R3 welcomes Jon-Paul deLange

Jon-Paul deLange is joining R3 in December.  He is a former Army Officer with 30 years experience in joint and multinational military operations across international and domestic settings.  In his previous company, he was a Senior Analyst providing technical analytical expertise to the Navy’s Counter Radio Controlled Electronic Warfare (CREW) program in advising geographic combatant commanders and other government agencies on the critical need to develop regionally focused organic threat management capability.  Prior to that, he was a Program Management Consultant leading a Quick Reaction Test for the U.S. Army Test & Evaluation Command that included creating performance objectives, project schedules, and work breakdown structures. He authored the project plan and test plan followed by overseeing all phases of execution.

Jon-Paul is also well versed in the Joint Improvised Explosive Device Defeat Organization
.  From 2007 to  2008, he was the Chief of the Test Operations & Policy Division, Joint Test Board within JIEDDO.  He understands modeling and simulation capability for counter-IED requirements to include innovative software applications in support of C-IED operations in Afghanistan and Iraq.  He established cooperative relationships within DoD’s information assurance community to enable timely sharing of critical information with Coalition partners (specifically the United Kingdom, Canada, and Australia).   He also previously served within the National Assessment Group of the Office of the Secretary of Defense at Kirtland AFB, NM as a Senior Project Officer for a sensitive program charged with conducting assessments of strategic national security initiatives concerning special operations, force protection, anti-terrorism, homeland defense, homeland security, and information operations.

He holds a Bachelor of Science in Management of Information Systems from The University of Maryland, College Park and a Master of Arts Education from The George Washington University.   Due to his extensive background in CREW requirements and JIEDDO interaction, he will be invaluable to our ongoing support of the CREW Global Deployment Strategy.   We are excited to have Jon-Paul join the R3 team.