The Association of the United States Army (AUSA) Fort Pitt (Western PA) Chapter is supporting Showcase for Commerce 2012 by putting together and coordinating one of the PEO Briefing Breakout Sessions, which will focus on Army budgetary and transformation issues. Moderating this forum is Lieutenant General (Ret.) Roger Thompson, former Director of the Army Budget and Deputy Commander in Chief, United States Transportation Command, currently the AUSA National Vice President for Membership and Meetings.
Gen. Thompson is coordinating his panel members with the Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics and Technology ASA(ALT). ASA(ALT) serves, when delegated, as the Army Acquisition and Senior Procurement Executive, the Science Advisor to the Secretary of the Army, and the senior research and development official for the Department of the Army. ASA(ALT) also has the principal responsibility for all Department of the Army matters related to logistics and controls and oversees many of the Army and DoD JPEO, PEO and other offices such as TACOM, PEO Soldier and PEO Aviation.