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Director, Acquisition Career Management Office The U.S. Army Acquisition Support Center (USAASC) Army Director for Acquisition Career Management (DACM) Office is a one-stop shop for everything acquisition career-related. Your Army DACM Office is responsible for ensuring acquisition career development, talent management initiatives, and Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) certification (training, education and experience) of the Army Acquisition Workforce (AAW). The AAW consists of approximately 37,000 Army acquisition civilian and military leaders and professionals residing in Army staff offices, Army commands, Army service component commands, program executive offices, and direct reporting units. The Army DACM Office works directly with the Defense Acquisition University (DAU), the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Acquisition), the Undersecretary of Defense (Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics) (USD AT&L), and the USD AT&L Human Capital Initiatives (HCI) Office to enable acquisition workforce initiatives and to serve as advocates for the AAW.

Leadership

Director, Army Acquisition Corps

Lt. Gen. Paul A. OstrowskiLt. Gen. Paul A. Ostrowski was confirmed by the senate as the Principal Military Deputy to the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics and Technology (ASA(ALT)) and the Director, Army Acquisition Corps on March 27, 2017. In his previous assignment, he was the Deputy Commanding General for Support, Combined Security Transition Command-Afghanistan. He also served as the Deputy for Acquisition and Systems Management, Office of the ASA(ALT) in Washington, D.C., from September 2014 to March 2016. Prior to this, Ostrowski was the Program Executive Officer, Program Executive Office Soldier at Fort Belvoir, Virginia, from April 2012 to September 2014. He is a 1985 graduate of the United States Military Academy and earned a Master of Science degree in National Resource Strategy from the National Defense University’s Industrial College of the Armed Forces in 2006, and a Master of Science degree in Systems Acquisition Management at the Naval Postgraduate School in 1996. In addition, he graduated from Joint and Combined Warfighting School at the Joint Forces Staff College in 2000.

Director, Acquisition Career Management

Craig SpisakMr. Craig A. Spisak, Director, U.S. Army Acquisition Support Center (USAASC), serves as the DACM. His staff, the Army DACM Office, enables the mission of the DACM. Mr. Spisak has served as the Director of the USAASC since June 2005. USAASC is a direct reporting unit (DRU) responsible for providing oversight of the Army Acquisition Corps (AAC) and the Acquisition, Logistics and Technology Workforce. Under Mr. Spisak’s leadership, USAASC continues to provide major command-level support to the program executive office and project management communities in the areas of resource management, personnel management and force structure as well as serve as advocates for the entire Army Acquisition Workforce (38,000) to ensure their professional growth and development to continually improve Army combat capability.

Mission

Proactively identify acquisition workforce trends/challenges and develop policies and programs to support those challenges; Offer leaders workable solutions rooted in analytics, and provide indispensable career development support to the Army Acquisition Workforce.

Vision

A Highly Capable, Agile, Adaptive and Professional Army Acquisition Workforce

Organization

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