July 2016 Hot Topics

July 2016 Hot Topics

FROM THE ARMY DACM OFFICE We are now in the last quarter of FY16, which means there are less than three months to the end of the two-year cycle in which Army Acquisition Workforce (AAW) professionals must finish the requirement to complete 80 Continuous Learning Points (CLPs). The deadline is Sept. 30. If you have questions about the requirement, please ask your supervisor or your organizational acquisition point of contact. The Army Director for Acquisition Career Management (DACM) Office is responsible for communicating compliance to the undersecretary of defense for acquisition, technology and logistics (USD(AT&L)). Failure to complete CLPs during the two-year cycle can affect your ability to qualify for […]

New Army AL&T magazine explores partnership of Army, industry

New Army AL&T magazine explores partnership of Army, industry

By Michael Bold FORT BELVOIR, Va. (July 5, 2016) — Government and industry working together to ensure that warfighters have the equipment they need is the theme of the July- September 2016 issue of Army AL&T magazine, online now at . That collaboration, and the innovation that results when it’s working properly, is essential to giving Soldiers a decisive advantage on the battlefield. Especially during times of austere defense budgets, a consistent and thorough dialogue with industry partners is vital to mission success. With its decisive military overmatch a thing of the past, the United States seeks to marshal all possible resources to drive innovation and provide the latest capabilities. […]