Seminars: Session Details

Session E1 (HSW)
Contracting in a Contested Environment
Time & Location 8:00AM - 9:00AM | Room 318A
CDR Mike O’Beirne
NAVFAC Pacific

This presentation will describe Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Pacific's role in Contingency Engineering supporting USINDOPACOM posture initiatives. NAVFAC Pacific mission is to enhance warfighter capabilities to shape the operational environment by providing engineering and acquisition services levering contracting authorities. NAVFAC Pacific will provide current programs and discuss challenges anticipated to deliver support.

Commander (CDR) Mike O’Beirne, is the contingency engineering business line leader for NAVFAC Pacific. He graduated from The Citadel, Military College of South Carolina with a BS in civil engineering and later received his MS in construction management from the University of Washington. He has served in the U.S. Navy Civil Engineer Corps since 2001 and has held numerous staff positions in public works, facilities engineering and acquisition, installation management, and fleet operations. In expeditionary operations, Mike was the company commander and air detachment officer-in-charge for NMCB FIVE as well as assistant current operations officer for Navy Expeditionary Combat Command. Mike is a Seabee Combat Warfare Officer, Surface Warfare Officer, a registered Professional Engineer in the State of Michigan, and a member of the Defense Acquisition Corps.