Power Ten, Inc. will be supporting the Marine Corps Aviation Association (MCAA) at its October 10, 2013 dinner. The MCAA Bransom-Capital Squadron dinner takes place at the Army-Navy Country Club featuring guest of honor and speaker the former Under Secretary of the Navy, Robert Work, CEO, Center for a New American Security.
Matt Redfern, Director of Training & Doctrine/Senior Manager Aviation Department for Power Ten, Inc. will be attending and can be contacted at Matthew.Redfern@powerteninc.com.
Robert O. Work is Chief Executive Officer of the Center for a New American Security (CNAS.) Prior to leading CNAS, he was Under Secretary of the Navy from 2009 to 2013. In this capacity, Mr. Work served as the Deputy and Principal Assistant to the Secretary of the Navy and acted with full authority of the Secretary in the day-to-day management of the Department of the Navy.
Mr. Work was a distinguished graduate of the Naval Reserve Officers Training Course at the University of Illinois, and was commissioned a second lieutenant in the U.S. Marine Corps in August 1974. During his 27-year career, he held a wide range of command, leadership, and management positions. He commanded an artillery battery and artillery battalion, and was the base commander at Camp Fuji, Japan. His last assignment was as Military Assistant and Senior Aide to the Honorable Richard J. Danzig, 71st secretary of the Navy.
Mr. Work served on President Barack Obama’s Department of Defense Transition Team. In this role, he was the leader of the Department of the Navy issue team, and served on the defense policy, acquisition, and budget teams.
Mr. Work earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from the University of Illinois; a Master of Science in Systems Management from the University of Southern California; a Master of Science in Space System Operations from the Naval Postgraduate School; and a Master in International Public Policy from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies. He is a member of the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS).
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.