LTC Amanda Love, USA

Joint Project Management office under the Joint Program Executive Office for Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Defense (JPEO-CBRND)
Joint Product Manager
CBRN Requirements – Medical CBRN Research, Development, Test, & Evaluation
Lieutenant Colonel Amanda Love is the Joint Product Manager for the Botulinum/Plague Vaccine Development program, Joint Project Manager for Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear Medical (JPM CBRN Medical), a component of the Joint Program Executive Office for Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Defense (JPEO-CBRND), headquartered at Aberdeen Proving Ground (APG). In this role, she is responsible for providing research, development, acquisition management, and joint service integration for products transitioning from the technology base through full life cycle management of U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved medical countermeasure pharmaceuticals against chemical, radiological and nuclear threats. She will perform as total lifecycle systems manager, reporting to the JPM CBRN Medical, COL Matthew Clark.

LTC Amanda Love was commissioned as an Army Nurse Corps officer in December 2003. Her first duty assignment was General Leonard Wood Army Community Hospital, Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri, where she served as a Clinical Staff Nurse on the Medical Surgical floor. LTC Love completed the Perioperative Nursing Course at Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, earning a new Area of Concentration (AOC) designation as a Perioperative Nurse. Following the new AOC designation, LTC Love served as a Perioperative Staff Nurse at Dwight D. Eisenhower Army Medical Center, Fort Gordon, Georgia, and later as a Perioperative Assistant Clinical Nurse Officer-in-Charge at 121st Combat Support Hospital, Yongsan, South Korea.

Following completion of Captain’s Career Course at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, LTC Love deployed with the 10th Combat Support Hospital as the Perioperative Clinical Nurse Officer-in-Charge, Herat, Afghanistan. Upon redeployment, LTC Love was selected for the role as the Perioperative Logistics Coordinator at Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, Texas. During her tour at Brooke Army Medical Center, she completed Command and General Staff College, as well as a Master’s degree in Health Care Systems Management with Distinction from Grantham University. While stationed at the United States Army Medical Materiel Agency, Fort Detrick, Maryland, LTC Love served as both the Project Manager, Medical Device Assemblage Management, and Clinical Consultant. Later assigned to Fort Hood, Texas, LTC Love held several leadership positions, including: Executive Officer of the Warrior Transition Battalion; Clinical Nurse Officer-in-Charge, Thomas Moore Medical Home; and most recently served as the Executive Officer, Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center.

LTC Love is the proud parent of two amazing children.