The DASD(PS) is responsible to the Assistant Secretary of Defense(Sustainment) for all product support policy matters.
- Provides oversight of program sustainment, affordability, and life cycle logistics for major weapon systems acquisition in order to ensure sustainability and supportability integration early in the acquisition process.
- Oversees the Product Support Managers and Performance Base Logistics programs.
- Coordinates and synchronizes international and partner engagement for the ASD(S).
- Provides functional management of acquisition and logistics career fields.
Provide the DoD policy, processes, and guidance to ensure effective and affordable life cycle product support solutions
for our weapons systems, subsystems and components.
Ms. Lisa P. Smith, a member of the Senior Executive Service, is the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Product Support and serves as the principal advisor to the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD) leadership on policies, procedures, and actions related to the readiness and sustainability of major weapon systems. She is responsible for the development and implementation of acquisition and sustainment strategies and processes providing the Warfighter with cost-effective weapon system readiness across the life cycle. In addition, Ms. Smith coordinates and synchronizes ASD(S) international and partner engagements. She also manages the life cycle logistics and logistics workforce for the Department of Defense. She assumed her current position in April 2021.
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