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 | Published on 8/5/2015

Heidi Roe

Industrial Specialist, Maintenance Management Center - MCLB

For seven years, Heidi Roe has worked as an Industrial Specialist in the Maintenance Management Center at the Marine Corps Logistics Base.

“The thing that excites me the most about what I do is when I can  negotiate and portray our local Marine Depot Maintenance Command as the most capable repair facility amongst all of the other Department of Defense depot candidates,” says the mother of two daughters, Kirstin and Renee. When the local MDMC wins the nomination to be the designated source of repair for a particular weapon system, that’s the piece de resistance, she says.

“Not only does it keep our local workforce strong at the base, but it also instills confidence among our Marine warfighters, knowing they are getting the best quality product from their own Marine depot.”

A health enthusiast and native of the San Francisco Bay area, Heidi recently marked 30 years of marriage to her husband, Richard. In celebration, they’re planning a Riverboat Cruise in Europe.  Hopefully, there will be peanut butter on board.

“I absolutely love, love, love peanut butter,” she admits.  Heidi’s faith, family, living a healthy lifestyle, and practicing yoga round out her list of passions.