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Major General (USA Ret.) James R. Myles Joins DynCorpInternational

FALLS CHURCH, Va. (February 10, 2011) – DynCorpInternational (DI) today announced that Major General (USA Ret.)James R. Myles has joined the company as Vice President of AviationOperations, within the company’s Aviation business area. He isbased in Huntsville, Ala.

“We are honored that General Myles chose to join our team,” saidSteve Gaffney, Chairman and CEO of DynCorp International.  “Aswe look to the future and across our seven business areas, DI holdstremendous potential for growth and Gen. Myles’ extraordinaryachievements and knowledge will enrich the services we provide. Weare committed to the Huntsville community and look forward tocontinuing to expand our presence there.”  

MG Myles has extensive experience in aviation maintenance,life-cycle management, and the acquisition and contracting process.He retired after three years as commanding general of the U.S. ArmyAviation and Missile Command (AMCOM) at Redstone Arsenal. His 36year career included numerous command billets such as the Army Testand Evaluation Command, aviation brigade and battalion command, andmultiple assignments in the 160th special Operations AviationRegiment.

“I feel fortunate to join a company with such a longstandinghistory of providing support to the U.S. government,” said GeneralMyles. “DI’s roots in aviation date back more than 60 years. I lookforward to working to grow the team in Huntsville to continue thosetraditions of superior global support for the company’s militaryand U.S. government customers.”

DI’s aviation business is led by Cathie Gridley, Vice Presidentof Aviation, who joined DynCorp International in June 2010 and willalso be based in Huntsville. Prior to joining DI, Gridley waspresident of customer services at GE Aviation Systems, managing theglobal aftermarket and end-user customer base of more than 1,400customers in 140 countries.  Previously, she held positionswith Smiths Aerospace, Goodrich, TRW, and Lucas Aerospace leadingvarious services divisions, along with a number of controllershippositions outside the aviation industry. 

DI supports critical military and commercial aviation needsglobally with end-to-end professional services and technicalsupport. From rapid-response field assignments to long-termengagements, the company provides the world’s most comprehensivearray of integrated solutions to ensure its customers’ success.

In addition to its aviation work, across the globe DynCorpInternational operates major programs in aircraft and land systemsmaintenance, modifications, and operations; base operations;contingency operations and logistics support; infrastructuredevelopment and operations; broad-based international development;and law enforcement and intelligence training and support.

About DynCorp International
DynCorp International is a global government services provider insupport of U.S. national security and foreign policy objectives,delivering support solutions for defense, diplomacy, andinternational development. DI operates major programs in logistics,platform support, contingency operations, and training andmentoring to reinforce security, community stability, and the ruleof law. DynCorp International is headquartered in Falls Church, Va.For more information, visit www.dyn-intl.com.