An update on VA’s supply chain modernization

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This week on Off the Shelf,  host Roger Waldron interviewed Department of Veteran Affairs Chief Acquisition Officer Karen Brazell, and Angela Billups, the VA’s Senior Procurement executive and  executive director for the Office of Acquisition and Logistics.

Head shots of Brazell and Billups
Karen Brazell and Angela Billups, Department of Veterans Affairs

Brazell and Billups provided an update on the VA’s supply chain modernization, and highlighted the VA’s VA Logistic Reform (VALOR) initiative. They described how it will leverage and enhance procurement and logistics capabilities to support veterans’ healthcare.

Brazell and Billups shared insights and updates on the VA’s category management efforts, shared services initiatives, and the training and professional development of the VA’s acquisition workforce.