Resume du Jour – James G. Diehl – Program / Project Management / Operations Manager

James G. Diehl

Hampton, VA  23664

Wrestlingref76@gmail.com

 

OBJECTIVE:               Program / Project Management / Operations Manager

 

EXPERIENCE SUMMARY:

 

  • 25+ years, US Army, Colonel (Honorably Retired: 01/05)
  • 8 years, Senior Project / Program Management (Federal Contracting)
  • 1 year, Public School Teacher (Advanced Mathematics)

 

CLEARANCE:             DoD, Top Secret (Adjudicated: 08/10, expires: 09/15)

WORK PREF.:            Hampton Roads, VA

 

EXPERIENCE PORTFOLIO:

 

01/13 – 01/14, Secondary School Teacher 

Hampton City Schools, Hampton, VA

 

  • Taught Algebra II and Elementary functions as well as Applied Mathematics-Capstone to Title One high school students; ~20 students / class, six classes / semester, ~120 students / annum

 

07/07 – 11/12, Deputy Regional and Program Support Manager

BAE Systems, Global Mission Solutions, Hampton, VA

 

  • Managed / supervised support to regional director and program managers in assessing the status and progress of task orders supporting US Army Training and Doctrine Command and the Navy, joint activities, and stability operations, including: manpower / recruiting, in-processing, promotions and related personnel actions, training management, proposal writing, status reporting, management reviews; acting regional manager in the absence of same
  • Oversite resulted in business office becoming the top revenue-producing section of the Global Mission Solutions division responsible for 50%+ of the $500M of revenue generated by GMS
  • Opened satellite office to support contract activities being conducted at Fort Leavenworth.  Expanded staff from four to 24 members; doubled revenues from $50M to >$110M for service contracts, valued from $20M-$90M; managed programs generating >$200M in revenue annually and utilizing over 400 contract employees, servicing the US Army Training and Doctrine Command, US Central Command, and US Africa Command

 

11/06 –06/07, Project Manager and Liaison Officer

BAE Systems, Fort Monroe, VA

 

  • Directed Energy Applications Program (DEAP), US Army Training and Doctrine Command to provide a doctrinal basis for development and fielding of directed energy, non-lethal weapons systems
  • Provided associated training, organizational schemes, leader development, and education
  • As project lead, provided SME analysis of program acquisition strategies, employment concept development, integration of technical training / doctrine, analysis of organizational structures, and leader development programs / recommendations for fielding of directed energy weapons

 

11/04 – 10/06, Project Manager and Joint Operations SME

BAE Systems, Joint Urban Operations Office

United States Joint Forces Command, Suffolk, VA

 

  • Managed provision of SME military analysis to US Joint Forces Command Joint Experimentation Directorate, in Joint Urban Operations Office (JUOO), synthesizing concepts on employment of military forces in Urban Terrain; Reported to JUOO director (Colonel) within scope of joint capabilities development
  • Integrated concepts into exercises for joint urban operations, test and evaluation, and the integration of experimentation, test and evaluation, and training during operational exercises; planned / executed series of joint urban operations experiments addressing deployed US military forces in southwest Asia

 

08/01 – 09/04, Joint Test Director

Directorate of Operational Test and Evaluation (DOT&E)

United States Army, Department of Defense, Suffolk, VA

 

  • The Director of Operational Test and Evaluation, Office of the Secretary of Defense, operating joint test and evaluation program – conducted testing and evaluated potential solutions to issues involving the integration of various service capabilities among ground, air and naval military forces focused on near-term improvements of timeliness, accuracy, and effectiveness of the joint processes without significant investment of additional resources and technical solution sets (results classified)
  • Joint Test Director of three joint tests involving the integration of >60 personnel, including: 15 military members, 45 contractors, and 10 subject matter experts, in planning test activities, including Live-Virtual-Constructive exercise coordination, using quantitative and qualitative data collection, analysis, and test results reporting, resulting in improvement of joint processes for pursuit of time sensitive surface targets, joint battle damage assessments, and joint convoy security procedures
  • Responsible for three tests that studied, tested, and evaluated joint prosecution of time sensitive targets, joint battle damage assessment, and joint convoy survivability; research, evaluate, and recommend improvements to tactics, techniques and procedures, training, leader development, and organizations with near-term effects
  • Used analytical methods, techniques, and management systems to review organizational performance management / optimize test activities, resulting in reports (archived in DOT&E)
  • Pioneered techniques designed to combine testing / training (exercises) to maximize efficiency and minimize burden for operational forces, training facilities, and equipment usage to avoid duplicate demands on unit’s time for training and testing
  • Managed increase in testing activities while reducing time, resources, and personnel burden on line forces (deployable) force structure by >50%; integrate test and evaluation procedures into exercises for units versus tasking with additional work
  • Managed an annual budget of ~$4M and a 20k sq. ft. test facility for DOT&E program (Suffolk); executed deliverables on schedule and under budget

 

08/99 – 08/01, Division Chief – Joint Interoperability Training

Joint Warfighting Center / US Joint Forces Command

United States Army, Suffolk, VA

 

  • Managed training for military services (Army, Navy, Marine, Air Force) in integrated live-virtual-constructive exercises to enable improved joint operations for the Joint Warfighting Center, overseeing and directing of joint training activities for the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
  • Achieved coordination among the military services for prioritization of activities and maximum utilization of planned training events, integrating dozens of joint interoperability tasks into training exercises for joint task forces, coordinating participation of requisite joint units and capabilities, and providing guidelines for performance of specific interoperability tasks based on requests from joint task force commanders
  • Evaluated interoperability curriculum and training opportunities for 12+ joint interoperability exercises over the two years as Chief; semi-annually identified training needs and developed new curriculum for unit joint interoperability task list
  • Executed over a dozen joint interoperability training events focused on critical command and control tasks to achieve integration of joint units, while simultaneously reducing burden on operational warfighting forces
  • Developed detailed work plans, schedules, estimates, resource plans, and status reports for curriculum development and joint exercises; coordinated with internal partners (Atlantic Fleet, XVIII Airborne Corps, I MEF) / external entities (CENTRAL COMMAND, PACIFIC COMMAND, FORCES COMMAND) to ensure exercise training delivery; resulting in ~12 exercises (over two year period for all four military services; 10k+ soldiers, sailors, airmen, and Marines)
  • Saved resources while integrating training with testing and experimental activities realizing ~50% savings in time, personnel, and funding

 

06/79 – 07/99, Colonel (Retired), United States Army

 

  • Managed tactical and operational employment of joint (Army-Navy, Army-Air Force) and combined forces (US-NATO, US-Korea) as well as the direction, supervision, and management of DoD programs, including the Office of Emergency Operations (White House Military Office)
  • Responsible for troop and command assignments overseas / stateside; tours in Department of Defense, US Joint Forces Command, and US Army Training and Doctrine Command
  • Command and staff positions included: company and battalion command, staff positions, instructor positions, contingency deployments, and high level schooling
  • Participated in live fire training exercises in combat training areas in Europe, CONUS, and during Desert Shield (Desert Shield [deployed/training] as well as live combat operations in Desert Storm [deployed])
  • Responsible for planning, resourcing, and execution of combined arms, live-fire training for arrays (combinations of armor, infantry, artillery, air defense, and combat engineer units) of maneuver and maneuver support units
  • Experience in bringing the services together in live-virtual-constructive venues in order to hone and practice interoperability skills and tactics, techniques and procedures as well as determining future requirements

 

08/01 – 09/04, Director

US Army, Joint Battle Damage Assessment Joint Test and Evaluation, Suffolk, VA

 

  • Managed staff of a joint test and evaluation team; supervised ~12 staff and military service members, as well as 45+ civilian / clerical and/or administrative staff
  • Completed three joint tests, including completing first ever ‘quick response test’; resulting in: measurable improvement (classified) in timeliness, accuracy, and effectiveness of joint processes for attacking time sensitive surface targets, conducting battle damage assessments, and improving convoy survivability

 

08/99 – 08/01, Chief, Joint Interoperability Training Division/JW200

US Army, Joint Warfighting Center, US Joint Forces Command, Suffolk, VA

 

  • Managed Joint Interoperability Training Division of the Joint Warfighting Center; supervised ~8 staff and military service members, and ~20 civilian / clerical and/or administrative staff
  • Conducted 12+ joint interoperability training exercises, and review of Universal Joint Task List; resulting in improvements to military services’ performing joint tasks (results classified)

 

08/97 – 08/99, Executive Officer to Deputy Commanding General, US Army Training and Doctrine Command and Deputy Chief

United States Army, Commander’s Planning Group, TRADOC, Fort Monroe, VA

 

  • Executive officer to TRADOC Deputy Commanding General; supervised ~4 staff / military service members, and three civilian / clerical and/or administrative staff

 

07/96 – 08/97, Student/Visiting Defense Fellow

Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada (US Army War College Fellowship)

 

01/96 – 07/96, Corps Training Officer

United States Army, I Corps, Fort Lewis, WA

 

01/94 – 01/96, Commanding Officer, 3rd Battalion 77th Armor / 1st Battalion 33rd Armor United States Army, Mannheim, Germany / Fort Lewis, WA

 

12/91 – 01/94, Operations Officer

United States Army, Office of Emergency Operations, Falls Church, VA

 

07/89 – 12/91, Division Plans Officer, 24th Infantry Division, and Battalion Operations Officer, 1st Battalion 64th Armor, Operation Desert Shield and Desert Storm

United States Army, Fort Stewart, GA 

 

FORMAL EDUCATION / CAREER TRAINING:

 

  • 1997, Master of National Security Studies, The US Army War College Fellowship Program, Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario, Canada
  • 1992, Joint Professional Military Education Program, Joint Forces Staff College, Norfolk, VA
  • 1989, Master of Military Arts and Science, The School of Advanced Military Studies, Fort Leavenworth, KS
  • 1988, Graduate, US Army Command & General Staff College, Fort Leavenworth, KS
  • 1976, Bachelor of Science, General Engineering, US Military Academy, West Point, NY; GPA: 3.87, Superintendent’s List (top 5% of class)

 

RECOGNITION / AWARDS:

 

 

  • Defense Superior Service Medal
  • Legion of Merit
  • Bronze Star Medal
  • Defense Meritorious Service Medal
  • Meritorious Service Medal (3)
  • Army Commendation Medal (2)
  • Joint Meritorious Unit Award
  • National Defense Service Medal (2)
  • Southwest Asia Service Medal (2 bronze)
  • Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
  • Army Service Ribbon
  • Overseas Service Ribbon (4)
  • Kuwaiti Liberation Medal
  • Saudi Arabia Liberation Medal
  • Ranger Tab
  • OSD Staff Service Badge

 

 

VOLUNTEER / COMMUNITY / TRADE ORGANIZATIONS:

 

  • 01/2005 – present, Member, American Legion, Poquoson, VA; fundraising – Boys’ State program
  • 2004 – present, Member, Association of US Army (AUSA-MacArthur Chapter), Hampton, VA, military scholarship fundraising
  • 1997—present, Member, West Point Society of Hampton Roads, Hampton, VA, military scholarship fundraising.
  • 1997 – present, Member/Wrestling Official, Virginia High School League, Peninsula Wrestling Officials Association
  • 2003 – present, Member, Virginia Wrestling Association & USA Wrestling Officials Association

 

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Resume du Jour – James G. Diehl – Program / Project Management / Operations Manager

James G. Diehl

Hampton, VA  23664

Wrestlingref76@gmail.com

 

OBJECTIVE:               Program / Project Management / Operations Manager

 

EXPERIENCE SUMMARY:

 

  • 25+ years, US Army, Colonel (Honorably Retired: 01/05)
  • 8 years, Senior Project / Program Management (Federal Contracting)
  • 1 year, Public School Teacher (Advanced Mathematics)

 

CLEARANCE:             DoD, Top Secret (Adjudicated: 08/10, expires: 09/15)

WORK PREF.:            Hampton Roads, VA

 

EXPERIENCE PORTFOLIO:

 

01/13 – 01/14, Secondary School Teacher 

Hampton City Schools, Hampton, VA

 

  • Taught Algebra II and Elementary functions as well as Applied Mathematics-Capstone to Title One high school students; ~20 students / class, six classes / semester, ~120 students / annum

 

07/07 – 11/12, Deputy Regional and Program Support Manager

BAE Systems, Global Mission Solutions, Hampton, VA

 

  • Managed / supervised support to regional director and program managers in assessing the status and progress of task orders supporting US Army Training and Doctrine Command and the Navy, joint activities, and stability operations, including: manpower / recruiting, in-processing, promotions and related personnel actions, training management, proposal writing, status reporting, management reviews; acting regional manager in the absence of same
  • Oversite resulted in business office becoming the top revenue-producing section of the Global Mission Solutions division responsible for 50%+ of the $500M of revenue generated by GMS
  • Opened satellite office to support contract activities being conducted at Fort Leavenworth.  Expanded staff from four to 24 members; doubled revenues from $50M to >$110M for service contracts, valued from $20M-$90M; managed programs generating >$200M in revenue annually and utilizing over 400 contract employees, servicing the US Army Training and Doctrine Command, US Central Command, and US Africa Command

 

11/06 –06/07, Project Manager and Liaison Officer

BAE Systems, Fort Monroe, VA

 

  • Directed Energy Applications Program (DEAP), US Army Training and Doctrine Command to provide a doctrinal basis for development and fielding of directed energy, non-lethal weapons systems
  • Provided associated training, organizational schemes, leader development, and education
  • As project lead, provided SME analysis of program acquisition strategies, employment concept development, integration of technical training / doctrine, analysis of organizational structures, and leader development programs / recommendations for fielding of directed energy weapons

 

11/04 – 10/06, Project Manager and Joint Operations SME

BAE Systems, Joint Urban Operations Office

United States Joint Forces Command, Suffolk, VA

 

  • Managed provision of SME military analysis to US Joint Forces Command Joint Experimentation Directorate, in Joint Urban Operations Office (JUOO), synthesizing concepts on employment of military forces in Urban Terrain; Reported to JUOO director (Colonel) within scope of joint capabilities development
  • Integrated concepts into exercises for joint urban operations, test and evaluation, and the integration of experimentation, test and evaluation, and training during operational exercises; planned / executed series of joint urban operations experiments addressing deployed US military forces in southwest Asia

 

08/01 – 09/04, Joint Test Director

Directorate of Operational Test and Evaluation (DOT&E)

United States Army, Department of Defense, Suffolk, VA

 

  • The Director of Operational Test and Evaluation, Office of the Secretary of Defense, operating joint test and evaluation program – conducted testing and evaluated potential solutions to issues involving the integration of various service capabilities among ground, air and naval military forces focused on near-term improvements of timeliness, accuracy, and effectiveness of the joint processes without significant investment of additional resources and technical solution sets (results classified)
  • Joint Test Director of three joint tests involving the integration of >60 personnel, including: 15 military members, 45 contractors, and 10 subject matter experts, in planning test activities, including Live-Virtual-Constructive exercise coordination, using quantitative and qualitative data collection, analysis, and test results reporting, resulting in improvement of joint processes for pursuit of time sensitive surface targets, joint battle damage assessments, and joint convoy security procedures
  • Responsible for three tests that studied, tested, and evaluated joint prosecution of time sensitive targets, joint battle damage assessment, and joint convoy survivability; research, evaluate, and recommend improvements to tactics, techniques and procedures, training, leader development, and organizations with near-term effects
  • Used analytical methods, techniques, and management systems to review organizational performance management / optimize test activities, resulting in reports (archived in DOT&E)
  • Pioneered techniques designed to combine testing / training (exercises) to maximize efficiency and minimize burden for operational forces, training facilities, and equipment usage to avoid duplicate demands on unit’s time for training and testing
  • Managed increase in testing activities while reducing time, resources, and personnel burden on line forces (deployable) force structure by >50%; integrate test and evaluation procedures into exercises for units versus tasking with additional work
  • Managed an annual budget of ~$4M and a 20k sq. ft. test facility for DOT&E program (Suffolk); executed deliverables on schedule and under budget

 

08/99 – 08/01, Division Chief – Joint Interoperability Training

Joint Warfighting Center / US Joint Forces Command

United States Army, Suffolk, VA

 

  • Managed training for military services (Army, Navy, Marine, Air Force) in integrated live-virtual-constructive exercises to enable improved joint operations for the Joint Warfighting Center, overseeing and directing of joint training activities for the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
  • Achieved coordination among the military services for prioritization of activities and maximum utilization of planned training events, integrating dozens of joint interoperability tasks into training exercises for joint task forces, coordinating participation of requisite joint units and capabilities, and providing guidelines for performance of specific interoperability tasks based on requests from joint task force commanders
  • Evaluated interoperability curriculum and training opportunities for 12+ joint interoperability exercises over the two years as Chief; semi-annually identified training needs and developed new curriculum for unit joint interoperability task list
  • Executed over a dozen joint interoperability training events focused on critical command and control tasks to achieve integration of joint units, while simultaneously reducing burden on operational warfighting forces
  • Developed detailed work plans, schedules, estimates, resource plans, and status reports for curriculum development and joint exercises; coordinated with internal partners (Atlantic Fleet, XVIII Airborne Corps, I MEF) / external entities (CENTRAL COMMAND, PACIFIC COMMAND, FORCES COMMAND) to ensure exercise training delivery; resulting in ~12 exercises (over two year period for all four military services; 10k+ soldiers, sailors, airmen, and Marines)
  • Saved resources while integrating training with testing and experimental activities realizing ~50% savings in time, personnel, and funding

 

06/79 – 07/99, Colonel (Retired), United States Army

 

  • Managed tactical and operational employment of joint (Army-Navy, Army-Air Force) and combined forces (US-NATO, US-Korea) as well as the direction, supervision, and management of DoD programs, including the Office of Emergency Operations (White House Military Office)
  • Responsible for troop and command assignments overseas / stateside; tours in Department of Defense, US Joint Forces Command, and US Army Training and Doctrine Command
  • Command and staff positions included: company and battalion command, staff positions, instructor positions, contingency deployments, and high level schooling
  • Participated in live fire training exercises in combat training areas in Europe, CONUS, and during Desert Shield (Desert Shield [deployed/training] as well as live combat operations in Desert Storm [deployed])
  • Responsible for planning, resourcing, and execution of combined arms, live-fire training for arrays (combinations of armor, infantry, artillery, air defense, and combat engineer units) of maneuver and maneuver support units
  • Experience in bringing the services together in live-virtual-constructive venues in order to hone and practice interoperability skills and tactics, techniques and procedures as well as determining future requirements

 

08/01 – 09/04, Director

US Army, Joint Battle Damage Assessment Joint Test and Evaluation, Suffolk, VA

 

  • Managed staff of a joint test and evaluation team; supervised ~12 staff and military service members, as well as 45+ civilian / clerical and/or administrative staff
  • Completed three joint tests, including completing first ever ‘quick response test’; resulting in: measurable improvement (classified) in timeliness, accuracy, and effectiveness of joint processes for attacking time sensitive surface targets, conducting battle damage assessments, and improving convoy survivability

 

08/99 – 08/01, Chief, Joint Interoperability Training Division/JW200

US Army, Joint Warfighting Center, US Joint Forces Command, Suffolk, VA

 

  • Managed Joint Interoperability Training Division of the Joint Warfighting Center; supervised ~8 staff and military service members, and ~20 civilian / clerical and/or administrative staff
  • Conducted 12+ joint interoperability training exercises, and review of Universal Joint Task List; resulting in improvements to military services’ performing joint tasks (results classified)

 

08/97 – 08/99, Executive Officer to Deputy Commanding General, US Army Training and Doctrine Command and Deputy Chief

United States Army, Commander’s Planning Group, TRADOC, Fort Monroe, VA

 

  • Executive officer to TRADOC Deputy Commanding General; supervised ~4 staff / military service members, and three civilian / clerical and/or administrative staff

 

07/96 – 08/97, Student/Visiting Defense Fellow

Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada (US Army War College Fellowship)

 

01/96 – 07/96, Corps Training Officer

United States Army, I Corps, Fort Lewis, WA

 

01/94 – 01/96, Commanding Officer, 3rd Battalion 77th Armor / 1st Battalion 33rd Armor United States Army, Mannheim, Germany / Fort Lewis, WA

 

12/91 – 01/94, Operations Officer

United States Army, Office of Emergency Operations, Falls Church, VA

 

07/89 – 12/91, Division Plans Officer, 24th Infantry Division, and Battalion Operations Officer, 1st Battalion 64th Armor, Operation Desert Shield and Desert Storm

United States Army, Fort Stewart, GA 

 

FORMAL EDUCATION / CAREER TRAINING:

 

  • 1997, Master of National Security Studies, The US Army War College Fellowship Program, Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario, Canada
  • 1992, Joint Professional Military Education Program, Joint Forces Staff College, Norfolk, VA
  • 1989, Master of Military Arts and Science, The School of Advanced Military Studies, Fort Leavenworth, KS
  • 1988, Graduate, US Army Command & General Staff College, Fort Leavenworth, KS
  • 1976, Bachelor of Science, General Engineering, US Military Academy, West Point, NY; GPA: 3.87, Superintendent’s List (top 5% of class)

 

RECOGNITION / AWARDS:

 

 

  • Defense Superior Service Medal
  • Legion of Merit
  • Bronze Star Medal
  • Defense Meritorious Service Medal
  • Meritorious Service Medal (3)
  • Army Commendation Medal (2)
  • Joint Meritorious Unit Award
  • National Defense Service Medal (2)
  • Southwest Asia Service Medal (2 bronze)
  • Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
  • Army Service Ribbon
  • Overseas Service Ribbon (4)
  • Kuwaiti Liberation Medal
  • Saudi Arabia Liberation Medal
  • Ranger Tab
  • OSD Staff Service Badge

 

 

VOLUNTEER / COMMUNITY / TRADE ORGANIZATIONS:

 

  • 01/2005 – present, Member, American Legion, Poquoson, VA; fundraising – Boys’ State program
  • 2004 – present, Member, Association of US Army (AUSA-MacArthur Chapter), Hampton, VA, military scholarship fundraising
  • 1997—present, Member, West Point Society of Hampton Roads, Hampton, VA, military scholarship fundraising.
  • 1997 – present, Member/Wrestling Official, Virginia High School League, Peninsula Wrestling Officials Association
  • 2003 – present, Member, Virginia Wrestling Association & USA Wrestling Officials Association

 

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