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GAO: DoD Should Issue Guidance to Operationalize CMO’s Authorities, Responsibilities

A Government Accountability Office report says the Department of Defense must address three issues to fully institutionalize the responsibilities and authorities of the chief management officer to oversee the Pentagon’s business operations. GAO said in the report published on Thursday that DoD has yet to determine how the CMO will carry out its authority to direct military services on business reforms especially if there is disagreement with a department.

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President Trump to Nominate John Gibson as DoD CMO

President Donald Trump has announced plans to nominate John Gibson, current deputy chief management officer of the Defense Department, as DoD CMO. The White House said Thursday Gibson led rocket engine and space launch systems manufacturer XCOR Aerospace as president and CEO before he was appointed to his current position. He previously held …

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