Acting Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army, Acquisition Policy and Logistics
Mr Christopher Lowman serves as the Acting Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics and Technology. In this role, Mr Lowman advises the Assistant Secretary of the Army (Acquisition, Logistics & Technology) while leading and supervising Army acquisition, procurement, research and development, and logistics efforts. Mr Lowman also oversees the development of policies, programs, and processes to streamline the Army’s acquisition efforts.
Chris Lowman was born at Hanau, Germany. He graduated from Thomas Edison High School, Alexandria, VA and from Monmouth College, N.J. He received a Master of Science degree from the National War College and a Master of Business Administration degree from Monmouth University.
Mr Lowman has worked in numerous key assignments during more than 30 years of service. Before his current detail as the Acting Principal Deputy, Mr Lowman served as the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army (Acquisition Policy and Logistics). From 2006 to 2015 he served as the Director for Maintenance Policy, Programs and Processes for the United States Army, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, G-4; managing Army maintenance programs totaling $8B annually and employing over 22,000 employees worldwide. From 2003 to 2006 he was the Chief, Supply and Maintenance, HQ, U.S. Army Europe (USAREUR). He supervised and managed a multidisciplined staff that supported all Army maintenance and supply operations and activities within the 94 countries of the European Command footprint. Prior to his assignment in Europe he served in several key logistics positions throughout the United States Army, including the Chief, Field Maintenance Branch, HQDA, Deputy Chief of Staff G4, and the ILS team lead for the Joint Service Strategic Satellite Communications Terminal program at Fort Monmouth, NJ. Mr Lowman started his military career as a United States Marine in 1984 and entered the Army Civil Service as an Army Maintenance Management Intern in 1989.
Mr Lowman’s awards include the Department of the Army Integrated Logistics Support Achievement of the Year award, Army Meritorious Civilian Service Award (3), the Army Ordnance Corps Samuel Sharpe Award and Army’s Quartermaster Corps Distinguished Order of Saint Martin.
Mr Lowman and his wife Tracey have four children and currently reside in Fredericksburg, VA.