Mr. Michael R. Hutchison has served as the Deputy to the Commander,U.S. Army Sustainment Command since November 2015. Mr. Hutchison leads and directs the Command’s global logistics and sustainment missions and the integration of logistics and technology. He is responsible for the logistics synchronization of seven Army Field Support Brigades and he oversees the execution of Lead Materiel Integrator, the Army Prepositioned Stocks Program, the Logistics Readiness Centers and the program
management responsibilities of the Army’s Logistics Civil Augmentation Program.
Mr. Hutchison has been a member of the Senior Executive Service since January 2011. His previous assignments include Deputy to the Commanding General of the Army Contracting Command (ACC), located at Redstone Arsenal, AL; Executive Director and Principal Assistant Responsible for Contracting for ACC – Rock Island, located on Rock Island Arsenal, IL; Deputy Director of Rock Island Contracting Center (U.S. Army Contracting Command), Rock Island, IL; Deputy Director of Acquisition Center and Chief, Contracting Support Division, U.S. Army Sustainment Command, Rock Island, IL. Earlier in his career he held various positions in the contracting field ranging from procurement intern to contracting officer to branch chief. These positions were with various commands and organizations in St. Louis and Kansas City, MO and Alexandria, VA.
Mr. Hutchison earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from St. Louis University, and a Masters Degree in National Resource Strategy from the Industrial College of the Armed Forces in Washington, DC.
His certifications include Level III, Contracting, and Level III, Life Cycle Logistics. He is a member of the Acquisition Corps and the National Defense Industrial Association.
Mr. Hutchison’s awards and honors include; Presidential Rank Award for Meritorious Executive Service, Meritorious Civilian Service Award (2), Joint Civilian Service Achievement Medal, Army Acquisition Excellence Award (Team: Transforming the Way We Do Business); Secretary of Defense Medal for the Global War on Terrorism; Secretary of the Army Excellence in Contracting Award (Team: Equipping and Sustaining Our Soldiers’ Systems); Commander’s Award for Civilian Service, and Achievement Medal for Civilian Service.