Colonel James "Jim" Godfrey, USA

Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime
Director for the Land Customer Operations Directorate
Tactical Wheeled Vehicles June Webinar : DLA Land and Maritime Representative

COL Jim Godfrey is the Director for the Land Customer Operations Directorate, Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime located in Columbus Ohio. He leads a worldwide team of over 150 civilians, Soldiers, Marines, and Airmen responsible for ensuring timely DLA support to the land component customers. 

He received a Bachelor of Science degree and was commissioned an Ordnance officer via the Reserve Officer Training Corps from Central Missouri State University in 1995.  He also holds a Master’s Degree in Procurement and Acquisition from Webster University.

His military education includes the Ordnance Officer Basic course, the Combined Logistics Captains Career Course, the Combined Arms and Services Staff School, and the Command and General Staff College.    

COL Godfrey’s command and staff assignments include: Company Commander 19th Maintenance Company, 5-7ADA Patriot, Hanau, Germany; Plans and OPs, 485th Corps Support Battalion, Hanau Germany; Detachment Commander (AC/RC) 3-357 RGT, Portland, Oregon; G4 Plans Officer, 24th ID, Fort Riley, KS; BDE S4, 1st CAB, 1st ID Fort Riley KS; BN XO and Support Operations Officer, 601st Aviation Support Battalion, Combat Aviation Brigade, 1st Infantry Division; Division Chief, DLA Land and Maritime Columbus OH; Battalion Commander, 123rd Brigade Support Battalion, 4th Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division and Division G4, 1st AD, Fort Bliss, TX.  Director, Sustainment Battle Lab, Combined Arms Support Command, Fort Lee VA; Commandant, Army Logistics University, Fort Lee VA; Deputy Chief of Staff G4, First Army, Rock Island IL. 

Military awards and decorations include:  Bronze Star Medal (2OLC), the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, the Meritorious Service Medal (6OLC), the Army Commendation Medal (1OLC), the Army Achievement Medal, the Iraq Campaign Medal, the Afghanistan Campaign Medal, the NATO Medal and the parachutist badge.