Access AL&T

Access AL&T is the premier online news source for the U.S. Army Acquisition, Logistics and Technology (AL&T) Workforce. Its blog format enables active engagement to share articles via social media. Updated information and articles are available on Access AL&T daily. Subscribe to Access news feed and have articles on Army AL&T news and career information sent directly to your e-mail.

  • 2011 MarCom Awards Honorable Mention in the External Newsletter/Government category

Army AL&T Magazine

Army AL&T magazine is USAASC’s quarterly professional journal, comprising in-depth, analytically focused articles. The magazine’s mission is to instruct members of the Army AL&T community about AL&T processes, procedures, techniques and management philosophy; it is also to disseminate information pertinent to the professional development of workforce members and others engaged in AL&T activities. The magazine is available in hard copy, online and as an app for iOS and Android devices (see below). Subscribe to the magazine to be added to the mailing list.

Issue Author Deadline Theme
April – Jun 2015 February 2 Revamping Army Acquisition with a focus on lessons learned from 13 years of conflict

  • Comprehensive review led by U.S. Rep Mac Thornberry, R-TX.
  • Legislative reform, driven by both Congress and the White House.
  • Successes to date in applying lessons learned, making cultural changes and dealing with the key issues highlighted in the BBP initiative.
  • Growth and development of the lessons learned capability in and of itself, with the goal of developing better programs of record.
  • Knowledge management, e.g., as practiced by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
July – September 2015 May 1 Requirements

  • Show acquisition partnerships and how requirements are integrated.
  • Best practices for requirements development from centers of excellence and program executive offices.
  • Game-changers – Innovation from the industrial base.
October – December 2015 August 1 Foreign military sales and security assistance

  • How foreign military sales with our allies and strategic partners across the globe are keeping the industrial base warm and providing needed defense capabilities in an uncertain and changing world.
  • The Army Security Assistance Enterprise: How is it adapting to changing strategic priorities?
January – March 2016 November 2 Cybersecurity – Homeland defense

  • ARCYBER plans and priorities.
  • Cyber-specific acquisition challenges.
  • Guard and Reserve’s unique support roles

*Army AL&T Editorial Advisory Board will approve themes at its next meeting.

Go to Army AL&T Submissions for information on how to submit articles, advertisements and art.

Writers Guidelines (updated 1 JAN 2013)

  • 2011 MarCom Platinum Award in the Magazine/Government category
  • 2011 MarCom Gold Award in the Design (Print)/Magazine Cover category
  • 2012 Bronze Anvil Award from the Public Relations Society of America
  • 2012 APEX Award for Publication Excellence
  • 2012 The Major General Keith L. Ware Public Affairs Awards, Best Magazine
  • 2012 The Major General Keith L. Ware Public Affairs Awards, Best News Feature Article (Civilian)
  • 2013 Secretary of the Army Awards, Editor of the Year

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Army AL&T Magazine Archives

Army AL&T magazine is USAASC’s quarterly professional journal, with in-depth, analytically focused articles. The magazine’s mission is to instruct members of the Army AL&T community relative to AL&T processes, procedures, techniques, and management philosophy and to disseminate other information pertinent to the professional development of workforce members and others engaged in AL&T activities. The magazine is available both in hard copy and on the USAASC website.

Both Access AL&T and Army AL&T magazine support the Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics and Technology.

DACM Newsletter

The new DACM Newsletter provides pertinent and timely career development information to the Army Acquisition Workforce; alerting the workforce of new offerings, changes, and opportunities in a one-stop document.