The Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Logistics, under the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Sustainment, is responsible for the department's logistics strategy and policy, supply, storage and distribution, property and equipment, transportation, and program support.
Drive warfighting readiness and lethality through efficient and effective operation and improvement of the Joint Logistics Enterprise.
A resilient and agile, best-in-class logistics force delivering cost-efficient readiness to improve lethality while constantly innovating to out-pace our adversaries.
-Facilitate improvement of operations and readiness through focused policy, guidance, and governance.
-Lead the development and provide oversight of DOD logistics and Operational Contract Support (OCS) policies.
-Monitor and maintain the efficiency and effectiveness of the logistics enterprise throughappropriate metrics.
-Improve visibility, accountability, and control of all critical assets.
-Support auditability of the logistics enterprise.
Dee Reardon is the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Logistics and serves as a principal advisor to the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Sustainment. She is dedicated to ensuring maximum readiness of weapon systems and excellent warfighter support. Mrs. Reardon is responsible for the Department’s logistics strategy and policy, supply, storage and distribution, property and equipment, transportation, and program support. Her portfolio includes oversight of ~$100 billion of inventory and inventory management practices, asset visibility, and disposal as well as obsolescence and anti-counterfeit strategies. She oversees policy development and compliance, requirements and forecasting, and performance measurement, as well as department-wide sustainment improvement initiatives. Ultimately, she is responsible for ensuring the efficient use of the department’s logistics resources to maximize effectiveness. She is a member of multiple international cooperation forums and inter-agency groups supporting the global supply chain with U.S. allies. She assumed this position in August 2018.
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