DoD Maintenance Symposium

December 9-12, 2019 │ Spokane, Washington, USA

2018 Plenary Sessions

Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018

Posturing Sustainment to Compete and Win Against a Peer Competitor


Mr. Kenneth D. Watson
Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense (Materiel Readiness)
Office of the Secretary of Defense

Lieutenant General Aundre F. Piggee, USA - presentation*
Deputy Chief of Staff, G-4

Lieutenant General Charles G. Chiarotti, USMC
Deputy Commandant for Installations and Logistics

Rear Admiral John Polowczyk, USN
Vice Director, J4, Joint Staff

Major General Cedric George, USAF - presentation*
Deputy Director of Resource Integration of Logistics Chief Information Officer
Deputy Chief of Staff for Logistics, Engineering and Force Protection

Rear Admiral Richard Duke Heinz, SC, USN
Commander, Naval Supply Systems Command Weapon Systems Support

Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2018 

Health of the Defense Industrial Base


Brigadier General Kyle W. Robinson, USAF
The Dwight D. Eisenhower School for National Security and Resource Strategy

Rear Admiral Mark R. Whitney, USN
Director, Fleet Maintenance
U.S. Fleet Forces Command

Rear Admiral Michael Zarkowski, USN 
Commander, Fleet Readiness Centers

Brigadier General John C. Kubinec, USAF
Warner Robins Air Logistics Complex, Robins Air Force Base

Rear Admiral Melvin W. Bouboulis, USCG - presentation*
Assistant Commandant for Engineering and Logistics
U.S. Coast Guard

Mr. Jan Jedrych - presentation*
Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army
(Acquisition Policy and Logistics)

Mr. David Clifton
Executive Deputy
Marine Corps Logistics Command

Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2018

F-35's Sustainment Journey and Revelations for Other Weapon System Acquisitions


Mr. Daniel Fri
F-35 Director for Logistics and Sustainment/Product Support Manager

Brigadier General Thomas Todd, USA 
Program Executive Officer, Aviation

Ms. Candy Chesser - presentation*
AIR-6.6 Director, Logistics Management Integration Department
Naval Air Systems Command

Ms. Bridget Lauderdale
Vice President, F-35 Global Sustainment
Lockheed Martin Aeronautics

Colonel Michael T. Miles, USAF - presentation*
388th Maintenance Group