By Mr. Charles Fick (AMC)February 9, 2011
ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Ill. - The Secretary of the Army has approved the permanent selection of two Army Sustainment Command leaders as members of the Senior Executive Service.
Carl J. Cartwright and Tommy L. Marks were appointed Jan. 16. Cartwright is ASC's Executive Director for Field Support and Marks is Executive Director for the Logistics Civil Augmentation Program, better known as LOGCAP.
Cartwright is an ASC veteran, having served as Deputy Commander and Executive Officer before heading up the Field Support Directorate. His directorate executes management oversight of subordinate commands and organizations to provide Combat Service Support capability to Soldiers serving in CONUS and in Combatant Commands to ensure expeditionary war-fighting readiness and leverage national logistics to sustain a transforming Army. He is a member of the Ordnance Order of Samuel Sharpe and the Quartermaster Order of St. Martin.
Marks has 32 years' experience in contract operations and logistics management, including recent service as Chief Contracting Officer for Contingency Operations-ARCENT in Operations Desert Storm/Desert Shield and as a Program Manager-Forward and Senior Military Operational Analyst in Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom responsible for the LOGCAP Program. He now has overall executive responsibility for LOGCAP, under which contractors from the private sector are used to provide a broad range of logistical and life support services to U.S. and allied forces during combat and training operations.