Hollingsworth, Alan L.
Captain, U.S. Navy Reserve (retired)
Physical Security – Antiterrorism/Force Protection
Action Officer - Assistant Branch Head 03/2001-09/2005
Antiterrorism/Force Protection (AT/FP) Branch, Chief of Naval Operations and NCIS, Washington, DC
Mobilized Reserve Commander (O-5).
Team lead for terrorism vulnerability assessments for several isolated Navy Reserve Centers.
Represented the Navy in the Joint Staff security forces working group, identifying Navy capabilities to make up shortfalls in Army security forces in Iraq, Afghanistan, Kuwait and Guantanamo. Supported fact finding studies by GAO and Congressional committees. Supported the House Appropriations Committee Survey & Investigations Staff throughout an eight-month study of Navy worldwide AT/FP posture. Served as Navy representative at all reviews of Joint Staff Integrated Vulnerability Assessments.
- Coordinated Navy-led field demonstration of prototype DoD AT/FP command and coordination network, with eight Navy and Marine Corps sites and 40 local, state and federal agencies participating.
- Directed the annual CNO AT/FP Conference with 257 participants, including an address by CNO, identifying 47 AT/FP training and other enhancement actions. Assisted planning Department of Defense Worldwide Combating Terrorism Conference, over 500 participants.
- Member of Secretary of the Navy AT/FP Task Force in response to attack on USS COLE. Significant accomplishments include creation of 1500-member Maritime Security Force for remote port and airfield security. Directed CNO AT/FP Task Force following 9-11-2001 attacks. Significant accomplishments include expansion of Navy Master at Arms force from 1800 to 9000.
Awarded Meritorious Service Medal for outstanding performance.
Site Director 02/2008-09/2009
Center for Security Forces Expeditionary Combat Skills Learning Site, Gulfport, MS
Reserve Captain (O-6) on Active Duty for Special Work
Established the new learning site responsible for providing basic, individual combat skills to all Sailors entering the Navy Expeditionary Combat Command. Directed a staff of 25 plus 50 instructors to train 2400 students per year in a 4-week course emphasizing combat shooting, combat first aid, judgment-based engagement, and Operational Risk Management. Planned and managed $10M annual budget. Coordinated support agreements with external organizations, including Naval Construction Base Gulfport, Naval Hospital Pensacola, Air National Guard Base Gulfport, Army National Guard Camp Shelby, and Boy Scout Camp Tiak.
Provided security assessments, oversight and consultation for non-governmental organizations in southeast Asia and Kabul, Afghanistan, including conferences with 1000 attendees.
Operations Research Analyst 12/2009-Present
Northrop Grumman Corp., Virginia Bch, VA transitioned to T-Solutions Inc., Chesapeake, VA
Support U.S. Fleet Forces Command Future Plans Branch in a contractor position.
Coordinate Navy (including Chief of Naval Operations and U.S. Pacific Fleet) position on Human Space Flight Support to the NASA Orion deep space exploration program. Coordinated Stationary Recovery Test and supported
recovery of Exploration Flight Test One. Received NASA Administrator Group Achievement Award, NASA Program Manager’s Commendation and Northrop Grumman Performance Award.
Maintain and coordinate updates to 1100-page Fleet Commander’s baseline direction to his 1000-member staff and numerous subordinate commanders. Manage inputs from 40 subject matter experts.
Director N9 Concepts and Operational Level of War Division 01/2010-09/2011
U.S. Fleet Forces Command, Norfolk, VA
Reserve Captain (O-6) on Active Duty for Special Work.
Directed a staff of 24 government, military and contractor personnel, including three branch heads and two direct advisors, responsible for development of Maritime Operations Center capabilities at Fleets worldwide, as well as providing Fleet perspective on innovative concepts for presentation to Chief of Naval Operations. Managed annual staff budget of $14M and generated Navy-wide project budget of $45M across the Future Years Defense Program.
Maritime Operations 09/2005-01/2008
Standing Joint Force Headquarters U.S. Joint Forces Command, Norfolk, VA
Mobilized Reserve Captain (O-6).
Coordinated operations of the joint force maritime component. Performed as Current Operations and Joint Operations Center Director. Led team to establish Joint Task Force (JTF) Lebanon for evacuation of American citizens and support of Embassy during hostilities of Aug 2006. Led USSOUTHCOM engagement team including exercises in Ecuador and Panama. Participated in JTF operations and exercises in Afghanistan and Africa and Defense Support of Civil Authorities across the United States.
Awarded Defense Meritorious Service Medal for outstanding performance. Promoted to Captain (O-6).
Structural Engineer Intern 03/1999-03/2001
CarlanKillam Consulting Group, Inc., Pensacola, FL
Conducted design and construction administration (including inspections, reports, field design to offset construction errors) for the structural portions of projects for educational, governmental, and commercial entities. Utilized numerous materials such as concrete, steel, masonry, and timber with consideration for hurricane force winds.
Building Designer 02/1997-03/1999
Integrity Residential & Commercial Design, Inc., Milton, FL
Owned small business performing building design and hurricane wind load analysis. Coordinated truss design, civil, structural, electrical and mechanical engineering for commercial and residential projects.
Sales Engineer 1991-1993
T.E. Cook & Associates, Inc., Pensacola, FL
Represented 15 manufacturers in the commercial, industrial, and institutional air conditioning market. Maintained liaison with mechanical engineers, contractors, utilities, and facility owners throughout the western Florida panhandle and lower Alabama.
Education / Other Qualifications
B.S., General Engineering 1980-1984
U.S. Naval Academy Annapolis, MD
AT Level II Antiterrorism Officer
AT Level IV Executive Seminar
Department of the Navy Personnel Security Program course
Marine Corps Command and Staff College Modules 8804-8808
Approved for Master Anti-Terrorism Specialist Certification by Anti-Terrorism Accreditation Board.
Engineer Intern (EIT) - approved to take Professional Engineer exam in Structural Engineering.
Granted Top Secret security clearance with SCI access (Secret in current assignment).