ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. — Jill H. Smith, former director of CERDEC, bid farewell to the Army and 38 years of service at an informal retirement reception at the Sutherland Grill at Ruggles Golf Course here Oct. 3. Smith spent much of her career as a researcher and manager at what is today the Army Research Laboratory, before taking over as the CERDEC director in October 2010. Smith reflects on her time at CERDEC in an informal interview. … Read More
ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. — CERDEC’s new military deputy, LTC(P) Mark T. Stiner, is on his first assignment to an S&T organization, but he’s no stranger to the Army-C4ISR community or technology-heavy programs.
The aviator-turned-acquisition-officer logs a range of experience points, from commanding a company of assault helicopters to helping in the early fielding of unmanned aerial systems … Read More