Requirements Development Division (RDD)

Chief, RDD

Mr. Gary J Lemons

In this capacity, Mr. Lemons serves as the Chief of the Requirements Determination Division (RDD) of the Capabilities Development Integration Directorate (CDID) at Fort Sill, Oklahoma. Additionally serves as the Senior Fires requirements determination and analysis specialist in the CDID, under the general supervision of the Director, CDID. Provides expert analysis and advice, as well as guidance and direction to military, civilian, and contractor personnel involved in the planning, scheduling, development and approval of all requirements documentation and analytical studies for Field Artillery (FA) and Air and Missile Defense Artillery (AMD) systems across the areas of doctrine, training, leader development, organization, materiel, personnel and facilities (DOTMLPF). Responsible for developing, coordinating, synchronizing, and prioritizing staff actions in conjunction with CDID and U. S. Army Fires Center of Excellence (FCOE) requirements documentation.

Career Chronology:

Nov 2009- Present: FCOE, CDID Chief of the Requirements Determination Division
Nov 2008- Aug 2009: FCOE, CDID Chief of Operations
Sep 2007- Nov 2008: FDIC, Chief Requirements and Analysis Division
Nov 2008 – Feb 2006: FDIC, Chief Requirements Branch
Apr 2003-Feb 2006: FDIC, RDDI FA Acquisition Specialist
Jun 1997-Apr 2003: Senior Military Analyst, Coleman Research Corp., Lawton, OK
Mar 1977- Jun 1997: Army Officer, Active Duty


BA, Human Resource Management, Central State University, 1980
AA, New Mexico Military Institute, 1974
Diploma, Tulsa Central High School, Tulsa, OK, 1972

Deputy, RDD

Lt. Col. Teresa “Terri” L. Herbert

Lt. Col. Terri L. Herbert is the deputy, Requirements Determination Division. Her most recent assignment was G7 chief of simulations, US Army Fires Center of Excellence, Fort Sill, Okla. She received her commission from the State of Oklahoma Army National Guard (OKARNG) Officer Candidate School (OCS) in 1990.

Herbert began her military service with the US Air Force in 1978. Following basic training at Lackland Air Force Base (AFB), Texas, she was assigned to 366th Civil Engineering Squadron, Mountain Home AFB, Idaho as a metal processing specialist until 1981.

After discharge from active duty, Herbert had a break in service before she joined the 45th Field Artillery (FA) Brigade, OKARNG, Enid, Okla. She served for a year as a single channel radio operator before she entered the 15-month OCS program. She graduated OCS in 1989 and returned to the 45th FA Brigade. Following both Chemical Officer Basic and Advance Courses, she served in Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 45th FA Brigade in various positions including: brigade chemical officer, FA officer and the State of Oklahoma’s first female battery commander.

In 2001, she transferred to the Army Reserve and joined the 172d Corps Support Group (USAR), Broken Arrow, Okla. After resident training to become qualified in information systems management, she served as automation management officer. She attended the non-resident Reserve Component Combined Arms and Services Staff School in Tulsa, Okla.

Herbert was involuntarily mobilized in support of the Global War on Terror October 2004-November 2007. Her duty assignments included information management officer and executive officer for US Army Forces Command, Fort McPherson, Ga. She attended non-resident Reserve Component Intermediate Level Education (formerly known as Command and General Staff College) at Fort McPherson, GA.

She was mobilized for deployment in support of Operation Enduring Freedom December 2007-March 2009 as an individual augmentee and duties included CJ6 projects officer and CJ3 systems officer with Headquarters, International Security Assistance Force, Kabul, Afghanistan. Upon redeployment she was again involuntarily mobilized March 2009-September 2016 in support of overseas contingency operations to serve as a mobilization planner for US Army Forces Command, Fort Bragg, N.C.

Herbert was assessed to regular Army rolls October 2016 as a sanctuary Soldier and currently serves as deputy, Requirements Determination Division, Capabilities Development and Integration Directorate, US Army Fires Center of Excellence, Fort Sill, Okla.


  1. Lead the Joint Capabilities Integration and Development System (JCIDS), Capabilities Needs Analysis (CNA), Science and Technology, and Electric Fires (Directed Energy) processes.


  1. Requirement Development Headquarters.
  2. Lead and coordinate CNA yearly process within FCoE.
  3. Maintain FCoE portion of the CNA database.
  4. Prepare and maintain the Fires S&T initiatives for CNA.

Requirements Branch:

  1. Develops, and coordinates JCIDS capability documents and supporting documentation (e.g. System Training Plan).
  2. Develop, revise and brief FCoE portion of the Army Requirements Oversight Council (AROC) process for all JCIDS documents.
  3. Develop, revise and brief all JCIDS and acquisition decision reviews at all levels.
  4. Interface with interagency and multinational FA/AMD offices, Program Executive Officer (PEO) Missiles and Space, PEO Command Control and Communications Tactical, PEO Ammunition, PEO Combat Support and Combat Service Support, PEO Ground Combat Systems, PEO Intelligence, Electronic Warfare and Sensors, and PEO Soldier; U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command; Space and Missile Defense Command (SMDC); JIAMDO, JCS, MDA and appropriate PMs on operational and materiel requirements.
  5. Coordinate with other Army branches and services with respect to Fires solutions in cross-branch programs (e.g., Joint Warfare, Force Situational Awareness, Airspace Management and Control).
  6. Perform level 2 integration and support ARCIC in performing level 3 integration as defined by TRADOC Regulation 71-20.
  7. Serve as the FCoE POC and system manager for all Fires systems for which no TCM exists or has assigned responsibilities.
  8. Support the conduct of Analysis of Alternatives (AoA).

Analysis Branch:

  1. Conduct studies and analyses to support requirements, concepts, experimentation and force developments, and the Materiel Acquisition Process and JCIDS. Participate in Army, Joint, NATO, and Multi-National studies, assessments and analyses that directly influence Army Fires capabilities.
  2. Conduct and participate in analyses and assessments to determine Fires gaps, deficiencies and their materiel or non-materiel solutions.
  3. Oversee the development, operation, and maintenance of Fires simulation models and tools, resident in the FCoE, in support of capability developments. Support scenario development by TRADOC Analysis Center (TRAC) to enhance available modeling and simulations scenarios. Conduct limited scenario development in support of programs and studies when there are no adequate modeling and simulation scenarios available.
  4. Conduct Cost Benefit Analysis (C-BA) to support all Force Design Updates (FDU) on existing FA and AMD units and organizations. Conduct C-BA for capability documents in support of new Fires acquisition programs. Conduct Business Case Analysis (BCA) when directed in support of other programs and requirements.
  5. Conduct ACAT III Analysis of Alternatives (AoA) for new Fires acquisition programs. Conduct ACAT II AoA when directed and support ACAT III AoA when TRAC is designated as the lead. Support ACAT I AoA for Fires programs. Serve as the liaison between CDID, FCoE and TRAC on all AoAs.
  6. Produce Operational Mode Summary / Mission Profiles (OMS/MP) for all new Fires programs with support from TRADOC Capability Managers (TCM) in support of program Milestones.
  7. Support Fires programs throughout the acquisition process to include lethality modeling, updated C-BAs, and other analysis to quantify requirements threshold and objective values. Conduct follow-on analysis as required to answer questions asked during the AROC and JROC process and acquisition process.
  8. Provide Fires analysis and studies support to COCOMs.
  9. Serve as the liaison between CDID, FCoE and all Army and Joint analytical and cost agencies supporting Fires programs. Participate with The Joint Technical Coordinating Group for Munitions Effectiveness (JTCG/ME) by providing SME on FA and AMD capabilities.

Operational Architecture Branch:

  1. Support JCIDS capability development by developing and coordinating all architecture and net ready products.
  2. FCoE Lead for the coordination of Network Integration Evaluation (NIE) and Army Warfighting Assessments (AWA). Provide additional support as needed.
  3. Support the FCoE in Army, Joint, and Multinational Fires C4I communications and interoperability standards working groups.
  4. Perform level 2 integration of architecture products and support level 3 integration IAW TR 71-20.
  5. Develop architecture that reflects existing or developmental operational concepts, delineates required capabilities, and provides foundation and underpinning information and data in order to support capabilities development and decision making at the FCoE.
  6. Develop organizational architectures that assist in the transformation to the current force to the future force and inform investment and implementation decisions for force management.

Science and Technology (S&T) and Electric Fires:

  1. Conduct and participate in S&T working groups and meetings.
  2. Support the CNA process by ensuring Fires S&T efforts are in the CNA database.
  3. Coordinate all staff actions to ensure S&T supported by FCoE are endorsed by the Commanding General.
  4. Lead the Army’s Electric Fires efforts to include the TRADOC Directed Energy Integrated Capability Development Team.
  5. Continue to develop and coordinate demonstrations at Electric Fires range.