We are SOLD OUT for the MG Harry Greene Chapter at Water's Edge Event Center in Belcamp, MD on Tuesday, January 17, 2023, for our monthly luncheon. We are honored to welcome two guest speakers, Major General Andrew Potts and Major General Jeth Rey.
As Program Executive Officer for Command, Control, Communications Tactical (PEO C3T), Major General Anthony W. Potts guides a workforce of more than 1,600 personnel who acquire, field and support the communications networks, radios, satellite systems and other hardware and software Soldiers require for information dominance on the battlefield. MG Potts took command of PEO C3T on June 22, 2022.
MG Potts comes to PEO C3T after leading PEO Soldier since January 2018 in its mission to rapidly deliver agile, adaptive, and cutting edge Soldier capabilities.
Major General Anthony (Tony) Potts earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Management Information Systems from Murray State University in 1986, and was commissioned a second lieutenant in Army Aviation. His military education includes Rotary Wing Flight Training, AH-64 Apache Instructor Pilot Course, Command and General Staff College, Program Manager's Course, and the Senior Service College.
He holds a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Kentucky and a Masters of Strategic Studies from the U.S. Army War College. In prior assignments, Major General Potts served as the Deputy Commanding General, U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command, and Senior Commander, Natick Soldier Systems Center. He served as acting Deputy for Acquisition and Systems Management, PEO Missiles and Space; as Director, Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense and Army/Navy Transportable Radar Surveillance, Sustainment Management Office, Redstone Arsenal; as Deputy Director for Acquisition and System Management, Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics and Technology (ASA(ALT)); and Director of Resource Integration, (ASA(ALT)), in Washington, D.C. He also served as Project Manager, Aviation Systems, PEO Aviation; Deputy G-3, Aviation & Missile Command; Product Manager, Apache Modernization; Product Manager, Blue Force Tracker – Aviation; and as the Assistant Product Manager for the Army Airborne Command and Control System, at Redstone Arsenal. He also served as Task Force Commander-Balkans Digitization Initiative.
Major General Potts served as an attack helicopter platoon leader in Germany, and in staff positions as a logistics officer, an intelligence officer and an operations officer. He served as commander of the U.S. Army's AH-64 Apache Attack Helicopter Training Company, and also served in the FORCE XXI experiments in the Digital Force Coordination Cell as Operations Officer for Aviation, Field Artillery, and Air Defense.
Major General Potts is a rated AH-64 Apache Instructor Pilot with a combat tour in Operations Desert Shield/Desert Storm. As an acquisition officer he has made numerous deployments to the Balkans, Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom, fielding and sustaining critical battlefield systems.
Major General Jeth B. Rey serves as the Director of the Network Cross-Functional Team within
Army Futures Command focusing on integrating and modernizing the Army’s network. MG
Rey is responsible for the continuous improvement of network, command, control,
communications and intelligence to enable mission command across the tactical network. This
will enable the speed, range and convergence required to achieve decision dominance and
overmatch against near-peer adversaries.
MG Rey previously served as the Director of Command and Control, Communications and Computer Systems, J6, United
States Central Command (USCENTCOM), MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, where he was responsible for the
implementation and management of USCENTCOM’s global communications, cybersecurity, and computer networks.
MG Rey is a native of St. Thomas, United States Virgin Islands; he enlisted in the Army in September 1983. After
completing Basic Training at Fort Dix, NJ, and Advance Individual Training at Ft Gordon, GA, he was assigned to Korea as
a combat signaleer. As he progressed through the enlisted ranks over the next 9 years, he served in various positions of
leadership in several Special Operations Units at Fort Bragg, NC, and the Ranger Regiment at Fort Benning, GA.
In 1994 MG Rey graduated from the Army’s Warrant Officer Candidate School (WOCS), at Fort Rucker, Alabama, where he
graduated as the Honor Graduate and Leadership Award winner.
In 1996 MG Rey received his commission from the Army’s Officer Candidate School (OCS) and graduated as the
Distinguished Honor Graduate. He was commissioned into the U.S. Army Signal Corps. He is a graduate of the Signal
Officer Basic Course (1997), the Signal Captains Career Course (2000), and the Naval War College Command and General
Staff Course (2007). He has received three Master’s Degrees including Telecommunications Management, National Security
Studies from the Naval War College (2007) and Strategic Studies from the United States Army War College (2015).