Appendix B

Meetings and Visits

This appendix provides details about committee meetings, site visits, and individuals and organizations contacted during the course of the study.

February 25-27, 1996

Natick, Mass.

Objectives: Introduce and orient new committee members to the National Research Council and the Natick RDEC; discuss the committee's goals and objectives; receive command and business area briefings; review the first draft (including characteristics and metrics) of the phase-one report; review and approve the statement of task for phase two; discuss initial panel visit and work assignments; discuss phase two tailored characteristics.

Presenters:

Robert Lewis, Technical Director, U.S. Army Soldier Systems Command

Colonel Morris Price, Commander, Natick RDEC

Lieutenant Colonel David Faulkner, Deputy Commander, Natick RDEC

Philip Brandler, Technical Director, Natick RDEC

Colleen Cathcart, Office of the Technical Director, Natick RDEC

Gerald Darsch, Sustainability Directorate, Natick RDEC

Edward Doucette, Mobility Directorate, Natick RDEC

Ronald Granchelli, Survivability Directorate, Natick RDEC

Paul Leitch, Advanced Systems Concepts Directorate, Natick RDEC

Dale Malabarba, Advanced Systems Concepts Directorate, Natick RDEC

Abner Salant, Science and Technology Directorate, Natick RDEC



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--> Appendix B Meetings and Visits This appendix provides details about committee meetings, site visits, and individuals and organizations contacted during the course of the study. February 25-27, 1996 Natick, Mass. Objectives: Introduce and orient new committee members to the National Research Council and the Natick RDEC; discuss the committee's goals and objectives; receive command and business area briefings; review the first draft (including characteristics and metrics) of the phase-one report; review and approve the statement of task for phase two; discuss initial panel visit and work assignments; discuss phase two tailored characteristics. Presenters: Robert Lewis, Technical Director, U.S. Army Soldier Systems Command Colonel Morris Price, Commander, Natick RDEC Lieutenant Colonel David Faulkner, Deputy Commander, Natick RDEC Philip Brandler, Technical Director, Natick RDEC Colleen Cathcart, Office of the Technical Director, Natick RDEC Gerald Darsch, Sustainability Directorate, Natick RDEC Edward Doucette, Mobility Directorate, Natick RDEC Ronald Granchelli, Survivability Directorate, Natick RDEC Paul Leitch, Advanced Systems Concepts Directorate, Natick RDEC Dale Malabarba, Advanced Systems Concepts Directorate, Natick RDEC Abner Salant, Science and Technology Directorate, Natick RDEC

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--> June 2-5, 1996 Natick, Massachusetts Objectives: Complete preparations for the on-site visit; gather on-site data as part of the assessment of the Mobility Directorate; gather on-site data from the Advanced Systems Concepts Directorate as part of the assessment; prepare rough drafts of relevant sections of the committee's report. Key Contacts: Philip Brandler, Edward Doucette, Mathew Herz, Dale Malabarba September 24-28, 1996 Natick, Massachusetts Objectives: Complete preparations for the on-site visit; gather on-site data as part of the assessment of the Survivability Directorate; gather on-site data from the Science and Technology and Advanced Systems Concepts Directorates as part of the assessment; prepare rough drafts of relevant sections of the committee's report. Key Contacts: Philip Brandler, Ronald Granchelli, Mathew Herz, Herbert Meiselman, Abner Salant December 2-6, 1996 Natick, Massachusetts Objectives: Fulfill administrative requirements for new committee member; complete preparations for the on-site visit; gather on-site data as part of the assessment of the Sustainability Directorate; gather additional on-site data from the Science and Technology and Advanced Systems Concepts Directorates as needed; prepare rough drafts of relevant sections of the committee's report. Key Contacts: Philip Brandler, Gerald Darsch, Abner Salant, Irwin Taub February 10-13, 1997 Natick, Massachusetts Objectives: Gather additional data on the support directorates of the Natick RDEC; gather additional data on management and leadership; gather additional data on strategic planning; accomplish any final data gathering needs on MobD, SusD, and SurD; discuss findings and continue work on chapter drafts.

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--> Key Contacts: Philip Brandler, Colleen Cathcart, Gerald Darsch, Ronald Granchelli, Mathew Herz, David Kaplan, Abner Salant, and James Tierney (Program Manager, Soldier Support, Soldier Systems Command). May 15-16, 1997 Washington, D.C. Objectives: Discuss major messages and complete chapter assignments for concurrence draft.