Air Force Colonel Craig Lowery is the Chief of Staff at the Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime in Columbus, Ohio. He assumed the position on June 16, 2022. In this role, he serves as principal advisor to the Commander and Deputy Commander on operations and readiness matters. He helps lead more than 2,600 associates at 30 locations worldwide. DLA Land and Maritime’s core functions include purchasing materiel, monitoring inventory levels, maintaining technical data, and assuring quality conformance of approximately two million spare and repair parts used by more than 19,000 military units and federal and civilian agencies. In 2021, DLA Land and Maritime’s sales exceeded $3.9 billion.
Prior to assuming his current position, Lowery served as deputy commander of the 72nd Mission Support Group at Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma.