Mr. Boone is a SSTM serving as the Technical Director for Force Projection and Maneuver Support for the Military Engineering R&D Area at the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center in Vicksburg, Mississippi. He is responsible for developing, planning, managing, directing, and proper execution of theoretical, applied, and developmental R&D programs and operational support associated with the military engineering and transportation communities. These programs include R&D activities in force projection, mobility, bridge assessment and repair, gap crossing, airfields and pavements, beach crossings among others. His duties include integrating these activities to solve issues of concern to the Army and DOD. He regularly communicates with Joint Services, Army Futures Command, acquisition Program Manager Offices, and Army Test and Evaluation Command to prepare systems for rapid fielding.