CLEP Newsletter for December - 2021 Final
Council of Logistics Engineering Professionals Logistics and Supportability Engineering
Council of Logistics Engineering Professionals (CLEP)
Monthly Newsletter
Volume One Number Eight
December 13, 2021
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In This Edition:

CLEP 2021 Workshop A Success!

Our first virtual workshop event was a great success. We held ten presentations by some of industry's top logisticians, with a keynote presentation by Ms. Leigh E. Method, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Logistics. Our feedback from participants indicated the presentations provided real value. 

CLEP does plan on holding similar events in the future. We will also be resuming our monthly webinars early in 2022, so watch our calendar for upcoming events!

Webinar Schedule


There are no webinars scheduled for October, November, or December. Our regular monthly webinar schedule will resume starting January 2022.

New CLEP Members for November


We welcome a number of new members to CLEP!

  • Jae Deuk Shin, located in the Republic of Korea. An ILS Engineer for Hanwha Aerospace
  • John Rand Langmead, located in Chantilly, Virginia. A Fellow with Siemens
  • Nicholas Loy, located in Columbus, Ohio. A Maintenance Analyst with ALE
  • Brian Sweet, located in Columbus, Ohio. A Systems Analyst with ALE
  • Patrick Read, located in Ottawa, Ontario.  Works for  with Pennant Canada
  • Dustin Garner, located in Columbus, Ohio. A Maintenance Analyst with ALE
  • Cameron Golamb, located in Columbus, Ohio. A Maintenance Analyst with ALE
  • Brian Melvin, located in Odenton, Maryland.  Works for Oceaneering
  • Michelle Anders, located in Cary, Illinois. A Reliability Engineer with Northrop Grumman
  • James Leo, located in San Tan Valley, Arkansas. 
  • Chris Donahue, located in Middletown, Rhode Island.
  • Dawood Muhammad, located in Madison, Alabama. A Senior Logistics Analyst with Nothrop
  • Greig Brown, located in Burley, Hampshire. A Lead Supportability Engineer with Boeing Defence UK
  • John Stammreich, located in Frisco, Texas. A Subcontracts Lead with Strategic Programs with L3Harris Technologies
  • Jarrell Bates, located in Aurora Illinois. 
  • Berk Dagustun, located in ANKARA Golbasi. A Technical Documentation Leader with FNSS SAVUNMA SİSTEMLERİ AS
  • Victor Alvarez, located in Cocoa Beach Florida. A Logistics Integration Manager with NASA
  • Paul Beck, located in Lynn, Massachusetts. A Senior Staff Engineer with General Electric
  • Robert Appledorn, located in Troy, Michigan. A Logistics Engineering Manager with General Dynamics Land Systems


Technical Articles

This month's technical articles are posts from the Defense Acquisition University (DAU) website.

RAM Requirements in New DoD Product Support Policy

One of an on-going series of blog posts on the new DoD Instruction 5000.91 Product Support Management for the Adaptive Acquisition Framework (AAF) policy. This post discuses the new policy requirements related to Product Support Metrics. 

New GAO Report on DoD Intellectual Property Actions

On November 30 the Government Accountability Office (GAO) issued a new report on intellectual property entitled “GAO-22-104752 Defense Acquisitions: DOD Should Take Additional Actions to Improve How It Approaches Intellectual Property.

DAU Updates Their Life Cycle Logistics Functional Area Gateway

DAU has recently updated their Life Cycle Logistics Functional Area Gateway.This gateway only serves as a single point of entry for all things life cycle logistics and product support related, and DAU has performed a major update to ensure the most current information possible. 

Happy Holidays!


The Board Members of CLEP wish everyone a joyous holiday season. Here's to looking forward to a new year of 2022 full of good health, happiness and prosperity.

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