Aerial Targets Program

PMA-208's mission is to advance the Navy's combat readiness by delivering next-generation threat-representative targets.​

Greg Crewse

Program Manager, Aerial Targets program

Greg Crewse is the program manager for the Aerial Targets program office (PMA-208). 

Crewse began his Navy career as an air traffic controlman, and after completing officer candidate training in 1986, he earned his naval aviator wings at Naval Air Station (NAS) Corpus Christi, Texas. After completing flight training, he served as a primary flight instructor at Naval Air Station Whiting Field, Florida. His first fleet tour was with Fleet Air Reconnaissance Squadron (VQ) 1 flying the EP-3E at NAS Agana, GU, supporting U.S. Pacific Command and U.S. Central Command, followed by tours with the Chief of Naval Operations Staff, USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71), and the Naval Personnel Command.

In 2003, he reported to VQ-2 to serve as the squadron's executive officer and commanding officer, leading 480 Officers, Sailors, and Aircrew through simultaneous combat and classified reconnaissance missions across three continents. In 2005, he transferred to Maritime Patrol and Reconnaissance Aircraft program office (PMA-290) at NAS Patuxent River, Maryland. While attached to PMA-290, he served as deputy program manager for the EP-3E, Aerial Common Sensor, and EPX Programs leading the Navy's effort to sustain and recapitalize the EP-3E. Following several staff tours at Patuxent River, he served as the executive assistant to the commander of Naval Air Systems Command.  

He joined the Navy civilian service in 2011 and supported multiple program offices including Air Crew Systems (PMA-202) and Persistent Maritime Unmanned Air Systems program office (PMA-262). Most recently, he served as deputy program manager for the Navy and Marine Corps Multi-Mission Tactical UAS program office (PMA-266), where he provided leadership and oversight for the Fire Scout program and Marine Air-Ground Task Force (MAGTF) UAS Expeditionary (MUX) family of systems.

Crewse is a graduate of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. His awards include the Legion Of Merit Medal, the Meritorious Service Medal (three awards), the Air Medal (Strike/Flight), the Navy Commendation Medal (five awards), the Navy Achievement Medal (two awards), numerous service, campaign, unit awards, and a Navy Meritorious Civilian Service Award.



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