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Renewed focus on systems engineering at the Defense Acquisition University

Renewed focus on systems engineering at the Defense Acquisition University Randy Zittel As complexity in DoD’s technologies and products throughout the life cycle has grown, the importance of systems engineering has also grown. The global economy’s interest now rivals the U.S. defense industries’ dependence on systems engineering to manage the complexity of DoD’s advanced technological […]

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Facing the human capital crisis: successful recruitment program pilot at Edwards AFB

Facing the human capital crisis: successful recruitment program pilot at Edwards AFB – Best Practices Rachel Schwarz Human capital crisis. Over the past few years, it’s become a common catchphrase within the Department of Defense (DoD). What exactly does it mean? Whom does it affect? And what is DoD doing to keep at bay the […]

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Just how independent are internal auditors in DoN? The Naval Audit Service

Just how independent are internal auditors in DoN? The Naval Audit Service Randall Exley What do we in the Naval Audit Service mean by our “independence,” when we use the term as internal auditors? Why is independence important to auditors, and why should it be important to Department of the Navy leaders? Is the Naval […]

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Subject: Proper Use of Non-DoD Contracts

Subject: Proper Use of Non-DoD Contracts Robert J. Henke OFFICE OF THE SECRET ARY OF DEFENSE 1000 DEFENSE PENTAGON WASHINGTON, D.C. 20301-1000 OCT 29 2004 MEMORANDUM FOR: SEE DISTRIBUTION SUBJECT: Proper Use of Non-DoD Contracts Each year billions of Department of Defense (DoD) dollars are spent using non-DoD contracts to procure supplies and services. In […]

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2007 U.S. Army Acquisition Corps Awards Ceremony recognizes acquisition stars

U.S. Army Acquisition Support Center : 2007 U.S. Army Acquisition Corps Awards Ceremony recognizes acquisition stars ARLINGTON, Va. — The acquisition community held its 2007 AAC Annual Awards Ceremony on Oct. 7. The event recognized the accomplishments of the acquisition workforce’s most extraordinary members and the teams they lead. The ceremony’s theme, “Celebrating Our Acquisition […]

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Department of Defense news release : general officer announcement

Department of Defense news release : general officer announcement Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld announced today that the president has made the following nominations: Air Force Lt. Gen. Ronald E. Keys has been nominated for appointment to the rank of general with assignment as commander, Air Combat Command, Langley AFB, Va. Keys is currently […]

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General office announcements; Department of Defense news release

General office announcements; Department of Defense news release Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates announced today that the president has made the following nominations: Air Force Lt. Gen. William M. Fraser III has been nominated for appointment to the grade of general with assignment as commander, United States Transportation Command, Scott Air Force Base, III. […]

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Rock Island Arsenal-Joint Technology & Manufacturing Center receives Army Superior Unit Award

Rock Island Arsenal-Joint Technology & Manufacturing Center receives Army Superior Unit Award Galen Putnam ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Ill. — The Rock Island Arsenal Joint Technology and Manufacturing Center received the Army Superior Unit Award at an awards ceremony presided over by Gen. Benjamin S. Griffin, U.S. Army Materiel Command commanding general. The Army Superior Unit […]

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Program Manager magazine: a quick reference for last year’s articles

Program Manager magazine: a quick reference for last year’s articles JANUARY-FEBRUARY 2003 Title Page PM Interviews Deidre Lee (Program Manager Interview) 2 Implementing Front-end Logistics Support for NASA Program (Gary McPherson) 14 DAU Collaborates with Local Organizations to Create Two New Continuous Learning Modules (Kelly Nieves) 20 Fourth International Acquisition/Procurement Seminar–Pacific (IAPS-P) (Christina Cavoli) 26 […]

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Army announces business restructuring of the FCS program

Army news service : Army announces business restructuring of the FCS program After two months of review, Secretary of the Army Dr. Francis J. Harvey today announced a restructuring of the business aspects of the Future Combat Systems program. The changes are comprehensive and include contractual, programmatic, and managerial improvements. The improvements will formally link […]