Dr Christian Randall

Dr. Christian E. Randall is a Logistics and Supply Chain Management subject matter expert at the Air Force Institute of Technology’s School of Systems and Logistics, Wright-Patterson AFB, OH.  In this role he develops and delivers professional continuing education to military, civilian and contract personnel from across the DoD Logistics Enterprise.  Additionally, he serves as principal advisor on activities related to research, consultation, and emerging educational needs in the areas of Logistics, Supply Chain Management, and related fields.

Dr. Randall entered the Air Force in 1987 as an enlisted aircraft maintainer where he served in a variety of maintenance positions including flightline and backshop B-1B and B-52G/H avionics maintenance and bomber test and evaluation.  In 2000, he commissioned into the Logistics Readiness Officer career field serving in operational logistics, weapon system acquisition, and academia roles.  He is a twice graduated squadron commander and former Assistant Professor of Logistics & Supply Chain Management at the Air Force Institute of Technology’s Graduate School of Engineering & Management.  Additionally, he previously served as J4 Logistics Director for NATO Air Training Command- Afghanistan and Chief of Advanced Logistics Programs at the Air Force Research Laboratory.

Dr. Randall retired from active duty in 2021 as a Lieutenant Colonel after 33 years of service.



Bachelor of Science, Business Administration, University of Phoenix (1997)

Master of Science, Logistics Management, Air Force Institute of Technology, WPAFB, OH (2004)

Doctor of Philosophy, Business Administration, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH (2013)

Aerospace Basic Course, Maxwell AFB, AL (2000)

Squadron Officer School, Maxwell AFB, AL (2007)

Air Command and Staff College, in-residence (credit), Maxwell AFB, AL (2011)

Air War College, Maxwell AFB, AL (correspondence) (2019)



Logistics Management

Supply Chain Management

Supply Chain Resilience

Theory of Constraints


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