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2016 JAPBI

The 2016 Joint Advanced Planning Brief for Industry was held Oct. 19-20 at the Crowne Plaza in Cherry Hill, New Jersey. Thanks for making it a great event. Below you will find the briefing slides and other information from the event.

Program overview briefings:

DLA Troop Support Clothing & Textiles: Col Lawrence Hicks, Director

DLA Troop Support Clothing & Textiles: Roy Dillard, Deputy Director

DLA Troop Support Clothing & Textiles: Steve Merch, Director, Supplier Ops

Army Project Manager Solider Protection and Individual Equipment: COL Dean Hoffman, Project Manager

Marine Corps Systems Command: Charles Bell, Product Manager, Infantry Combat Equipment

U.S. Army Security Assistance Command: Giovanni Estrada, Afghanistan Country Program Manger

Air Force: Col William Mosle, Chief, Human Systems Division

Navy Uniform Program Office: CAPT Mike Wilson, Deputy Commander

DLA Product Test Center Analytical: Jamie Hieber, Lab Manager

Army Natick Soldier Research, Development & Engineering Center: Michael Codega, Chief, Systems, Engineering, and Integration

U.S. Coast Guard Military Uniforms Branch: Hayes Davis, Program Manager

Breakout Sessions (topics shown, not speaker names – if DLA & different services presented at the breakout, all slides are combined below):

Camouflage Uniforms

Dress Clothing

Special Purpose and Safety Clothing

Cold Weather Clothing

Innovation and Value Engineering

Life Cycle Logistics

Shade IPT Update

DLA Contract Management

DLA Industrial Base Planning


Ballistic Items



Department of Commerce Apparel & Footwear Industrial Base Study Update

DLA MUST Program (Military Unique Sustainment Technology)

Load Bearing Items

Note: Footwear breakout session slides are not available for public release.