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Program Executive Officer for Command, Control, Communications, Intelligence and Networks Brig. Gen. Michael Schmidt looks over acquisition strategies with his deputy, Scott Owens, at Hanscom Air Force Base, Mass., Friday, May 18. Schmidt and Owens recently took over leadership of the C3I&N directorate in April and say they are working towards enabling a workforce which acquires systems at the speed technology evolves. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Todd Maki) Schmidt digs into network acquisition
“It’s harder, in this portfolio, to visualize what we’re giving to the warfighter than some of the other three PEO’s I’ve had the privilege to lead,” said Brig. Gen. Michael Schmidt. “But make no mistake, it doesn’t matter if you have the coolest B-21 or F-35 in the air, it won’t do any good for you without the awareness generated by networks we manage here.”
0 5/21
2018
Brian Monahan with his daughters Keira, 3 and Maddie, 2 and his wife Rhonda. Down to one, Hanscom employee waits for a kidney
Though any available option could grant him healthy years, he’s hoping for a donation from a living organ donor, because they last longer than cadaver kidneys harvested from deceased organ donors.
0 5/03
2018
Lt. Col. Chris and Maj. Matt, 430th Expeditionary Electronic Combat Squadron, prepare to fly the Battlefield Airborne Communications Node’s 10,000th mission in an aircraft, Feb. 24, 2017. The BACN weapons system was developed to fulfill an urgent need in Afghanistan where communication is difficult. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Katherine Spessa) BACN goes global after delivering CENTCOM comms for 9 years
Making BACN a program of record is a way to formalize requirements and set up a predictable budget. The change happened officially March 30. For a system that has proved its value to warfighters for nearly a decade, becoming a POR means the program office here can bring better communications to any theater, while performing training, experimentation and testing to make the system more effective and user-friendly.
0 4/30
2018
Brig. Gen. Michael Schmidt, right, takes leadership of the Command, Control, Communications, Intelligence and Networks directorate at Hanscom Air Force Base, Mass., April 13, 2018 from Maj. Gen. Dwyer Dennis, center, who is retiring, during a ceremony at hosted by Lt. Gen. Arnold Bunch, left, military deputy of the Office of Assistant Secretary of Air Force for Acquisition at the Pentagon. The change of leadership ceremony was held at the Hanscom Aero Club hangar.  (U.S. Air Force Photo by Linda LaBonte Britt) Brig. Gen. Michael Schmidt takes over C3I&N Directorate
Schmidt became the Program Executive Officer for a $10.9 billion portfolio. He will oversee 2,200 personnel at two primary operating bases, Hanscom and Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, as well as several smaller offices throughout the continental United States. Distinguished guests from base leadership, other directorates, political offices, community and industry partners as well as families of the incoming and departing C3I&N leaders attended the ceremony at the Hanscom Aero Club hangar.
0 4/13
2018
Default Air Force Logo Leave your desk & learn during Focus Week
Focus week occurs once a quarter and involves several organizations in the acquisition orbit, providing continuous learning points to those on specific career tracks. Distance learning courses will be available through Defense Collaboration Services.
0 4/13
2018
Default Air Force Logo Fraud working group focuses on OTAs
The 10 a.m. to noon event will feature a panel with experts from the Defense Contract Management Agency, as well as a talk from an OTA expert from the Air Force Research Lab. It is open to military and civilian government employees, but not contractors.
0 4/12
2018
C3I&N, AFLCMC, Hanscom, PEO, Directorate, Air Force Life Cycle Management C3I&N PEO retires, asks Airmen to remember heritage
Dennis talks a lot about family, and sometimes it’s unclear whether he’s talking about his personal life or his work life. The two overlap significantly. His son is a second lieutenant in the Battle Management Directorate here, working in a program office for AWACS that closely resembles Dennis’ second assignment after commissioning. He was a program manager at Hanscom in the formerly known Electronic Systems Division from 1984-1989.
0 4/09
2018
License Plate Graphic Acquisition Innovation. How to speedily procure secure software. Really.
Developed in 2016, the three-month Advanced Tactical Acquisition Corps program selects up-and-coming acquisition professionals across the acquisition community and charges them to develop solutions to the biggest problems in military procurement. The team tackled how to acquire software using agile methods, while adhering to stringent and necessary cyber security requirements.
0 12/15
2017
Potentially counterfeit circuit board. Fraud Working Group keeps supply chain genuine, safe
HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE, Mass. -- Hanscom personnel can learn how to respond to reports of counterfeit materials supplied by manufacturers and potentially receive continuous learning points if they attend an Air Force Fraud Working Group meeting Oct. 26 at 10 a.m. in the Conference Center here. The group meets biannually, providing real-world
0 10/19
2017
seven of the eight Hanscom Air Force Base, Mass., Financial Management Airmen who earned annual awards Aug. 29 for managing more than $4 billion in Air Force acquisitions. Calculating financial management’s annual awards
Financial Management Airmen from every AFLCMC site provided oversight to more than 22,000 contracts representing $50 billion in Air Force expenditures. Forty-nine judges evaluated 237 nomination packages and settled on awards for 26 AFLCMC individuals and three team categories.
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