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Veteran Voices - Supply Chain Now 7th November 2020
Lies. $%#@ Lies and Statistics: U.S. Army Reserve Logistics Officer Aaron Freed
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Lies. $%#@ Lies and Statistics: U.S. Army Reserve Logistics Officer Aaron Freed

In this episode of Veteran Voices, host Scott W. Luton interviews supply chain practitioner and U.S. Army Reserve logistics officer, Aaron Freed. In this wide-ranging discussion, Freed shares the best thing to ever happen to him: "getting what you need; not getting what you want." He shares how important it is to acknowledge & own both your strengths AND your weaknesses. Freed shares exceptional advice to all individuals in transition, whether you are military or not. Aaron Freed also shares what "tikkun olam" means & why it's so important to his journey.

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Aaron Freed grew up in Thousand Oaks, CA and now resides in Chester, VA after a decade of service on Active Duty in the United States Army as a Logistics Officer. He served in a variety of roles while assigned to Germany, Fort Campbell KY, Kuwait, and Fort Lee VA in addition to a deployment to Iraq. He now is part of the Operations Analytics team for McKesson’s Medical-Surgical division and continues to serve as a Major in the Army Reserve assigned to the Defense Logistics Agency Joint Reserve Force. In what little free time he has, Aaron enjoys playing Dungeons & Dragons with his spouse and friends, staying active with the Richmond VA chapters of Team RWB and APICS, and drinking craft beer. Aaron earned a Bachelors of Science in Criminal Justice Administration from San Diego State University, a Masters of Science in Supply Chain Management from Virginia Commonwealth University, and will be starting a Masters of Science in Business Analytics program from William & Mary in January 2021.


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