WSMR names new executive director
POSTED: Friday, September 6, 2013 - 10:18am
UPDATED: Friday, September 6, 2013 - 5:12pm
White Sands Missile Range, NM — Paul D. Mann has been named the White Sands Missile Range Executive Director and begins his duties on September 9.
He fills the position previously held by Robert C. Carter.
Carter left WSMR in March to become the U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command Executive Technical Director/Deputy to the Commander in Aberdeen, Maryland.
White Sands Missile Range Commander Brig. Gen. (P) Gwen Bingham said “Mr. Mann joins TEAM WSMR with superior experience spanning a 30-year career with the US Navy, Marine Corps, Army, and the Office of the Secretary of Defense.”
Mann’s most recent assignment was as Director, Land Warfare & Munitions, Strategic and Tactical Systems, Office of the Undersecretary of Defense, Acquisition Technology and Logistics, The Pentagon.
Prior to his OSD assignment, he served as the Joint Program Manager for the Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) Vehicles Program when the program was at its peak activity level in response to urgent requirements coming out of Iraq.