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Policy Analyst, Change Management

Springfield, VA, 22150
April 14, 2016

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Peter C. Anderson

**** ***** ** *** ***********, VA 22150


Senior Defense Analyst

Defense Analyst with more than 30 years experience and expertise in all facets of planning, cost containment, restructuring, reengineering, project management, logistics turnarounds, compliance, productivity, startups, budgets, negotiations, and staff development. Is highly skilled in collaborating with all members of the organization to achieve business and training objectives. Instrumental in streamlining and improving processes, enhancing productivity, and implementing strategic solutions

Strategic Planning/Analysis

High-Level Communication



Project Management

Process Improvement

Team Development


Budget Analysis




Professional Experience

Engility Corp(2012 – 2015)/L-3 Com(2009 – 2012)/DPRA, Inc. (2004 – 2009), Alexandria, VA 2004 – 2015

Senior Defense Analyst

Provided expertise, advice and support to the Director of the Joint Staff, Joint Staff J-7, J-5 and the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy in support of a Secretary of Defense's Adaptive Planning Initiative to streamline and improve processes for joint operational war planning, plan review, and plan or risk assessments processes across of the Joint Planning and Execution Community resulting in reducing planning time by 50%.

Wrote two policy Roadmaps for the Secretaries of Defense Rumsfeld’s and Gates’ signatures and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff manuals for joint planning.

Identified potential planning technology and managed its demonstration and evaluation for the Joint Planning and Execution Community.

Conducted Joint Planner manpower needs study and analysis for the Director, J5 and Principal Deputy Secretary of Defense for Policy.

Coordinated among DOD’s Combatant Commands, Services, Support Agencies, Joint Staff and Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD) the rewrite of Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff manual providing the formats and guidance for all operational war plans.

Responsible for developing and reviewing Joint Publications concerning Joint Operational Planning and making change recommendations to the JS J5 for approval.

Spearheaded the organization, coordination, implementation and management of multiple conferences for the Joint Staff, Combatant Commands, Military Services, Combat Support Agencies and OSD organizations.

MIH Development Corporation Inc., Alexandria, VA 2003 – 2004

DOD Consultant

Developed and wrote the Functional Requirements Document for the Improved Joint Engineer Planning and Execution System (IJEPES) for the Joint Staff J4-Engineering Division.

Multinational Force and Observers, Sinai, Egypt 1996 – 2002

Chief, Civilian Observer Unit

Led U.S. State Department and retired U.S. military personnel monitoring treaty, ensuring compliance and thereby enhancing efficiency.

Served as diplomatic advisor to the Major General, Force Commander.

Force Executive Administrator

Chief administrator for a 2000 person multinational military and civilian force operation in a remote location.

Named special advisor to the Force Commander (Major General).

Aided as Force Liaison to MFO HQ in Rome, Italy and its liaison offices in Tel Aviv, Israel and Cairo Egypt.

Operations Officer, Civilian Observer Unit

Devised and arranged all (aviation, transportation, logistical and liaison) support of bi-weekly treaty verification missions covering a 30,000 square mile area with staff personnel from 13 nations.

Civilian Observer, Civilian Observer Unit

Oversaw bi-weekly missions to verify compliance with the Israeli-Egyptian peace treaty.

Liaised with Egyptian and Israeli military, paramilitary and police units to effect treaty compliance and maintain cordial relations accomplish mission.

United States Army 1991 – 1995

Deputy Chief/Force Development Officer, Abrams, M1A2 Tank Management Team, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Key member of team conducting implementation of and strategic planning for the force deployment of the $5.2B Abrams high tech battle tank program.

Developed and implemented the management team’s annual $1 million operating budget

Special Forces Company Commander, Ft. Lewis, WA

Commanded six operational special forces A-teams spread across the Pacific rim conducting training and operations with and for foreign military units.

Developed tight budget special forces training plan that became the higher headquarters standard. Developed, implemented and managed training of U.S. and foreign military units.

Headquarters Company Commander, Tank Battalion, Mainz, Germany

Managed 300 personnel and over $20M in assets and improved inventory control from an $80K to a “zero” loss.

Additional Experience

United States Army 1975 – 1991

Force Development/Integration Instructor, U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, Ft. Leavenworth, KS

U.S. Army Company Commander, Mainz, Federal Republic of Germany

Education & Credentials

MBA, Management, Webster University, Kansas City, MO

Graduate, Management, U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, Ft. Leavenworth

BS, General Engineering, with a concentration in National Security and Public Affairs, United States Military Academy, West Point, NY

TS/SCI Clearance based on Single Scope Background Investigation completed by Defense Security Service / Office of Personnel Management (9 May 2015).

Special Training

U.S. Army Force Integration/Development Course, Ft. Leavenworth, KS 1989

(Awarded Army functional area (FA) designator 50A)

U.S. Army Infantry Officer Advance Course, Ft. Benning, GA 1980

U.S. Army Special Forces Officer Course, Ft. Bragg, NC 1977


Department of Defense Legion of Merit

Department of Defense Meritorious Service Medal

U.S. Army Meritorious Service Medal

Army Commendation Medal

United Nations Service Medal

Southwest Asia Campaign Medal with 3 stars

Liberation of Kuwait Medal

Numerous service, occupation and campaign citations


Facility Security Officer for DPRA, Inc. Arlington VA office as additional responsibility 2008 – 2009

President, Crystal City Pentagon Rotary Club 2008-2009

Area Foundation Advisor and Annual Giving Chair for Rotary International District 7610

Board of Directors for Volunteers for the Blind (a non-profit 501(c) 3 organization)

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