Colonel to Discuss Joint Army and Marine Combat Robotics Project

Published: Apr 21, 2006 2:32:13 PM
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Col. Terry W. Griffin, project manager for the Army and Marine Corps Robotic Systems Joint Project office at Redstone Arsenal, will be discussing the use of robotic systems in Iraq, Afghanistan and other combat situations on April 28 at 2 p.m. in 238 Broun Hall.

The lecture will include discussion of current and future ground robotic systems, joint robotic operations of Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom, the military's ground robotic master plan and current technology needs. The university community is invited to attend.

A 1976 Auburn graduate, Griffin has served in a Huey-Cobra light attack helicopter squadron; in operational command elements as an executive officer or squadron commander; and as commander of a Reserve Marine Air Group in Philadelphia, where he activated a CH-53E squadron in response to Operation Enduring Freedom.

He has served in a variety of other assignments, including training flight instructors and students in the Naval Air Training Command, as well as completing two staff assignments at Headquarters Marine Corps, Washington, D.C.

Griffin received is Master's of Business Administration from Averett College in 1993. His personal awards include the Navy Achievement