After over 20 years of service to the Aerial Delivery Community, Gloria Wooten-
Standard, has accepted a promotion as a GS-15, Director of the TACOM Readiness
Analysis Group, in Warren, Michigan.
Throughout her career, Ms Wooten-Standard had demonstrated her commitment to her
nation and the soldiers that serve in several innovative and unique ways. She
successfully forged the Aerial Delivery Equipment Group when moved to a new
command in1997, and since that time has broken new ground with innovative projects
such as Manufacturers Week, the Aerial Delivery Magazine and the opening of a new
warehouse saving the government millions of dollars.
When the command at Natick was first established in 1997, Ms. Wooten-Standard single-
handedly coordinated and developed the Aerial Delivery Equipment Group under her
exacting and motivated leadership. Through her exceptional management style Ms.
Wooten-Standard has taken the team and its mission above and beyond its goals to
become one of the most pioneering and extraordinary teams.
These projects in combination with the many years of dedication and service solidified
Ms. Wooten-Standards enduring commitment to provide the very best equipment and
support available to the war fighter and nation she so proudly supports.
A luncheon will be held in her honor at the Crowne Plaza in Natick MA on 25 April 2008
at noon. If you would like to attend, please contact Rebecca Brown at 508-233-4685. If
you are unable to attend, we are encouraging letters be sent in her honor. Letters can be
TACOM S-PSID Aerial Delivery Equipment Group
Natick MA 01760
While we will miss her tremendously both as a professional and a friend, we wish Gloria
the best in her new job and know that she will continue to support the warfighter with
unwavering commitment and passion.
Michelle L. Sullivan
Team Leader, Personnel Parachutes
Aerial Delivery Equipment Group