mr. Paul Mann, MRAP

     • Mr. Tom Miller,  Motor Transport  Medium Tactical Vehicle Replacement (MTVR) (PEO LS), Logistics

      Vehicle System Replacement (LVSR) (PEO LS)

     • Lieutenant Colonel Ben Garza, USMC, Joint Light Tactical Vehicles (JLTV) (PEO LS)

     • Colonel Mike Micucci, USMC, Light Armored Vehicle (LAV), Marine Personnel Carrier (MPC) (PEO LS)


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Wednesday, 14 May 2008


Keynote Address- Navy, Mr. Roger Smith, USN, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Research, Development and Acquisition), Expeditionary Warfare


Keynote Address- “Marine Corps Needs and Resources”, Major General Duane Thiessen, USMC, Assistant Deputy Commandant for Programs and Resources, HQMC


 “Interoperability, Systems Engineering”, Mr. John D. Burrow, Deputy Commander; Systems Engineering, Interoperability, Architectures and Technology, Marine Corps Systems Command


Panel: Armor & Fire Support Systems Product Group (AFSS)

Introduction: Mr. Robert Williams, Product Group Director, PG 14

     Panel Members:

     • Mr. Bryan Prosser, Assault Amphibious Vehicle Systems

     • Mr. John Garner,  Expeditionary Fire Support System/Internally Transportable Vehicle

     • Mr. James Ripley,  Fire Support Systems

     • Lieutenant Colonel Wendell Leimbach, USMC, Tank Systems

     Colonel John Bryant, USMC, Expeditionary Fighting Vehicles (EFV) (PEO LS)


Panel: Infantry Weapons Systems Product Group

Introduction: Lieutenant Colonel Scott Huelse, USMC, Acting Product Group Director, PG 13

     Panel Members:

     • Mr. Mark Richter, Marine Expeditionary Rifle Squad

     • Mr. William Barnebee, Recon and Amphibious Raids

     • Mr. Eric Miller, Optics and Non-Lethal Systems

     • Lieutenant Colonel Tracy Tafolla, USMC, Infantry Weapons


Panel: Combat Equipment & Support Systems Product Group (CESS)

Introduction: Colonel Edward Smith, USMC, Product Group Director, PG 16

     Panel Members:

     • Lieutenant Colonel Arthur J. Pasagian, USMC, Infantry Combat Equipment

     • Mr. Scott Adams, CBRN Systems

     • Lieutenant Colonel Charles Parton, USMC, TMDE Systems


Panel: Independent Program Managers

Introduction:  Colonel Frank Kelley, Program Manager

     Panel Members:

     Colonel James Braden, USMC, Robotic Systems


Mr. Jim Shields, Light Weight 155 (PEO LS)


 “The Road Ahead…The Long War”, Mr. Barry Dillon, Executive Director, Marine Corps Systems Command


Advanced Planning Briefing to Industry, Jeraline S. Artis, Associate Director, Small Business Programs

Commercial Enterprise Omnibus Support Services, Ms. Patricia Mitchell, Director ACSS

USMC International Programs Comparative Testing Programs, Ms. Shawn Prablek, USMC, MARCORSYSCOM, International Programs

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