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John Murray: Army Futures Command to Achieve Full Operational Capability by Month’s End

Gen. John Murray, commanding general of the Army Futures Command, said the unit is slated to be fully operational on July 31 during a media day in Arlington, Va., National Defense magazine reported Wednesday. AFC was created to address the Army’s modernization priorities which include next-generation combat vehicles, future vertical lift, long-range precision fires, soldier lethality, air-and-missile defense and network capabilities. 

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U.S. Army’s RDECOM Changes Name and Joins AFC; John Murray Quoted

The U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command has joined the Army Futures Command and rebranded the name to the Combat Capabilities Development Command during a ceremony on Jan. 31. CCDC's science and technology advisers met with cross functional teams and the Modernization Task Force to prepare for the command's transition to AFC, the Army said Thursday

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Gen. John Murray: Army Should Extend Tenure for Procurement Personnel

Gen. John Murray, head of Army Futures Command, has said he believes the service should consider extending the tours of program managers and other personnel involved in acquisition programs, Defense News reported Thursday. “I think timelines for how long we keep people associated with programs has got to change,” Murray said Wednesday at Defense News Conference.

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Lt. Gen. John Murray: Army to Think Beyond NDAA for Acquisition Reform

The U.S. Army wants to implement programs beyond what the 2016 National Defense Authorization Act calls for to reform procurement, requirements determination and budgeting systems across the military service, Defense News reported Thursday. Jed Judson writes the plan was sent to Congress and would allow Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Milley to play a central …

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