2012 Keynote Speaker
Brigadier General (BG) Robert “Bo” Dyess assumed duties as the Director, Requirements Integration, Army Capabilities Integration Center (ARCIC), on 3 August 2009.
During his 29 years of service, BG Dyess has held command and staff assignments including: Rifle Platoon Leader, A Company, later Mortar Platoon Leader, Combat Support Company, later S-3 (Air), 1st Battalion, 505th Infantry (Airborne), 82d Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, to include duty as a Tactical Officer, United States Army School of the Americas in Panama and combat operations during OPERATION URGENT FURY in Grenada and OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM (Afghanistan).
He is a graduate of the Infantry Officer Basic and Advanced Courses; Command and General Staff College; Force Management Course; and the Air War College. BG Dyess holds a Masters of Science in Systems Engineering from Virginia Polytechnic Institute (VPI) and a Masters Degree in Strategic Studies from the United States Air University, Alabama. To learn more about BG Dyess please visit BG Dyess’ Bio
Nashville based singer/songwriter, Stephanie Quayle is a force to be reckoned with, taking her life experience and blending them into melodic adventures with a bit of a smirk.
Stephanie wants to be a healing force for the world and writes songs filled with her own experience that inspire as well as bring understanding and awareness to unimaginable circumstances. From her work with veterans and their families to the mentoring of young girls and women in songwriting and esteem building workshops, Stephanie is relentless and determined to be a voice of empathy, joy and laughter.
Please visit StephanieQuale.com to learn more about Stephanie and her music.