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Howdy from RELLIS!
 
My name is Tim Green, and I'm honored and humbled to serve as the new Director for the George H.W. Bush Combat Development Complex. In 2019 I helped lead the Texas A&M effort that resulted in the original cooperative agreement with Army Futures Command to modernize the nation’s fighting force, so this new role feels like returning to family. I have great admiration and respect for our team and believe wholeheartedly in our vision to accelerate the development, integration, and transfer of technology with an agile mindset to deliver critical capabilities for National Security. We have a lot of work to accomplish together.
 
I am very thankful for the work Ross Guieb has done as Executive Director in establishing BCDC, and for the work he will continue to do as he leads our efforts in forging strategic partnerships and increasing our client base. 
 
Because of our growth and upcoming facility openings on the horizon, we have adjusted select roles and functions within our staff to improve clarity and service to our stakeholders. Dr. Nancy Currie-Gregg will continue to be our Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and Deputy Director with an emphasis on active BCDC research and associated RDT&E. Dr. Kim Sablon, as the Associate Director for National Defense Research Development will leverage her significant insights into future national security Science and Technology (S&T) requirements and needs, and will serve as our primary S&T interface with government agencies, national labs, DARPA and other and research partners. Pat Seiber’s role has expanded and he now also serves as our link to synchronize various visits and events at BCDC.  We’re excited about your interest in visiting and establishing relationships with our BCDC family! You can find links in how to reach us on our website Contacts (tamus.edu).
 
As construction on our facilities moves closer to completion, we have had increased interest from government, industry (both large and small), and academia in establishing potential partnerships with us. I’ve asked Pat to manage this growing demand for exploratory meetings in a way to maximize the benefit to all of us. One way we propose to do this is through a monthly open house, where we can not only inform stakeholders about our efforts, but also allow potential academic and industry partners the opportunity to discuss collaboration opportunities. We plan to hold our first one of these on June 9th. If interested in participating, please contact us at bcdc@tamu.edu.
 
I'm thankful for the opportunity to continue serving in a manner that both honors the Aggie values and provides future servicemembers with the tools they need to keep our nation secure.
 
I look forward to serving with you!
 
Thank you & Gig ‘em---
 
Tim
 
Timothy S. Green
Major General, U.S. Air Force (Retired)
BCDC Director
President George W. Bush Visits BCDC
Former U.S. President George W. Bush visited BCDC on March 16th. Chancellor John Sharp, Texas A&M President Kathy Banks, and Interim Vice Chancellor/Dean of College of Engineering Johnny Hurtado joined Ross Guieb in hosting President Bush for a brief tour and overview of BCDC facilities and capabilities.
President Bush visit to BCDC.
New Director - Maj. Gen. (Ret.) Tim Green
We are proud to welcome Maj. Gen. Tim Green (USAF, Ret.) as our new director. Tim is no stranger to BCDC, as he was instrumental in the details of establishing the strategic partnership with Army Futures Command in 2018-2019. More information about Tim can be found in his bio link below.

U.S. Space Force Chief of Space Operations Visit
U.S. Space Force Chief Scientist Visit
We were proud to be a part of the TAMU-led U.S. Space Force Chief of Space Operations Gen. John W. "Jay" Raymond visit to Aggieland last month where he was able to see first-hand Texas A&M University System efforts to support space-related national security research. The photo above was taken inside the Research Integration Center.
Dr. Mozer Space Force visit
Prior to Gen. Raymond's visit, Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES) and the Texas A&M National Security Initiatives program hosted U.S. Space Force Chief Scientist Dr. Joel Mozer for an overview and tour of Texas A&M University System facilities, capabilities and people committed to national security related research, development, experimentation and testing.
Army Futures Command
Lt. Gen. Richardson & Cmd. Sgt. Maj. Hester Visit
BCDC hosts potential industry and government partners
LTG Richardson visit--April 2022
Lt. Gen. James "Jim" Richardson, acting Commanding General for Army Futures Command, visited BCDC in April to review our ongoing research efforts and see firsthand the progress of facility construction since his last visit in September 2020.
IBM senior leader visit
As progress on facility construction continues, we continue to meet with multiple potential industry and government partners. IBM, Dell, Lawrence Livermore National Labs, and Sandia National Labs are among others are who we have met with recently.
BAM Construction Update
IPG Construction Update
BAM construction continues on-schedule as we anticipate being prepared to conduct hypersonic ground test flights in the facility starting in April 2023. We recently added video to show construction progress:

Construction progress continues with the IPG in both the Maneuver Challenge Course and the Off-road Test Area. The IPG remains on-schedule for completion in Fall 2022. Check out the video on the IPG page for a status of construction efforts.

Research Integration Center
BCDC In the News
Tools in the BCDC machine shop.
As you can see in the photo above, the tools needed for our machine shop have continued to arrive over the past 2-3 months.

Recent news items of interest:

TEES Online Article "What's the Hype with Hypersonics?":

Upcoming Events
12-14 MAY: Commencement ceremonies
30 MAY: Memorial Day (holiday)
31 MAY: First day of summer classes
09 JUN: BCDC Open House
17 JUN: Reading Day (no classes)
04 JUL: Independence Day (holiday)
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