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Employment History

President
Mace Enterprises , LLC

Vice President, Programs
C2 Associates Company

Colonel
C2 Associates Company

Colonel, Program Director
C2 Associates Company

Vice President
Minuteman Institute for National Defense Studies

Manager, $2.1 Billion Program
Air National Guard

Representative On the Corporate Advisory Panel
IT-oriented

Commander
McIntyre AFB

Affiliations

Founder
Mace Enterprises , LLC

Board Member
Emerging Technologies

Education

B.A. degree
Political Science
University of South Carolina

M.S. degree
Information Management
University of Maryland University College

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Colonel (ret.) Frank J. Khare, Vice President, Programs C2 Associates

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Colonel (ret.) Frank Joe Khare, Vice President, Programs
Colonel Khare provides 47 continuing years of experience and capabilities to C2 Associates as a recognized expert in the fields of tactical aviation, national security operations and policy, as well as information systems management. Concurrently, Mr. Khare is the President and Founder of Mace Enterprises, LLC, Mace a defense consulting and lobbying services company focused on the National Guard market specializing in homeland security, legacy-system modernization, avionics, information systems and emerging missions.
The Colonel is a Vietnam combat veteran and command pilot with 25 years in both the US Air Force and the Air National Guard with over 3,000 hours in F-100, A-7 and F-16 aircraft while developing extensive experience with our European Allies and NATO. As Commander of McIntyre AFB, he directed the bed down of the A-7D aircraft coincident with standing-up the first Air Guard F-16 unit. Additionally under his leadership, the 169th Fighter Wing won the worldwide, tactical weapons competition "Gunsmoke 89".
Colonel Khare became the Air National Guard (ANG), Chief of Personnel (A1) at the National Guard Bureau (NGB) in 1990, where he managed a $2.1 billion budget and a force of over 110,000 military personnel. Following this assignment, he was selected as the "first" Air National Guard Advisor to the Reserve Forces Policy Board (an organization that reports directly to the Secretary of Defense and Congress). During this six year period, he played a key role in increasing Reserve Component accessibility.
During the Colonel's civilian career, he has held positions in Emerging Technology, Marketing and Business Development where he supported numerous information management system projects to include; the modernization of the Army wholesale and retail logistics systems. Additionally, he has served as; Secretary and the only IT-oriented representative on the National Guard Association of the U.S. (NGAUS) Corporate Advisory Panel, Vice President for the Minuteman Institute for National Defense Studies; and Vice President, National Guard Bureau Alumni Association.
Colonel Khare holds a BA in Political Science from the University of South Carolina, after initial enrollment at the Citadel, a MS in Information Management with a specialty in telecommunications from the University of Maryland and is certified as a Chief Information Officer by the General Services Administration and the University of Maryland. Additionally, he completed the "Senior Officials in National Security" course at John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.


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Joe Khare is President of Mace Enterprises, LLC, and serves as a consultant to companies that specialize in defense and homeland security. Mr. Khare is a recognized expert in the fields of tactical aviation, national security operations and policy, and information systems management. He has over 25 years of experience in three different fighter aircraft. A combat veteran, he has extensive experience with European Allies and NATO. He has six years of experience at senior DOD headquarters where he provided expert advice to senior officials on Reserve Component (RC) issues. In the private sector, Mr. Khare has gained a comprehensive knowledge of emerging information and telecommunications technologies.

Mr. Khare was a successful pilot, maintenance supervisor and leader at the group and wing level for 25 years. A command pilot with over 3,000 hours, he led his unit to superior ratings on Air Force operational readiness inspections. As the senior maintenance official, he directed the bed down of the A-7D and the first Air Guard F-16 unit. Under his leadership, that unit won the worldwide, tactical weapons competition "Gunsmoke" 89.
In 1990 Mr. Khare became the Chief of Personnel, Air National Guard, where he managed a $2.1 billion program for a force of over 110,000 military personnel. During his tenure all manning goals and readiness requirements were met or exceeded. In 1993 Mr. Khare was selected as the first Air National Guard advisor to the Reserve Forces Policy Board, an organization that reports to the Secretary of Defense and Congress. In this capacity he played a key role in increasing RC accessibility.
Upon retirement from the Air National Guard, Mr. Khare joined GRC International, Inc., in marketing and business development. He supported numerous information management system projects to include the modernization of the Army wholesale and retail logistics systems. Also, he served as the only IT-oriented representative on the Corporate Advisory Panel of the National Guard Association of the U.S.; Secretary, then Vice President for the Minuteman Institute for National Defense Studies; and Vice President, National Guard Bureau Alumni Association. In September 1999 Mr. Khare joined American Systems International Corporation, where he served as Director of Emerging Technologies, then as Vice President for Air Force Operations. He formed Mace Enterprises, LLC in August 2001.
A native of Charleston, South Carolina, Mr. Khare received a B.A. degree in Political Science from the University of South Carolina in 1970. He completed the Senior Officials in National Security course at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, in 1994. He received a M.S. degree in Information Management with a specialty in telecommunications from the University of Maryland University College in 2000 and is certified as a Chief Information Officer by the General Services Administration and University of Maryland. He and his wife, Cheryl, reside in Shepherdstown, West Virginia.


Colonel (ret) Joe Khare, ...

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Colonel (ret) Joe Khare, Vice President - C2 Associates remains integrated with the office of the "Secretary of the Air Force" to assure L-3 Communications "Rover" expansion to the National Guard for both military and homeland missions.


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Colonel (R) Frank Joe Khare, ANG,Program Director


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Joe Khare is President of Mace Enterprises, LLC, and serves as a consultant to companies that specialize in defense and homeland security.Mr. Khare is a recognized expert in the fields of tactical aviation, national security operations and policy, and information systems management.He has over 25 years of experience in three different fighter aircraft.A combat veteran, he has extensive experience with European Allies and NATO.He has six years of experience at senior DOD headquarters where he provided expert advice to senior officials on Reserve Component (RC) issues.In the private sector, Mr. Khare has gained a comprehensive knowledge of emerging information and telecommunications technologies." class="more">MORE >

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