Mr. Douglas W. Bryce was designated the Joint Program Executive Officer for Chemical and Biological Defense (JPEO-CBD) on 22 October 2015. As the JPEO-CBD, he has materiel acquisition decision authority for the services on chemical and biological defense equipment. He provides acquisition management and professional leadership on complex issues related to joint service chemical and biological defense acquisition programs. He plans, directs, manages, coordinates the JPEO-CBD’s mission and is responsible for the development, acquisition, distribution, and deployment of highly specialized and dynamic joint chemical and biological defense devices, as well as medical diagnostic systems, drugs, and vaccines.
From 2005 to 2015 he was Deputy JPEO-CBD and from 2005 to 2003 he covered the position of Joint Project Manager at the Marine Corps Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear Defense Equipment (Concurrent Assignment), Marine Corps Systems Command. From 1992 to 1997 he was Product Manager at the Nuclear, Biological, Chemical Defense Equipment, Marine Corps systems Command and from 1988 to 1992 he was the Project Officer of the Nuclear, Biological, Chemical Defense Equipment, Marine Corps Research and Development Command. For over 20 years Mr. Bryce served on Active Duty in the United States Marine Corps.