U.S. MARINE COMBAT VET, INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY PROJECT & PROGRAM MANAGER
Lieutenant Colonel Weimann brings 23-years of active duty Marine Cops leadership, as well as another 20 years of civilian program management experience to UAP’s Board.
Bob’s active duty started in 1974 at Quantico and continued as a Weapons and Rifle Platoon Leader with 1st Battalion (Bn), 4th Marine Regiment. Bob also participated in the Evacuation of Viet Nam and other contingence operations. Bob then reported into 1st Bn, 1st Marines and served as the 106 Recoilless Rifle Platoon Leader, a Rifle and H&S Company Executive Officer, and Commanding Officer of H&S Company, 1st Bn, 1st Marines.
Bob’s next assignment was Operations Officer and, upon promotion to Captain, Executive Officer of Marine Corps Recruiting Station, Albany NY. Bob served as a Platoon Leader at Officer Candidate School before attending USMC Amphibious Warfare School (AWS), Quantico Va. While at AWS, Bob was introduced to the theories of USAF Colonel John Boyd and has since remained an active advocate of the “Boyd Doctrine.”
After AWS, Bob reported into 1st Marines and served as a Regimental S4, and then Commanding Officer of Kilo Company and Weapons Company, 3rd Bn, 1st Marines. Bob then was assigned as the Operations Officer for the USMC Western Recruiting Region, at MCRD San Diego.
As the Commanding Officer of Marine Corps Security Force Keflavik, Iceland, Bob participated in the security planning and operations for the Reagan and Gorbachev Reykjavik Summit. After USMC Command and Staff College, his assignments took him to 1st BN, 6th Marines (1/6) as the Operations and then Executive Officer. While with 1/6, Bob participated in Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm. Bob was then assigned as a Joint Forces Strategic Planner and Joint Operations and Planning System (JOPES) Officer at USTRANSCOM conducting major regional contingency planning, analysis, and operations. Bob would then move to the 2nd MEF, G-5, Force Deployment Officer where he also participate in JTF-160 Refugee Operations, Naval Station, Guantanamo Bay.
Bob retired from the United States Marine Corps in 1997 and moved his family to Raleigh, NC, where he began his second career as an IT (Information Technology) project and program manager. Bob has since worked primarily as an IT contractor/consultant for a number of corporations and “start-ups,” including MCI, IBM, CSX, Cisco, GSK, Bayer, DCRI, Pearson and several North Carolina State Departments. Bob was also a Contributing Editor to the “Defend Our Marines” website that supported the Marines involved and charged in the now famous “Haditha” Incident.
His education includes a BS from University of Delaware and two Master’s degrees, one a Master of Science (Systems Management and Analysis) and another a Master of Arts (Computer Resources and Management).