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U.S. Army Soldier Systems Center-Natick
Public Affairs Office
Kansas Street
Natick, MA 01760-5012

Contact: Chief, Public Affairs Office
(508) 233-5340
amssb-opa@natick.army.mil

Date: June 15, 2004
No: 04-24

Acting Garrison Manager named

NATICK, Mass. -- John J. Manning, a 24-year federal civil servant, has been named the Acting Garrison Manager for the U.S. Army Soldier Systems Center (SSC) here.

In his new role, Manning will report to the U.S. Army Installation Management Agency Northeast Region headquartered at Fort Monroe, Va.

He will head a team of 185 civilian employees at the 78-acre facility who provide support to the scientists, engineers, and other specialists responsible for developing the world’s best food, clothing, shelters, airdrop items, and Soldier support equipment for America’s military forces.

“I look forward to leading this team of professionals. Having worked with all of these teams and individuals in my previous positions, I’m confident that we will accomplish our mission,” said Manning.

Prior to accepting this new assignment, Manning served in several key positions at the SSC. Previous assignments include: Deputy Garrison Manager; Deputy to the Commander for Installation Management; Director, Environmental, Safety and Health Office; and Director, Public Works. Manning also worked as a Resident Engineer for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and engineer for the State of Massachusetts.

A native of Boston, Manning earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering from Lowell Technological Institute, Lowell, Mass. He is also a graduate of the Army Management Staff College Garrison Pre-command Course.

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