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Alexandria, VA, March 29, 2017 – Vision Technologies Systems, Inc. (VT Systems), the US Headquarters of ST Engineering, announced today that retired Gen. James F. “Jim” Amos will join its board of directors, effective 1 April, 2017. 

Amos, a retired four-star general of the United States Marine Corps (USMC), served as the 35th Commandant of the Marine Corps and retired on December 1, 2014 after 42 years of active service. Amos commanded the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing as a Naval Aviator during the Iraq War in 2003 and 2004, and served as the 31st Assistant Commandant of the Marine Corps. He is the first Marine Corps aviator to serve as commandant. Following his retirement from the USMC, Amos joined the board of directors of the Lord Corporation, a technology and innovation company, where he currently serves as chairman of the board. He also currently serves as chairman of the board of the Injured Marine Semper Fi Fund, sits as a member of the President/CEO’s Strategic Advisory Group of Huntington Ingalls Shipbuilding Corporation, is President of WindSock LLC, and serves on the Advisory Board for Charlotte Bridge Home, a veteran’s initiative in his hometown of Charlotte, NC.

“We welcome Gen. (R) Amos to the Board of VT Systems,” said retired Gen. John Coburn, Chairman and CEO of VT Systems. “His remarkable background, service, and accomplishments undoubtedly make him an outstanding choice and we look forward to working with him.”

With this addition to the Board, VT Systems will have six directors including retired Gen. John Coburn. Other directors include Vincent Chong, President & CEO of ST Engineering; Paul ‘Page’ Hoeper, Chairman of Versar, Inc. and the corporation’s audit committee financial expert; Harold Raveche, Founding President of Innovation Strategies, International, LLC; and, Michael W. Wynne, former 21st Secretary of the Air Force.

VT Systems is an engineering company providing integrated solutions to the commercial and government markets in the aerospace, electronics, land systems and marine sectors. VT Systems’ innovative solutions, products and services include aircraft maintenance, repair and modification; software solutions in training and simulation; satellite-based IP communications technology; network solutions that integrate data, voice and video; rugged computers and computer peripheral equipment; specialized truck bodies and trailers; weapons and munitions systems; road construction equipment; and ship design and shipbuilding. Headquartered in Alexandria, Va., VT Systems operates globally and is a wholly owned subsidiary of ST Engineering. Please visit

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Kimberly Miles
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VT Systems
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