Vice Admiral Gerald R. Beaman (USN Ret.) commanded the 3rd fleet, retiring in August 2013. He became president of Kratos Defense and Security Solutions Unmanned Combat Aerial Systems division the same year. Kratos received $26.8 million in Department of Defense contracts the year Beaman joined the company.
Kratos said he would both develop the new business for the company and "oversee major Strategic Programs."
Commander, 3rd Fleet,
President, Unmanned Combat Aerial Systems (UCAS) Division,
Kratos Defense & Security Solutions