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JD Lock Resume

John Lock

Lieutenant Colonel, US Army (Retired), PMP, LSSMBB

President/Owner Bayonet Forward, LLC


SUMMARY: US Army Lieutenant Colonel (Retired) with twenty plus years of active duty experience to include responsibilities as an operational warfighter, assistant professor and course director of stochastic modeling & simulation at the United States Military Academy, West Point, and SFOR Chief Joint Engineer in the Balkans during the Kosovo Campaign. Decades of program managing and planning experience executing military training and operations, simulation exercises and developing architecture in support of Legacy, Current and Future Force C4ISR technologies and networks in support of organizations and events such as CERDEC C4ISR OTM, AAEF, NIE, SWB/CS, CBM+ and WIN-T Inc 1.  Project Management Professional (PMP) and former senior manager as Deputy Commander of an annual $350M Army Corps of Engineer District construction and services program, as well as the deputy program manager of a US Department of State survey and analysis of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Diplomatic Security Special Forces. Published author with endorsements from the likes of General (Retired) Colin Powell, Bob Dole, Stephane Ambrose and W.E.B Griffin.



Project Lead, Bayonet Forward LLC (President/Owner), June 2017 – Present: Oversee planning, review and evaluation of Electronic Medical Records (EMR)/Electronic Health Records (EHR)requirements in support of the Baltimore City Health Department’s (BCHD) sixteen programs and clinics.


Project Lead, February 2016 – February 2017: Lead the PEO C3T full cycle acquisition process, including Request For Proposal (RFP) development, of what will be a $200M+ US Army - USMC joint collaborative Warrior Information Network - Tactical (WIN-T) program called Tropospheric (TROPO) Scattering which will provide Beyond Line of Site (BLOS) capability to mobile expeditionary forces.


Program Manager-Executive/Scientist, Bayonet Forward LLC (President/Owner), October 2013 – March 2015: Supported Command and Control Integration (DD C2I), Joint Staff J6, with the conceptualization, design/development, implementation/execution and optimization/life-cycle management of a fully integrated and automated architectural development and architectural gap analysis tool with visualization interface called the Integrated Architecture Capability (IAC) that will be placed in a cloud environment on a Federal Portal to be used by DoD and Federal agencies in support of evolving C4ISR (C5ISR) related operational, hardware, software and network user needs.


Deputy Program Manager, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Survey & Analysis, Bayonet Forward LLC, November 2013 – May 2014:  Designated as one of two key personnel serving as the Deputy Program Manager of a sixteen person team of subject matter experts and English-Arabic translators deployed to Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), in support of a US Department of State (DoS) survey and analysis of the KSA Ministry of Interior (MOI) Diplomatic Security Special Forces (DSSF). The scope of the project included all areas associated with the KSA DSSF’s ability to execute its diplomatic security responsibilities both within and external to the KSA with a program objective to prepare a Strategic Plan that described specific, executable projects and/or initiatives to improve the DSSF’s ability to perform their diplomatic security responsibilities over the next 3 – 5 years.


Program Manager-Executive/Scientist, Bayonet Forward LLC, Jun 2010 – Nov 2012: Supported PEO-I NSI & PEO C3T TMD with DoDAF related architecture product development and Warfighter/Operational Subject Matter Expertise (SME) assistance to various programs to include Conditional Based Maintenance Plus (CBM+) and the Network Integration Evaluation (NIE) at Ft. Bliss, TX.


Program Manager-Executive/Scientist, Bayonet Forward LLC, Mar 2005 – Jun 2010: Supported CERDEC S&TCD ASEO (Ft Monmouth, NJ), by providing Subject Matter Expertise on Future Force, Current Force, Modular Force, On the Move (OTM) Experimental (Ft Dix, NJ)/Air Assault Expeditionary Force (AAEF) (Ft Benning, GA) military tactics & doctrine and Command Post of the Future (CPOF) initiatives. In support of the Cross Command Collaboration Effort (3CE), served as the Communications Integration Process Team (IPT) lead, creating the process by which TRADOC, ATEC and RDECOM were able to develop a modeling & simulation architecture and Technical Road Map that minimized, mitigated and identified gaps in the M&S capabilities. In addition, authored the US Army’s first TRADOC approved Tactics, Techniques & Procedures (TTPs) for the tactical employment of company, platoon and squad level UAVs, SUGVs and MULEs; developed TTP related Operational View (OV) documents in support of PM MRAP; and led the Technical View 1 (TV-1) development in support of Software Blocking (SWB) Block 3,OIF/OEF Rotation 10-12. The data collected for SWB3 was integrated into the ASEO integrated data base to facilitate the creation of an automated Program Integrated Standards Matrix (PISM) that could eventually interface with the SWB Block 3 Program Integrated Interoperability Matrix (PITM) to execute automated program integration gap analyses. Coauthored the peer reviewed and published Development and Analysis of Integrated C4ISR Architectures (Defense Acquisition Review Journal - DARJ).


Consultant, Military Professional Resources Incorporated (MPRI), May 2002 – Sep 2006: Performed as a Subject Matter Expert on Engineering and combined arms task forces at Theater, Corps, Division, Brigade and Battalion level in support of the US Army’s General Officer Senior Mentor and Warfighting Programs.


Senior Architecture Engineer, Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC), May 2002 – Mar 2005:  Supported CERDEC ASEO, providing SME on Future Combat Systems (FCS), Current Force and Experimental/Expeditionary Force military tactics & doctrine. In addition, designed, created and maintained an automated C4ISR Model & Simulation named TC2AT—The Complete C4ISR Architectural Tool (later called ‘IAC’)—that replicated all C4ISR traffic from the Brigade Combat Team (BCT) individual Soldier and platform through Theater/National level, as well as providing synchronized Operational, System and Technical Views. TCAT was a CSC Technical Innovation Prize runner up.


Executive Officer, Simulation Exercise Group, 78th Division (TS), US Army, Edison, NJ, Dec 1999 – Apr 2002:  Lead the Active Duty Component in support of a war game Simulation Exercise Group that over a complex life cycle planned, coordinated and executed Theater, Corps, Division and Brigade level computer-generated Battle Command Staff Training for 250 US Army Reserve and Army National Guard units in a 14-state region with Corps Battle Simulation (CBS), Brigade Battle Simulation (BBS), SPECTRUM and JANUS models executing South-West Asia (SWA), Korea, Bosnia and various other warfighting scenarios.


Chief Engineer/Deputy Engineer/Operations Officer (CJ ENG), Balkans Theater of Operations, Stabilization Forces (SFOR) Headquarters, Sarajevo, Bosnia i Herzegovina, Nov 1998 – May 1999: Served as the deputy, operationas officer and acting senior Engineer representative on the Joint/NATO international SFOR staff. As CJ Engineer, maintained all SFOR theatre transportation infrastructures; oversaw construction and demining efforts; performed Battle Damage Assessment (BDA) along BiH and Serbia border during the Kosovo Campaign; supervised/tasked a joint multinational staff of 18 staff officers, two foreign engineer battalions, three regional engineer offices in two countries, one engineer design team, one engineer detachment and four liaison officers; and coordinated, worked with, and periodically briefed BiH ministerial and local agencies, International Community donor agencies, Supreme Headquarters Allied Forces Europe (SHAFE), North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and United Nations (UN) committees.


Deputy Commander (Military Programs), New York District, US Army Corps of Engineers, New York, NY, Jul 1996 – Nov 1998; May 1999 – Dec 1999:  Led a 750-person organization of engineers, scientists and other professionals responsible for life cycle management and monitoring the quality, cost and scheduling of approximately $350M in 300+ separate military construction, environmental and service projects annually. Additionally, provided oversight of 15 regional and area field offices in support of twenty Army and Air Force installations in the northeast United States and Greenland, three major military programs and two Reserve Support Commands.


Executive Officer, 1-1st Infantry Battalion, United States Military Academy (USMA), West Point, NY, Jul 1995 – Jul 1996: Directed, supervised and coordinated a battalion staff in support of all garrison and installation operations at West Point for over 900 officers and soldiers.


Assistant Professor, Department of Systems Engineering, United States Military Academy (USMA), West Point, NY, Jul 1992 – Jul 1995: Served as course director for an academic curriculum that annually trained 450+ cadets to analytically approach and solve large-scale, complex problems using engineering/mathematical thought processes and Deterministic/ Stochastic/ Probabilistic Modeling and Simulation (M&S).


Company Commander, Battalion Adjutant, Assistant Battalion Operations Officer, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, NC, Jun 1986 – Jun 1990: Served as a combat Engineer Company Commander and Brigade Engineer of an airborne Infantry brigade with the mission to deploy for combat operations anywhere in the world within an 18-hour alert cycle. Involved with numerous Corps and Division level emergency deployment readiness exercises (EDRE) and OPLAN developments for worldwide contingencies, also participated in one National Training Center (NTC), one Amphibious Warfare Center and two Joint Readiness Training Center (JRTC) rotations in addition to three Joint Chief of Staff (JCS) Theater level training exercises and rehearsal for Operation Just Cause (Panama invasion). In 1989, Captain Lock’s command, C/307 Combat Engineer Battalion (ABN), was recognized as the ITSCHNER awardee for best engineer company, Forces Command (FORSCOM) and Runner-up Department of the Army.


Platoon Leader, Company Executive Officer, Assistant Battalion Operations Officer, 1st Armored Division, Nuremberg, Federal Republic of Germany, Dec 1982 – Dec 1985: Served in support of an armored division along the West German and East German/ Czechoslovakian border with a 2-hour alert deployment cycle for combat operations, participating in twenty major training area deployments, three Theater level Return of Forces-Germany (REFORGER) exercises, three Division level Bridging Exercises (BRIDGEX) and six border deployments.



MS, Operations Research and Statistics, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), Troy, NY, 1992

BS, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, United States Military Academy (USMA), West Point, NY, 1982



Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt (LSSMBB) 2017

PMI Project Management Professional (PMP) 2013

US Army Commander’s Course-District, Corps of Engineers 1996

US Army Command and General Staff College (Commandant’s List) 1994

US Army Combined Arms and Services Staff School 1988

US Army Airborne Jumpmaster Course - Ft Bragg, NC 1987

US Army Adjutant's Course 1986

US Army Air Movement Officers Course 1986

US Army Infantry Officer Advanced Course  (Commandant’s List; #2 Class Rank) 1986

US Army Nuclear, Biological, Chemical (NBC) School 1983

US Army Engineer Officer Basic Course (Perfect Academic Record) 1982

PADI Advanced Open Water SCUBA Certification 1981

Advanced Lifesaving and Water Safety 1980

US Army Ranger Course 1980

United States Military Academy Preparatory School (USMAPS) 1978

US Army Signal Center, Fixed Ciphony Repair Course (Distinguished Honor Graduate) 1975

US Army Basic Combat Training (Advanced Promotion - PFC) - Ft Jackson, SC 1974



  • President/CEO ALVA Labs LLC. US Patent 8,686,366B2 – Stimulated Emission and Enhanced Detection of Chemicals and Chemical Compounds.

  • Member, U.S. Army Science Board. DoDAF Architectural Subject Matter Expert, Mar 2006 – Sep 2006

  • Author. Published four works endorsed by the likes of Gen (Ret) Colin Powell, former US Senator Bob Kerrey, historian Stephen Ambrose and NY Times #1 Best Selling authors LTG (Ret) Hal Moore (We Were Soldiers Once...And Young) and W.E.B. Griffin.

  • Acting Credits. Deadliest Warrior; Spike TV, Legend Quest, SyFy Channel

  • Screen Play. Task Force Baum, 2014 Finalist Creative World Awards Screenwriting Competition


SECURITY CLEARANCE:  Current: DoD Secret; Past (when required) - DoD Top Secret/SCI


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