Ted Harrison

MG Ted Harrison, US Army (ret) is currently the Vice President and General Manager for Defense at Belcan Government Solutions. In this role he is responsible for Belcan’s Defense Business including program performance, business strategy, and organic growth. He also serves on the Board of Directors of the National Contract Management Association.

General Harrison’s last military assignment was as the Director of Operations for the Deputy Chief of Staff, G9, Installation Management. As the Director of Operations, General Harrison was responsible for overseeing the development and coordination of program requirements, strategy, and policies pertaining to facilities, military construction, energy, real property asset management and BRAC properties that support Army objectives and improve the quality of life for Soldiers, Civilians, and Families.

General Harrison was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the Air Defense Artillery after graduating as a Distinguished Military Graduate from Virginia Tech in 1980. He has served in numerous command and staff positions throughout his career. Most recently, he served as the Commanding General of the U.S. Army Contracting Command.

He is a graduate of the US Army War College Fellowship Program at the University of Texas, Austin. He holds a Masters Degree in Business Administration from Frostburg State University, MD., and a Bachelor of Science in Marketing Management from Virginia Tech. He is a graduate of the Air Defense Artillery Basic Course, Aviation Officer Advanced Course (with honors), Defense Program Managers Course, and Command and General Staff College. General Harrison is Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act Level III certified in both contracting and program management.

Early in his career General Harrison served as a Hawk Platoon Leader in the Republic of Korea and as a Vulcan and Stinger Platoon Leader in the 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, NC. After completing Rotary Wing Flight Training he served as an Aero Scout Platoon Leader, Flight Operations Officer, and Air Cavalry Troop Commander in 4th Squadron, 12th U.S. Cavalry, Fort Polk, Louisiana.

General Harrison’s acquisition career began at Letterkenny Army Depot, PA, where he served as a Contracting Officer and Executive Officer to the Depot Commander. He also served as Director of Contracting, Osan Air Base, Korea; Weapons System Manager for Aviation Ground Support Equipment, U.S. Army Aviation and Troop Command; and as Army Section Chief, Office of Defense Cooperation, U.S. Embassy, Rome, Italy. His acquisition command assignments include Commander of Lima Army Tank Plant, Lima, Ohio; Commander, 410th Contracting Support Brigade, Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, Texas; Commanding General, Expeditionary Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal; Commanding General, U.S. Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal. Other key assignments include Chief of Staff, Joint Contracting Command (Iraq/Afghanistan); Director, Procurement Operations for Iraq and Afghanistan, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army (Procurement); and Director of Contracting, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

General Harrison and his wife Wendy have four children and four grandchildren.


Ted Harrison

Board Member, NCMA HQ
MG US Army (ret.), VP/GM Defense, Belcan Government Solutions