Mr. Don Sando was selected to the Senior Executive Service in February 2008 and is currently assigned as the Deputy to the Commanding General and Director of Capabilities Development and Integration for the Maneuver Center of Excellence at Fort Benning, Georgia. As Director, Mr. Sando is responsible for conducting analysis and experimentation for the maneuver force, developing operational concepts and organizational designs, describing required materiel capabilities, and integrating solutions to support Army, joint, interagency, and multinational organizations.
Mr. Sando graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York, in 1981. He holds a Master of Science degree in Operations Research from the Air Force Institute of Technology, and a Master of Science degree in Strategic Studies from the Army War College.
Mr. Sando culminated over 26 years of active duty service as Director of the Infantry Futures Group, U.S. Army Infantry Center, Fort Benning, Georgia. His awards and decorations include the Distinguished Service Medal, the Legion of Merit, and the Combat Infantryman's Badge.