Director of Acquisition Career Management Guidance Memoranda:

pdf (1.6 MB) Director of Acquisition Career Management Guidance Memorandum #1 (Focus of the Acquisition Workforce). (December 22, 2006) Intent is to integrate Lean Six Sigma (LSS) and Balance Scorecard metrics into the Acquisition Workforce. Workforce members are to participate in two LSS events each year and leaders are to sponsor four LSS events per year (one per quarter). Workforce members will be held accountable for IDP and certification requirement compliance.

pdf Director of Acquisition Career Management Guidance Memorandum #6 (Section 852 of the 2008 National Defense Authorization Act and establishment of the Defense Acquisition Workforce Development Fund (DAWDF)) (July 8, 2010) Intent is to use DAWDF to grow the acquisition workforce by 20,000 positions by FY15. Funds will be used for three main initiatives: Training and Development; Retention Programs; and Recruitment Programs. This memo also delegates authority for management and execution of DAWDF to the DDACM.

pdf Director of Acquisition Career Management Guidance Memorandum #7 – Annual Acquisition Workforce Standards FY14 (March 11, 2014) Intent is to have the Army’s Certification rates, IDPs, and CLPs as high as possible. Waivers should not be used to circumvent the Certification requirement.

pdf Director of Acquisition Career Management Guidance Memorandum #8 – Enforcement of DAWIA Certification Compliance Policy (January 30, 2012) Intent is for workforce member to be properly certified in their duty positions. Until they are, they will not be funded to take other developmental or non-certification related training. Also established GO/SES quarterly meetings to focus on Acquisition Workforce issues.

pdf Director of Acquisition Career Management Guidance Memorandum #9 – Army Acquisition Corps (AAC) Officers “Re-greening” (March 30, 2012) Intent is to have each Army ACQ Corps Officer experience an opportunity to work with the operational force to refresh their exposure to current tactics, techniques, procedures and weapon systems to remain relevant.

pdf Director of Acquisition Career Management Guidance Memorandum #10 – Army Acquisition Corps Officer Assignment Flexibility (December 17, 2013) Intent is to have each Army ACQ Corps Officer focus on obtaining a primary certification in one of two ACFs, (ACF A or ACF C) prior to LTC. Once the officer obtains level of proficiency, they have the flexibility to pursue other developmental programs. Overall, become good at one thing first and then branch out to other ACFs.

pdf (660 KB) FY15 Military Acquisition Assignment Guidance (October 25, 2014)

pdf (660 KB) Guidance for AAC Application for CSL Command/Key Billet Selection Boards (October 11, 2013)

pdf (146 KB) Consequences of Academic Failures and No Shows in DAU Resident Courses (Mar 30, 2012)

pdf Elimination of Mobility Agreement Policy for the Civilian Army Acquisition Corps (AAC) (May 8, 2008)

pdf Business Transformation & Acquisition Certification Standards Memo (May 3, 2008)

pdf Timely Execution of Fiscal Year 2011 (FY11) Section 852, Defense Acquisition Workforce Development Funding (Aug 18, 2010)

pdf Enforcement of Mandatory Acquisition Certification Requirements (Aug 18, 2010)

pdf Relevant Contracting Experience Prior to Deployment (Feb 8, 2011)

Acquisition Career Management Advocate & Organization Acquisition Points of Contact:

pdf (2.0 MB) DA Procedures for Designating OAPs (February 10, 2014)

pdf (2.0 MB) DA Procedures for Designating ACMAs (January 6, 2014)

Acquisition Career Field Certification:

Army Acquisition Corps (AAC) Membership:

Army Supplement to the DOD Desk Guide for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics Workforce Career Management:

Continuous Learning:

Delegation of Authority:

Critical Acquisition Positions:

Facilities Engineering Career Field Coding:

Foreign Local Nationals Policy and Procedures:

Fulfillment Information:

Key Leadership Positions (KLP) Guidance:

pdf (115 KB) USD(ATL) KLP Qualification Criteria(November 8, 2013)

pdf (115 KB) Army KLPs & Qualification Criteria Policy(March 21, 2014)

Mandatory Training Requirements:

NCO Specific Policies:

Pathways Interim Program Participation Guide:

Program Policies:

Regionalization

Senior Rater Potential Evaluation (SRPE) Forms:

(1 MB) Policy and Guidance (July 23, 2007)

Tenure Agreement:

Warrants for Contracting Officers:

Policy Archives: