Andrew Marshall

Report: DoD Net Assessment Director Andrew Marshall Eyes January Retirement

Andrew Marshall Andrew Marshall, the 93-year-old director of the Defense Department‘s Office of Net Assessment, will retire in January following 41 years at the helm of DoD’s ...
DAU Defense Acquisition University

Defense Acquisition University Gives Program Mgmt Tips in Smart Shutdown Guidebook

The Defense Acquisition University has released guidance for Defense Department program managers on shutting down a program or contract, noting that the department faces the potential ...
business startup

Andre Gudger: DoD Bolsters Small Business Programs to Exceed FY14 Contracting Goal

Andre Gudger, director of the Defense Department‘s Office of Small Business Programs, has indicated an increase in small-business contracting with the agency exceeding its goals ...
GAO

GAO Urges DoD, DHS Acquisition Personnel to Review Market Research Procedures

The Government Accountability Office has urged acquisition personnel at the departments of Defense and Homeland Security to re-examine their documentation procedures on procurement ...
acquisition policy

DoD, GSA, NASA Publish Final Rule on Federal Procurement Instrument ID System

The Defense Department, General Services Administration and NASA have released the final rule on establishing a uniform identification system to standardize procurement activities across ...
technology test

David Brown: DoD, DHS to Push for Earlier Developmental Testing

Officials at the Department of Homeland Security and Defense Department want to bring technology tests to an earlier stage in the acquisition process before any production contracts ...
Frank Kendall

Frank Kendall: DoD Pushes Next-Gen Warfare Systems Efforts

The Defense Department has begun to explore new warfare technologies in an effort to retain U.S. dominance in combat, DoD News reported Tuesday. Frank Kendall, undersecretary of defense ...
GAO

GAO: DoD Should Re-Examine Joint Basing Goals, Direction, Functions for Consolidation

The Government Accountability Office has recommended that the Defense Department re-examine its program for establishing joint bases due to challenges in consolidating functions ...
acquisition policy

Darlene Costello Appointed Principal Deputy Asst. Defense Secretary for Acquisition

Darlene Costello, an acquisition official within the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics, has been appointed as principal deputy assistant ...
Gen. John Campbell

Gen. John Campbell Takes ISAF Command Post in Afghanistan; Chuck Hagel Comments

Gen. John Campbell Army Gen. John Campbell has started as commander of the NATO International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan. He succeeds Marine Corps Gen. Joseph Dunford ...