Government & military agencies.


Department of State (DOS)

The Honorable Condoleeza Rice

Secretary of State


Mr. Steven G. Hartman

Director, Office of Logistics Operations

703-875-6936 * F 703-875-4731 *

Mr. Edward J. Brennan

Director, Transportation and Travel Management Division

202-663-0901 * F 202-663-0981 *

Mr. Robert S. Browning

Director, Regional Logistics Centers Division

703-875-4585 *

Mr. Lewis H. Wolkofsky

US Despatch Agent, South Iselin, New Jersey

732-855-8890 *

Mr. Ray Schoenberg

US Despatch Agent, Seattle, Washington

206-764-3805 *

Ms. Sara McInnis

US Despatch Agent, Baltimore, Maryland

410-631-0043 *

Ms. Elizabeth J. Pratt

US Despatch Agent, Miami, Florida

305-640-4574 *

Mr. Scott Tiedt

US Despatch Agent, Brownsville, Texas

956-982-3916 *

Ms. Cynthia Halprin-Andreotta

Director, European Logistical Support Office (ELSO)

32 3 540 2011 *


Ms. Ann Gibson, Chief, Transportation Operations Branch

202-663-0902 *

Mr. Luis Roque, Chief, Transportation Management Branch

202-663-0903 *

Mr. Larry Pickerign, Chief, Travel & Transportation Analysis Branch

202-663-0909 *

Mr. Gerald D. Anders, Chief, Transportation Advisory Section

202-647-2988 *

Mr. Greg Watters, Chief, Secure Transportation Section

703-285-2377 *

The Secretary of State is the President's principal foreign policy advisor and is responsible for the formulation of foreign policy and the execution of approved policy. The Secretary has responsibilities, by virtue of law or Executive order, with respect to such matters as international educational and cultural affairs, information activities, foreign assistance, food for peace, arms control and disarmament, supervision of programs authorized by the Peace Corps Act, social science research, immigration, and refugee assistance.

The Secretary has authority and responsibility to the full extent permitted by law for the overall direction, coordination, and supervision of interdepartmental activities of the United States Government overseas. This authority includes continuous supervision and general direction of Peace Corps programs, Economic assistance, Military assistance, Military education and training, and Military sales programs.

The primary mission of the Transportation and Travel Management Division is to provide transportation (Freight Forwarding/Customs House Brokerage) and logistical support for some 164 Embassies, three Branch Offices, 10 Missions, one US Interests Section, 66 Consulates General, 19 Consulates, five US Liaison Offices, and various other field offices throughout the world. The Transportation and Travel Management Division also supports approximately 30 other US government civilian agencies including several Foreign Affairs Agencies (ie, United States Agency for International Development [USAID], Peace Corps [PC], Foreign Agricultural Service [FAS], Foreign Commercial Service [FCS], and Arms Control and Disarmament Agency [ACDA]).

Department of Defense (DOD)

The Honorable Robert M. Gates

Secretary of Defense


Honorable John J. Young, Jr.

Under Secretary of Defense (Acquisition, Technology, & Logistics)

Honorable P. Jackson (Jack) Bell

Deputy Under Secretary of Defense (Logistics and Materiel Readiness)

Mr. Alan Estevez

Principal Asst.

Deputy Under

Secretary of Defense

(Logistics and Materiel Readiness)


Mr. Earl B. Boyanton, Jr.

Assistant Deputy Under

Secretary of Defense

(Transportation Policy)


Mr. Jim Hall

Assistant Deputy Under

Secretary of Defense

(Logistics Plans and Studies)


The Office of the Secretary of Defense logistics staff formulates and recommends defense policy and follows up and oversees the execution of approved policy. DOD logistics includes all efforts to deploy, support, maintain, and sustain DOD personnel, equipment, and weapons systems in fully mission capable condition whenever and wherever required. The logistics budget consisted of $162 billion in fiscal year 2006, about 30 percent of the DOD budget, excluding supplemental appropriations. The DOD logistics priorities are:

** Supports the warfighting effort

** Improves supply chain effectiveness and efficiency

** Integrates life cycle management principles into DOD acquisition and sustainment efforts

Two key elements of the DOD logistics enterprise--Transportation Policy and Supply Chain Integration--are highlighted herein.


Mr. Earl B. Boyanton, Jr.

Asst. Deputy Under Secretary of Defense (Transportation Policy)

703-601-4478 * DSN 329

Ms. Lisa Roberts


703-601-4461, x105 * DSN 329

COL Robert Guarino, USA

Assistant for Deployment and Distribution

703-601-4461, x107 * DSN 329

Col John Rausch, USAF

Assistant for Air Transportation

703-601-4461, x109 * DSN 329

LtCol Mike Holmes, USAF

Assistant for Air Transportation

703-601-4461, x110 * DSN 329

Mr. Adam Yearwood

Assistant for Sealift and Mobility

703-601-4461, x102 * DSN 329

Mr. Fred Schutz

Assistant for Surface Transportation

703-601-4461, x103 * DSN 329

Ms. Stephanie Lopez

Assistant for Logistics Management

703-601-4461, x148 * DSN 329

The Assistant Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Transportation Policy--ADUSD (TP)--serves as principal advisor for establishing policies and providing guidance to DOD Components for effective and efficient use of government and commercial transportation resources. Transportation Policy is also responsible for distribution (including force movement) policies. Key functions of the ADUSD (TP) are:

** Develops transportation, distribution, and force movement policies and provide analysis, advice, and recommendations to ensure cost-effective joint logistics support to the warfighter

** Coordinates and negotiates with federal departments and interagencies regarding transportation and distribution-related matters and initiatives that support the national security strategy

** Ensures that the Defense Transportation System (which is made up of both DOD-owned and contracted commercial resources) is effective in providing end-to-end support to the warfighter--especially in using commercial transportation resources during peacetime and contingency operations and in optimizing distribution cycle times

** Collaborates with the Commander, US Transportation Command as the Distribution Process Owner (DPO), and the DPO's distribution partners to support distribution process improvement initiatives

** Promotes coordination, cooperation, and mutual understanding between DOD, Congress, and the commercial transportation and third party logistics industries

** Provides Department-level functional guidance for the development and implementation of DOD information technology programs related to the foregoing, including portfolio management and investment decisions

** Advocates proper resourcing of DOD transportation and distribution programs


Mr. Jim Hall

Asst. Deputy Under Secretary of Defense (Logistics Plans and Studies)

703-604-0098 * DSN 664

Col Dennis Crimiel, USAF


703-604-0098, x132 * DSN 664

Ms. Kathleen Smith

703-604-0098, x135 * DSN 664

Ms. Debra Bennett

703-604-0098, x137 * DSN 664

Ms. Carol Conrad

703-604-0098, x141 * DSN 664

Mr. Paul Blackwell

703-604-0098, x202 * DSN 664

The Assistant Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Logistics Plans and Studies--ADUSD (LP & S)--serves as the principal advisor for advancing the integration of the DOD supply chain through policy development and by facilitating DOD component implementation of supply chain management practices; coordinating the service, agency, and combatant commander's logistics strategies to provide a unified approach to supporting the department's logistics missions, goals, and objectives; examining promising concepts for logistics management and assessing their applicability to DOD; and strengthening the professional development of logisticians. Key functions of the Supply Chain Integration office are:

** Develops and maintains DOD policy facilitating component implementation of supply chain management and end-to-end distribution capabilities required to meet 21st century deployment and sustainment requirements

** Develops and maintains DOD policy regarding Materiel Management and Supply Distribution, including supply depot operations, storage, and issue processing

** Develops and maintains DOD policy for Inventory Control, including item accountability, physical inventories, reconciliations, and security

** Develops and maintains DOD policy regarding materiel disposition and disposal

** Develops DOD policy regarding Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) implementation to enable business process efficiencies and enhanced asset visibility for the DOD Supply Chain

** Monitors implementation and reports status to OMB, GAO, and Congress of key initiatives to improve Supply Chain Management through the development and update of the DOD Supply Chain Management High Risk Improvement Plan

** Guides implementation of DOD's supply and storage Base Realignment and Closure efforts


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