Director, DCMA Army Portfolio and National Capital Region Department of Defense
COL Lance B. Green serves as the Director of the NCR Office and Army Portfolio Division, Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA), located in Crystal City, Virginia. He is responsible for strategic, senior-level acquisition enterprise engagements regarding Army and selected Marine Corps weapon systems, customer-related policy, training & tools, and integrated weapon system portfolio analysis.
COL Green is an active duty Army Officer with over 27 years of service. He is a veteran of Operation Vigilant Warrior, Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom. In his previous assignments, he served as the Principal Assistant Responsible for Contracting (PARC), US Army Intelligence and Security Command (INSCOM); Director of Contracting (DOC), MICC Carlisle Barracks and Fort Rucker and the Aviation Center of Excellence; Commander, DCMA Southern Afghanistan (Kandahar); Commander, DCMA New Cumberland; Executive Officer and Military Assistant to the Director, DCMA; Commander, DCMA Albuquerque; Contingency Contracting Team Lead, USACCE/ACA; Commander of the Guard, Tomb of the Unknown Soldier; Commander, Hotel Company, The Old Guard; Commander, HHC - 3/502nd Parachute Infantry Regiment (PIR), 101st Airborne Division; Infantry Rifle Platoon Leader, Company Executive Officer and Specialty Platoon Leader, 3rd Infantry Division (Mechanized) at Fort Benning, Georgia. COL Green is a Distinguished Member of the 18th Infantry Regiment and 502nd Parachute Infantry Regiment (PIR), is the 42nd Commander of the Guard, Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. COL Green entered the United States Army in 1988, enlisting in the Army as an Airborne Infantryman. Later, he attended Lincoln Memorial University where he received an ROTC commission in the Infantry. He earned a Master’s of Business Administration (MBA) from Webster University, and a Master’s of Strategic Studies (MSS) from the United States Army War College. His military education includes the Infantry Officers Basic and Advanced courses, Combined Arms Service and Staff School (CAS3), Resident Command and General Staff College (CGSC), and the United States Army War College (USAWC). COL Green is DAWIA Level 3 certified in Contracting and Level 2 in Program Management. His awards and decorations include the Legion of Merit, Bronze Star Medal, DefenseMeritorious Service Medal, Army Meritorious Service Medal, Joint Service Commendation Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Joint Service Achievement Medal, Army Achievement Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Iraqi campaign Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal, Southwest Asia Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on terrorism Service Medal, NATO Medal, Army Overseas Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal, Meritorious Unit Award, Army Superior Unit Award, Joint Meritorious Unit Award, Expert Infantryman Badge, Ranger Tab, Airborne Badge, Air Assault Badge, Pathfinder Badge, and is the 2001 General Douglas MacArthur Leadership Award and the 2007 and 2011 DCMA Field Grade Officer of the Year. COL Green is married to the former Ms. April D. Greer of Tazewell, Tennessee. They have a 15 year old son, Samuel, and 12 year old daughter, Ella Katherine.