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Manager Assistant

Arlington County, Virginia, United States
$70-80,000.00 per year
January 05, 2017

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Anthony G. Hoffman

**** *. ******** **** *********, Virginia 22202 571-***-****


Fifteen years experience with Army authorization and appropriations matters, providing analysis, and advice on current and emerging congressional issues to Members of Congress and their staff, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Secretary of the Army, Chief of the National Guard Bureau, and other senior military leaders.

Served as Principal Deputy for Guard and Reserve Matters in the Army’s Office of the Chief, Legislative Liaison (OCLL) for three years with oversight of Army engagement with Capitol Hill including analysis of defense bills and congressional marks, hearing preparation and transcript summarization for Army senior leaders

Two years of service on Capitol Hill in the OCLL Senate Liaison Division working closely with United States Senators and their staff on education and information on US Army programs

Retired Colonel, United States Army, with twenty-seven years active duty service.

Committed advocate of the Army, Army National Guard, and Army Reserve with current productive relationships with senior military leaders, Members of Congress, and professional staff.


Program Analyst III – Enterprise Information Systems, October 2014 – February 2015 GS5-LLC, assigned to Fort Belvoir, Virginia

Served as the contract Governance Lead for the Program Manager, Acquisition Business. Supported the consistent, effective, and efficient conduct of the Acquisition Domain by aligning internal business processes with the organization’s vision and strategic goals to achieve program efficiencies. Developed and documented governance policies. Project Manager – Strategic Communications, August 2012 – October 2014 GS5-LLC, assigned to Fort Belvoir, Virginia

Developed legislative and communications products supporting the Army Distributed Common Ground System (DCGS-A), an enterprise system designed to improve Army intelligence. Work involved daily interaction with the DCGS-A program management office leadership, and weekly interaction with the Army Office Chief of Legislative Liaison and Financial Management and Budget Liaison and Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics, and Technology. Planned, coordinated, and executed over 100 engagements and demonstrations of the DCGS-A program for professional staff, senior military leaders, and industry executives. Advised Army senior military and civilian leadership on congressional developments impacting the DCGS-A program. Special Assistant to the Chief of Staff, August 2011-August 2012 Office of the Chief of Staff, Army National Guard Directorate (Colonel) Served as special assistant and advisor to the Chief of Staff, Army National Guard. Analyzed legislation and developed strategic guidance and messaging in support of Army National Guard priorities before the Congress. Advised the Chief of Staff on key operations, administrative Hoffman


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functions, and emerging congressional issues. Coordinated regularly with federal agencies, including the Departments of Defense, Veterans Affairs, and Army. Conducted internal investigations of uniformed personnel on behalf of the Army Inspector General. Principal Deputy Chief for Reserve Components, April 2008 – August 2011 Office Chief of Legislative Liaison, Headquarters, United States Army (Colonel) Advised the Secretary of the Army on Army National Guard and Army Reserve legislative policy. Worked with Army, Army National Guard and Army Reserve senior leadership to establish strategic priorities, communicate a consistent message to the Congress, and gain congressional support for Army budget, plans, programs, and policies. Provided oversight for preparation of congressional oversight hearings, hearing summarization and responses to Questions for the Record. Developed and maintained strong working relationships with Members of Congress and congressional staff. Analyzed annual defense appropriations and authorization bills to provide timely information on emerging congressional issues. Deputy Legislative Assistant to the Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff, October 2006 – April 2008 Office of the Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff (Colonel) Primary legislative liaison between the Congress and the Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff (CJCS) on joint military matters, developing and executing congressional engagements designed to build trust in Army programs. Provided analysis for the CJCS and Joint Senior Leaders on annual defense appropriations and authorization bills, developed budget and policy priorities, and prepared senior military leaders for congressional briefings and testimony before Congress. Prepared hearing summaries and follow up Questions for the Record.

Military Liaison Officer, Senate Liaison Division, October 2004 – October 2006 Office Chief of Legislative Liaison, Headquarters, United States Army (Lieutenant Colonel) Represented the Army within the United States Senate. Planned travel and escorted United States Senators and professional staff on more than 30 domestic and international oversight visits. Coordinated with Army, Office of the Secretary of Defense, and State Department personnel supporting these congressional travel missions. Trained and supervised new military liaison officers on key escort duties. Developed and maintained strong relationships with United States Senators and professional staff to gain support for Army budget, program, and policy priorities. Analyzed annual defense appropriations and authorization bills to identify and communicate emerging Army congressional issues.

Legislative Liaison Officer, National Guard Bureau, October 2003 – October 2004 Office of Legislative Liaison, National Guard Bureau (Lieutenant Colonel) Responsible to the Chief, National Guard Bureau for educating Congress to gain support of Army and Air National Guard programs, including civil support, counterdrug operations, and family programs. Analyzed the annual defense appropriations and authorization bills to ensure Army strategy and budget priorities were receiving congressional support. Planned and escorted Members of Congress and staff on domestic and international oversight travel to ensure successful information and fact finding on Army, Army National Guard and Army Reserve programs. Analyzed Hoffman


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legislation for National Guard senior leaders to ensure consistency with Army policy and strategy. Assistant Executive to the Chief, National Guard Bureau, August 2001 – October 2003 Office of the Chief, National Guard Bureau (Major) Planned meetings and served as travel executive for the Chief, National Guard Bureau. Communicated National Guard policy and strategy to senior military leaders, the Congress, state and local officials. Planned and accompanied the Chief, National Guard Bureau on worldwide travel visiting soldiers, communicating the Army and Army National Guard’s worldwide mission of combat and domestic support.

Training and Standardization Manager, March 1999 – August 2001 National Missile Defense Directorate, National Guard Bureau (Major) Created initial manning documents and developed training plans and certification requirements for 350 personnel assigned to the $35 billion National Guard Ground-Based Missile Defense System. Coordinated with Army and Department of Defense training directorates to ensure consistent qualification standards for missile system crews. Air Defense Organizational and Systems Integrator, March 1997 – March 1999 Army National Guard Force Management Directorate, National Guard Bureau (Major) Managed total force structure for National Guard air defense systems. Analyzed, developed and implemented distribution plans and manning documents for 58,000 personnel and $2 billion in equipment ensuring compliance with Army strategy and budget policies. Assistant Operations Officer, 1st Battalion, 200th Air Defense Artillery, Jan. 1993 – Mar. 1997 Headquarters, New Mexico Army National Guard (Captain) Planned and executed $56 million annual operating budget for a 650-person Chaparral Missile Defense battalion. Developed and implemented training plans and budget advising senior officers on higher echelon training budget and guidance. Served as community outreach coordinator supporting Big Brothers and YMCA.

Commander, Battery C, 7th Battalion, 200th Air Defense Artillery, Sept. 1991 – Jan. 1993 New Mexico Army National Guard (Captain)

Accountable for the well-being of 115 personnel and their families assigned to the battery. Managed $40 million of HAWK missile defense system equipment, budget, logistics and training to ensure HAWK missile system crews were qualified to provide low to medium altitude air defense for the Army. Maintained effective community based relationships through participation in Adopt- a-School programs, Red Ribbon Campaign, and Habitat for Humanity. EDUCATION

Master of Public Administration, Troy University, Alabama (1999) Bachelor of Arts, Excelsior College, New York (1997) Joint Force Reserve Officer Course, Joint Forces Command, Virginia Marine Corps Command and Staff College, Quantico, Virginia Advanced Force Management Course, Fort Belvoir, Virginia Hoffman


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Air Defense Officer Basic and Advanced Course, Fort Bliss, Texas Master Fitness Trainer Course, Fort Harrison, Indiana AWARDS

GS5 On the Spot Award for Critical Support to Program Manager, DCGS-A GS5 Outstanding Achievement Award for Support to the Program Manager, DCGS-A United States Army Legion of Merit (2)

United States Army Meritorious Service Medal (4)

United States Army Commendation Medal (2)

United States Air Force Commendation Medal (2)

United States Army Achievement Medal (2)

United States Air Force Achievement Medal (2)

German Armed Forces Troop Proficiency Badge

Southwest Asia Service Medal

Global War on Terrorism Service Medal

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