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URW 2009 Speakers

  Eric Coulter

Mr. Eric Coulter serves as the Deputy Director of Strategic Assessments and Irregular Warfare Deputate for the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD), Program Analysis and Evaluation. He served as the Director of Projection Forces Division, Program Analysis and Evaluation. He retired from the U.S. Army after 20 years of service as an Air Defense Officer and Operations Research Analyst in a variety of leadership, staff, and analytical positions. He is an active participant in the recruiting, mentoring, and recognition of future and current SES members. He has served as the chair of the OSD Merit Staffing Committee, Executive Resources Board, and Panel Lead or member of numerous SES performance review boards. Mr. Coulter also served as the Chair of the 2006 OSD Presidential Management Interns/Fellows (PMF) Selection Committee and as a mentor for many of the PMFs. He is the OSD Sponsor for the Military Operations Research Society and the U.S. representative to NATO Studies, Analysis, and Simulation Panel. He was honored with the Presidential Meritorious Rank Award in 2006, Secretary of Defense Exceptional Service Award in 2001, and other DoD and Army Meritorious Service awards.