Charlie Lilli

DLA Aviation Deputy Commander

DLA Aviation supports more than 1,879 weapon systems and is the U.S. military's integrated material manager for more than 1.2 million national stock number items, industrial retail supply and depot-level reparable acquisitions. Mr. Lilli, along with the DLA Aviation Commander, oversees an aviation demand chain responsible for more than $5 billion in annual sales.

Prior to assuming his current position, Mr. Lilli was the Director of Sustainment and Supply Chain Integration for Lockheed Martin. Mr. Lilli served 28 years on active duty in the United States Navy, as a member of the Supply Corps, retiring at the rank of rear admiral.  In his last active duty assignment Mr. Lilli was assigned as Director of Supply, Ordnance and Logistics Operations in the Office of Chief of Naval Operations.

He received his bachelor’s degree in political science from Muhlenberg College, Allentown, Pa. in 1980 and a master’s degree in inventory management from the Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, California in 1992.

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