Program Executive Officer Simulation, Training and Instrumentation (PEO STRI)
Brigadier General Michael E. Sloane is the Program Executive Officer for Simulation, Training and Instrumentation (PEO STRI) in Orlando, Florida. PEO STRI executes a multi-billion dollar program annually, and is staffed by more than 1,000 military, government civilian and service support contractors. The organization also manages Foreign Military Sales programs which support more than 65 countries.
Prior to this assignment, Brigadier General Sloane served as the Assistant Program Executive Officer Enterprise Information Systems (PEO EIS) from December 2016 - June 2018. His responsibilities included the integration of the Army’s Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems as well as the migration of the ERPs in accordance with the Office of the Secretary of Defense and Army policies to the Defense Information Systems Agency data centers as part of the Army enclave. Prior to his position as Assistant PEO, Brigadier General Sloane served as the Chief of Staff to the Acting Assistant Secretary of the Army (Acquisition, Logistics and Technology).
Brigadier General Sloane was commissioned as an Army officer after earning a Bachelor of Business Administration from Columbus State University in Columbus, Georgia. He earned a Master of Business Administration from Webster University while attending the Command and General Staff College. In 2012, he graduated from the Industrial College of the Armed Forces (ICAF) with a Master of Science in National Resource Strategy and completed the Senior Acquisition Course.
Brigadier General Sloane has had operational assignments as a platoon leader and company executive officer while serving four years in the 24th Infantry Division (Mechanized). In the 24th ID, he deployed for Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm, to Honduras for Joint Task Force 105 and to support Hurricane Andrew relief operations. His career includes a break in active duty service from 1993 to 1997 during which he worked in corporate industry and started a Limited Liability Corporation.
Upon recall to active duty in 1997, Brigadier General Sloane’s military duties commenced with three years in the 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry) serving as the Division Support Command S4 and as Commander, Bravo Company, 210th Forward Support Battalion. While commanding in the 10th Mountain Division, he deployed to the Balkans with the NATO-led multinational peacekeeping force, Stabilization Force 6.
In 2000, Brigadier General Sloane was assigned to Army Human Resources Command to serve as the Future Readiness Officer and an Assignment Officer. In 2003, following CGSC, he was assigned to the Missile Defense Agency’s Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) System Project Office as the Assistant Product Manager for Missile Development and later as Assistant Product Manager for THAAD System Test and Evaluation. In 2006, he was assigned to the Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, G-1 as the lead Personnel Policy Integrator for the Acquisition, Chaplain and Judge Advocate General Corps. From 2008 to 2011, Brigadier General Sloane served in PEO Soldier as the Product Manager for Soldier Clothing and Individual Equipment then, following ICAF, he served three-and-a-half years as the Project Manager for Soldier Sensors and Lasers, starting in 2012.
Brigadier General Sloane’s awards and decorations include Legion of Merits, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medals, Army Commendation Medals, Joint Service Achievement Medal, Army Achievement Medals, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Southwest Asia Service Medal (with three Bronze Service Stars), Global War on Terrorism/Service Medal, Humanitarian Service Medals, the NATO Badge, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait Liberation Medals, Parachutist Badge, Air Assault Badge, Ranger Tab, and the Army Staff Identification Badge.