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Where we come from is just as
important as where we’re going.


James accepting his diploma as a graduate of the US Military Academy.


Captain Lockwood attending training as a soldier of the US Armed Forces.


TLG builds business base as company formation begins.


TLG incorporates and begins execution toward mantra of Leading the Way to Mission Readiness.


TLG opens C4ISR Headquarters at Aberdeen Proving Ground.


TLG is global, supporting missions for our Warfighters around the world.

Founding Principles

Every day, we are motivated to grow the company, but remain rooted deeply in our principles.

Principle #1:
Invest in our people

We are driven to invest in our employees and create the most satisfying work environment & supporting structure to ensure their growth and happiness.

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Principle #2:
Forever Leading

We are determined to “Lead the Way” to help improve the “Mission Readiness” of all federal agencies and departments.

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Principle #3:
A connected culture

We strive to create an atmosphere of openness and stay connected with all of our team members and customers.

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Principle #4:
We are driven to perform

We are driven to perform and take extra steps to ensure the satisfaction of our customers and employees.

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Principle #5:
Innovative & Efficient

We are committed to delivering cost-efficient and innovative solutions that make functional sense for the intended users.

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Principle #6:
Easy to work with

We are determined to make it easy to contract with us.

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Principle #7:
Deliver on our promises

We are committed to deliver on all expectations set forth and to deliver the right solutions at the right time.

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Leading the way
to mission readiness.

Proudly led by a military Veteran, we seek to continue our service to our nation and Veterans providing job, business and teaming opportunities to our great US service men and women.

Our Founders

The Lockwood Group is co-founded by father and son team, James and Jim Lockwood. Combining the Military, Technical and Leadership experience of father James Lockwood with the Business, Entrepreneur and Staffing experience of son Jim Lockwood, TLG thrives.

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James T. Lockwood, President

Father James Lockwood is the co-founder of the Lockwood Group, LLC. Previously, he was a Project Engineer with ESP Corporation directing a C4ISR program re-aligning legacy Signal systems throughout US Army Signal Corps units in Regular Army, Army Reserve and National Guard components.

Mr. Lockwood has over 35 years of military experience with 27 years in federal service with the US Army Communications Electronics Life Cycle Management Command (CECOM). He has held positions in all levels of the Command including Associate Director for the Logistics & Readiness Center (LRC) responsible for the entire C4ISR spares acquisition and depot repair programs totaling over $1.5B annually. He served as the CECOM Force Modernization Officer for over 12 years, leading fielding and new equipment training efforts worldwide. Additionally, he has served in several key senior management positions in Engineering Management, Logistics and Supply execution and Program Management of various C4ISR programs. He has experience in deployment, operation and maintenance of satellite systems, telecommunications networks, avionics, intelligence and electronic warfare systems, as well strategic Command & Control systems.

Notably, James was personally responsible for establishing CECOM’s RESET program in 2004. The RESET program was newly created to support the returning units from Operation Iraqi Freedom/Operation Enduring Freedom. Under his leadership the mission evolved from a three- person organization to a two-hundred-person office managing all programming, planning and execution of C4ISR RESET Efforts. This program exceeded $4B at its height.

Mr. Lockwood is a graduate of the U.S. Military Academy (USMA) at West Point, NY 1975. He has received extensive training in Engineering Management, Defense Acquisition and Defense Program planning and execution. His awards include The Army Commendation Medal, the National Defense Service medal, Superior Civilian Service Award, 4 Commander’s Awards for Civilian Service and the Army Materiel Command Employee of the Year, 1987. He is a member of the Association of the United States Army (AUSA), the Armed Forces CommunicationsElectronics Association (AFCEA) and the Association of Graduates of the United States Military Academy.

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James F. Lockwood, VP of Operations

Son Jim Lockwood is the co-founder of The Lockwood Group (TLG). Jim is an outside the box thinker with a thirst for problem solving. He has a successful entrepreneurial background with experience in business disciplines across the fields of finance & accounting, business development, professional staffing, resource management and outsourcing within commercial and government entities.

He is active in the business and entrepreneur community regularly participating and speaking at entrepreneurial and defense industry events. He is an avid reader of C4ISR and other defense publications remaining fluid on emerging market trends.

Jim is passionate about The Lockwood Group’s greater mission of Leading the Way to Mission Readiness in support of our number customer – the Warfighter!

Jim graduated from Saint Joseph’s University with a Bachelor of Science in Finance and currently resides in the city of Philadelphia.

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Global Footprint

The Lockwood Group has employees located across the US and globe. We’ve deployed personnel for major missions in Korea, Afghanistan, Kuwait, Germany, Japan and throughout the United States CONUS and OCONUS.

We have the business infrastructure, insurance, and capability to deploy contractors to support missions throughout the world.

Our business is strategically located near key customers: Army C4ISR at Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD; Army, DOD and Federal agencies in Huntsville, AL, the Navy Yard in Philadelphia and the VA Technical Acquisition Center in Eatontown, NJ.

Job Openings at The Lockwood Group

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