LTG William (Bill) Phillips, Principal Military Deputy to the Assistant Secretary of the Army (Acquisition Logistics and Technology) retired on April 4. In honor of his illustrious career and exemplary support of small business, Army OSBP reprints the interview conducted with him in June 2011.
LTG William N. (Bill) Phillips became the Principal Military Deputy to the Assistant Secretary of the Army (Acquisition Logistics and Technology) and Director, Acquisition Career Management on 1 February 2010.
Commissioned a Second Lieutenant of Field Artillery in 1976, LTG Phillips later completed Airborne, Air Assault, and Aviator training. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Middle Tennessee State University, Master of Science degree in Procurement and Materials Management from Webster University, Masters Degree in Personnel Management from Troy State University, and Masters of Science in National Resource Strategy from National Defense University. He is a graduate of the Command and General Staff College, Defense Systems Management College, and Industrial College of the Armed Forces.