Steven K. Alsup (SES)
Deputy Commander, DLA Land and Maritime
Steven K. Alsup is the Deputy Commander of Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime, located in Columbus, Ohio. A member of the Senior Executive Service since March 2013, he is co-responsible for the logistics operations of DLA Land and Maritime’s more than 2,500 associates at 37 locations worldwide, to include three DLA Depot Level Reparable detachments, four detachments supporting U.S. Naval Shipyards, and deployed units. He is directly responsible for supply chain functions to include management of almost two million spare and repair parts. In 2016, DLA Land and Maritime’s sales exceeded $3 billion.
Mr. Alsup has dedicated his adulthood to civil service, beginning his career in 1985. His experience includes weapon systems sustainment on ground tactical and fixed communication and electronic equipment; acquisition logistics and program management experience on Air Force Space Command systems; staff experience at Headquarters AFSPC, Headquarters U.S. Air Force and Headquarters Air Combat Command; commodity maintenance; and most recently as Director of Logistics at the Air Force Sustainment Center at Tinker Air Force Base, Okla.
After earning his Associate of Arts degree in Design Drafting from American River College in Sacramento, Calif., in 1984. In 1994, he earned a Bachelor of Science in System Management from Colorado Technical University in Colorado Springs and in 2002 he graduated from the Air Command and Staff College. He earned a Master of Science degree in Business Administration from Touro University International in Cypress, Calif., in 2003 and a Master of Science degree in National Resource Strategy from the Industrial College of the Armed Forces at Ft. McNair, Washington, D.C., in 2009.
Mr. Alsup began his civil service career as a Technical Assistance Program trainee with the Directorate of Material Management at McClellan AFB in 1985. He worked under the program for four years before progressing to the directorate’s Space and Communication Systems Management Division as an equipment specialist – initially for electronics before moving to acquisition. He held this position until 1997, when he transferred to the Headquarters, Air Force Space Command to work as a logistics program manager (contracting flight).
In 1999, Mr. Alsup took a career broadening assignment as a logistics program manager with the Information Integration Division of the Logistics Plan Directorate for the Deputy Chief of Staff for Installations and Logistics at the Pentagon. Mr. Alsup remained at the Pentagon until 2004, where he last served as Deputy of the Information Integration Division. His next assignment was at Hill AFB in Ogden, Utah, where he worked for Ogden Air Logistics Center’s 84th Combat Sustainment Wing as the chief of SCM/FMS’s home office with the 84th Material Sustainment Group. In 2007, Mr. Alsup became the director of the 503rd Aircraft Sustainment Squadron (A-10 Weapon System Supply Chain Manager) within the 508th Aircraft Sustainment Wing. His next assignment took him to Langley AFB, Va., where he served as deputy of the Logistics Readiness Division for Headquarters Air Combat Command from 2009-2011. Following that assignment, Mr. Alsup became the deputy director for the Oklahoma City Air Logistics Center’s 76th Commodities Maintenance Group at Tinker AFB, Okla. He held this position for two years before becoming the director of the Air Force Sustainment Center’s 448th Supply Chain Management Wing at Tinker AFB. In 2014, he progressed to the position of Director of Logistics for the Air Force Sustainment Center.
Mr. Alsup’s awards include three Exemplary Civilian Service Awards and two Meritorious Civilian Service Awards. He is a member of the Logistics Officer Association and holds professional certifications in Lifecycle Logistics Level III and Program Management Level II.