LYDIA CERVANTES

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Lydia Cervantes is assigned as the Director of Staff, Air Force Sustainment Center, Air Force Materiel Command, Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma. She is responsible for integrating daily operations, management, resources, facilities, and executive administrative activities in support of the AFSC Headquarters mission. Her role includes assisting the commander and executive director in overseeing operations which span three air logistics complexes, three air base wings, two supply chain management wings and multiple remote locations that incorporate nearly 43,000 military and civilian personnel. The AFSC has $16 billion in execution authority and $26 billion in assets providing logistics operations, supply chain management, supply chain operations, depot maintenance and modifications, as well as sustainment for the nuclear enterprise, joint and interagency operations, and foreign military sales partners. 

Ms. Cervantes entered federal service in 2003 through the Jump Start Program with the Oklahoma City Air Logistics Center, Tinker AFB, Oklahoma.  She is a logistician who has served in a wide range of positions during her tenure with the federal government. Prior to assuming her current position, Ms. Cervantes served as the supply chain product support integrator for Enterprise Sourcing.

EDUCATION 
2004 Bachelor of Business Administration, Operations Mgmt & Analysis, University of Central Oklahoma, Okla.

2007 Master of Business Administration, Oklahoma City University, Okla.

2015 Air War College, Air University, Correspondence

ASSIGNMENTS 
1.  2003 – 2005, Jump Start Intern, 448th Combat Sustainment Wing, Oklahoma City Air Logistics Center, Tinker AFB, Okla.
2.  2005-2007, Logistics Management Specialist, 76th Maintenance Wing, Maintenance Transformation Office, Oklahoma City Air Logistics Center, Tinker AFB, Okla.
3.  2007-2008, F119 Engine Lead Logistics Management Specialist, 547th Propulsion Business Branch, 76th Propulsion Maintenance Group, Oklahoma City Air Logistics Center, Tinker AFB, Okla. 
4.  2008-2012, Chief, Strategic Alternate Sourcing Flight, 448th Supply Chain Management Wing, Air Force Global Logistics Sustainment Center, Tinker AFB, Okla.
5.  2012-2013, Director, Aircraft Accessories Commodity Council, 423rd Supply Chain Management Squadron, 448th Supply Chain Management Wing, Air Force Sustainment Center, Tinker AFB, Okla.
6. 2013-2015, Director, 429th Supply Chain Management Squadron Commodity Council, 448th Supply Chain Management Wing, Air Force Sustainment Center, Tinker AFB, Okla.
7. 2015-2015, Enterprise Sourcing Product Support Integrator, 429th Supply Chain Management Squadron, 448th Supply Chain Management Wing, Air Force Sustainment Center, Tinker AFB, Okla.
8. 2015-Present, Director of Staff, Air Force Sustainment Center, Tinker AFB, Okla.


AWARDS AND HONORS

2004 Notable Achievement Award

2005 Notable Achievement Award

2006 AF Civilian Achievement Award

2016 AF Exemplary Civilian Service Award

 

CERTIFICATIONS

Life Cycle Logistics, Level III

Program Management, Level I

 

(Current as of Jan 2018)