Joseph "JR" Brown is the President of the Federal Services Group, which includes VSE’s Global Maritime Services, Global Land Service, Energetics Incorporated, and Akimeka, LLC. Mr. Brown brings over 20 years of experience as a program and business unit manager at VSE. Mr. Brown’s team specializes in refurbishment services to extend and enhance the life of existing vehicles and equipment, fleet-wide ship and aircraft support, aircraft sustainment and maintenance, foreign military sales and other technical, management, engineering, logistics, maintenance, configuration management, prototyping, technology, field support services, and IT, energy and management consulting services to the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps, U.S. Army and Army Reserve, U.S. Air Force, and other U.S. civilian agencies and foreign military customers.
Mr. Brown is a recognized and well regarded leader in our foreign military sales support of the U.S. Navy, managing many of our successful ship transfers and related support services. Prior to joining VSE in 1996, Mr. Brown served 20 years active duty in the U.S. Navy. He earned a Bachelor of Business Administration from University of Maryland University College and an Associate of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville.