John G. Drew

Senior Defense Analyst


B.S. in project management, American Intercontinental University


John Drew is a senior defense analyst with over 44 years experience in logistics systems operations, development, and management. He is a retired USAF Chief Master Sergeant with over 27 years of experience in aircraft maintenance and related logistics fields. He has been employed by RAND since March 2003. At RAND he directs and conducts research to evaluate new logistics concepts, procedures, and systems needed to support the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of Defense. He has spent more than a two decades working on projects that evaluate how support policy, practice, and technology options impact the effectiveness and efficiency of forces. His recent work includes examining Agile Combat Support force structure postures, and command and control relationships. He has also led projects that examine current and future Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) support impacts, and suggested ways to improve enterprise-wide sustainment support of weapons systems. He is well versed in current logistic systems and processes, and has published widely in the fields of logistics and information systems.