Mr. Kevin M. Fahey
PROGRAM EXECUTIVE OFFICER
GROUND COMBAT SYSTEMS
Kevin M. Fahey is the Program Executive Officer (PEO) Ground Combat Systems
(GCS). As the PEO, Mr. Fahey is responsible for developing, acquiring, fielding and
sustaining the Army Ground Combat Systems. Some of the systems include: the Abrams
tank systems, the Bradley Fighting Vehicle systems, the Stryker Brigade Combat Team
vehicles, Joint Lightweight Howitzer and Robotic Systems.
Mr. Fahey, a native of Massachusetts, entered civil service in 1981 following graduation
from the University of Massachusetts. Prior to assuming duties in Warren, Michigan, Mr.
Fahey served as the Deputy PEO for Ammunition in Picatinny Arsenal, NJ, with
approximately 200 different programs and an operating budget of 3 Billion dollars. The
PEO-Ammo executed life-cycle acquisition management of conventional ammunition
and manages the Department of Defense Executive Agent for all services conventional
ammunition. In February 2000, Mr. Fahey entered Senior Executive Service and was
assigned as the Senior Technical Executive for Close Combat Armament Systems, U.S.
Army Tank-Automotive and Armaments Command, Armament Research, Development
and Engineering Center, at Picatinny Arsenal, NJ. His previous jobs include Deputy
Project Manager, Crusader after serving as the Chief of the Systems Engineering and
International Division for the Crusader Program, the Future Armored Resupply Vehicle
(FARV) Program Development Project Officer and Chief of Systems Engineering, the
U.S. delegate to the international 155mm Joint Ballistic Working Group and the M119
Development Project Officer. Mr. Fahey began his civilian service career at Watervliet
Arsenal, NY working in quality before moving to Picatinny Arsenal, NJ in December
Mr. Fahey graduated from the University of Massachusetts in 1981 with a Bachelor of
Science Degree in Industrial Engineering/Operations Research. Upon graduation from
college, Mr. Fahey attended the Quality and Reliability intern program at the DARCOM
Intern Training Center, Red River Army Depot, Texarkana, Texas. He has been the
recipient of the Superior Civilian Service Award and has been inducted into the
Honorable Order of Saint Barbara. He completed the Advanced Program Management
Course at the Defense Systems Management College.