MR. LARRY SIPOS
Executive Officer to the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Force Health Protection and Readiness
Mr. Sipos is the Executive Officer to the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Force Health Protection and Readiness (FHP&R). In this capacity, he serves as the principal advisor to the Deputy Assistant Secretary, executes activities and tasks at the Deputy Assistant Secretary's direction, oversees FHP&R interaction with military departments, Congress, and various Executive Branch agencies, ensures health care programs and policies correspond to department goals, and manages the day-to-day activities of FHP&R staff.
Mr. Sipos received his bachelor's degree in actuarial science from Drake University, a Master's of Business Administration in business (computer science) from Texas A&M University, and is a graduate of the College of Financial Planning in Denver, Colorado.
Mr. Sipos had a long and distinguished career as an officer in the United States Air Force. He served more than 26 years in a number of roles, including director of Command Programming for Air Force Communications Command; Commander of the Strategic Communications Computer Center, HQ Strategic Air Command and US Strategic Command; and as director of Architectures, Technology and Interoperability for the Deputy Chief of Staff for Command, Control, Communications and Computers (C4) for HQ United States Air Force.
From 1994 until June 2009, Mr. Sipos served in a number of roles as a contractor within the Military Health System and Force Health Protection and Readiness representing companies such as Northrop Grumman and Booz Allen Hamilton as a project leader, contract operations manager, and senior advisor to government staff on health policy and programs affecting Service members. Since June 2009, he has been the senior analyst and advisor to the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for FHP&R.