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    Description:

    The U.S. Indo-Pacific Command is responsible for protecting and defending U.S. interests in the Asia-Pacific. How can Defense Acquisition better help them in responding to contingencies, deterring aggression, and, when necessary, fighting to win?  Hear from those in the Combatant Command responsible for the development of USINDOPACOM requirements and converting those requirements into material solutions through advocacy, science and technology, and innovation and experimentation.

    Date: February 6, 2024

    Time: 1:00-2:00pm (ET)

    CLPs: 1.0

     Who Should Attend:
    Anyone in the Requirements or Acquisition communities interested in improving support to the Warfighter.

    Competing to Win Series:
    Attending these sessions will help you relate the work you do in defense acquisition to the Great Power Competition (to learn more click here) shaping our national security environment. Learn ways to meet the challenge and help the US maintain its competitive advantage!  Session format is curated conversation with thought leaders from across DoD, industry, academia, and the acquisition workforce, followed by live Q&A.

    For registration or technical questions, please email: [email protected]

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    Speaker: COL Joseph C. Scott

    Deputy Director, J8 (Requirements and Resources)

    COL Joseph C. Scott serves as Deputy Director, J8 (Requirements and Resources) for U.S. Indo-Pacific Command. He grew up an Air Force “brat,” but currently hails from Hanover, New Hampshire. He was commissioned through ROTC as an Air Defense Artillery (ADA) officer in 2000. Prior to his arrival at U.S. Info-Pacific Command, COL Scott served as an Instructor and Assistant Professor in the History Department at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, Deputy Commanding Officer for 31st ADA Brigade at Fort Sill, Oklahoma, and later as Commander of the 3rd Battalion, 6th ADA Regiment in the U.S. Army Air Defense Artillery. Following battalion command, he served as Assistant Chief of Staff, G3 (Operations) and then Chief of Staff for the 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command (AAMDC) at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawai'i.

    COL Scott has a Bachelor of Arts in History from Dartmouth College, a Master of Arts in History from the University of Virginia, and a Master of Strategic Studies (Distinguished Graduate) from the U.S. Army War College. His military education includes the ADA Officer Basic Course, the ADA Captains’ Career Course, the Joint Firepower Course, Command and General Staff College, the Air Command and Staff College, and the Jumpmaster Course. His U.S. awards include the Bronze Star Medal, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, the Meritorious Service Medal, the Parachutist Badge, and the Basic Space Badge. His international awards include the NATO ISAF Medal, the Republic of Georgia’s General Kvinitadze Medal, and German Airborne Wings (Bronze).

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    Moderator: Holly South

    Professor of International Acquisition at DAU

    Ms. South is a Professor of International Acquisition within DAU's International Center. She began her career at the Naval Air Systems Command, where she held several Program Management and Logistics positions within the Foreign Military Sales community. From 2009 to 2023, Ms. South supported the U.S. Pacific Fleet as the Command's Foreign Security Assistance and International Logistics Manager and the U.S. Army Pacific as a Security Cooperation Strategist. Ms. South is a 2020 graduate of the Dwight D. Eisenhower School for National Security and Resource Strategy.


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