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Kathy Smith
Spec. Asst. for Cust. Support,
Supply Chain Integration
U.S. Department of Defense


Kathy Smith

Kathy Smith is the Special Assistant for End-to-End Customer Support in the Office of the Assistant Deputy Under Secretary of Defense, Supply Chain Integration within the Office of the Deputy Under Secretary of Defense (Logistics and Materiel Readiness). In this capacity, she works with the Combatant Commands, Military Services, and Defense Agencies to ensure that DoD's supply chain management policies and process improvement efforts support the warfighters' operational requirements in the 21st Century. Ms. Smith is responsible for the development of policies in support of End-to-End Customer Support and its impact on DoD materiel management, distribution and acquisition logistics programs. Her current focus is developing policy for implementing Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology in the DoD supply chain. She assumed her current position in July of 1997.