Spotlight On...Kimberly R. Jackson
September 8, 2011
With her sights set on earning a master's degree in Procurement and Acquisitions from Webster University, Kimberly R. Jackson enjoys working to support Soldiers at Fort Bragg, N.C.
The Fayetteville, N.C., resident spends much of her free time furthering her ed-ucation on and off the job. Already, she boasts a bachelor's degree in liberal studies and aspires to complete her master's by May 2012.
On the job, Jackson has achieved Level I Purchasing, Life Cycle Logistics and Facilities Engineering in Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act certifications.
She currently works as the alternate agency/organization program coordinator for the Mission Contracting Center - Fort Bragg. There, Jackson supports Soldiers in obtaining government purchase cards to procure items for their respective units.
This allows units to continue with their missions by giving Soldiers the training, support and authority to procure items through normal supply channels.
"It provides real solutions to real-time needs," Jackson said.