Mr. Gary P. Martin
Deputy to the Commanding General, CECOM
Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland
Serving as the U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command (CECOM) Deputy to the Commanding General, Mr. Gary P. Martin works with the commander in the development and execution of organizational goals, objectives, and policies aimed at providing world-class, integrated Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (C4ISR) solutions to the Soldier.
He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering from Norwich University and a Master of Science in Engineering Management from the University of Pennsylvania. Mr. Martin attended the Harvard Business School where he graduated from the Program for Management Development.
Mr. Martin served on active duty as a Signal Corps Officer in the Satellite Communications Agency from May 1984 through May 1988. His military education includes the Program Manager's Course at the Defense Systems Management College, the Signal Officer's Basic Course, and the Radio Systems Officer Course.
Prior to this assignment, Mr. Martin served as the Executive Director to the Commanding General of the U.S. Army Research, Development, and Engineering Command where he served as AMC Corporate Leader for technology generation, development and integration while implementing engineering policies and procedures, formulating and overseeing strategic planning and execution of approximately $ 2.5B annual investment in Research, Development and Engineering programs.
Prior positions include serving as the Technical Director, Communications-Electronics, Research Development and Engineering Center from August 2005 until February 2008 where he was responsible for Science and Technology programs involving the development of advanced Command, Control, Communication, Computers, Intelligence, and Information Warfare, and Night Vision and Electronic Sensors technology for the U.S. Army. Mr. Martin served as the Associate Technical Director, CERDEC; The Deputy Project Manager for Tactical Radio Systems from May 2000 to July 2002 and the Acting Project Manager from August 2002 to June 2003. He held various engineering positions within the satellite communications program management programs from August 1988 through April 2000.
His awards include the Meritorious Presidential Rank Award, the Decoration for Exceptional Civilian Service, the Meritorious Civilian Service Award, the Superior Civilian Service Award, the Commander's Award for Civilian Service, and the Armed Forces Communications Electronics Association's Benjamin H. Oliver Gold Medal for Engineering.
Mr. Martin is a member of the Armed Forces Communications Electronics Association (AFCEA), the Association of the United States Army (AUSA), and the Institute for Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).