On May 2, 2016, Mr. Laurence Mixon became the Special Assistant to the Program Executive Officer for Intelligence, Electronic Warfare and Sensors at Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD. In this position he serves as a proactive agent as it relates to the development, integration and implementation of intelligence within IEW&S technologies. He provides intelligence technical expertise in assisting the PEO in creating and managing program concepts within the IEW&S portfolio to ensure integration and interoperability is achieved among US Army, Army Military Intelligence, intelligence support to Cyber and other intelligence related Acquisition programs to support full-spectrum force.
Before assuming his position at PEO IEW&S, Mixon served 30 years on active duty as an Army Intelligence Officer with his final assignment as the Assistant Chief of Staff, G3 for U.S. Army Intelligence and Security Command. In March 2016 he retired and was selected by the Army to serve as a Defense Intelligence Senior Level member.
His awards and decorations include the Distinguished Service Medal, Defense Superior Service Medal, Legion of Merit, Bronze Star Medal, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal, National Defense Service Medal with 2 Campaign Stars, Afghanistan Campaign Medal with 1 Campaign Star, Iraq Campaign Medal with 3 Campaign Stars, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary and Service Medals, Korea Defense Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon (5 Device), NATO Medal, Air Assault Badge, Parachutist Badge, and the Army Staff Identification Badge.
Mr. Mixon and his wife Tracey have been blessed with eight magnificent children: Hunter, Lauren, Harrison, Brandon, Danielle, Coleman, Preston and Isabella.