On Jan. 20, 2017, Mr. Scott W. Lutterloh became Acting Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Manpower and Reserve Affairs (M&RA)). In this capacity, he is responsible for matters pertaining to manpower and personnel policy within the Department of the Navy (DoN), including issues affecting Active and Reserve Component Sailors and Marines and DoN civilians. He previously served as the Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Manpower and Reserve Affairs).
Mr. Lutterloh has over 20 years in government civilian Service and previously served in the United States Navy as both an enlisted Sailor and Officer. He graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1978 with a mechanical engineering degree, and then went on to serve the Main Propulsion Assistant on the USS Macdonough (DDG 39) and as the lead Surface Warfare Manpower, Personnel, and Training Analyst on the staff of the Chief of Naval Personnel.
After leaving active duty, Mr. Lutterloh was Director of the Logistics and Training Operating Center for Logicon Syscon where he directed the complete range of defense related logistics services, training support, and training simulation contracts for the corporation. From 1996 until 2003, Mr. Lutterloh served as Executive Director of the AEGIS Training and Readiness Center. During his tenure, ATRC established itself as the premiere training organization in the surface Navy. From October 2003 through February 2006, Mr. Lutterloh served as the Executive Director of the Center for Surface Combat Systems Training headquartered in Dahlgren, Va. He directed operations, maintenance, and tactical training for the United States and international surface combat systems.
Mr. Lutterloh was selected as a DON Senior Executive in October 2006 upon selection as Director, Total Force Requirements Division, and Assistant Director for Requirements Integration on the Chief of Naval Operations staff. He was responsible for development, planning and programming of all U.S. Navy manpower requirements, and integrating military, civilian, and contractor constituencies across the Navy.
During 2006, Mr. Lutterloh served as Director, Training Systems Division in the Program Executive Office, Integrated Warfare Systems in Washington, D.C. As Program Manager, he was responsible for embedded training systems development, engineering,acquisition, installation, and maintenance onboard all surface ships in the U.S. Navy. Hisother Senior Executive Service appointments include service as Director, Information, Analysis and Development Division at OPNAV N1 where he was responsible for policy, planning, and programming of Navy's training and education initiatives, which includedNavy's Joint Professional Military Education, and Navy training requirements in acquisition programs and Human Systems Integration. Most recently, Mr. Lutterloh was assigned as Assistant Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Manpower, Personnel,Training and Education (OPNAV N1B).