COL Joel Babbitt, USA
Program Executive Office for Special Operations Forces Warrior
BioCOL Joel Babbitt, USA, Program Executive Officer SOF Warrior (PEO-SW), leads an organization of 200 military, civilian and contract support personnel comprising a PEO Special Staff and 10 Joint Program Management Offices. By cultivating an aggressive, risktaking culture amongst acquisition, financial, security, and contracting personnel - this team planned and executed $1.8 billion towards the development, production, worldwide fielding and sustainment of SOF peculiar equipment supporting five USSOCOM Component Commands to include the Joint Special Operations Command, and Theater Special Operations Commands (TSOC). This Program Executive Office team concentrates its efforts in acquiring a diverse range of combat and combat support, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance capabilities affecting SOF lethality, survivability, mobility (air, ground and sea), Situational Awareness for application in all environments.