The Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Supply Chain Integration, under the Assistant
Secretary of Defense for Logistics and Materiel Readiness, is responsible for the orchestration, synchronization,
and integration of the global supply chain, its operational execution, and performance. Specific responsibilities
- Leading the development of DoD supply chain policies
- Strengthening detection, analysis, and reporting of non-conforming counterfeit items
- Supporting Financial Improvement and Audit Readiness by strengthening logistics practices related to mission critical assets
- Ensuring timely and proper disposition of Foreign Excess Personal Property (FEPP) upon redeployment and drawdown
- Ensuring prudent reduction in current inventory excesses as well as a reduction in the potential for future excesses, without degrading materiel support to the warfighter
- Improving visibility, accountability and control of all critical assets
- Adopting enterprise-wide metrics that promote common goals and interoperability
- Ensuring end-to-end integration of support within commodities
- Identifying, developing, and utilizing logistics human capital/competencies
- Facilitating multi-national cooperation
Dee Reardon is the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Supply Chain Integration and serves
as a principal advisor to the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Logistics and Materiel Readiness.
She is dedicated to ensuring maximum readiness of weapon systems and excellent Warfighter support.
She is responsible for development of the Department’s logistics strategy, overall supply chain
integration, and global supply chain management policy, overseeing $90 billion of inventory and
inventory management practices, asset visibility, distribution, and disposal as well as obsolescence
and anti-counterfeit strategies and execution. She oversees policy development for repair parts
requirements and forecasting, automatic identification technology for improved asset tracking and
in-transit visibility, and leads the department’s plan to improve material distribution. She is
responsible for enterprise supply chain performance and leads department-wide sustainment
improvement initiatives, provides oversight of logistics information technology systems, and
ensures efficient use of department logistics resources. 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 2013.
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