Name: Marvin C. Solomon

Years of Federal Service: 10

Activities/Hobbies: Fitness training, sightseeing, movies, sports, and religious activities

Where do you work? Provost Marshal/Protection Directorate (PM/PD)

What is your job title? Anti-Terrorism/OPSEC Program Manager

Describe your job. As the AT/OPSEC Program Manager, I am responsible for supervising, planning, coordinating and overseeing all Antiterrorism, Operations Security, and Force Protection actions taken to prevent or mitigate, hostile activity in order to protect Department of Defense personnel (to include family members), resources, facilities and critical infrastructure within the JFHQ-NCR/MDW Joint Operations Area. I supervise, coordinate and assess Anti-Terrorism and Force Protection exercises, as well as lead the Command Anti-Terrorism Operational Assessment (AOA) Team program which evaluates all six installations and four subordinate commands AT programs. I work with senior civilian and government officials in the area of Anti-Terrorism, Force Protection, Homeland Security, local and regional government officials supporting Presidential Inaugural and other National Special Security Event (NSSE) and Consequence Management operations.

What do you like best about your job? Sharing of information, conducting special event assessments, and interacting with the staff, DoD, state, local, federal and interagency partners.

What is your most memorable experience during your time here at MDW? Providing Force Protection support to the Presidential Inauguration.

Would you recommend working here to other federal employees? Yes, because of the diversity, location, restaurants, historical sites, monuments, wealth of knowledge available to learn new things and the experience.