Commanding General, United States Army Materiel Command (RET)
General Tuttle consults for several firms in the defense industry. Following his retirement from the Army, he joined the not-for-profit Logistics Management Institute, first as a consultant and then as President and Chief Executive Officer from 1993 to 2001. Following that, Tuttle was Trustee until 2009. He has written a book entitled Defense Logistics for the 21st Century, published by Naval Institute Press and has lectured on defense logistics at the Defense Acquisition University, Industrial College of the Armed Forces, Army Logistics Management College, the University of North Carolina’s LOGTECH program and at the University of Alaska Anchorage .
As the Army`s senior logistician, General Tuttle led 100,000 soldiers and civilians of the U.S. Army Materiel Command from 1989 until his retirement early in 1992, a period encompassing Operation Just Cause in Panama and Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm. General Tuttle also commanded the U.S. Army Logistics Center (now the Combined Arms Support Command), the U.S. Army Operational Test and Evaluation Agency, the Eastern Area of the Military Traffic Management Command, and both the Support Command and Supply and Transport Battalion of the 3d Armored Division in Germany. He served in the Pentagon as the Army`s Director of Force Management and at Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe as Chief of Policy and Programs Branch and representative to NATO`s Defense Review Committee.