Colonel Shane FullmerJoint Light Tactical Vehicle Joint Program Office Manager
Colonel Shane N. Fullmer is currently serving as the Project Manager for the Joint Program Office, Joint Light Tactical Vehicles. In this capacity, he is chartered to manage the cost, schedule, and performance of the development and production of the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle Family of Vehicles—a critical component of the U.S. Army’s and Marine Corps’ tactical wheeled vehicle modernization strategies. Prior to his current assignment, Colonel Fullmer served as Product Director for Team C, Joint Program Office, Joint Light Tactical Vehicles at the Detroit Arsenal, Warren, Mich. Colonel Fullmer commissioned into the Army through ROTC at Utah State University in 1990. During his career, Colonel Fullmer has held numerous tactical command and staff assignments, including Engineer Squad Member, 116th Combat Engineers; Tank Platoon Leader, A 2/64 AR; Mortar Platoon Leader, HHC 2/64 AR; Company Executive Officer, D 2/64 AR; Assistant S-3, 1st BDE 2 AR Division; Company Commander, A 3/66 AR; and Company Commander, D 1st Tank BN 191st BDE (TS). Since joining the Army Acquisition Corps in 1999, Colonel Fullmer has held acquisition assignments as Product Manager, Medium Tactical Vehicles; Deputy Director, Army Evaluation Task Force Integration Directorate in the Program Management Office, Future Combat Systems; Test Officer for Operational Test Command; Assistant Product Manager for the Stryker Mobile Gun System; Assistant Product Manager for Stryker Logistics; and the Deputy Chief of the Tank Automotive and Armaments Command’s Material Fielding Team. Colonel Fullmer holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from Utah State University; a Master of Science degree in Administration from Central Michigan University; and a Master of Strategic Studies degree from the U.S. Army War College. His military education includes the Armor Officer Basic and Advanced Courses; Combined Arms and Services Staff School; the Materiel Acquisition Managers Course; the Army Command and General Staff School; The Program Manager’s Course (PMT 401); and the Executive Program Managers Course (PMT 402). He is a graduate of the U.S. Army War College. His awards include the Bronze Star Medal; the Meritorious Service Medal (5 oak leaf clusters); the Army Commendation Medal (3 oak leaf clusters); the Army Achievement Medal (3 oak leaf clusters); the Iraq Campaign Medal; the Overseas Service Ribbon; and the Expert Infantryman’s Badge. Colonel Fullmer is a member of the Army Acquisition Corps and holds Level III Certification in Program Management and Level I Certification in Logistics
The JLTV family of vehicles performs multiple mission roles and provides protected, sustained, networked mobility for personnel and payloads across the full range of operations in two variants and four mission package configurations.
· Examining O&S costs overall and how these can be driven down through setting key requirements
· Enhancing fuel efficiency and reliability
· How analyzing O&S Costs can result in beneficial effects during operation and support of the system
· The approach taken with organic support for JLTV