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Brig. Gen. Rob Barrie to Assume PEO Role at Army Aviation Office

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Robert Barrie
Robert Barrie

Brig. Gen. Rob Barrie will succeed Pat Mason as program executive officer for Aviation at the U.S. Army effective July 1st, Inside Defense reported on Thursday

Barrie will oversee various project offices including programs under the service branch's future vertical lift programs under his new role. Mason will take over Barrie's position as deputy PEO as part of the appointment.

Barrie assumed the role of deputy PEO in January 2020 and served at the Department of Defense (DoD) as chief of staff for the assistant secretary of the Army. He also held the role of project manager for cargo helicopters at Program Executive Office Aviation.