AGENDA

AORS Agenda

2020 Keynote Speaker

GENERAL JOHN M. MURRAY

COMMANDING GENERAL
ARMY FUTURES COMMAND

General John M. “Mike” Murray is the commander, Army Futures Command.  He is responsible for leading a team of Soldiers and civilians to streamline the Army’s modernization enterprise under a single command.  The command enhances efficiency and effectiveness in delivering the technology necessary to maintain the Army’s competitive advantage and win wars.

BIOGRAPHY

Mike is from Kenton, Ohio, and was commissioned as an Infantry officer in the U.S. Army upon graduation from the Ohio State University in 1982.  Prior to taking command at AFC, he integrated Army funding, fielding, and equipping actions to meet current and future military force requirements.  He has a history of leading in Texas, having commanded a brigade combat team during Operation Iraqi Freedom within one of the most decorated combat divisions of the U.S. Army, which happens to be from Fort Hood.  As a commander, he has offered support for global efforts such as U.S. Forces Afghanistan and Seventh Army in Germany.

2020 Award Recipients

DR. WILBUR B. PAYNE AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN ANALYSIS:

"Fiscal Year 20 Strategic Fires Study", The Research and Analysis Center (TRAC)

OPERATIONAL ANALYSIS AWARD:

"Analysis of Aviation Overhaul Requirements to Support Combat Operations in the Afghanistan Theater of War", PEO Aviation: Multi-National Aviation Special Project Office

CIVILIAN JUNIOR ANALYST AWARD:

Mr. Robert Ward, Center for Army Analysis (CAA)

MILITARY JUNIOR ANALYST AWARD:

MAJ Kurt Klingensmith, The Research and Analysis Center (TRAC)

BEST PAPER, 57th AORS 2019:

"Representation of Next Generation Squad Weapons Capabilities in Combat Modeling", Tel Pickett, The Research and Analysis Center - White Sands Missile Range (TRAC-WSMR)

Panel Discussion

Distinguished Panel Members

Dr. Steven A. Stoddard:  Director, Center for Army Analysis (CAA)
Ms. Pamela Blechinger:  Director, The Research Analysis Center (TRAC)
Mr. James Amato:  Executive Technical Director, Army Test and Evaluation Command (ATEC)
MG Karl Gingrich:  Director, Program Analysis and Evaluation (PA&E)
Dr. Sally Sleeper:  Director, RAND Arroyo Center

Job Fair

Job Fair 2020 Gazetteer

CP36 and FA49 Updates and Q&A

The following organizations participated in the Job Fair:

  • Center for Army Analysis (CAA)
  • Office of the Secretary of Defense - Cost Assessment and Program Evaluation (OSD-CAPE)
  • Army Futures Command (AFC)
  • Network Enterprise Technology Command (NETCOM)
  • United States Forces Korea/Eighth Army (USFK/8A)
  • Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA)
  • U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command (ATEC)
  • The Research and Analysis Center (TRAC)
  • Assistant Secretary of the Army (Acquisition, Logistics and Technology)(ASA(ALT))

AORS Schedule

available in early October 2021