Colonel Philip C. Foster

Colonel Philip C. Foster
Colonel Philip C. Foster
Owner and President
Supply Needs LLC

Philip C. Foster was commissioned as a Field Artillery officer in May 1984. He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from Henderson State University and with a Masters of Art in Strategic Studies from the U.S. Army War College. Phil is currently pursuing a Masters of Business Administration in Logistics and Supply Chain Management from Colorado Technical University.

Phil has a total of 29 years of military service, culminating in his assignment as the commander of the 475th Quartermaster Group, the only remaining bulk petroleum and water purification headquarters in the Army. COL Foster served as the deputy director of the CENTCOM Deployment and Distribution Operations Center and as a Logistics Planner at Defense Logistics Agency at Fort Belvoir, Va. He was the Joint Team Leader at Defense Supply Center Richmond, Va. COL Foster was the Senior Logistics Advisor for the 1st Iraqi National Police Division in Baghdad, Iraq.

His military education includes: Field Artillery Officer Basic and Advance Course; Quartermaster Officer Advance Course; Combined Arms and Services Staff School; Command and General Staff College; Multi-functional Combat Service Support Officers Course; Joint Course on Logistics; Petroleum Officers Course and the U.S. Army War College.

Phil is the owner and president of Supply Needs LLC, a disabled veteran-owned business, and a publisher with Best Version Media. He volunteers with Hire Patriots, Operation IV and other organizations reaching out to veterans.

He is married to Wendy Smart. He has two daughters, Christina and Jennifer and two grandchildren.