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VSE Appoints Federal Services Group President

May 11, 2015
By Business Wire News


VSE Corporation (Nasdaq: VSEC) announced today the promotion and appointment of Joseph “JR” Brown to President of the Federal Services Group.

Mr. Brown will report to VSE CEO/President/COO Maurice “Mo” Gauthier, who said, “I am very pleased to announce the appointment of JR Brown as our new President of our recently designated Federal Services Group. JR is a proven member of our leadership team with 19 years of experience as a program and business unit manager at VSE. He 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. I look forward to continuing our work together as we execute our strategic plan to grow our capabilities as a trusted services provider to the DoD and our U.S. allies in the years ahead.”

As President of the Federal Services Group, Mr. Brown will lead the 850-person team, whose primary focus is 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, and field support services to the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps, U.S. Army and Army Reserve, U.S. Air Force, and other U.S. and foreign military customers.

“Our company has built a legacy of sustaining and extending the service life of military assets,” said JR Brown. “We have an excellent team of professionals who are dedicated to providing outstanding support to the Department of Defense. My experience at VSE has prepared me well to lead our group into the future by providing mission critical solutions to our nation’s warfighters and to expand our direct commercial sales offerings internationally.”

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.

About VSE

Established in 1959, VSE is a diversified sustainment and services company with experience in solving issues of global significance with integrity, agility, and value. VSE is dedicated to making our federal and commercial clients successful by delivering innovative solutions for vehicle, ship, and aircraft sustainment, supply chain management, platform modernization, mission enhancement, program management, energy, IT, and consulting services. For additional information regarding VSE services and products, please see the Company’s web site at or contact Christine Kaineg, VSE Investor Relations, at (703) 329-3263.

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