DOUGLAS W. BRYCE
SES II (RET)
Mr. Bryce retired from U.S. Federal Government Service on 31 December 2020 with over 48 years of service to our Nation.
He served with the U.S. Marine Corps in uniform (20 Years) and as a USMC civilian (18 years) for a total of 38 years and in the U. S. Army Senior Executive Service for (10 years).
He retired from the position of Joint Program Executive Officer, Chemical Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear Defense
Mr. Bryce was appointed as the Joint Program Executive Officer, Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear Defense (JPEO-CBRND) on 22 October 2015. As the JPEO- CBRND, he had materiel acquisition decision authority for the services of chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear defense equipment. He provided acquisition management and professional leadership on complex issues related to joint service CBRN defense acquisition programs. He planned, directed, managed, and coordinated the JPEO- CBRND’s mission including the development, acquisition, distribution, and deployment of highly specialized and dynamic joint CBRN defense devices, as well as medical diagnostic systems, drugs, and vaccines. Responsibility also included interagency coordination for a whole-of-government approach.
For the 10 years prior to his current role, Mr. Bryce served as the Deputy JPEO, CBRND overseeing a diverse team of over 1,100 acquisition professionals and technical subject matter experts to effectively manage the CBRN defense acquisition process.
From 2003- 2005, he served concurrently as the Joint PM for Individual Protective Equipment and the PM for Marine Corps CBRN Defense Equipment. Prior to 2005, he was the PM for Individual Marine Combat Equipment and NBC Defense Equipment, and the PM for NBC Defense Equipment for Marine Corps Systems Command.
Mr. Bryce has received numerous awards, both military and civilian.