December hot topics

December hot topics

Army DACM Office Updates Ethics training: It’s the final countdown! Seriously, it’s time to get it done. The 2017 annual ethics training requirement is due Dec. 31, so if you don’t want to spend your New Year’s Eve doing your training, then get it done now. One last time, here are your options:  Attend any installation or organizational judge advocate general-sponsored ethics training (ETH 004). Complete the DAU continuous learning module Overview of Acquisition Ethics (CLM 003). Complete the DAU continuous learning module Ethics at Work (HBS 415). Watch the 16-minute DAU on-line ethics video at https://media.dau.mil/media/Ethics+and+Leadership/0_1kc6s9ge/62925211 (ETH 004). Once the requirement  is complete, be sure to capture it in […]

Army acquisition earns a trifecta in DOD awards

Army acquisition earns a trifecta in DOD awards

By Susan L. Follett FORT BELVOIR, Va. (Dec. 1, 2017)—The undersecretary of defense for acquisition, technology and logistics (USD(AT&L)) has announced the 2017 Defense Acquisition Workforce Achievement Awards, and the Army garnered three: two individual awards and one group honor. “It is important that we continue to recognize the outstanding contributions of our acquisition, technology and logistics professionals who are critical in supporting our warfighter and the defense mission,” said USD(AT&L) Ellen M. Lord, who announced the awards. Valerie Clinkenbeard, acquisition liaison manager for the U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center, received the Individual Achievement Award in Facilities Engineering. Clinkenbeard is responsible for the management of all pre-award activities of […]