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Col. Christine Beeler Assigned as Army Contracting Command Deputy Commander

The Defense Department has assigned Col. Christine Beeler, former deputy director of contracting at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, to serve as deputy commander at the Army Contracting Command. She will operate from Redstone Arsenal, Ala. in her new role, the DoD said Tuesday.

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DoD, National Security Technology Accelerator Unveil Military Training & Readiness Partnership

The Defense Department and National Security Technology Accelerator have introduced a new public-private partnership program for military training and readiness during the Interservice, Industry Training, Simulations and Education Conference that took place in Florida, United Press International reported Friday. The Training and Readiness Accelerator program, a collaboration between the Army Contracting …

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Transcom Begins Commercial Cloud IT System Migration

The U.S. Transportation Command has migrated the first batch of five information technology systems to a commercial cloud infrastructure, making Transcom the first Defense Department organization to do so. Gen. Darren McDew, commander of Transcom, directed the cloud migration effort in a move to help the command deliver information to transportation service …

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Jay Carr: Contractor Engagement Key in Army Procurement Process

Jay Carr, executive director of the Army Contracting Command, has said that contractors should be well-trained and ready to help U.S. Army commanders implement technology they need to execute a mission. Carr added that he believes companies and government officials need to collaborate early in the acquisition planning process and throughout the procurement cycle, according to …

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Pentagon Officials Recognize DoD Staff, Military Organizations at Defense Acquisition Workforce Awards

Frank Kendall, defense undersecretary for acquisition, technology and logistics, recognized several Defense Department personnel and military organizations during the Defense Acquisition Workforce awards held Thursday in Virginia, DoD News reported Thursday. Amaani Lyle writes Kendall discussed at the event DoD’s efforts to develop data-driven procurement policies as part of the Better …

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Profile: Bryon Young, Executive Director of Army Contracting Command-Aberdeen Proving Ground

Bryon Young serves as the executive director of the Army Contracting Command at Aberdeen Proving Ground in Maryland. He oversees the execution of contracts that support research and development initiatives across the U.S. Army as well as mission critical contracting work for warfighters, program executive office and institutional customers of the military branch. …

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US Army to Assess Israeli-Built IED Sensor Suite

The U.S. Army will test an Israeli-made sensor suite intended to help identify mines and improvised explosive devices in Yuma Proving Ground in Arizona, Military & Aerospace Electronics reported Thursday. John Keller writes the Army Contracting Command will assess the counter IED and mine suite above-surface detection system from Israel Aerospace …

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Gino Magnifico: Army Contracting Command’s Computer Net to Go Zero-Client

Gino Magnifico, chief information officer at the Army Contracting Command, has described the ACC’s plan to implement a zero-client architecture into its enterprsie, Federal News Radio reported Thursday. Jason Miller writes the ACC wants to remove desktop computers from the tables of its employees and deploy applications that can run on mobile devices. …

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