Col Peter Reddy, USMC

On Thursday, November 8, 2012, the Quantico-Potomac Chapter, AFCEA, hosted Colonel Peter Reddy, USMC, Program Manager, MAGTF Command, Control, Communications (MC3), Marine Corps Systems Command for an Industry Mixer at the Clubs at Quantico.

Colonel Peter C. Reddy was commissioned in May 1984, graduating from the University of Virginia with a Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering. In 1990, he received a Master of Science in Systems Engineering (Electronic Warfare) (with distinction) from theNavalPostgraduateSchool,Monterey,California. He received a Masters of Strategic Studies as a Distinguished Graduate from the Marine Corps War College in June 2004.  He received a Master’s Certificate in Information Systems and Operations from theNavalPostgraduateSchoolin September 2009.  Colonel Reddy also graduated from the Air Command andStaffCollegeand theMarineCorpsWarCollege.

Colonel Reddy’s significant operational assignments as an air control officer include service as the Commanding Officer of Marine Air Control Squadron 4, MCAS Futenma, Okinawa, Japan from June 2001 to December 2002, deploying with his squadron to Afghanistan and Uzbekistan in support of Operation ENDURING FREEDOM; and Commanding Officer of Marine Air Control Group 38 from December 2007 to November 2009, deploying with the Group to Iraq from January 2008 to January 2009 in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM.

Colonel Reddy’s staff and acquisition assignments have included assignment as the Mobile Electronic Warfare Support System Project Officer at the Marine Corps Systems Command, Quantico, Virginia from October 1990 to November 1993; Air Defense Action Officer, Air Command and Control Branch,  Department of Aviation, Headquarters, Marine Corps in 2000; Project Team Leader for the Common Aviation Command and Control System, Marine Corps Systems Command from June 2004 to August 2007; and Product Group Director, Product Group 11, MAGTF C2, Weapons and Sensors Development and Integration,  Marine Corps Systems Command December 2009 to February 2012.  As part of command reorganization, Colonel Reddy was named Program Manger, MAGTF Command, Control, Communications as of February 2012.

Colonel Reddy is certified as Level III in the Defense Acquisition Program Management Career Field and as a Project Management Professional.

His personal decorations include the Legion of Merit with one Gold Star, Meritorious Service Medal with two Gold Stars, Navy/Marine Corps Commendation Medal with Gold Star, Navy/Marine Corps Achievement Medal, the Afghanistan Campaign Medal, the Iraq Campaign Medal, the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, and the National Defense Service Medal with Bronze Star.

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