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Ellen Lord: DoD to Make Procurement Authorities Clear to Acquisition Workforce

Ellen Lord, defense undersecretary for acquisition and sustainment, has said she plans to look at all procurement authorities and contract vehicles the Defense Department implements in an effort to reform DoD’s business practices, DoD News reported Wednesday. “Then [we’ll take] examples of how these different acquisition authorities and contract types …

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Report: Army Seeks to Achieve Readiness Goals by 2022

The U.S. Army aims to reach full readiness recovery by 2022 through equipment upgrades, investments in preferred munitions and force expansion, Military.com reported Wednesday. Lt. Gen. John Murray, deputy chief of staff for Army G-8, said at the 9th Annual Defense Programs Conference hosted by McAleese and Associates, that the Army has …

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Ryan McCarthy: Army Eyes Major City For New Futures Command HQ

The U.S. Army plans to establish the headquarters of its new Futures Command in a major city to foster collaboration between command leaders and civilian technology professionals, Army Times reported Tuesday. Army Undersecretary Ryan McCarthy told the publication that the service branch will submit a list of 30 candidate cities to …

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