5 December 2012
Power Ten, Inc. Supports MCAA Bransom Capital Squadron at December Event
Power Ten, Inc. will be supporting the Marine Corps Aviation Association (MCAA) by hosting a table at its December 6, 2012 dinner. The MCAA Bransom-Capital Squadron dinner takes place at the Army-Navy Country Club, Arlington, VA, featuring guest speaker Dr. Kathleen Hicks, Principal Deputy Undersecretary of Defense for Policy.
Power Ten, Inc.’s delegation includes Harry Spies, Matt Redfern, Russ Emons, Mick Rovenstine, and others from the Power Ten, Inc. team.
Dr. Kathleen Hicks was confirmed as the Principal Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Policy on May 25, 2012. Dr. Hicks is responsible for advising the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy and the Secretary of Defense on all matters pertaining to the development and execution of U.S. national defense policy and strategy. Prior to this, she served as the Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Strategy, Plans, and Forces from February 2009 to May 2012. In that position, she led the development of the 2012 Defense Strategic Guidance and the 2010 Quadrennial Defense Review and oversaw the strategic guidance development, review, and assessment for military contingency plans and the plans for the day-to-day military activities of Combatant Commanders. In addition, Dr. Hicks led Policy’s efforts to provide strategic guidance and implementation oversight to the Department’s planning, programming, and budgeting process as well as various force development, force management, and corporate support processes. This included the integrated assessment of U.S. military posture, force structure, and associated defense activities and capabilities.
Dr. Hicks holds a PhD in Political Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, a master’s degree from the University of Maryland’s School of Public Affairs and an A.B. magna cum laude from Mount Holyoke College. She is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.
Ms. Fox served as a member of NASA’s Return to Flight Task Group, chartered by the NASA Administrator to certify the recommendations made by the Columbia Accident Investigation Board. Ms. Fox was a member of the Advisory Board of the Applied Physics Laboratory, University of Washington from 2007 until 2009.
The Marine Corps Aviation Association is a non-profit organization whose mission is to promote and recognize professional excellence in Marine aviation, support the fraternal bond of its membership, preserve Marine aviation heritage and safeguard the future of Marine aviation through awards programs, events and publications. The MCAA exists to link the past, present and future of Marine Aviation through a variety of activities, media and events. Anybody with a supportive interest in Marine Aviation is welcome to join.
Power Ten, Inc. is proud to be a supporter of the MCAA and its work. Power Ten, Inc. is committed to social responsibility; we give back in time and resources to our communities as well as support to the organizations and events important to our people and our customers.