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THE ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF THE ARMY
Manpower & Reserve Affairs
Strategic Plan

FORCE MANAGEMENT, MANPOWER & RESOURCES

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Jay D. Aronowitz
Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army
(Force Management, Manpower and Resources)
Assistant Secretary of the Army
(Manpower and Reserve Affairs)


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Mr. Jay D. Aronowitz was selected for the Senior Executive Service in July 2010. He is currently assigned to the Assistant Secretary of the Army (Manpower and Reserve Affairs) (ASA (M&RA)) as the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army (Force Management, Manpower and Resources). He serves as the principal advisor to the Assistant Secretary of the Army (Manpower and Reserve Affairs) on all matters pertaining to the total force structure and associated military, civilian and contractor manpower in the Active and Reserve Components (1.1M Soldiers, 280K Civilians, and 240K Contractors), all Program Objective Memorandum (POM) resources for programs under ASA (M&RA) oversight ($464B), and all manpower and personnel issues associated with force structure requirements of new weapon systems. Mr. Aronowitz also provides direct oversight of the USA Manpower Analysis Agency.

CAREER CHRONOLOGY:

  • May 2009 - May 2010: Special Assistant, ASA (M&RA), Pentagon
  • May 2008 - May 2009: Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army (Equal Employment Opportunity and Civil Rights), Washington, DC
  • Dec 2004 - May 2008: Director, USA Manpower Analysis Agency, Ft Belvoir, VA
  • Jun 1999 - Dec 2004: Chief, Command Program Certification Division, USA Manpower Analysis Agency, Ft Belvoir, VA
  • Jul 1998 - Jun 1999: US Army War College, Resident Course, Carlisle, PA
  • May 1996 - Jul 1998: Chief, Manpower Division, 21st Theater Army Area Command, Kaiserslautern, GE
  • Jan 1995 - May 1996: Developmental Assignment, Logistics Management Specialist, HQDA DCSLOG/Strategic Logistics Agency, Washington, DC
  • May 1993 - Jan 1995: Chief, Manpower Division, 21st Theater Army Area Command, Kaiserslautern, GE
  • Jan 1990 - May 1993: Strategic Planner, Logistics Cell, 21st Theater Army Area Command, Kaiserslautern, GE
  • May 1986 - Jan 1990: Program Analyst, 21st Theater Army Area Command, Kaiserslautern, GE
  • Jul 85 - May 86: Manpower Analyst, HQ, Army Materiel Command, Washington, DC
  • Jul 82 - Jul 85: Presidential Management Intern, USA Criminal Investigation Command, Falls Church, VA
     

COLLEGE:

  • US Army War College, Carlisle, PA
  • MPA, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
  • BSW, Xavier University, New Orleans, LA
     

AWARDS AND HONORS:

  • Meritorious Civilian Service Award (2009)
  • Secretary of the Army Distinguished Service Award for Manpower and Force Management (2001)
  • Superior Civilian Service Award (1993, 1995, 1997, 1998)
  • Commander's Award for Civilian Service (1991)
     

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS AND ASSOCIATIONS:

  • Association of the United States Army
  • American Society of Military Comptrollers
  • Senior Executive Association
  • African American Federal Executives Association

 
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