Randal E. Morger Named Director Of Communications & Administrative Services For Sanders
NASHUA, NH, 19-APR-00 -- Marvin L. Braman, Sanders' Director of Communications & Administrative Services, will retire April 30, following a 40-year career with Sanders, a Lockheed Martin Company, and the U.S. Air Force. He will be succeeded by Randal E. Morger. Sanders President Walt Havenstein announced Braman's successor during Sanders' April 17 Quarterly Management Meeting attended by 300 managers at the Sheraton Tara in Nashua.
Braman leads Sanders' Communications and Administrative Service organization which encompasses public relations, advertising, and employee communications functions; management directives and practices; media services and video production activities; the company's Technical Publications Services organization; and Administrative Services.
Following a 28-year Air Force career, Braman joined Sanders in 1987 from the Office of the Secretary of Defense where he had served as Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs and Director of Defense Information. Prior to that assignment he was Director of Public Affairs for U.S. Forces in the Pacific (CINCPAC). His earlier key assignments included: Chief of Media Relations for the Air Force in Vietnam (1969-1970); military assistant on the personal staff of the Secretary of Defense (1975-1977); and Director of Public Affairs for Pacific Air Forces.
Braman received a bachelor's degree in journalism from the University of Iowa; a master's degree in public relations from Boston University; and is a 1978 graduate of the National War College. He is also a graduate of the Industrial College of the Armed Forces and the Air War College.
Morger joined Sanders in January 1999 as Public Information Manager following a career as a U.S. Air Force officer. He had most recently served as Chief of Plans and Policy and Deputy Chief of Public Information at Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe (SHAPE) in Belgium. At SHAPE, he led NATO Public Affairs planning for Bosnia and the Kosovo crisis. Prior assignments included service as a press officer in the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Public Affairs; Associate Editor of Air Force Magazine, and Commander of a major military broadcast network.
Morger received a bachelor's degree in journalism from the University of Montana; a master's in history from the University of Alabama; and is a graduate of the Defense Information School; USAF Squadron Officers School; the Air Command and Staff College; and the Air War College.
Sanders is an operating company of the Lockheed Martin Corporation, and a major producer of aircraft self-protection systems and tactical surveillance and intelligence systems for all branches of the armed forces. Other major business areas include microwave, mission and space electronics; infrared imaging; and automated mission planning systems.