On Thursday, Sep 15, 2016, AFCEA Quantico-Potomac hoste a luncheon at The Clubs at Quantico. The Guest Speaker was Mr. Harry Oldland is the Program Manager Information Systems and Infrastructure (PM ISI) for Marine Corps Systems Command. PM ISI, located in Stafford, Va., provides acquisition and sustainment of systems, applications, and infrastructure to meet the needs of the Marine Corps. Within its realm, PM ISI focuses on Information Technology Strategic Sourcing; Marine Corps Network and Infrastructure Services; Total Force IT Systems; Marine Corps Enterprise Services; and Emergency Response Systems.
Harry Garrett Oldland III
Harry enlisted in the Marine Corps Reserve in 1978 and graduated boot camp at Parris Island in 1979. In 1979 Harry was transferred into the Marine Corps Platoon Leaders Class and attended Penn State University, earning a BA in International Politics in 1982. He was commissioned a Marine 2d Lt in July 1982.
Harry reported to First BN, 2d Marines, where he held the billets of platoon commander, company executive officer, assistant battalion operations officer, and Company Commander. Deployment assignments include Okinawa, Korea, Mt. Fuji, Philippines, and Norway.
In 1987 Harry was transferred into Communications. Following Communication Officer School he was assigned as Battalion Communications Officer, 2d Assault Amphibian BN, 2nd Marine Division. After attending the Amphibious Warfare School in 1989 Harry was ordered to the 1st Marine Brigade in Hawaii and assigned as Operations Officer, G-6 and participated in Operation Desert Storm. Following Desert Storm, Harry was assigned as the Commanding Officer of Bravo Company, 7th Communications BN, and deployed to Somalia for Operation Continue Hope as the Marine Forces Somalia G-6.
Upon returning from Somalia in April 1994, he was assigned to the Naval Postgraduate School where he received a Masters Degree in Electrical Engineering. In 1997 Harry was assigned to the Advance Amphibious Assault Vehicle Program Office where he held positions of Vehicle Electronics Lead and Chief Information Officer. In July 2000 he was assigned as the Assistant Program Manager for Expeditionary Fighting Vehicle – Command Variant.
In 2003 Harry retired from the Marine Corps while at the Expeditionary Fighting Vehicle Program Office and returned as a civilian where he held positions as the APM EFV-C and Product Group Director for Vehicle Electronic Systems until May 2012. In June 2012, he was assigned as the Director of Systems Engineering and Integration for Marine Corps Systems Command in Quantico Virginia. After graduating from the Eisenhower school in June 2015 he was assigned as the Cyber Acquisition Team Lead for Marine Corps Systems Command. In April 2016 he was selected as the Program Manager Information Systems and Infrastructure for Marine Corps Systems Command.
Schools include; Pennsylvania State University, The Basic School, Infantry Officer’s Course, Basic Communication Officer Course, Amphibious Warfare School, Naval Postgraduate School (MSEE), Federal Executive Institute, DAU PMT401and The Eisenhower School (MS National Resource Management).
Harry Oldand is married to Leslieann Lacy Oldland of Mt Laurel NJ for 28 years and has three sons Garrett 27, Geoffrey 24, and Gregory 22 and resides in Fredericksburg Va.