Rae Ohlert is the founder of Eagle Horizon Group, a Service-Disabled Veteran Owned and Economically Disadvantaged Woman Owned HUBZone
certified consulting firm with an emphasis on emergency management planning, exercise and training. Projects have included continuity support, systems
audit and modernization for critical EOC, training and exercises for US Health and Human Services (HHS), continuity planning for the Pentagon’s
Defense Continuity and Crisis Management (DCCM) Office and exercises under DHS/FEMA’s National Exercise Program (NEP).
Rae Ohlert was the Program Manager for Continuity of Operations (COOP) activities for the US Department of Labor. In this capacity she managed
emergency response and preparedness planning, and developed linkages between the Department’s national response plan programs and continuity of
operation programs. As the COOP Program manager she was also responsible for developing requirements for and ensuring the effectiveness of training
programs and courses related to emergency management and continuity of operations.
She attended the University of North Texas and graduated cum laude with a BS in Emergency Administration and Disaster Planning in 1993. She has
completed coursework for a Master’s Degree in Organizational Leadership and is a Certified Floodplain Manger, a DRII Certified Business Continuity
Professional, a FEMA certified Master Trainer, Master Exercise Practitioner, a Master Professional Continuity Practitioner level 2, and a HAZUS
Eagle Horizon Group collaborates with select business partners to widen contract availability, complement its range of performance offerings,
support surge requirements, and increase our range of professional services to government agencies and national security corporations.
Eagle- Horizons Group can provide the following EHF/AEHF support capabilities either directly or through coordination with other
outside Government or Contractor supported agencies:
A. Provide Field Support Representative (FSR)/Field Service Engineer (FSE) support on assigned AEHF/EHF Terminals.
B. On-Site training support for operations and Maintenance of SMART-T Terminals
C. Yearly Mobile Depot Maintenance (MDM) support to each user as follows :
1) Identify Corrosion issues
2) Provide terminal and Spares Inventory support
3) Test operation of assigned terminals
4) Identify training deficiencies and discuss terminal employment tactics.
5) Perform a complete terminal inspection.
6) Provide terminal inspection reports to unit representatives with recommended corrective actions.
D. Provide 24/7 telephonic support to the user community.
E. Provide coordination or direct support for Depot level repair actions on an as needed basis to minimize terminal downtimes.
F. Provide coordination with Program Managers (both Government and Contractor) if a repair action is of such a nature that a field
technician cannot repair at the operator level.
G. Work with units to develop terminal employment tactics for disaster preparedness and recovery operations, in both stressed and non-
H. Assist units with developing a logistics plan to support terminals in both stressed and non-stressed environments.
I. Educate users on the anti-jam capability and interoperability with other types of AEHF/EHF terminals such as the Shipboard Navy
Multi-Band Terminal, Shipboard AN/USC-38 terminal, Air Force Command Post Terminal (fixed, Airborne and ground mobile), AN/PSC-
11 SCAMP terminal, as well as the soon to be fielded FAB-T (Family of Advanced Beyond Site Terminal) and global Ascent system
J. Coordinate terminal hardware and software upgrades with terminal program Managers (both Government and Contractor).
K. Provide terminal Endorsement assistance on an as needed basis.
L. Short notice travel to locations requiring immediate assistance for operation, training and maintenance support.
M. Provide other SATCOMM support assistance on an as requested basis.
Operate telecommunications equipment, including but not limited to LF, MF, HF, LMR, Satellite, Wi-Fi, microwave, telephone (PBX etc.); IP
switches, routers etc.; conducting communications using a variety of modes (voice, video, and data), including maintaining the station log and
recording and delivering message traffic; configuring operating parameters, adjusting, troubleshooting, and repairing telecommunications
equipment including transceivers, antenna tuners, preamplifiers, amplifiers, power supplies, interfaces, antenna rotators and their controllers,
ancillary equipment; antennas and feedlines, switches and routers etc. Operate/control radio nets, drills, training and exercises.
Radio Engineering and Maintenance
Design, installation, and implementation of radio systems and protective measures (Electromagnetic Pulse (EMP), lightning, power
surges/sags, electrical noise etc.); troubleshooting and repairing operational and technical problems with communications systems; develop
and supervise or execute preventative maintenance program.
Legacy Computer Systems
For older systems not supported by the customer’s IT departments or the manufacturer; updates anti-virus software, apply operating software
and application software updates, manage disk space, maintain access rights and user accounts, replace consumable supplies (ink, toner, paper
etc.), troubleshoot and repair hardware and software, provide technical support to HF Radio personnel (operating system, applications,
peripheral devices etc.).