Irving L. Halter, Jr. Joins CSC as Vice President of Space and Aviation Services
News Release -- April 07, 2010
FALLS CHURCH, Va., April. 7 -- CSC (NYSE: CSC) has named Irving “Irv” L. Halter, Jr., vice president, Space and Aviation Services, for its North American Public Sector (NPS) Applied Technology Group (ATG). Reporting to Alan Weakley, president of CSC’s ATG, Halter will be responsible for leading initiatives involving key U.S. Air Force, Army and NASA Mission Support Operations.
Halter, a retired major general in the U.S. Air Force, comes to CSC after a distinguished military career with more than 15 years of senior management experience. He has expansive knowledge of joint and counter-terrorism operations, combat aviation systems and space issues.
“Our Space and Aviation Services operation provides critical support to large programs built around customers, providing the best solutions tailored to each mission,” said Weakley. “With his experience and stature, Irv is the right person to lead our strategy in this area.”
With more than 32 years as an Air Force officer, Halter was a fighter pilot, logging 3,300 hours of jet time, including more than 2,200 hours in the F-15 Eagle. Most recently, Halter served as vice director of operations for the J-3 Operations Directorate where the Joint Staff's planning, policies, intelligence, manpower, communications and logistics functions are translated into action. In this role, Halter assisted the chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff, in his duties as principal military advisor to the president and secretary of defense.
Halter also commanded units at the squadron, group, wing and Numbered Air Force level. Key senior assignments included directing all primary and most post-graduate Air Force flying programs as Commander, 19th Air Force; vice superintendent of the U.S. Air Force Academy; and deputy director of the National Reconnaissance Office for Military Support. In addition, Halter spent nearly 10 years serving overseas at a variety of operations, command and staff positions, including combat assignments in Operation Desert Storm in Saudi Arabia and Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan.
CSC is a global leader in providing technology-enabled solutions and services through three primary lines of business. These include Business Solutions and Services, the Managed Services Sector and the North American Public Sector. CSC’s advanced capabilities include system design and integration, information technology and business process outsourcing, applications software development, Web and application hosting, mission support and management consulting. The company has been recognized as a leader in the industry, including being named by FORTUNE Magazine as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies for Information Technology Services (2010). Headquartered in Falls Church, Va., CSC has approximately 92,000 employees and reported revenue of $16.0 billion for the 12 months ended Jan. 1, 2010. For more information, visit the company’s Web site at www.csc.com.