During a career spanning more than five decades, Vice Admiral J. Guy Reynolds has distinguished himself as a visionary leader and a consummate technical expert with a unique ability to forge cooperative working relationships across institutional bounds. As an active duty officer, V ADM Reynolds tirelessly championed undersea warfare technology from science and technology to research and development, production and in- service improvement, becoming the “Father of AOCAP” and moving submarine combat systems into the digital age with 8 SY-I and BSY-2. After retiring, V ADM Reynolds has continued to foster government-industry communications as president of the Naval Submarine League and as a consultant to numerous companies involved in undersea warfare. In all endeavors, he possesses an unparalleled ability to communicate with personnel at all levels, from admirals to ensigns, and from CEOs to shipyard workers, which has helped ensure that the Navy acquires the most effective and efficient capabilities for today and tomorrow.
In recognition of V ADM J. Guy Reynolds USN (Ret), for his numerous unsurpassed contributions to maintaining the U.S. Navy’s superiority in undersea warfare (USW), the National Defense Industrial Association (NOIA) is proud to present the Vice Admiral Charles£. Weakly Award to VAOM J. Guy Reynolds for his lifetime dedication and commitment to undersea warfare