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    Date: July 23, 2024

    Time: 1:00-2:30 p.m. EDT

    CLPs: 1.5

    Join us for an enlightening webinar as we delve into the pivotal role of the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) within the Department of Defense's dynamic Additive Manufacturing (AM) ecosystem. As the landscape of defense logistics undergoes profound transformations, understanding DLA's capabilities and contributions becomes paramount.

    In this webinar, hear how DLA can help you implement Additive Manufacturing into your weapon system program. Learn how DLA manages AM for Class IV Construction Parts (e.g. 3D Printers and Raw Materials) and Class IX Repair Parts (e.g. National Stock Numbers (NSNs)).  Also hear about the latest AM research and development initiatives and the Joint Additive Manufacturing Model Exchange (JAMMEX). 

    Don't miss this opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of how DLA's capabilities are driving transformative change within the DOD's supply chain ecosystem.

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    Luis Antonio Delgado-DLA

    Luis Antonio (Tony) Delgado

    DLA Additive Manufacturing Integration

    Tony Delgado leads the Additive Manufacturing (AM) Integration Team for the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) HQs, Fort Belvoir, Virginia. Under Tony’s leadership, DLA is partnering with the Military Services to accelerate the integration of AM into the Department of Defense supply chains. The ongoing DLA AM efforts include improvement of provisioning, and procurement processes for AM repair parts, materials, and machines to address hard to source parts with high demand or items needed in contested logistics environments.

    Prior to this position he led the Logistics Research and Development (R&D) program for AM valued at $5M/year. Under Tony’s leadership, DLA he partnered with Industry, Academia, and the Military Services to accelerate the adoption of AM design and production technologies.

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    James Warren

    DLA Additive Manufacturing Integration

    James Warren is a Business Process Analyst (BPA) directly supporting the Additive Manufacturing (AM) Program Manager for the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) HQs, Fort Belvoir, Virginia. His strong DLA operations, business process background, and transactional level experience have benefited the AM Integration Team in their mission to partner with the Military Services to accelerate the integration of AM into the Department of Defense (DoD) supply chains.

    Prior to this position he worked at DLA Aviation in Richmond Virginia for 18 years holding positions in the Technical/Quality Assurance process area as a Product Specialist, Supervisor, and Lead Business Process Analyst.

    Mr. Warren earned a bachelor’s degree in science for Business Administration and Management from Bluefield College. He has a DoD Level III Production, Quality and Manufacturing certification and has seven years of honorable service in the United States Navy as an Aircraft Technician. 

     

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    Dan Jacobs

    Division Chief, Military Service Cataloging & Provisioning, DLA Logistics Information Services

    Dan is currently the Division Chief of Military Service National Stock Number (NSN) assignment and Weapon System Provisioning Support. He works with Military Service Program Offices to ensure the necessary data to facilitate NSN assignment is received from vendors during Weapon System fielding. The data is critical to provide DLA with the ability to sustain these Weapon Systems on behalf of the Military Services throughout the logistics lifecycle, from fielding through disposal.

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    Eric Kirchner, Technical and Quality Assurance Analyst, DLA

    Eric Kirchner

    Technical and Quality Assurance Analyst, DLA

    Mr. Eric Kirchner is a 25-year United States Marine Corps veteran with a broad background in sustainability, maintenance, and general logistics operations.  During his Service career he served at the levels of M1A1 Abrams tank mechanic, recruiter, maintenance chief, Company maintenance officer, Battalion maintenance officer, and Headquarters Marine Corps Installation and Logistics.  Following his time in Service, Eric joined the Defense Logistics Agency’s (DLA) Research and Development as contract support to the Additive Manufacturing Program Manager.  In 2022, Mr. Kirchner transitioned into his current position in DLA’s J3 Logistics Operations, Technical and Quality Assurance, as an analyst for Advanced Manufacturing and, most recently, Organic Manufacturing.

    Lori Smith-Mitchell

    Additive Manufacturing (AM) Program Manager for the DLA Research and Development J68 Office

    With 14 years at DLA, as an industrial engineer, she began her career designing storage systems for Distribution Centers. Now, she focuses on defining AM's role in the Department of Defense from an applied research perspective. Smith-Mitchell champions AM adoption and emerging technologies to enhance defense logistics efficiency. Her work aims to improve readiness and support for warfighters through innovative manufacturing solutions.


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