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GREATER OMAHA CHAPTER CHAPTER - Sep 18, 2012
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Speaker on Improving Decision Making

In September, Jerry L. Gandy, director, Mission Assessment and Analysis Directorate, U.S. Strategic Command (STRATCOM), Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska, provided an overview of the service his office provides to the commander of STRATCOM. Gandy talked about working from within to help expose issues holistically across the command. He discussed providing tools to help frame the problem, then mitigating risk by generating alternative futures for the commander to select from. Gandy said they use vignettes to create scenarios for emulation as well as using stochastic models to make inferences as to the likelihood of things happening. Gandy touched briefly on the office's intern program working closely with the Peter Kiewit Institute. He touched on the significance of communications and how operators need to be more conversant with respect to their communication capabilities. In parting, Gandy emphasized the need to define the problem along with the operators whenever possible.

Event Photographs:

Col. Donovan L. Routsis, USAF (l), chapter president and commander, 55 Communications Group, Omaha, Nebraska, meets with Jerry L. Gandy, director, Mission Assessment and Analysis Directorate, U.S. Strategic Command, Offutt Air Force Base. Gandy received a chapter coin for speaking to the chapter in September.
Col. Donovan L. Routsis, USAF (l), chapter president and commander, 55 Communications Group, Omaha, Nebraska, meets with Jerry L. Gandy, director, Mission Assessment and Analysis Directorate, U.S. Strategic Command, Offutt Air Force Base. Gandy received a chapter coin for speaking to the chapter in September.
Senior Airman Weston Brown, USAF (l), SACCS online maintenance technician, Air Combat Command (ACC) 55th Strategic Communications Squadron (SCS), Offutt Air Force Base, and Col. Routsis shake hands in September. Senior Airman Brown received one of the chapter's scholarships for $1,000. He is enrolled in Bellevue University where he is pursuing a bachelor of science degree in systems network administration.
Senior Airman Weston Brown, USAF (l), SACCS online maintenance technician, Air Combat Command (ACC) 55th Strategic Communications Squadron (SCS), Offutt Air Force Base, and Col. Routsis shake hands in September. Senior Airman Brown received one of the chapter's scholarships for $1,000. He is enrolled in Bellevue University where he is pursuing a bachelor of science degree in systems network administration.
John Sand (l), a student at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, and Col. Routsis shake hands.  Sand received one of the chapter's scholarships for $1,000. He is pursuing a bachelor of science degree in management information systems.
John Sand (l), a student at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, and Col. Routsis shake hands. Sand received one of the chapter's scholarships for $1,000. He is pursuing a bachelor of science degree in management information systems.

For more details regarding this event contact:
Gregory A. Campbell
402-292-7047

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