- United States
Andrew Busch’s Bio
Lieutenant General Andrew “Andy” Busch (USAF, Ret.) has extensive expertise in supply chain management; aircraft maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO); as well as joint and international logistics.
Lt Gen Busch completed his 38-year Air Force career in 2017. As an Air Force general he commanded four major logistics activities within the Air Force and Department of Defense. These activities included the Warner-Robins Air Logistics Complex in Georgia, the Dept of Defense aviation supply chain activity at Richmond, VA, and the Ogden Air Logistics Center in Utah.
In these positions he led Performance Based Logistics (PBL) Public-Private Partnership (PPP) programs for the C-17, F-22, F-35, and software, amongst others. As a Lt Gen he served as the Vice Commander of the AF Materiel Command prior to his final assignment as the Director of the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) from Dec 2014 to May 2017.
In his DLA role he provided strategic leadership for the Defense Department’s combat support agency for worldwide logistics. As the Director, he directed nine supply chains supporting the US military, federal, state, local, and international partners.
Lt Gen Busch oversaw the National Defense Stockpile, an international network of 25 distribution centers and the Defense Department’s process for reverse logistics. He led a global, expeditionary workforce of over 25,000 military and civilians.
Lt Gen Busch earned a Bachelor’s degree from the US Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs and Master’s degrees in logistics management from the Air Force Institute of Technology and national resource strategy from the Industrial College of the Armed Forces.