SPRINGFIELD, VA—PD Systems, LLC, today announced the appointment of Thomas Rogers as Vice President & General Manager, Army Land Systems Division.
Mr. Rogers joined PD Systems in 2018 after retiring from a distinguished career in the United States Army, where his assignments included key staff positions in the 82nd Sustainment Brigade, Fort Bragg, NC; United States Army Special Forces Command (ABN), Fort Bragg, NC; and the with NATO Special Operations Component Command/Special Operations Joint Task Force-Afghanistan. He commanded the 407th Brigade Support Battalion, Fort Bragg, NC; the 528th Sustainment Brigade (Special Operations) (Airborne), United States Army Special Operations Component Command and as Commandant, Army Logistics University (ALU), Fort Lee, VA. In his time with PD Systems, Mr. Rogers has served as the Associate Vice President and Deputy General Manager for the Training and Logistics Services Division, where he provided expert leadership and effective management of complex support efforts for the U.S. Army, specifically in support of range maintenance at Fort Benning, GA, and training rotations at the National Training Center, Fort Irwin, CA.
“I am excited to see Tom bring his experience with the Training & Logistics Services Division to our Army Land Systems Team,” said Martin Ried, President & Chief Executive Officer. “Tom’s military logistics expertise combined with his ability to lead the managers and employees who interface daily with our customers will bring tremendous value to our team, ensure strong performance for the company and our customers, and serve the long-term prospects of PD Systems as he seeks to advance the company’s position in key markets,” said Ried.
A native of Rome, GA, after earning his Bachelor of Science degree from the Greensboro College, Greensboro, NC, then-Second Lieutenant Rogers moved to Germany for his first assignment as a Rifle Platoon Leader in the 8th Infantry Division, Baumholder, Germany. This was the beginning of a 30-year career that included assignments in Germany, Fort Bragg, NC, Fort Lee, VA, and Melbourne, Australia, as well as multiple tours in Iraq and Afghanistan. Mr. Rogers retired from the Army in 2018, a Colonel and was awarded the Legion of Merit, a Bronze Star Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, and many other decorations. Mr. Rogers has a Master’s Degree in Management from the Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne, FL, and is a former National Security Fellow at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Rogers replaces John Macik, the longtime Vice President and General Manager, Army Land Systems, who will retire in early 2021.
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PD Systems® is a service-disabled, veteran-owned company specializing in logistics and training operations. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense and civilian markets at both the federal and state level, providing high-end solutions in logistics, maintenance, and training. Using our expertise and understanding of logistics operations, we integrate the best elements of our portfolio and those of our affiliates and partner to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions that are critical to achieving our customers’ missions.
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